Security Officer - World Vision Tanzania

World Vision Tanzania (WVT) is seeking to recruit suitably qualified candidate to fill the following vacant position:  Security Officer  - Reference 9229-17N25043

Location: Kigoma
Application Deadline Date: 23-Jan-18
Duration: 1-2 Years

Purpose of the position:

  1. To ensure core security requirements are adhered, security systems are implemented and communicated for smooth articulation of organizational operations.
  2. 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.
  • 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.

How To Apply:
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