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  • Posted: Dec 2, 2020
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    Alstom has been present in South Africa for more than a century. During these years the company provided a wide range of products and technologies which helped develop the country’s infrastructure. Alstom provided equipment for 12 of South Africa’s 13 coal-fired power plants and for the only nuclear power plant, but it also played a historical...
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    Security Manager

    The Purpose Of The Role

    • Lead and manage overall physical and security systems for Gibela and manage security service providers contracted permanently or on adhoc basis for Gibela. Note : Gibela sites are Dunnottar factory, Wolmerton facilities, Gibela Bryanston offices and Gibela van Dyk’s Drif training centre. The role reports directly to Gibela Industrial Executive and other reporting to the Alstom SA Security Manager.

    Network & Links

    • Operations
    • Facilities Management
    • EHS
    • HR
    • ER (unions)
    • Sourcing
    • Finances
    • ED (communities)
    • IT
    • Communications
    • Legal


    • Site Security and Maintenance contractors
    • Local Law Enforcement authorities
    • Emergency departments
    • Local Municipalities
    • Alstom SA Risk Security Team (Cluster Risk Director, Alstom SA Security Manager, Alstom SA Security Coordinator)
    • PRASA Protection services (for TSs collection)
    • Alstom Ubunye Security
    • Neighbouring factories / sites security

    Main Responsibilities

    • Manage and streamline day to day Security at Gibela sites, ensuring that activities are conducted in a safe and secured environment.
    • Ensure facilities security staff and installations are 24/7 operational. Follow-up on performance, availability and quality of all equipment, security providers based on defined KPIs.
    • Conduct frequent on-site evaluations of the security posture and installations at all sites including, but not limited to, guard operations, alarm systems, access control, CCTV and recording equipment, police liaison and perimeter control.
    • Verify that security documentation (SOPs, access control procedures, site security plans, site security charters, waste management procedure, etc) is in place, updated, communicated and implemented.
    • Build a solid relation with security contractors and suppliers and with local Law Enforcement authorities.
    • Conduct investigations relating to missing product and fraudulent activity, and coordinate findings with Group and Law Enforcement Agencies.
    • Provide to Gibela Management and to Alstom Security written reports of deficiencies and incidents.
    • Provide to Gibela Management proposal of security solutions in order to mitigate on site security risk.
    • Implement Gibela waste management procedure (with specific attention to valuable rejected items) in close collaboration with EHS, Production and Finances.
    • Monthly monitor the current costs of security at Gibela sites and participate to Budget definition for security operations
    • Ensure relevant anticipation, coordination and reporting with Gibela Industrial Executive, Alstom SA Security Manager and other stakeholders (internal and external).
    • Participate into the assessment and selection of security service providers (such as guarding, patrolling, CCTV installation and maintenance, Fence maintenance, special events security) with adherence to Gibela procurement policies.
    • Ensure that security activities are carried out in accordance with strict Health & Safety procedures as laid down by legislation and the Company Health & Safety policies.
    • Conduct yearly site security self-assessment with the support of Alstom SA Security Manager.

    Crisis Management :

    • Ensure security emergency procedures are in place and regularly tested.
    • Provide support and advise in order to ensure business continuity.
    • Coordinate the Crisis Management plan at Sites level.


    • Grade 12
    • PSIRA registered, Grade A
    • Further education in security administration or similar field (military, police)
    • Minimum of 10 years proven experience as a security manager or similar position of a complex organisation in an industrial or operational environment
    • Candidate must have a clear criminal record
    • Solid understanding of budgeting and statistical data analysis


    • Work experience in security, military or law enforcement management
    • Experience using relevant technology and equipment (e.g. CCTV, Drones)
    • Investigative background

    Competencies & Skills

    • Extensive knowledge of facility and security management in a complex environment
    • Good understanding of the local environment
    • Ability to make adequate decisions
    • Leadership skills – Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Advanced computer and writing skills
    • Integrity and dedication

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Alstom on to apply

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