De Beers Group Is Hiring: Security Officer – Command and Control – South Africa

Closing Date: 19 March 2023

Job Description:

The Security Officer – Command and Control will be responsible to provide a frontline functional security service to protect the Company’s people and assets ensuring adherence to security policies, procedures, objectives and customer requirements at a designated site.

Key responsibilities include:

Perform assigned product shipment/movement duties in accordance with strict standard operating procedures (SOP’s).Control freight access and egress and conduct searches on vehicles, goods and equipment entering/leaving the freight area on company premises.

Provide expert security escorts for direct control over high-risk events where remote surveillance is not possible.Perform surveillance duties in relevant high-risk areas and other areas.Conduct physical and x-ray searches of persons, baggage and vehicles in accordance with procedures.

Monitor movement and behavior of personnel within sensitive areas for suspicious or irregular behavior.

Be vigilant and identify, report and/or take remedial action on threats and vulnerabilities.

Ensure optimal systems utilization to maximize the effectiveness of the security measures and enable early detection of possible indicators of theft and/or unusual activity.

Perform regular system integrity checks to ensure all equipment is in working order and correctly set-up.

Ensure effective configuration of Access and surveillance management systems in accordance with approved protocols and site requirements.Respond to CCTV and other alarm conditions in accordance with procedures and protocols.


Matric and relevant tertiary qualification at NQF level 4 in Security Management or recognized equivalent.
PSIRA registration – Grade C (minimum).

Role-specific knowledge and experience:

Relevant security related experience.

Knowledge and application of surveillance equipment would be an advantage.Knowledge and application of security access management practices, policies and procedures.

Analytical skills with ability to detect anomalies.

Ability to apply investigative techniques and compile detailed reports on incidents.Valid driver’s license (Code 08).Valid security clearance (No criminal record, Pass pre-employment polygraph test)

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