One of the foremost Flour Milling Companies and a Member of an International Group, in its strategic plan to beef up its Internal Security Network, requires the services suitably qualified candidate to fill this position.
The ideal candidate for this position must be between 40 and 45 years.
Reporting to the Chief Executive, the Chief Security Officer is responsible for the development, implementation and management of the corporate security processes and the various security and safety functions pertaining to all persons and properties.
Duties and Responsibilities
Responsible for the security of the personnel and physical assets, including asset protection, workplace violence prevention, access control systems
Manage the development and implementation of the company’s security policies, standards guidelines and procedures to ensure ongoing maintenance of security
Work with other executives to prioritize security initiatives and spending based on appropriate risk management
Liaise with appropriate security agencies and regulatory authorities
Oversee a network of security officers and vendors who safeguard the company's assets, intellectual property and computer systems, as well as the physical safety of employees and visitors
Oversee incident response planning as well as the investigation of safety and security breaches and assist with disciplinary and legal matters associated with such breaches.
Qualification and Experience
A first Degree or equivalent qualification is required
Membership of a recognized security association is mandatory.
Adequate knowledge of security issues in a large organization or government agency.
Good knowledge of crime prevention, investigation, detection and prosecution.
Minimum of 5 years post qualification experience as PFSO.
The ideal person would also be responsible for development, implementation, revision and maintenance of the Port Facility Security Plan and to liaise with other regulatory Government Agencies.
Experience with the military or other Para-military services.
Must be an intelligent, physically fit, articulate and persuasive leader who can serve as an effective member of the management team and who is able to communicate security related concepts.
Must be a trained Port Facility Security Officer (PFSO)
The remuneration package to these positions is very competitive and negotiable depending on qualifications and experience.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their applications together with detailed CV's and recent passport photograph via e-mail to: