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Regional Security Officer

International Development Law Organization

This is a Full-time position in Uganda posted January 27, 2022.

Regional Security Officer Jobs in International Development Law Organization Uganda vacancies in Uganda at International Development Law Organization

# Job Description

Under the direct supervision of the Regional Program Manager Africa and the
technical direction of the Security Advisor HQ SA, the Regional Security
Officer RSO Africa oversees IDLO’s security risk management in programme
countries in sub-Saharan Africa, ensuring that the appropriate measures and
security policies are implemented and in place and that emerging security and
safety issues are responsively addressed.

The RSO Africa monitors security issues in assigned countries and ensures that
an integrated approach is taken to security risk management across the region.
Furthermore, RSO Africa provides regional Field Security Officers with all
necessary technical direction and support in order to meet regional and HQ
needs

The incumbent further facilitates compliance with respect to all security
policies, procedures, and practices, and advises on all necessary IDLO
security directives/instructions.

The Position
• Directly oversee security infrastructure and daily operations in the
Uganda country office;
• Monitor, review and oversee security risk management for IDLO in sub-Saharan
Africa except for the Sahel region, ensuring that it is adapted to the local
security environment, capable of responding to emergent security concerns, and
is harmonized across the region, providing technical support and direction to
FSOs, as required;

• Review regional security procedures and guidelines and ensure that they are
in line with the Security Risk Management Policy Framework SRMPF and the in-
country Security Risk Management SRM processors and recommend adjustments as
may be required in order to sustain effectiveness;
• Assess program strategies in terms of exposure and risk and determine the
appropriate risk mitigation measures and posture;
• Advise Security Management Team SMT in-country and/or at the regional
level and IDLO staff of risks associated with the work and with the local
environment, and on mitigation measures as well as to develop a culture of
security.
• Collaborate with the Security Adviser HQ on security regional risk
management developments in order to facilitate his/her advice and ensuring a
clear understanding of regional security issues;
• Build networks of collaboration with security representatives of other
international organizations, security providers, diplomatic services, and
local government security forces in order to ensure that a support
infrastructure is in place to respond emergencies and anticipate emerging
security issues;
• Represent Uganda and sub-Saharan Africa except for the Sahel region at
global security meetings.

Expected Outcomes:
1\. Directly oversee security infrastructure and daily security operations
in the Uganda country office:
• Establish and update local security policies, ensuring adaptation to the
local security environment in order to mitigate risks to IDLO staff and
partners in the implementation of the organization’s work in line with the
Security Risk Management Policy Framework SRMPF;
• Identify threats and advise IDLO staff on risks associated with projects
and movement in the locality in order to establish heightened awareness and
uniform compliance to strengthen a culture of security in the country office;
• Build staff capacities related to security and safety, and risk mitigation;
2\. Monitor and review IDLO security risk management in sub-Saharan Africa
except for the Sahel region, ensuring that it is adapted to the local
security environment, capable of responding to emergent security concerns, and
harmonized across the region, providing technical support and direction to
FSOs, as required;
3\. Review regional security procedures and guidelines and ensure that they
are in line with the Security Risk Management Policy Framework SRMPF and the
in-country Security Risk Management SRM processors and recommend adjustments
as may be required in order to sustain effectiveness;
• Provide advice to SMT in-country/region and direct Field Security Staff to
ensure that IDLO security policies and procedures are in line with the SRMPF
and that practices appropriately support the Organization’s field operational
program priorities;
• Advise SMT in-country/region and program staff of the assessed security
risks and of the development of security risk management measures to mitigate
assessed risks to IDLO’s operations;
• Develop a culture of security within the region;
4\. Assess program strategies in terms of exposure and risk and determine the
appropriate risk mitigation measures;
5\. Advise SMT in-country and/or region and IDLO staff of risks associated
with the work and with the local environment, and on mitigation measures in
order to develop a culture of security;
6\. Maintain a collaborative relationship with Security Adviser HQ, especially
on security regional risk management developments, and facilitate his/her
clear understanding of regional security issues;
7\. Build networks of collaboration with security representatives of other
international organizations, security providers, diplomatic services, and
local government security forces in order to ensure that a support
infrastructure is in place to respond to emergencies and anticipate emerging
security issues;
8\. Represent the region at global security meetings.

Ideal Candidate Profile
Education and Experience
• Bachelor’s degree in a related or equivalent discipline;
• A minimum of –seven 7 years of experience in UN/NGO/IGO Security
Management.
• Experience working in an international context is highly desired.

Languages
• Excellent spoken and written knowledge in English and French is required

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• Actively develops and leverages a productive network of client
relationships external or internal to anticipate business needs.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Good knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Proficient use of
other ICT software and internet software.
• Excellent team leadership and general management skills.
• Contributes encourages and motivates others to become involved in team
activities.
• Provides constructive feedback and willingly helps others. Contributes to a
fair environment that fosters collaboration and cooperation.
• Works effectively across and within IDLO organizational boundaries.
• Acts as a role model and offers guidance to colleagues. Takes initiative to
share knowledge, experiences, and information with others. Accepts and gives
constructive feedback up, down, and across to develop and motivate others.
• Proven ability to see through tasks set and deliver results.
• Ability to work under pressure with tight deadlines, flexibility, and an
entrepreneurial spirit.
• Ability and willingness to travel to the region, if required.
• Keen sense of ethics, integrity, and commitment to IDLO’s mandate.
• Self-motivated and dynamic with a willingness and ability to use initiative
to assist the organization to achieve its objectives.

Terms and Conditions
For this internationally recruited professional position, IDLO shall offer
the selected candidate an international Affiliate Contract of 24 months, with
the possibility of extension subject to performance and availability of
funding. IDLO shall also offer a yearly basic salary of USD 90,000 and a
benefits package including provident fund contribution, medical insurance, and
leave entitlements in accordance with IDLO Employee Regulations and Rules.
Relocation and installation support are also available for internationally
recruited employees.

Applications will be screened on a regular basis; a qualified applicant might
be recruited before the deadline. In the interest of making the most effective
use of resources, only the short-listed candidates will be contacted during
the selection process.
IDLO is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity in all areas of its
operations. We welcome applications of qualified and diverse candidates.
IDLO is committed to achieving a 50/50 gender balance at all levels within its
workforce. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for IDLO
vacancies.
IDLO does not tolerate sexual exploitation or abuse, any kind of harassment,
including harassment of a sexual nature; or discrimination. As such, IDLO will
conduct careful reference and background checks of all selected candidates as
part of its selection process.

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The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of
the work being performed by the employee assigned to this work. This is not an
exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. All applications will be
treated with the strictest confidentiality and in compliance with IDLO’s
policy on personal data protection. The Director-General of IDLO reserves the
right to amend and change responsibilities or even to cancel the recruitment
to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.

Application deadline: 31 January 2022 23:59hrs Rome Time. Please [ click
here ]https://www.impactpool.org/jobs/761779 to apply

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