IJM Coordinator, Security Jobs in Uganda

IJM Coordinator, Security Jobs in Uganda

Job Brief:


  • As the Coordinator, Security you will work to ensure that all proper measures are taken to keep IJM and its interests safe and secure.

    Key Result Areas:

    The success of this role is measured by the following KRAs:

  • Safety protocols are up to date, understood and followed by staff members and all necessary security actions are being taken.

  • IJM personnel, facilities, property and information are safe and secure.

  • IJM staff are consistently kept aware of contemporary security threats and risks as necessary.

  • IJM Operational Staff follow and adhere to operational security protocols

  • Weekly, timely reports are submitted to Uganda Manger of Security.

  • Building of collaborative relationships with other organizations security leads and focal points

    Roles and Responsibilities:

    Networking & Partnerships

  • Work closely and build relationships with UNDSS, UNDP and other UN entities in the areas where IJM are involved in UN projects.

  • Work closely and build relationships with police, maintaining existing IJM relationships with police in Uganda fostering police support when necessary.

  • Building of collaborative relationships with other organizations security leads and focal points.

    Leadership and Management:

  • Assist to raise the awareness among the teams on safety / security issues on regular basis

  • Be on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week to support staff in the event of a security incident arising or delegate to qualified on call

    The SFP will at all times be able to account for all IJM staff and Visitors movement on IJM operations and IJM business by:

  • Approving daily movement of IJM staff and Visitors

  • Maintain a daily movements board that shows details of all IJM vehicle, staff and visitor movement.

  • Communicate all daily movement of IJM vehicles, Staff and Visitors to Uganda Security Ops room daily.

  • Be able to account for any IJM vehicle, staff or visitor moving around to or from their operational area.

  • Maintain a readiness to respond to any incident that involves IJM vehicles, staff or visitors during or out of business hours

  • The SSFP will attend security forums meetings in his/her area of operational responsibility or where otherwise directed by the Manager of Security.
    Strategy & Knowledge Development & Implementation:

  • Identify threats to the safety and security of IJM assets, staff or clients and develop sound mitigation plans

  • Assist to provide security briefings and updates to new hires, visitors and as needed.

  • Maintain the documentation and filing of security management (incident reports, trainings, management plans and etc.).

  • Conduct Security Risk Assessments when and wherever required.

    Policies and Procedures: **

  • Develop and maintain best practice policies regarding safety standards
    for the office and the Security Operations Room

    Documentation, Reporting & Data Management:

  • Document and manage data for all IJM security incident reports.

  • Submit weekly security reports to the Manager of Security.


  • The Coordinator, Security reports to the Manager, Security.

    Authority: (RACI)

  • Safety and security of IJM staff - Accountable

  • Safety and security of IJM property- Accountable

  • Safety and security of IJM information - Accountable

  • Security briefings - Responsible

  • Safety and security risk updates - Responsibility

    Education & Experience:

  • Preferred three 5 years (or more) experience conducting security operations.

  • Prior leadership and/or management experiences preferred.

  • Valid driver’s license and experience driving manual vehicles in rough terrain.

  • Fluency in English and local languages, with excellent writing and speaking in both.

  • Computer literate with proficiency in MS Word, Outlook and Excel.

    Technical Competencies:**

  • Ability to create and deliver good tactical plans and Mission Briefs

    Non-Technical Competencies:

  • Mature orthodox Christian faith as defined by the Apostles’ Creed.

  • Passionate commitment to IJM’s mission and values.

  • Professional in demeanor, appearance, writing and oral communication.

  • Works well under stress with a sustained positive attitude.

  • Exceptionally high level of honesty and integrity.

  • Intelligent, organized, creative and proactive problem solver.

  • Ability to cooperate effectively in a multi-cultural environment.

    Other Duties:

  • This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties or responsibilities for the position.

  • Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

  • All positions are required to perform any additional tasks assigned by the supervisor. Duties may be added or change with notice

    How to Apply

  • Interested candidates should email their Application, and statement of faith to

  • ugandarecruiting@ijm.org. Applications should reach us not later than 5:00pm, 2nd October 2020.

  • Only shortlisted Individuals shall be contacted.

    What is a statement of faith?

  • A statement of faith should describe your Christian faith and how you see it as relevant to your involvement with IJM.

  • The statement can either be incorporated into the cover letter or submitted as a separate document and should include, at a minimum, a description of your spiritual disciplines (prayer, study, etc.) and your current fellowship or place of worship.**

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