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The Southern Africa Security Manager reports directly to the Senior Security Manager – IBM Middle East & Africa – Africa.
Manage, provide guidance and support to the FM Security vendor to enable them to meet the service level agreement terms on Security Services for all IBM locations in the Southern Africa Region.
Ensures full adherence to the Security manual requirements with respect to IBM’s- employees, assets & property. Ensures services are delivered in line with agreed budgets.
Responsible for carrying out operational requirements assessments for each site and ensuring that the security services identified are delivered, with discrepancies reported in a timely manner.
Facilitates an adequate risk analysis and location emergency planning process for all involved Country sites in line with the corporate instructions to protect employees, IBM properties and physical assets within the area.
Set up and conduct a compliance testing program for physical Security including reporting (SACA) to senior Security management.
Run a program for first line incident reporting and management for loss of IBM’s- property or proprietary information. Security Incident Management and Reporting system.
Manages the external Security/FM supplier (vendor) and may coach other internal Security professionals. Meet with FM Security Managers on a daily basis.
Controlled Access System Management.
Alarm Systems Management
Risk Analysis per location.
Maintain security requirements for all external facilities, site grounds and building perimeter.
Maintain all security hardware and systems (door locking devices, alarms, cameras) for all internal security measures
Organise and conduct all specified security education programmes for all new staff on a monthly basis.
Provide specific training to all security personnel covering IBM’s security requirements.
Training of mail room staff regarding IBM confidential material and identifying suspicious mail.
Manage a service for the secure destruction of IBM’s confidential waste material.
Manage in conjunction with FM security manager an effective manned security services that meets the needs of the business which is effective in both deterring and responding to threats to IBM, it’s people, assets and information.
Implement and manage a comprehensive lock and key service for the control of access to buildings and internal areas.
Manage a quality reception service which supports IBM’s business.
Conduct monthly report in conjunction with FM management to ensure sound financial controls related to services provided by external vendors.