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Deadline of this Job: 02 September 2022

Enabel is the Belgian development agency. It implements Belgium’s governmental cooperation. The agency also works for other national and international donors. With its partners in Belgium and abroad, Enabel offers solutions to address pressing global challenges: Climate Change, Urbanisation, Human Mobility, Peace and Security, Economic and Social Inequality - and to promote Global Citizenship. With over 2,000 staff, Enabel manages about 170 projects in twenty countries, in Belgium, Africa and the Middle East.
Enabel in Uganda is therefore seeking to recruit one Security Advisor to be based at the Representation Office in Kampala.
The Security Advisor will develop and ensure implementation of Security plans in all areas that Enabel in Uganda operates, ensures that all Enabel in Uganda undergo security trainings, provides timely security information to the Enabel in Uganda team with the ultimate objective of providing optimal safety conditions and minimise security risks for all Enabel in Uganda team and physical premises where Enabel in Uganda Operates.

Task and Responsibilities
• You develop, review and implement a Security strategy, adapted (and evolving) procedures, and Risk management methods according to the Political and Security situation in the areas where Enabel in Uganda operates as well as comply with the Enabel Policy and guidelines
• You coordinate and implement Security training programs
• You provide timely security developments to the management and staff so as to guarantee optimal security information and management.
• You develop, organize and monitor a centralized data management system so as to capitalize on lessons learned for the organization
• You define a structured approach for safety and security management at Enabel in Uganda
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Required Qualifications and Experience
• Advanced University degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in Security Management, Business Administration, Political/Social Science, Psychology, criminal justice, law, international relations or a related field is required.
• • A first-level university degree may be substituted with a diploma from a police or military education institution, college or academy obtained over a minimum of a three-year period.
• Minimum of years (5) years of progressively responsible experience in security audits, security, risk or disaster or emergency management in the public or private service areas, such as national security, military or police, or in a corporate environment or in international organizations working in the cooperation and/or humanitarian aid sector in the broad sense. (Agency, NGO, Association,) is required.
• Minimum of One year proven experience as a trainer

Required Knowledge and Skills
• You have broad and in-depth understanding of the various aspects of international cooperation (context, challenges, strengths, partners, functioning, etc.).
• Good Knowledge of risk analysis and management
• Updated knowledge about security and safety management
• Attention to detail, reporting skills, verbal communication, integrity and trust, confidentiality, work autonomy
• Capacity to manage participatory processes
• Knowledge of relevant computer and communication tools;
• Flexible towards other socio-cultural environments
• You commit to the vision, mission and values of Enabel (
We offer you
• An exciting and varied learning experience in an international environment and warm team.
• A four -year contract or you are included in the recruitment reserve for a period of 3 years.
A salary package that comprises the monthly gross salary between UGX 10,000,000 and UGX 13,000,000 which is commensurate with experience and in accordance with our salary scales, medical insurance and a 13th month package paid in December.
• Our job openings are for all who fulfil the conditions in the job advertisement. Enabel is committed to equal opportunities and diversity in its workforce. Recruitment is solely based on competence." style="box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(0, 139, 139); font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); text-decoration-thickness: initial; text-decoration-style: initial; text-decoration-color: initial;">

Deadline of this Job: 20 August 2022
Procedures and Eligibility
This position is open to applications from Group 1, Group 2 and all external candidates, provided that requirements regarding professional experience, academic qualifications, language, etc. are fulfilled.
Candidates must be primarily Ugandan nationals. The minimum educational requirement for this position is a university degree.
Applications must be supported by documentation of fully effective performance history and demonstrated potential to assume professional responsibilities.
Your application will NOT be considered if;
• The application form is not duly filled.
• The questionnaire at the end of the application form is not answered. (for external candidates)
Interested staff members should consult Recruitment and Assignment of Locally-recruited Staff (RALS) para 38-39-40.

Duties And Qualifications
Assistant Field Security Officer
Organizational Setting and Work Relationships
The Assistant Field Security Officer manages and provides support to all security related aspects of field operations including Staff, premises and asset security.
The incumbent is supervised by a Senior Officer who defines specific work objectives. The incumbent is required to have basic conceptual knowledge of the profession, by being dynamic and able to take on higher responsibilities progressively. The incumbent may provide input to the supervision of general service staff in the office.
The duty of the incumbent is to support and guide in all security related aspects of the operation.
All UNHCR staff members are accountable to perform their duties as reflected in their job description. They do so within their delegated authorities, in line with the regulatory framework of UNHCR which includes the UN Charter, UN Staff Regulations and Rules, UNHCR Policies and Administrative Instructions as well as relevant accountability frameworks. In addition, staff members are required to discharge their responsibilities in a manner consistent with the core, functional, cross-functional and managerial competencies and UNHCR¿s core values of professionalism, integrity and respect for diversity.

