Security Manager (Hospitality Industry)

  • Permanent
  • Full Time
  • Market related


Our Client is urgently looking for a Corporate Security Manager who is going to identify, develop, implement, and manage the Company’s security programs according to the Minimum Information Security Standards (MISS).

Duties & Responsibilities

Security Management

  • Conduct security audits.
  • Stay abreast of and implement the latest developments in Security field.
  • Ensure proper administration of security vetting applications •
  • Identify, develop, implement, and manage internal security policies and procedures based on MISS
  • Incident Prevention by identifying and understanding the nature of security risks in the environment and implement controls to mitigate those risks
  • Protect the company’s integrity, people, processes, core business information, reputation and assets from harm and loss.
  • Incident response, management, and recovery by managing and coordinating efforts to restore critical systems in case of attack or catastrophe.
  • Manage the manning of the access control.
  • Fulfil duties as the Chairperson of the Security Committee in line with its Terms of Reference

General Management

  • Development of annual budget, control of expenditure, and implementation of control procedures.
  • Give specialist advice to the Director and Executive Corporate Services on all security related matters.
  • Prepare reports on all security related matters.
  • Manages the day-to-day activities of the team.

People Management

  • Motivates the team to achieve organisational goals.
  • Develop and train team members by delegating tasks to them that will maximise their potential.
  • Drive Human Capital Management Systems inter alia performance management, behaviour management, culture enhancement campaigns, disciplinary processes, etc

Conduct Oversight and Enforcement

  • Manage security surveys and audits.
  • Classify findings and analyse trends.
  • Ensure findings are reported timeously.
  • Ensure corrective actions are taken to address threats and risks.

Security Awareness and Training

  • Develop and implement security related training to promote awareness of security matters prevalent to the company.
  • Provide security briefings to staff when required.
  • The development and administration of training plans, programme and exercises.

Contract Management

  • Develop performance measures of the outsourced security responsibilities (Physical security).
  • Develop and manage the implementation of the security contract and the Service Level Agreement for the outsourced security services .

Organisation Preparedness

  • Responsible for ensuring that the company is prepared for the possibility of attack, catastrophic event, or related significant security incident e.g., bomb threats, hostage situation or security related threats, etc.
  • Regular periodic review and evaluation of organizational readiness in the event of an attack.
  • Information Gathering and Risk Assessment for all security related events that can adversely affect company’s profitability, security and safety.

Public relations, government relations and coordination

  • Closely coordinate with those responsible for public relations and communications directed at the public to provide security services as required for events
  • Ensure security protocols are followed in media interviews for the company.
  • Liaise with Government Security Council for assistance and guidance when and as needed.

Desired Experience & Qualification

  • National Diploma in Security Management or an equivalent qualification from the college of Law (NQF 6)
  • Ideal Qualification: BTech Degree in Security Risk Management or an equivalent from the college of Law (NQF 7)
  • 3 – 5 Year(s) Security Management
  • 5 – 7 Year(s) Physical Security
  • 2-5 Year(s) MISS Implementation
  • 0-3 Years Management experience will be an advantage

Package & Remuneration

Market Related


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