World Vision Security Officer Jobs in Kenya

World Vision Security Officer Jobs in Kenya

Job Details

  • World Vision is an international Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation working in almost 100 countries world-wide to create lasting change in the lives of children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice.

    Major Responsibilities

    Security Operations 30%

    • Security Risk Assessments for all ADPs in the region are developed.

    • Security Risk Assessments for all ADPs in the Region are reviewed and are current as per risk ratings.

    • Recommendations in the Security Risk Assessment are implemented.

    • Regional management is properly advised and guided in the event of security incidences.

    • Contingency plans for all offices in the Region to include but not limited to Programme suspension, staff hibernation, relocation and evacuation plans are properly developed.

    • Office assessments are periodically conducted to ensure that safety and security equipment are available and in serviceable condition.

    • Developed Regional Security Annual Operating Plans aligned to the National Office Security Strategy.

    • Contracted security staff in all regional offices are professionally managed.

    • An inventory of all security communications equipment including satellite phones, HF and VHF radios in the region well-kept and maintained.

    • All communication equipment in the region are serviceable.

    • Staff movement during working hours is tracked to ensure safe travels

    • Security investigations are conducted when required.

    Strategy & Planning, 25%

    • Develop Regional Security Annual Operating Plans aligned to the National Office Security Strategy.

    • Periodically review Security risk rating for the region and ADPs in accordance with Core Security Requirements.

    • Develop security plan for the region and each ADP.

    • Develop and review security standard operating procedures for all offices in the region.

    • Update core security requirements in the region as per security risk ratings to determine compliance levels.

    Capacity Building and Technical Training 15%

    • Staff in the Region have undergone the security training as
    per the security risk rating.

    • Security training in the region is well organized and coordinated in liaison with the National Security Officer.

    • New staff in the Region are well briefed on the security situation of the area of operation within 24 hours of arrival.

    Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience

    • Minimum (2) years’ experience working with UN Agency / NGO plus field security experience.

    • Radio and/or Satellite phone communications experience, operations and management

    • Demonstrated experience in designing and delivering training programs.

    Qualification, Knowledge, and Abilities

    • Bachelor’s degree in Criminology and Security Studies, Military Science, Security Management and Police Science, Security and Disaster Management, Forensic and Criminal Investigations or related fields.

    • At least three (3) years’ experience in a proven security field (public, private, and government or NGO sectors).

    • Military/Police/ any law Enforcement Training

    • No previous criminal record or convictions.

    • Computer literate (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

    • Demonstrated personal values, attitudes and behaviors that are consistent with World Vision Core Values.

    • Proof of resignation and clearance from security services.

    • Ability to work effectively under pressure (particularly in a crisis situation)

    • Ability to communicate well in English & Swahili (verbal and written)

    • Professional - behave in professional manner at all times and demonstrate ability to represent the organization well at interagency meetings.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; World Vision Security Officer Jobs in Kenya

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