World Vision Kenya – Security Officer.

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Reports to: Regional Manager,

Work Location: Nanyuki,

Grade Level: 13,

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.

Reporting and Documentation, 15%

  • Regular security reports are shared with the Security Manager.
  • All security incidents are reported in accordance with WV Security Policy.
  • Security documents are revised and shared quarterly with the security Manager or in accordance with the security risk rating.

Networking and External Liaison/Engagement 10%

  • WVK is well represented at local NGO security network meetings and information from these groups is disseminated to relevant staff.
  • Developed networks for sharing security information and coordination.

Any other duties 5%

Knowledge, Skills 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.

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.

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