Published

Profession

Industry

Seniority

Security Jobs in Uganda

5

jobs

World Food Programme

Fuzu Exclusive
Security Operations Support Officer (SC8)

Kampala, Uganda

United Nations Department of Safety and Security

Security Advisor, P4

Kampala, Uganda

International Development Law Organization

Regional Security Officer

Kampala, Uganda

Ugandan Ministry of Local Government

Askari - Gomba District Local Government

Uganda

Get personalised job alerts directly to your inbox!

Ugandan Ministry of Local Government

Law Enforcement Assistant - Gomba District Local Government

Uganda

Fuzu Exclusive

Security Operations Support Officer (SC8)

Closing: Feb 11, 2022

14 days remaining

Published: Jan 27, 2022 (1 day ago)

Job Requirements

Education:

Bachelor's degree

Work experience:

5 years

Language skills:

English

Job Summary

Contract Type:

Full time

To support the management of WFP’s security day-to-day operations to facilitate the effective delivery of programmes that meet food assistance needs and maintain the security and safety of WFP personnel, activities, and facilities

Education: Degree  in Security Management, International Relations or Law Enforcement or another relevant field or a Diploma obtained from a Military/Police Academy with qualifying relevant experience may be accepted in lieu of the First University degree

Experience: 

  • Five years or more of progressively responsible professional experience in security management (relevant military, police, government or corporate) and/or security risk management, with a background and interest in international humanitarian development
  • Experience in managing support staff, projects and security-related incidents
  • Experience managing/supervising teams


Responsibilities

To support the management of WFP’s security day-to-day operations to facilitate the effective delivery of programmes that meet food assistance needs and maintain the security and safety of WFP personnel, activities, and facilities

Education: Degree  in Security Management, International Relations or Law Enforcement or another relevant field or a Diploma obtained from a Military/Police Academy with qualifying relevant experience may be accepted in lieu of the First University degree

Experience: 

  • Five years or more of progressively responsible professional experience in security management (relevant military, police, government or corporate) and/or security risk management, with a background and interest in international humanitarian development
  • Experience in managing support staff, projects and security-related incidents
  • Experience managing/supervising teams


  • Contribute to the security and safety contingency and continuity planning for the office supporting the standardization and implementation of plans and that emergency systems are regularly tested for WFP facilities in-country.
  • Liaise with United Nations Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS) and the in-country security management apparatus and attend security operations management meetings, to ensure WFP management and staff are fully briefed on security matters in RB/CO.
  • In conjunction with WFP Field Security Division, provide operational support to the Country, Area and Field Offices for achievement of Minimum Operational Security Standards (MOSS) and Minimum Operational Residential Security Standards (MORSS) compliance.
  • In conjunction with LSA’s be responsible for all facilities access control measures and procedures to ensure safety and security of WFP staff and visitors in line with UNSMS best practices.
  • Provide support to the management of security budget including procurement planning to facilitate efficient and cost-effective resources management as determined by the Head of Security.
  • Responsible for country wide oversight management of security equipment to ensure it is issued correctly, is in serviceable condition and is in compliance with the established security standards
  • Under the direction of the Head of Security maintain liaison with Human Resources Unit regarding a number of security staffing matters (e.g. recruitment, contract management, capacity building), to ensure compliance with the established WFP policies and procedures.
  • Develop country-wide network to facilitate the collection of information about local security developments, issues, and potential impact upon WFP operations for supervisor’s attention in order to support security and operational activities.
  • Prepare accurate and timely reports to contribute to the consistency of information presented to the senior managers.
  • Provide security orientation briefing to newly arrived staff to ensure staff are well-informed of local security conditions and procedures.
  • Support training activities as required to build the security capabilities of WFP and external partners.
  • Support the supervisor to meet changing needs and be capable of standing in for Head of Security when required


Applications submitted via Fuzu have 32% higher chance of getting shortlisted.