CSIR Current Vacancies – Security Operations Manager

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Job Description:

The CSIR has a vacancy for Security Operations Manager in the Facilities Management and Security Services (FM&SS) portfolio. The incumbent will manage and co-ordinate all security operations nationally in safeguarding people, assets and property by developing and implementing operations security plans, standard operating procedures and work instructions. The position is based in Pretoria.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conduct security surveys and implement improvement plans.
  • Participate in relevant Security structures as required, e.g. Security Forum, Joint Planning Committee, etc;
  • Co-ordinating compliance to the National Key Points Act, PSIRA Act, Control of Access to Public Premises and Vehicle Act and other relevant legislations;
  • Co-ordinate security operations in all CSIR sites;
  • Conduct security awareness and training for in-house and outsourced security personnel on security policy, SOPs, standards and company requirements;
  • Supervise and co-ordinate CSIR Security Control room staff and activities;
  • Management of the Security Receptionists and customer services ;
  • Develop and implement operational security plans, including access and egress control, site patrolling, response plans;
  • Develop standard operating procedures (SOPs) and standards to implement the security policy;
  • Manage the performance of in-house security staff;
  • Management of the SLA of contracted guarding security service provider;

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to manage and develop internal and external stakeholder relations;
  • Project management, analytical, communication, interpersonal relations, networking, conflict management, problem-solving and computer literacy skills;
  • Valid Driver’s Licence.
  • Policy implementation and formulation of plans;
  • Knowledge of National Key Points Act and Regulations, Minimum Information Security Standards, Security Systems Control of Access to Public Premises and Vehicle Act, and relevant security legislation;

Qualification & Experience:

  • Experience in conducting security surveys or risk assessments;
  • Registration with PSIRA Grade A or B;
  • Firearm Competency in the managing and handling of firearms.
  • At least five years’ experience within the security environment and at least two of which must have been in a security supervision or management level. .
  • A three year National Diploma or Degree in Security Risk Management or equivalent;

Job Details:

Company: Council for Scientific and Industrial Research

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Pretoria, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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