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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Assistant Security & Investigations Officer Job at Uganda Post Ltd - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Assistant Security & Investigations Officer

Jobs at:
Uganda Post Ltd

Deadline of this Job:
not later than 24th July 2017

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
Job Title: Assistant Security & investigations Officer
Level: 5
Department: Office of the Managing Director
Reports to: Manager Security & Investigations
Job purpose
Implement Security activities and all matters relating to the management of safety and security for UPL’s personnel and properties.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Participate in assessing the security situation at the duty station and ensure adequate gathering and verification of security information, maintain regular contacts with other Security Focal Points of UPL departments and communicate information on security to the manager security and investigations.
  • Collect, update and communicate Information regarding the security situation in the country, liaise and coordinate with the national security organization and/or personnel, including national and local authorities, military and police officers.
  • Implement the Security Plan, including updating; staff lists and taking necessary actions regarding security matters, in conduction with the Security officer, monitor conipliance with minimum Operational Security Standards,
  • Report security incidents affecting UPL staff, offices, assets and assist in the preparation of security reports such as the Security Incident Report the Security Assessments arid the Quarterly Incident Report.
  • Liaise with commercial companies used for Posta security at offices and residences, in order to ensure the effective and efficient use of the guard force.
  • Prepare country Security Risk Assessment (SRA), Premises Security Surveys, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and inspect security equipment regularly (ccrv, cameras, scanners, and locks) and immediately report any cases of malfunctioning.
  • Keenly observe company operations [counter processes, transfer of cash, and strength of cash safes) and advise management on any needed security upgrades.
Key Performance indicators

  • Updated security management information system
  • Up dated key contacts database
  • Rate of security breaches
Qualifications

  • A Diploma in Law, Security or other related field
Experience
  • Two years working experience in Police or any reputable Security Firm
Competencies

  • Communication Skills
  • Knowledge of HF and VHF radio operations
  • Basic fire fighting and First Aid Skills
Job application procedure
Interested persons who meet the stated minimum requirements are invited to apply for the following vacancies by sending their application letter, certified copies of academic transcripts and certificates, and a detailed CV, to reach the address below, not later than 24th July 2017.
The Head, Department of
Human Resource and Administration
Posta Uganda, P.0. Box 7106 Kampala

Please Note:
  • Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.
  • Applications without certified copies of the above stated academic credentials shall not be considered.
  • Candidates who do not receive feedback within a month's time from the deadline should consider their applications unsuccessful.