• Advise and support the Representative or Head of Office in managing staff safety and security of UNHCR personnel , partners, operations, premises
• Undertake periodic security assessments in close cooperation with UNHCR senior staff members, UNDSS and interagency partners drafting the required security risk management assessment reports and using key tools for same.
• Evaluate existing security measures to determine their appropriateness and identify areas needing improvement. Follow up with actions to oversee or implement those improvements.
• Advise on and assist in ensuring compliance with standard established through the Security Risk Management process.
• Assist and develop plans for evacuation/relocation medical evacuation and other security contingencies.
• In cooperation with UNHCR senior staff members, assist in ensuring that security measures are fully integrated into operational planning, including budgetary provisions, at the earliest stages of development.
• Participate in programme related discussions to advise on security risk levels in line with programme criticality.
• Respond to staff queries on security issues and provide immediate assistance as required.
• As a member of a multi-functional team, contribute to efforts to ensure the physical protection and security of refugees and other persons of concern.
• Maintain relationships with security-related actors, including host government law enforcement authorities and partner agencies.
• Maintain cooperation with staff of the UN Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS).
• Cooperate in security assessments and planning and supporting interagency processes.
• Support UNHCR staff serving as members of the country Security Management Team (SMT), or Area Security Management Team (ASMT), Area Security Coordinators (ASC) and Wardens.
• Provide country-relevant security advice and training to UNHCR staff, and where appropriate, to staff of NGOs and implementing partners in areas including, inter alia, preparation for and conduct of road missions, radio telecommunications, immediate actions upon detection of explosive devices or other dangers, hostage survival and other critical incidents.
• Conduct rehearsals and practical exercises to ensure that staff are familiar with security contingency plans and can implement them confidently in an emergency.
• Prepare periodic reports on security in accordance with UN and UNHCR standard operating procedures, sharing with managers in the country of assignment and, as appropriate, regional security coordinators, FSS.
• Maintain linkages with the Staff Welfare Section, and the Medical Service, referring cases as required in consultation with staff member¿s supervisor.
• Provide security-related advice, in written and oral form, to the manager and other staff.
• Advise on, and upon approval, implement, needed mitigating measures.
• Participate in criticality assessments.
• Perform other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications
Education & Professional Work Experience
• Years of Experience / Degree Level
• For P1/NOA – 1 year relevant experience with Undergraduate degree; or no experience with Graduate degree; or no experience with Doctorate degree
• Field(s) of Education
• Military or Police Academy or other relevant field
• (Field(s) of Education marked with an asterisk* are essential)
• Certificates and/or Licenses
• Security Management, Security Risk Management, Security and Safety certification
• (Certificates and Licenses marked with an asterisk* are essential)
• Relevant Job Experience
• Essential
• Military or police experience.
• Desirable
• Relevant training (first aid)
• Examples of having established networks with Host Government or other security actors from previous employment.

Functional Skills
• CO-Drafting and Documentation
• MD-First Aid Training
• IT-Computer Literacy
• (Functional Skills marked with an asterisk* are essential)
• Language Requirements
• For International Professional and Field Service jobs: Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English.
• For National Professional jobs: Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English and local language.
• For General Service jobs: Knowledge of English and/or UN working language of the duty station if not English.
All UNHCR workforce members must individually and collectively, contribute towards a working environment where each person feels safe, and empowered to perform their duties. This includes by demonstrating no tolerance for sexual exploitation and abuse, harassment including sexual harassment, sexism, gender inequality, discrimination and abuse of power.
As individuals and as managers, all must be proactive in preventing and responding to inappropriate conduct, support ongoing dialogue on these matters and speaking up and seeking guidance and support from relevant UNHCR resources when these issues arise.
This is a Standard Job Description for all UNHCR jobs with this job title and grade level. The Operational Context may contain additional essential and/or desirable qualifications relating to the specific operation and/or position. Any such requirements are incorporated by reference in this Job Description and will be considered for the screening, shortlisting and selection of candidates.

Additional Information
Shortlisted candidates may be required to sit for a test. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. No late applications will be accepted.
UNHCR is committed to diversity and welcomes applications from qualified candidates regardless of disability, gender identity, marital or civil partnership status, race, color or ethnic and national origins, religion or belief, or sexual orientation.
Female candidates are encouraged to apply.
UNHCR does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing, training or any other fees).
A competitive compensation and benefits package is offered. The monthly net salary is between UGX UGX 9,532,330 and UGX 12,444,830 depending on relevant experience, dependency status and language proficiency. For more information on UN salaries, allowances and benefits, please visit the portal of the Office of HR Management of United Nations.
Closing Date
The closing date of the job opening is 20 August 2022

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