My client a leading Financial Services Company in Johannesburg has an exciting new vacancy for a Head: Branch Safety & Security.

Qualification Type: Bachelor’s Degree
Major: Security risk management/legal/criminology/BComm/BSc/Forensics

Qualification Type: Post Graduate Diploma

Any relevant qualification related to risk, safety and security, law enforcement, Criminology, LLB (law)
And relevant industry certifications.

Knowledge of:

  • Risk and security management.
  • Continuity planning & crisis management.
  • Risk within a business environment
  • Drafting, compiling and managing of Risk & Security budgets.
  • Management of functional contracts with external service providers.
  • Development of knowledge/skills of Risk & Security personnel & provide appropriate coaching & guidance.
  • People management principles
  • Project and programme management.
  • How to identify & exploit security trends & developments to capitalise security in a cost effective way
  • Efficiency in security processes and measures.
  • Legislative requirements (i.e. OHAS)

Knowledge of:

  • Technical & Operational Functions of Security Equipment
  • Research & development
  • Basic Electronics knowledge

Deciding and Initiating Action
Leading and Supervising
Working with People
Relating and Networking
Persuading and Influencing
Presenting and Communicating Information
Formulating Strategies and Concepts
Planning and Organising
Adapting and Responding to Change
Coping with Pressures and Setbacks
Entrepreneurial and Commercial Thinking

Skill 1 Communication skills
Skill 2 Computer Literacy (Advanced MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook)
Skill 3 Interpersonal & Relationship management skills
Skill 4 Strategic Thinking skills
Skill 5 Analytical skills
Report writing / Decision making / Negotiation


  • 7-8 years relevant previous experience in risk, safety and security management
  • Proven experience in management a team of specialists within a similar environment
  • Extensive experience of all regulatory aspects of risk, safety and security management (i.e. OHAS)


  • Financial services environment

Clear criminal and credit record
Ability and willingness to work in an open plan environment
Willingness to work or be available overtime and / or weekends if required
A valid driver’s license and own vehicle is required
Willingness to travel nationally if and when required
Able, willing and has infrastructure to work remotely as required

Send CV by the 31st of March 2021.

Desired Skills:

  • Communication
  • Computer Literacy
  • Interpersonal & Relationship management
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Analytical
  • Report writing
  • / Decision making
  • Negotiation
  • security management
  • management a team of specialists
  • all regulatory aspects of risk
  • safety and security management
  • OHAS
  • Financial services environment

Desired Work Experience:

  • 5 to 10 years

Desired Qualification Level:

  • Degree

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