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Security Officer

at Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted August 13, 2019
Category Protective Services
Currency UGX


Job Title : Security Officer
Vacancy Code : SOX01
Reporting line : Site Services and Security Team lead
Duration : Full time
Duty Station : Kampala
Job Summary
The Security officer is a member of the Site Services and Security team within the Operations Unit under the Finance and Administration Department. The
overarching task for the officer is to support the security team in technical and administrative activities, guarding, Monitoring CCTV, detection and prevention of crime, incident reporting, documentation and safety of all facilities and institutional assets while certifying a safe and efficient operation of the systems at all times.

Key roles and responsibilities
Certify security of the building as well as hard and soft infrastructure within the perimeter of the premises
Support the implementation of security and facilities policies and SOPs
Responsible for opening and closing all the IDI assigned facilities offices as per the recommended guidelines and timelines.
Regularly patrol the facilities to ensure security is maintained at recommended standards
Respond to emergencies when called upon.
Ensure that staff and visitors accessing the facilities are checked and register mwhen entering and leaving the facility
Work hand in hand with the Security Team Lead in reporting and follow up of security related incidences.


At least class A” Valid Driving/riding permit
Typing/Basic Computer skills (MS Word, Outlook and Excel)

Experience Requirements

At least five (5) years working experience in guarding services.

Education Requirements

Minimum of an A’ level Certificate from a recognized school.
A Diploma in in any field of study will be an added advantage
Demonstrable training in security procedures and practices from a recognized Security company/group.