Mott Macdonald Security Officer Jobs in Uganda

Mott Macdonald Security Officer Jobs in Uganda

Job Description

  • The Security Officer is providing support to the project in the areas of security, logistics and operations.

    Security logistics and support

  • Assist the DPM/PM to gather, analyse and disseminate relevant security related information for existing and potential threats that might arise.

  • Conduct ongoing assessments and support to the Project and the establishment of an effective physical and procedural security measures.

  • Keep SESIL Health, Safety and Security Risk Assessment (HSSRA) up to date.

  • Focal point for check-in during field missions.

  • Convene and lead Crisis Management Team (CMT) meetings and follow-up agreed actions points.

  • Prepare in-country travel procedures, including Journey Management.

  • Liaise with local law enforcement, diplomatic/international organizations and private security officers in close consultation with the DPM/PM. Build and strengthen networks with local authorities.

  • Assist Staff and Visitors in reporting (criminal incidents, suspicious activity, and special coverage) to the local authorities and Mott MacDonald’s Security and Risk Management points.

  • Assist in investigation of security cases, traffic incidents and petty crime.

  • Liaise with the contracted Guard Management Services to ensure adequate measures are implemented

  • Assist in developing and implementing contingency and evacuation planning in the event of any health or security emergency.

  • periodically visit Project offices to ensure safety and security protocols are adhered to.

  • ensure staffs compliance with security protocol, logistics and procedures.

  • Maintain compliance with the Standard Operating Procedures for staff and visitors.

  • Work with the Country Office Manager

  • Brief employees prior to their deployment to the field and debrief upon return and visit

  • oversight of National Office/Regional offices Security matters.

  • Maintain information and databases of security related issues.

  • Draft security advisories with advice on risk mitigation for issuance to project staff on the general security situation, specific incidents and during periods of heightened threat.

  • Develop, design and assist in maintaining and periodically testing the Staff Telephone Tree System.

  • Help to maintain the Mission Management System

  • Ensuring that all project offices meet the expected Health and Safety requirements and undergoes Emergency Safety Drills.

  • Maintain fire extinguishers to ensure serviceability.

  • Serve as an alternate Designated Safeguarding Officer

  • Assist with maintaining Incident Tracker.

  • Assist with the tracking of staff mission movements

  • prepare reports of situation summary of the country, and security matters.

  • Check and update First Aid kits (compound, offices and vehicles).

    Candidate Specification


  • Good written and verbal communication skills

  • Proficient in using MS packages, particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint (creating documents, formatting, manipulating data, creating graphs, etc.)

  • Able to establish good working relationships with colleagues

  • Ability to priorities and work under pressure.

  • Ability to work in a collaborative team setting.

  • Understanding of and sensitivity to cultural differences in developing countries.


  • Relevant work experience

  • Experience in risk management

  • Experience in managing a security function, preferably in military, police or relevant experience in international development context.

  • Experience in conducting security reviews applying practical application of security principles at project locations.


  • Recognized qualification in security management, security risk management, or risk management or relevant security operational experience

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Mott Macdonald Security Officer Jobs in Uganda

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