Plan International Uganda Jobs 2021 – Resident Guard (Country Office)

Plan International Uganda Jobs 2021

Job Title: Resident Guard (Country Office) – Plan International Uganda Jobs 2021

Organization: Plan International Uganda

Job Location: Kampala

Type of Role: 1-year fixed term (Renewable)

Reports to: Administration Assistant

Grade: A

 

 

Plan International Profile:

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it’s girls who are most affected. Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.

We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge. We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 80 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries.

 

 

Job Profile:

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian not for profit organization that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And its girls who are most affected.

Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children. We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for and respond to crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge.

We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 75 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries. The position contributes to this goal by providing all round security services for personnel and property of Plan Uganda.

Dimensions of Role:

  • In charge of security of staff and plan property while on duty

 

 

Roles and Responsibilities:

Typical Responsibilities – Key End Results of Position:

  • Receive visitors at the gate and inform the relevant staff before the visitors are allowed entry into Plan premises and directed to the appropriate office.
  • Keep the office gates, doors windows and the store under strong lock to avoid unauthorized entry and theft of Plan assets
  • Switch the office lights on and off in the evening and morning respectively.
  • Comply with the current policies and procedures on office security and ensure that all Plan properties are secure.
  • Ensure that all goods leaving Plan premises have been authorized.
  • Keep records of all visitors and vehicles coming to Plan premises.
  • Work hand in hand with other guards who may be hired from time to time.
  • Ensure that Plan premises always have enough security lights and the generator is running in case of no power.
  • Report to the supervisor incidences of any security nature immediately.
  • Ensure that vehicle/motorcycle parking conditions are adhered to and no vehicle/motorcycle is taken out of Plan Country office premises outside working hours.
  • Open Country offices for staff that might come to work after working hours and answer any emergency calls as may be necessary.
  • Welfare Assignments such as serving and making tea plus washing utensils used by staff

Dealing with Problems:

  • Job subjects one to a risk in case of armed robbers attempting to steal property

Communications and Working Relationships:

Administration Assistant: Receiving instructions and reporting any security issues

All Staff: Allowing staff in and outside the office premises as well as assisting in any requests from them

Visitors to Plan Offices: Allowing into the Plan offices all the visitors and ensuring that their details and captured and any security issues are detected

 

 

Minimum Qualifications for Plan International Uganda Jobs 2021

Knowledge

  • O Level Certificate of Education
  • Security Training
  • Legal Training is an added advantage

Skills

  • A minimum of three (3) years’ experience in carrying out guard services in a reputable organisation
  • Experience in handling visitors

Behaviours

  • Flexibility to work outside normal working hours
  • Good team work and excellent interpersonal skills

Physical Environment and Demands:

The Guard sits at the assigned place of work but is prone to exposure to rainy and sunny (hot) situations as he or she opens and closes the gate

Level of Contact with Children:

Depending on the location (especially in the Program Areas), the security guard may have some occasional contact with the children who come to the office for support

 

 

How To Apply for Plan International Uganda Jobs 2021

All interested and suitably qualified candidates should submit their applications through the link below.

Click here to apply

Deadline: 28th June 2021

 

 

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