Security Officer Job Opportunities – Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited (UEGCL)

Job Title:        Security

Organization: Uganda
Electricity Generation Company Limited (UEGCL)

Duty Station: Uganda

Reports to: Administration

About US:

Uganda Electricity
Generation Company Limited (UEGCL) is a Public Limited Liability Company
incorporated in March 2001 under the Companies Act (Cap 110), the Laws of
Uganda and in conformity with the Electricity Act, 1999. UEGCL started
operation on 1st April 2001 and is wholly owned by the Government of the
Republic of Uganda, with the head office located in Kampala. The mandate of
UEGCL is to establish, acquire, maintain and operate electricity generation facilities
as well as promote Research and Development in the Electricity generation
sector while running the company on sound business principals.

Job Summary:  The Security officer is responsible for the
effective and efficient management of the Security matters of Uganda
Electricity Generation Company Limited.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Identify and manage risk related to
  • Review the security management policies.
  • Supervise the outsourced security
    service provider.
  • Review company security measures and
    protocol to confirm that all the company sites are safe.
  • Ensuring the protection of UEGCL
    property and assets
  • Creating a safe and comfortable working
    environment for employees and visitors
  • Responding to emergency situations as
    they arise.
  • Coordinate multi-functional security
    teams in maintaining security.
  • Accurately reporting all incidents to
    senior managers
  • Preventing and detecting offences on
  • Conducting searches or personnel,
    vehicles and bags etc.
  • Monitoring and operating CCTV cameras and
    other recording systems
  • Undertaking investigations into reports
    of offences
  • Liaising with the emergency services,
    police, ambulance and fire service to resolve issues and maintain security
    and service.
  • Preparation of reports regarding
    security issues in UEGCL.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor
    of Law or any degree related to security. 
  • Cadet Course Training
  • Certification in a security related area
    is an added advantage.
  • Five years of experience in similar organizations,
    police or any security firm of high reputation
  • Good observation skills
  • Fully aware of arrest and restraint
  • Aware of health and safety issues
  • Dealing with people politely but in a
    firm manner
  • Computer literate, able to use MS Office
    and also visitor management systems.
  • Having a professional approach to all routine
  • Experience of monitoring and controlling
    security equipment
  • Ability to communicate effectively at
    all levels.
  • Risk Assessments
  • Resuscitation Training
  • First aid certificate
  • Security conscious

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should address their applications with
copies of certified academic documents, professional qualifications and
detailed Curriculum Vitae indicating two referees and their full addresses to:

The Chief Human
Resource Officer,

Uganda Electricity
Generation Company Limited,

Block C, Plot 6-9,
Victoria Office Park, Okot Close, Bukoto

P.O Box 75831,

Applications should
be submitted electronically as one attachment only in portable documents format
(pdf) indicating the position applied for in the subject line to email address:


  • Only applications on-line will be
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be
  • Shortlisted candidates will be required
    to present original copies of certified academic documents during
  • Applications without authentic academic
    transcripts will not be considered.
  • UEGCL offers equal opportunities for
    both male and female applicants.

Deadline: 19th August 2019.

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