Senior Security Officer (Ref 131)



Motheo Operations, Ghanzi, BOTSWANA

This position is responsible for or providing an efficient and effective security service to minimize risks and loss to the company in accordance with relevant policies and procedure.

Key Performance Areas

  • Assist Develop and manage intelligence/investigation plans or activities to ensure effective information collection, analysis and investigation to protect company assets.
  • Manages the access process into the project’s premises in accordance with the applicable Botswana Statutes (screening and vetting for all employees and contractors)
  • Develops and maintains internal and external networks and contacts for information gathering to ensure an effective investigation process and optimal asset protection.
  • Analyses security related information to identify possible risks and recommend appropriate actions.
  • Completes reports by recording observations, information, occurrences, and surveillance activities and interviewing witnesses.
  • Liaises with stakeholders to exchange information related to security risks and cases.
  • Subordinate Effectiveness
  • Adherence to Safety, Health and Environment standards & Procedures

Technical Competencies

  • Knowledge of Security Operations and Procedures
  • Report writing
  • Surveillance
  • Demonstrated ability to work without constant supervision and ability to use initiative both independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability to meet targets within set timelines, set priorities and plan and organise own work across a range of tasks.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of legislation and regulations specific to security and loss control.
  • Excellent management and leadership skills with proven ability to bring out the best in a team, including ability to mentor, develop and support subordinates and peers.

 Behavioural/Personal Attributes

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proactive, focussed and positive approach
  • Takes accountability for actions.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times.

Qualification & Experience

  • Diploma in Security/Risk Management or related field from a recognized institution.
  • A minimum of 3 years related experience in the field of security, intelligence, and risk management in a high value goods environment.
  • A minimum of 2 years supervisory level experience
  • Valid Botswana Class B drivers’ licence.