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Job Reference: G4S/TP/511097/88563
Number of Positions: 1
Job Category: Strategic Management
Contract Type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive Market Related Package
Location: Various Locations
G4S Region: Africa
Country:South Africa

G4S Business Unit:Africa - Corporate
Closing Date: June 30, 2017
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:

Kindly note, by registering your details for this Expression of Interest Role you acknowledge a potential, future relevant role with G4S and that this is not an active vacancy. G4S recruits throughout the year, and job roles will become live at different times in different locations. By applying you will be considered for all suitable roles when they open.

The identified successful candidates will be included in the G4S Africa talent pipeline and  will be  considered as and when suitable vacancies arise. Potential candidates will be evaluated on the ability to manage operational and financial growth, human resources management and development as well as sales, marketing and business development of a Country business.

Role Responsibility:

  1. To guide the Company, in terms of the areas of business and the strategies for those areas of business.
  2. To direct, formulate and / or approve policies and procedures on service quality, pricing and customer relations.
  3. To direct the Company towards providing an effective, efficient and profitable service.
  4. To ensure that the correct level of skills, education and experience are identified for management positions and to recruit adequate persons to fill these positions.
  5. To plan, prepare and monitor the business plan and budget so as to maximise profitability.
  6. To identify and initiate strategies that will add growth to the business to ensure its long term profitability and survival.
  7. To maintain close contact with the workforce through key managers to ensure feedback opportunities, the maintenance of good morale and a high standard of staff integrity and honesty. To formulate and / or approve wage increases.
  8. To maintain a clear communications path to the shareholders so that key issues confronting the Company are promptly identified and kept in focus.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Relevant business qualification preferred.
  • Bilingual in French and English
  • Background in security management.
  • 5+ years experience in a business and / or operational senior management position.
  • Strong commitment, leadership and management skills.
  • Experience in establishing medium-term growth strategies and strong operating mechanisms for performance.
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal), interpersonal, marketing and negotiation skills.
  • Capable of working effectively and productively with team members.
  • Knowledge of the development and implementation of policies and procedures.
  • Experienced in living and working in a professional commercial capacity overseas.
  • Ability to maintain strong ethical and professional values.
  • The ability to operate in diverse cultural environments.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to rapid environmental changes.
  • Proficient in the ability to understand problems, situations and the reasons behind them, crossing the barriers of languages and cultures.
  • Autonomous and results orientated, with a clear determination to succeed 


G4S offers a competitive market related salary.  We are committed to employing “Africans for Africa” which would give preference to local  candidates in the respective countries with the vacancy.

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Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.


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