Jobs at National Planning Authority

Job Title: Administrative Assistant (Security)

NPA is desirous of filling the position of Administrative Assistant (Security). The offer is open to all interested applicants with the required qualifications, experience, competencies, skills and right work attitude. The post carries an attractive remuneration package.

Applications with detailed curriculum vitae including phone contacts, photocopies of academic and professional certificates, transcripts and letters of reference and clearance should be addressed to: The Executive Director, National Planning Authority, P. O. Box 21434, Kampala; Planning – House Plot 17B Clement Hill Road. The applications and CV should physically be delivered to the NPA front desk and registered not later than 7 working days from the advert date

Salary Scale: NPA-OS-7

Age limit: 25- 45 years.

Contract Period: Three (3) years with a six months’ probationary period.

Reports to: Senior Administrative Officer and works closely with the Head, Finance and Administration and other staff.

Main Purpose of the job:

To ensure safety of NPA premises, property, assets including but not limited to vehicles, tools, equipment and staff

Duties and responsibilities:

• Answerable for the actions and omissions of security guards/or Police guards and gatekeepers

• Monitor regularly throughout the day movements of assets, vehicles in and out of the Authority Headquarters.

• Ensure the presence of guards at work all day including weekends and after official working hours.

• Liaise with the Authorities and Police to ensure safety of Authority Staff and Clients at the Head Office.

• Monitor the movement suspicious persons / clients coming into and leaving the Authority premises.

• Work hand in hand with the Office Attendants to ensure that office doors, windows are closed after working hours.

• Prepare periodical reports as required by the authorities.

• Ensure that all lights are off except security lights, before staff leave their offices.

• Ensuring safe custody of Office Keys and access to

only authorized persons.

• Ensure that office doors are locked as officers leave offices.

• Ensure that no office breakages occur due to negligence and where they occur report the incidents to police upon the advice of the Executive Director and Supervisor.

• Ensure the scenes of crime are not tampered with to allow effective police investigations.

• Initiate and propose innovative means and ways of enhancing security measures at NPA.

• Any other assignments from supervisor and or higher authorities.

Qualification and Specifications:

• A good Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) plus Certified Professional Training in Security and safety of persons and Institutional property.

• A relevant Diploma plus Certified Professional Training in Security and safety of persons and Institutional property will be also be considered and will have an added advantage.

The person must be willing occasionally to work beyond the normal official working hours and can be on call after 5.00pm, weekends and public holidays.

• At least three (3) years’ experience as in handling Security matters, police work, Security Administration and management, operations in a reputable organization.

• Former Police / security personnel either retired or officially discharged and with no record of criminal conviction and must have clearance from the IGP or responsible authority will have an edge.
Deadline for job application: 7 days from the date of this advert

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2 Responses to "Jobs at National Planning Authority"

  1. Mugizi Aaron on Facebook   March 3, 2014 at 10:03 am

    S.6 ,allowed 2 apply? thx.

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  2. Mugizi Aaron on Facebook   March 3, 2014 at 10:03 am

    S.6 ,allowed 2 apply? thx.

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