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Secuity Officer


Purpose of the position:

To ensure core security requirements are adhered, security systems are implemented and communicated for smooth articulation of organizational operations.

Observe mission and core values of World Vision and demonstrate a quality spiritual life that is exemplary to others.

Major Responsibilities:

  • To advise the management and staff on key security issues that may affect operations.

  • Together with Deputy National Director and Associate Director-Support Services, ensure core security requirements are implemented and regularly monitored in line with audit security requirements.

  • To carry out security risk assessments and provide timely advice on appropriate measures and actions.

  • To assist Security Manager in developing and monitoring appropriate evacuation and other contingency plans for national office and projects.

  • To assist Security Manager providing technical support in establishment and maintenance of an efficient security structures and protocols (like security focal points and security phone call tree).

  • Timely preparation and submission of incident reports to Regional Security Director and through FST.

  • Build capacity to staff on security issues.

  • Networking with local security authorities in the project areas and the country at large.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

Minimum Qualification required: Diploma in Security Management, Criminal Investigation, Criminal Justice, Criminology, Law or related fields.

Preferred: Holder of BA degree in Social Sciences, Law or related fields is an added advantage

Experience: 2-3 years in supervisory/managerial role in military/security.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Experience in working with peace keeping force will be an added advantage.

Computer skills and software knowledge

Good coordination capability.

Good planning and organization skills

Networking and influencing skills.

Ability to maintain effective relationships with all levels of staff.

Good communication skills.