Security Manager


Business Unit / Group Function:
Managed Operations – South African Mining
Business Support Services
Musina, South Africa
Reference Id:
Experience / Work Type:
Associate / Permanent Employee
Closing Date:
29 January, 2021

Closing Date: 29 January, 2021

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Company Description:
Protect a national treasure

You have the experience and attention to detail to manage diverse teams protecting our people and our site: South Africa’s most valuable diamond mine and currently one of its biggest infrastructure projects. You’ll need to remain calm under pressure and communicate well at all levels.

We can offer you a role in a global business with a fascinating product and an innovative mindset. Come and join us.

We’re the world’s leading diamond company – a unique luxury business that thrives on the creativity, passion and knowledge of our people.

To push our company forwards, we always need to think differently. We welcome diverse perspectives, people who spark fresh thinking and aren’t afraid to challenge assumptions.

In return, we provide you with the space and support to grow and achieve your ambitions.
Job Description:
You will be responsible for ensuring optimum security of employees, contractors and visitors, physical security of assets and product and business continuity through the implementation of an integrated security strategy.

Your role will:

Ensure compliance with all legal, environmental, occupational health and safety, security and risk management standards and leading practices.
Advise Mine management on the implementation of security operational plans within the Mine’s broader business plans.
Monitor security indicators and trends in the organisation and identifying emerging risks within the pipeline or surrounding communities.
Conduct ongoing assessment of security procedures, and practices to enable effective mitigation of potential losses.
Provide people leadership within the department by managing workload, assigning tasks and reviewing/ recognizing outputs of team members.
Communicate and drive awareness strategies within the business to ensure prevention goals are embedded within the organization.
Education required:

Grade 12/ Std. 10/ N3 or relevant NQF level 4 qualification.
Bachelor’s degree/B Tech Security Management Degree or equivalent related to Risk Management.
Registered with PSIRA Grade A.
Additional requirements:

Valid EB/Code 08 Drivers License.
SAPS firearm competency will be advantageous.
Successfully obtain a Red Ticket (Medical Fitness certificate) on mine. ​​​​​​
Knowledge of security related legislation/policies/procedures/standards  and VPSHR.
Knowledge of loss prevention strategies.
Role-specific knowledge required:

Minimum 8-10 years’ experience at  Security Supervisor / middle management or equivalent environment with exposure in security risk management (Investigation/ Crime Information analysis/Intelligence/ and or Surveillance).
Proven track record in Security management or equivalent environment.
Experience in security / and / or enterprise risk management.
Additional information:
Who we are

De Beers Group is a company with a rich history and a sparkling future.

Since 1888 our experts have searched the world for nature’s most precious gem. Our diamonds bring beauty to the world. But we think they can do so much more. We want our diamonds, and our business, to make life brilliant – for our people, our customers and the world around us.

Venetia Mine is part of De Beers Group Managed Operations Business which integrates mines, operations and support functions in the De Beers Group producer countries of Canada and South Africa to shape a safe, sustainable future for De Beers Group’s people, shareholders, communities and partners.


Safety first is a way of life for us.  We are unconditional about the safety, health and well-being of our colleagues, at work and at home, and about that of the communities where we work. We aim to lead the industry by investing in innovation to protect people, who are at the heart of our business. Our high performing teams take accountability for their own and others’ actions, work collaboratively, and always show care and respect.

Inclusion & Diversity

We are committed to promoting an inclusive and diverse workplace where we value and respect every colleague for who they are. We provide equality of opportunity to enable everyone to fulfil their potential.

How to apply

For all internal applicants, you are required to complete an internal application form and attach detailed CV. This form must be accompanied with a signature from your immediate line manager and Head of Department, failure to do so would render your application invalid
Preference will be given to Venetia employees who meet the criteria
Submit applications on or before the CLOSING DATE: 29 January 2021