Bester - Security Manager - Pretoria, GP, South Africa

Lucas Bester

Pretoria, GP, South Africa


Security Manager

  • Full time
  • Part time
  • One time
  • Contract
  • Temp


Currently working as a contract manager with 4 different clients. Weekly meetings with clients to discuss problems occurred during previous week. do rosters and time sheets, pay queries. Weekly management meetings. Site visits. See that operation runs smoothly.

Work History

CPO for President

G4S London

Contract Manager
Day-to-day management of Bid Air contract;
70 Guards reporting;
Liaison with client;
Reporting to senior management;
Ad-hoc CPO projects;

CPO for President

World Development Bank China

CPO for President

General Electric


Swiss Media Soccer World Cup


From June 2009

CPO for G4S Africa President

Area Manager


June 2008 - June 2009

Kempton Park
Day-to-day management of 27 sites;
Management of 3 reaction officers and 105 guards;
Personal attendance to serious incidents;
Report writing;
Liaison with individual clients and enclosure committee members.

Customer Service Agent

South African Airways

April 2000 - March 2008

• Meeting of inbound flights;
• Passenger check-in;
• Passenger assistance;
Passenger briefing in case of delays and disruptions;


July 1997 - March 2000

• 2nd in command;
• Investigation of crime and crime prevention;
• Farm visits and patrols;
• Highway patrols;
• General patrols;
• Roadblocks.

S.A. Police Service

February 1991 - June 1997

Kempton Park

• General patrols and crime prevention;
• Shift and area commander;
• Charge office commander;

Pont Drift

August 1987 - June 1991

• Passport Control;
• Control of illegal immigrants;
• Combating terrorism;
• Briefing and debriefing of informants;
• General patrols along Botswana border;
• Operating long distance radio's;
• Farm patrols.

S.A. Police Force

July 1983 - July 1987


• Guarding of VIP's (Ministers);
• Guarding of VIP's homes;
• Driving escort vehicles for VIP's.

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