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Security Officer

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Security
  • Expert (non-managerial)
  • Full Time
  • Temporary
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Job Summary

REF: EAC/HR/2017-18/03

Coordinate, administer and enforce in liaison with EAC management security issues within the Community by ensuring that the EAC visitors, delegates, assets and property are secure.


  1. A Bachelor’s (Honors) degree from a recognized University / Institution, plus training at Officer level in the Police, Military, Prisons or Immigration Service at the rank of Inspector of Police and above or its equivalent.
  2. At least 5 years’ experience in criminal investigations or intelligence;
  3. Experience in regional or international organization is an added advantage.
  1. Good investigative, analytic and communication skills,
  2. Good public relations, observation, and conflict resolution skills.

Interested candidates who meet the qualification and experience requirements for the above mentioned positions are advised to send their applications, detailed curriculum vitae, photocopies of academic certificates, names and contact details of three referees, and copy of National Identity Card, or Birth Certificate or Passport showing date of birth. Please quote the respective reference number on both the application letter and envelope. For electronic submission, please quote the respective reference number on the subject of the email and send to the address given below.

Please note:
  1. You may submit your application either electronically or in hard copy but not both.
  2. Applications which do not: indicate nationality and age; the reference number; or have an application letter attached; have certified copies of their academic degrees and other professional Certificates; or fail to provide three referees will be disqualified.
  3. Only qualified candidates will be contacted
  4. EAC Staff Rules and Regulations preclude considerations of applicants above 55 years of age.


  1. Coordinate and administer security duties within EAC.
  2. Put in place preventive measures and deal expeditiously with security breaches that may occur by liaising with host country police and security systems.
  3. Advises EAC management on security Issues within EAC premises
  4. Allocate / assign duties to security staff.
  5. Protect the organization’s assets and ensure preventive measures are taken to avoid security breaches.
  6. Provide escort and security protection to Executives, VIPs and dignitaries.
  7. Investigate criminal cases, collects intelligence and report to the relevant authorities.
  8. Coordinate investigation of security related misconduct by staff contrary to the EAC Rules and Regulations, and report to management for action.
  9. Coordinate investigations of accidents Involving Community vehicles.
  10. Provide emergency response services within and outside the premises to EAC staff at all times.
  11. Facilitate security clearance procedures relevant to accreditation of delegates attending meetings.
  12. Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Management from time to time.

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Temporary
Job type: Full Time
Location: Uganda
Area of work: Security
Seniority: Expert (non-managerial)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required skills: Investigation; Contingency and disaster recovery; Disaster management; Risk management; Security systems monitoring; Security operations
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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East African Community

GovernmentalCompany size: 1000+ people

The East African Community (EAC) is a regional intergovernmental organisation of five Partner States, comprising Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda, with its headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania.

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