Close Protection Officer , Africa

Employer: G4S
Location: Alberton, Gauteng, South Africa
Job Reference: G4S/TP/511097/17
Number of Positions: 10
Closing Date: April 24, 2013
Package Description: Remuneration and benefits will be commensurate with the seniority of the role and in compliance with company remuneration policy and practice.
Job Introduction:
G4S Africa operates in 25 countries in Africa and employs over 110 000 people on the continent.
G4S Africa Risk Management business division requires the services of Close Protection Officers (CPOs) in the Gauteng region on a temporary contracting basis.
The relevant scope of work will vary from the provision of Close Protection to VIP’s and dignitaries, mobile tactical support teams, high risk escort teams, secure aviation transfers, event security, mobile training teams and support into African countries. The business unit is experiencing rapid expansion and may need to employ full time personnel in the near future. G4S is an international company with a licensed presence in 26 countries on the African continent and maintains the highest business and operational standards.

We are currently seeking interest for suitable Close Protection officers who reside in the Gauteng South Africa. If you are an experienced Close Protection Officer registered with PSIRA, keen to work for G4S Africa Risk management and available for temporary related assignments – please register your CV with us as part of our talent pipeline.

Kindly note, by registering your details (for this talent pool) you indicate you interest in a possible, future relevant role with G4S and that this is not an active vacancy.
Role Responsibility:
The nature of Close Protection work is such that circumstances are at time challenging, involving long hours worked and often over weekends. The successful candidate is expected to project a professional image and bearing and should be able to work in a corporate environment with the following responsibilities:
Principle profiling
Advance Planning (include linear mapping)
Security Planning and conducting risk surveys
Ability of attend to operational orders
Reporting operational/ incident report

The Ideal Candidate:
Physically fit and in good health
In possession of a Firearms Competency Certificate
Registered with PSIRA as a security officer
Certified Close Protection Officer
Educational training and Development Assessor, Moderator and Facilitator (optional but highly advantageous)
Valid license
No criminal record

Attributes:
Hardworking
Well disciplined
Sober and drug free
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