UN Security Assistant Job Opportunities – International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Job Title:        Security
Organization: International
Organization for Migration (IOM)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: National
Security Officer
Ref: SVN:
About US:
Established in 1951,
International Organization for Migration (IOM) is the leading inter-governmental
organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental,
intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting
humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing
services and advice to governments and migrants.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Supports in the implementation of country specific safety and
    security plans, by remaining conversant with various procedures and
    policies of UN DSS and the IOM security management system and advising the
    National Security Officer on safety and security issues in the assigned
    fields of responsibility.
  • Update all regional contact lists including Call Sign lists, and
    ensure overall operability of communications systems through monitoring
    regional communications operability.
  • Supports the National Security Officer in liaising with UNDSS and
    other local security stakeholders at the appropriate level.
  • Actively contributes to maintaining an orderly filing system for all
    security files.
  • Assists the National Security Officer in maintaining an updated
    level of communication documentation and files.
  • Efficiently monitors and analyse the local and regional security
    situation and reports significant events/incidents in a timely manner to
    the National Security Officer using prescribed reporting forms and
  • Undergoes radio procedure training and maintains a sufficient level
    in radio procedure skills to support the National Security Officer in
    radio procedure training for national and international staff.
  • Supports in investigations and reports security breaches/incidents
    within the unit’s mandate to the National Security Officer, while ensuring
    strict confidentiality.
  • Supports the National Security Officer in conducting physical
    security survey of offices, vehicles and staff residences to ensure
    compliance to Minimum Operating Security Standards (MOSS) and Residential
    Security Measures (RSM)
  • Supports the National Security Officer in following up staff
    member’s compliance with existing safety and security protocols including
    completion of the mandatory Security training and obtaining security
    clearances as required.
  • Organize and deliver training courses on security awareness and
    preparedness and provide security orientation to visitors and newly
    assigned staff.
  • Responds to security queries and suggests appropriate course of
    action in coordination with the National Security Officer.
  • Support the National Security Officer in conducting fire drills and
    other emergency/ evacuation planning exercises.
  • In the absence of the National Security Officer, conducts tasks of
    the National and Security Officer as assigned.
  • Performs any other duties as assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the International Organization for Migration
    IOM Security Assistant job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s degree
    with over three years or High School Certificate with 5 years  of relevant experience from an
    accredited academic institution in the field Security Management/ Social
    Sciences, International Studies, Communications or extensive military
    experience, law enforcement, Disaster (Risk) Management, International
    Relations, Social Science or Business Administration or a related field
  • Experience in security management, law enforcement,
  • Previous experience in UN Missions or Emergency Missions;
  • Experience in planning and execution of security agencies or
    organizations highly desirable;
  • Previous experience in dealing with law enforcement agencies an
  • Proven ability to collaborate with senior military/ Police and
    government counterparts
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their updated resumes with
three references electronically to hruganda@iom.int. The subject of your
email should be the Reference Number and Position Title i.e. “VN: 11/08/018
Security Assistant.” Please ensure that send your attachments as ONE DOCUMENT
in PDF. The title of your attachment should be your full name.
NB: Since
the system is automated, if you do not follow the above mentioned instruction
your application may be missed by the system.
Deadline: 23rd August 2018
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