CV, South African International Security and Risk Manager seeks role

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 18080

Skills keywords: logistics, operations, project, security
Short Bio:

I am a South African with 28 years’ experience in the Security / Risk environment of which 14 years’ have been in various Countries of conflict i.e.: DRC, Iraq, Afghanistan, South Sudan and Yemen.

Current location: South Africa - View on map
Nationality: South African
Preferred Sector of Employment:  other, General Management
Spoken languages: Afrikaans, Dutch, english, french
Location I am interested in working: Anywhere


Grad diploma: Security management

School: Matriculated GR 12

Computer skills: Fully literate

Suitable (military) background; Detective Warrant Officer in the South African Police Force.

– Security Intelligence Branch HQ.

– Investigation of West African crime syndicates operating internationally and into South Africa

– General crime investigations

– Special Reaction Unit HQ

– Special Investigations – Weapon smuggling Africa Region Neighbouring countries

– Capital Crime Investigations

– Human Trafficking Unit

– ICCTU – International Counter Crime Trafficking Unit (Based in Malta)

Relevant courses in Security/Risk management: – Police management

– Unisa – Military and Security Studies

– Close Protection Drills

– Personal Security

– Movement Organization and Detail

– Communication, VHF, HF and Satellite Offensive and Defensive Driving techniques

– VIP protection training Protect International

– Special Weapons and Tactics International

– Security Branch (Special OPS) Africa

– Reaction / Riot and Crowd-control course

Languages: English – Fully

Afrikaans – Fully

Dutch – Fully

French – Intermediate

Work experience as Security/Risk manager: Name of employer(s), plus number of years spent in service – 2000 TO MOST RECENT:

– Operational Security Services (2 years) DRC

– Reed Incorporated (4 months) Iraq

– Aegis Defence Services (1 ½ year) Iraq

– United Nations Election Process – UNOPFORTH (3 months) Iraq

– International Specialised Services (1 year) Afghanistan

– United States Protection & Investigations (1 ½ year) Afghanistan

– Professional Service Solutions (7 months) Afghanistan

– Schutz & Swart (6 months) Juba – Southern Sudan

– Edinburgh International (5 Years) Afghanistan

– Calvalley Petroleum – Yemen









Relevant work experience: List of relevant experience as Security/Risk Manager, including description of the job(s) performed:

Professionally focused, with main strengths in the operations and training fields. Excellent communication skills, oral and written, with proven instructional ability. Accomplished presentation skills, combined with first-rate IT literacy. Proactive approach, immensely adaptable with a “can do” attitude. Experience in all terrain environments.

– Security Manager / Project Manager Mining Company in Democratic Republic of Congo

– Security Manager / Project Manager Logistical operations in South Sudan

– Team leader Close Protection unit & Trainer Security company in Baghdad, Iraq

– Team leader Close Protection unit & Project Coordinator

Security company in South Iraq

– Team leader & Security manager United Nations Election Process in Diwaniyah, Iraq

– Security/Risk manager USAID compound & mobility operations in Helmand Province, Afghanistan

– Security/Risk manager Secure compound & mobility operations in Kabul, Afghanistan

– Security/Risk manager AEAI Power Plants, Kandahar and Qalat, Afghanistan

– Security/Risk manager SAITA Project, Kandahar Afghanistan

– Security/Risk manager & Operations manager / Deputy Country Manager Management of daily Operations servicing various Projects / Programs and compounds in Afghanistan.

– Country Security / Risk Manager Yemen

General Duties combined over International employment: – Responsible for adhering to and enforcing company policies and procedures to include Project standards, Project leaders and all general duties and responsibilities of Projects

– Providing company risk managements consultations

– Implementing better management and risk control strategies

– Performing risk evaluations and reviewing design and program development plans

– Scheduling executive appointments for security & risk management seminars

– Training staff of simple security & risk management measures that can be taken to reduce losses

– Review client contracts and recommend management of risk exposure

– Planning and implementing safety procedure and company policies

– Ensuring that contracts are executed with precision, expertise and professionalism

– Ensuring that 100% accountability of all project items, equipment and materials are maintained accurately

– Ensuring that a contract’s scope of work is adhered to and interpreted at the project level correctly

– Responsible for the oversight of reports, SOP’s and efficiency of projects

– Revision and rewriting of all SOP’S as and when needed

– Ensuring that when a client’s work plans changes project conditions, memorandums of concern are produced to outline the effects on security and the corrective solution to support the new environment or new work plan

– Ensuring that 100% billing is maintained

– Maintain compliance with a project’s security plan imparting details on how security will be achieved

– Receive and review daily SITREPs, Intel and project reports from Project Managers

– Responsible for new hiring, personnel changes, personnel moves, contract change orders, contract modifications, security concerns, equipment requisitions, SIR reports, incident reports and their follow-up, verification of timesheets and their delivery to finance and payroll

– Responsible for staffing levels on Projects and at sites

– Ensure that the projects timely and accurately complete logstats for equipment tracking

– Responsible for accountability and appropriate expenditures

– Verify with finance that contract modifications reflect current operational needs, which reflect current billing

– Ensure that the company principles of operation are accomplished and adhered to in day-to-day tasks

First aid training and experience: – Basic Medic Training Level 1, 2 & 3 (Accredited by Department of Labour and American Heart Association)

– Periodical refreshment training

Experience with doingmaking security analysis:

– Malta

– Afghanistan

– Democratic Republic of Congo

– Iraq

– South Africa and all neighbouring Countries

– South Sudan


– Yemen

Valid driving licence: Yes