Senior Officer – Facilities & Security Job Careers – DFCU Bank


Job Title:    Senior Officer – Facilities
& Security

Organization:  DFCU

Duty Station:  Kampala,

Reports to: Head of Facilities & Administration


About US:

DFCU Bank is a fast
growing commercial bank offering a variety of innovative products and services.
DFCU Limited was started by the Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC) of
the United Kingdom and the Government of Uganda through the Uganda Development
Corporation (UDC) under the name of Development Finance Company of Uganda
Limited. Later restructuring brought in DEG (of Germany) and International
Finance Corporation (IFC) as equal partners with CDC and UDC, each having a 25%
stake in the company. Its objective was to support long-term development
projects whose financing needs and risk did not appeal to the then existing
financial commercial lending institutions.


Job Summary:  The Senior Officer – Facilities & Security
will be responsible for the delivery of Bank Infrastructural projects effectively
& efficiently, achieving operational excellence in project implementations
and managing stake-holder relations. The role holder will also oversee
provision of watertight security for dfcu staff, visitors & Bank property,
security procedural rules & regulations with full consciousness of
timeliness and quality of deliverables, value for money and preservation of the
Bank’s brand to ensure growth of the Bank’s business objectives. The role
holder will also be responsible for Occupational Health & Safety Standards
across the Bank.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Work hand in hand with the Estate Manager, in ensuring
effectiveness and efficiency in estate management.

Support & Coordinate infrastructure projects,
supervise maintenance, fittings and repairs.

Record keeping in physical and soft copies, of all
maintenance work, Occupational Health & Safety files and assets of all

Support in procurement documentation for all facilities
and security requisitions.

Implements infrastructural projects at the best and
optimum cost available.

Delivers infrastructural drawings in conjunction with the
approved contractor/consultant.

Sensitizing staff on security rules/regulations and
training staff on handling security emergencies.

Real incident time reporting of all security breaches.

Implements and enforces all Bank Security direction,
policy and procedures throughout the facility in support of Bank’s security

Consistently and accurately reviews, responds, to, and
processes all security paperwork and systems for accuracy, completion, and

Conducts periodic self-inspections on local processes and
practices to ensure proxy and customer compliance; accurately reports security
posture to Bank leadership.

Develops, conducts, coordinates and delivers all site and
program-specific security education programs ensuring all facility personnel
complete appropriate security training.

Conduct security awareness briefings and debriefings
including counterintelligence, pre- and post-travel, and suspicious contact
reports to Bank management.

Coordinates, submits, and confirms employee security
clearances via multiple platforms and conducting initial security briefings.

Oversees badging of employees, visitors and consultants to
ensure compliance with security procedures.

Conducts and coordinates investigations into security
violations & ensures corrective actions are implemented.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

ideal candidate for the DFCU Bank Senior
Officer – Facilities & Security
job must hold a University Degree preferably in Architecture or any other
related field.

Postgraduate in Project Management.

Certification in security procedures.

At least five years’ experience in project management.

Ability to communicate effectively with all stakeholders.

Knowledge in project management and implementation.

Knowledge in security systems & management.

Knowledge of security procedural rules & regulations.

Ability to work with a team.

Ability to exhibit self-motivated & self-driven

Knowledge of Occupational Health & Safety standards.

Good understanding of Bank policies and procedures.

Good understanding of the interconnectivities of functions
and processes.

Industry and business awareness.

Capable of working in a dynamic, fast-moving team
environment which involves multiple levels of security professional

Conduct themselves as a team member able to contribute
security interests in all settings specific to the Bank’s needs and potentially
altered work hours depending on the needs of the Bank.


How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to
send applications with detailed CV’s including present
position and copies of relevant professional/academic certificates (University
Transcript, O and A level) to the email address indicated below;


Deadline: 21st January


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