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Job Title:              Site Services and Security Team lead
Organisation: Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:
The mission of the Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is to strengthen health systems in Africa, with a strong emphasis on infectious diseases through research and capacity development. IDI has five operational areas through which it works to achieve its mission: Prevention, Care and Treatment; Training, Research, Laboratory services (including the CAP-certified IDI Core Lab) and Outreach.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Administration, Strategy & Planning
  • Assist the Operations Manager on a daily basis in safety and security risk management programs
  • Engage all staff at all levels in the various departments to facilitate the adoption and compliance with the IDI Safety and Security Policy and Standards
  • Communicate regularly with IDI staff to gather feedback; provide guidance, advice and support; help formulate strategies to improve head office and regional Offices safety and security management
  • Report regularly to Manager Operations highlighting activities and Regional priorities
  • Maintain Safety and Security Focal Person (SSEP) and law enforcement contacts
  • Manage IDI Safety and Security Operational Reports, Incidents Reports, Investigations Reports, Risk Assessment Reports and Situation Reports (Sitreps).
  • Provide technical input to proposal development and make recommendations for appropriate safety and security budgets.
Regional Offices Technical Support:
  • Review Regional Offices safety and security management plans (SSMP), Crisis / Incident Management Plans and make recommendations for improvement based on established standards,
  • Check that security implementation into programs/projects is relevant and support the regional administrators to:
    • Review quarterly security work plans updates
    • Provide feedback to field staff in response to security-related inquiries
    • Provide technical input, material support and training to build safety/security capacity
    • Monitor events in assigned regions and review incident report submissions for accuracy and follow-up Capacity Building and Technical Training:
  • Provide security briefings/debriefings to travelers most especially international visitors and service providers; participate in orientation of new staff.
  • Deliver and/or support the delivery of crisis management/ incident management training for senior management teams
  • Design and deliver training to improve the skills and capacities of regional safety and security focal persons
  • Design and deliver safety and security training for staff as it applies to their respective positions as per IDI Safety and Security Policy and Standards.
Threat Analysis & Crisis incident Management:
  • Ensure security management in emergency response procedures are appropriately implemented
  • Deploy to the site of the emergency to establish safety and security
  • procedures and develop local security management capacity
  • Provide back-up support to security staff deployed to emergency response sites
Networking and External Liaison/Engagement:
  • Working closely with the outsourced security service providers to deliver on team objectives including any other duties already prescribed.
  • Liaise regularly with the regional security stakeholders/ representatives
  • Develop useful networks at the regional level and head office
  • Act as the liaison for Dl in police investigations Reporting and Documentation
  • Provide a regular security report to the Operations manager and deputy/head of finance and administration
  • Conduct performance reviews of the field-based security focal persons and internal guards.
  • Collect, analyze and disseminate security information appropriately.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) Site Services and Security Team lead job should hold a Bachelor’s degree preferably in social sciences, criminal justice, security management or any relevant field
  • A minimum of five years of work experience in security management 2 of which should be under NGO setting
  • Good skills in risk assessments and mitigation planning
  • Experience in incident and emergency management
  • Skilled and experienced in security training and awareness
  • Ability to develop, interpret and implement policies and SOPS
  • Able to manage large team of personnel professionally.

How to Apply:
IDI will offer a competitive remuneration package to the successful candidate. Candidates that know that they meet the above criteria and have what it takes to excel in the above position, please send their CVs, which should include details of email address (if any), present position, current remuneration, Certificate/testimonials and address of three (3) Referees plus telephone contact to the stipulated email address (Email your application and CV to and let’s save the environment).

Address to:

The Senior Human Resource Manager
Infectious Diseases Institute — IDI Knowledge Centre, 
Makerere University Main Campus; College of Health Sciences, Makerere University
P.O. Box 22418, Kampala, Uganda

Key Notes:
  • IDI is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge a recruitment fee or any other fees at any stage of the recruitment process
  • Internal candidates who meet the required specifications and have worked with IDI for a period of at least one year will be given priority.
  • Make sure that your application letter, CV and certificates are attached as one document
  • Indicate the Vacancy Code as the subject for your email
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
  • Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Deadline: 23rd August 2019  

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