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Specialist Security - South32, Hotazel Manganese Mines

Date: 21-Jul-2021

Location: Hotazel, Northern Cape, ZA, 8490

Company: South32 Group Operations Pty. Ltd.


The purpose of this role will be to plan, lead, execute- and coordinate security operations with security strategy on Mamatwan Mine and Infra Complex at Hotazel Town. Conduct site-specific security verifications, threat- and vulnerability assessments and make recommendations aligned with the security strategy. Quality Control and verification of the security operation, execute Verification Tasks as required and allocated, coordinate and assist with security investigations on site, report all Safety and Security Incidents. Submit Security Reports as required and manage the Security Service Provider and -Contract on site. Conduct the security communication program with the work force on site.


Serious contenders will have a Degree/BTECH/National Diploma in Security Management with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in the security field with at least 2 years in a mining environment;

Valid driver’s license is essential;

In-depth knowledge of general guarding operations and application of technology in the field of guarding, of which at least 2 years must be in the Mining Environment.



Execute, align and implement the Security Strategy and action plans for the site of responsibility;

Improve security performance by implementing corrective actions, new initiatives and suggestions from stakeholders;

Oversee the Security Contract on site and ensure compliance of Security Service Provider (SSP) with the Service Level Agreement (SLA) and site-specific security requirements;

Issue instructions to the guard force on site (aligned with Procedural requirements, requests and change management);

Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of- and ensure adherence and execution of the Security Management Plans, -Procedures and -Instructions on site;

Review Security Procedures, - documents and forms as required and on time;

Security Incidents: Manage and control any given commercial crime scene. Identify, handle and defuse security related conflict. Investigate Security events and close out actions on time;

Security Systems: Ensure that all security systems on site is in a working order and report any system failure on site immediate (e.g. Alarm systems, CCTV, Xtime);

Contractor Management: Ensure compliance of the on-site Security Service Provider with the SLA and report any non-conformances.



Please apply online by entering the preferred position reference nr at our website http://careers.south32.net

(Preference will be given to applicants from designated groups)


Applications close 30 July 2021 at 17H00.                                

South32 has an overriding commitment to safety and environmental responsibility.