Security Manager, Defence Force and Saps Experience, Over 10 Years in the Security Industry


I am competent in firearm handling,conducting investigations, armed reaction and response, emergency life and safety training as well as management skills. I am experienced in handling general office duties, equipped with good problem solving skills, conflict management skills and have good customer relations and organisational skills.

Work History

Area Manager & Site Manager

Sabela Loss Control

From April 2010

Area Manager
Managing of Industrial sites and Mining sites. Employing new staff members and on site training for the staff. Supervising, controlling and monitoring of 40 sites. Communicating with Clients on all security matters and implementing security standards on the sites. Risk Analyses done for Clients on a monthly basis. Investigation/s of all incidents occurred on sites conducted. Organising and planning of Polygraph tests for staff on investigations outcome. Meetings conducted with Clients on a monthly and a weekly basis. Up keeping and monitoring of vehicles and Supervisors, which include regular inspections. Ensuring that there is no over postings at sites or under posting of guards at the sites. Planning and assurance of rotation of guards every third month. Daily inspections conducted on sites and equipment and on staff's uniforms. Managing and attending of scheduled disciplinary hearings. Managing of time keeping registers and assistance with pay queries for staff. Conduct Risk Analyses on new and old sites; supply Client with in depth report/feedback. Design and compiling of rosters for all shifts, using the Easy Roster Program. Generating job descriptions, compiling SOP's and SLA's.

Site Manager (Barloworld)
Overseeing and managing of 40 security staff. Overseeing egress and access control of all points on site which includes programming of personal security tags of all Barloworld staff. Issuing of vehicles permits for Barloworld staff as well as "hot work permits". Controlling and monitoring of all alarm systems on site. Assisting the Facility Manager on all facility and maintenance queries of the site. Assistance to the Health and Safety team on implementing and enforcing of Health and Safety Policy and Procedures to staff. Investigations conducted on all occurred incidents on site. In depth monthly Report feedback given to Client on all incidents, accidents and investigations.

Area Manager

Africa Security Solutions

September 2008 - November 2009

Managing sites (Corporate) - Key Largo, Venter Centre, Lake Field Square, Kyalami Shopping Centre, 24 Central etc. Daily inspections on sites and equipment, client liaison, managing of supervisors and guards, determining training needs for employees. On-job coaching, admin (time sheets, pay queries, shift reports) including daily and monthly reports, investigations of theft and armed robberies as well as incidents on-site, attendance of disciplinary hearings. Conducting weekly and monthly maintenance reports to clients.

Managing of Security Staff and Responsibilities at Woolworths Centres - ORTIA, The Glenn, Festival Mall, East Rand Mall, Alberton City, The Avenues, Greenstone Shopping Centre, The Acres etc.
Duties included, receiving and inspection of goods, stock taking, monthly score cards, monthly theft reports, regular inspections on staff, spot checks on sites (after hours), end of business lock ups, inspection of soft tag logs for goods etc.

(Safety and Security Manager) O.R. Tambo International Airport

Security Services, WBHO Site

January 2008 - August 2008

Managing a team of 80 people. Assigning of tasks, investigation of theft cases, safety issues. Performing health and safety inspections on construction sites. Conducted regular health and safety meetings with relevant stakeholders. Implementation and adherence to safety and security processes and regulations.
Skills gained
More management skills, effective communication, team work, interpersonal skills, problem solving skills, conflict management skills.

Control and Reaction Room Operator

Alpha Alarms and Installations

Manning of Control Room, which included: Liaising with clients, dispatching of reaction vehicles, attending to client and service queries, booking of services calls, reporting theft cases to SAPS and drawing up of monthly crime and reaction statistics. Booking and receiving of firearms to Reaction Officers. Conducted regular inspections on all firearms and Reaction vehicles.
Skills gained
Effective communication, high stress level work environment (gained intensive problem solving skills and handling of stress and conflict skills). Technical and organisational skills gained.

Supervisor and Acting Operations Manager

Chubb Security Services

Supervising and managing of Reaction Officers, time keeping, attending to client queries and complaints. Managing of vehicle fleet (servicing and maintenance of vehicles including daily inspections), statistics, report writing and attendance of meetings with Management and Clients.
Skills gained
Managerial skills, more problem solving skills, strong admin and organisational skills, human relations and effective communication skills.

Armed Response Officer

BBR Security Services

Reaction and Armed Response duties
Skills gained
Problem solving skills, emergency life skills, reaction and customer relation skills, firearm skills

(Senior Security Officer) - Aviation Security

Khulani Springbok Security Services

Investigation of crime at airport, crime prevention with SAPS, searching of lockers, escorting service of valuable Cargo and Deportee's, investigation of fraudulent Passports and all Human Trafficking.
Skills gained
Aviation skills and Investigation skills gained as well as self defence and tactical skills. National Key point Security skills

Senior Security Officer

Shield Mining Group

Access Control at Gold and Platinum Plant, Investigation of theft related cases and follow up of information.
Skills gained
Problem solving, client liaison and investigation skills

Access control, monitoring of vehicles and goods entering premises
Skills gained
Security training, grades E, D and C. Access control experience.

Courses done

Rigger and Ropes man apprenticeship

South Police Force

• N4 technical with maths, science, drawings and rigging
• Security grades (A-B-C-D-E) - Psira registered
• National Key Points Course
• Armed Response Course
• Full Unit Standard Course in (Handling and usage of handguns) for business purposes
• Firearm Control Act 60/2000
• RPL Assessment Course (Handling and usage of handguns)
• Competency Certificate with SAPS 524
• Passport Control Course


South African Defence Force


On site Risk Analysis Project

In depth risk analysis forecast compiled on safety and security risks. Other security measures, including:
• fencing to the entire site;
• locked gates;
• video or electronic surveillance;
• patrols;
• guard dogs;
• alarms;
• procedures for responding to alarms; and
• lighting

Assessed the vulnerability of this site to the risk of theft of SRS.
This is an important part of the security risk assessment and may include assessing:
• the risk of theft by workers or trespassers;•
• the weaknesses in physical security; and
• any deficiencies in procedures and record keeping.

Unexplained loss
Assess the vulnerability of the site to the risk of unexplained loss of SRS.

Unauthorised access
Assess the vulnerability of this site to unauthorised access.
Measures to prevent or detect unauthorised access might include:
• perimeter fencing;
• access controls;
• guarding;
• alarm systems; and
• 24 hours operation.
Assessed the vulnerability of this site to sabotage addressing issues such as:
• how access may be gained;
• consequences of such an event;
Identifying of other risks
Implementation of security plan

Qualifications & Certifications


Springs Technical College

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