New career opening at Standard Bank Group

Security management jobs, Security operations jobs,Security Risk Management jobs,

Manager, Physical Security & Safety

Job Purpose 

  • To Maintain a safe and secure environment for customers and employees by establishing and enforcing security policies and procedures; supervising the security guard force.

Key Responsibilities

  • Define and implement Physical Security Plan for Stanbic Bank Business Operation


  • Identify and evaluate threats, vulnerabilities and the potential impact of security breaches and mitigate same with appropriate measures.
  • Evaluate the physical environment in the building and sites occupied by the bank to determine the suitability of measures implemented to protect people and assets.
  • Define and Implement the rules and processes for controlling people’s access to the Bank’s
  • premises.
  • Spot security breaches and Assess the severity and respond in the appropriate manner.
  • Develop the Knowledge and understanding of the systems and processes in place to monitor and control building access.
  • Assess the appropriateness of the different types of intrusion detection systems and their application to the different types of premises that the Bank occupies.
  • Understand the purpose and application of video monitoring devices and systems and of the components that make up comprehensive monitoring.
  • Define and implement standards and specifications of different types of storage devices, safes and other secure facilities.
  • Define and implement standard for security protocols related to the close protection for selected individuals.
  • Effective understanding of the procedures needed to respond to emergency situations including the alerting of authorities and the execution of first responder activities.

Provide Leadership for effective performance

  • Believing in oneself, own judgement, skills and experience, and using this self-confidence to challenge others for the benefit of Standard Bank.
  • Continuously and actively curious, seeking a deeper, broader and more objective understanding, upon which to base commercial acumen, strategic decisions and actions.
  • Understands the line-of-sight between strategy and organizational implementation. Translates the organizational strategy into specific decisions and actions to ensure the strategy implementation.
  • Aligns resources to effectively execute against the strategic direction.
  • Sets clear performance standards and expectations, and holds others accountable when these are not met. Takes accountability for team delivery against the expectations and contribution to results.
  • Enables and empowers the team to implement/execute a strategic vision or change for the better. Leads with passion and energy.
  • Effectively and strategically influences across the organization, based on previously established credibility and respect, as well as understanding the organizational dynamics, politics and interpersonal context.
  • Understands and leverages the dependencies across the organization and the impact of own actions on the rest of the organization to create organization alignment for decision-making and delivery of quality outcomes.
  • Taking responsibility for identifying, developing and retaining capability for the benefit of the broader business, based on a genuine intent to foster the long term learning or development of others.

Apply Regulatory and Legislative Compliance requirements to avoid breaches and Sanctions

  • Manage contractual obligations in order to deliver the objectives required in the contract.
  • Apply knowledge and understanding of the role / functions of construction and the built environment within the context of the local legislative and industry regulatory framework.
  • Applicable Knowledge of legislation legal policies and procedures pertaining to the local, regional and relevant international laws.
  • Demonstrates skills and abilities needed to effectively develop and present the Organization’s interests in matters of dispute.
  • Good knowledge of the laws and legal principles governing the administration and contractual obligations of the organization.
  • Ability to comply with relevant legislation, regulatory and professional   standards.
  • Insight into and understanding of the various laws and regulations regulating the financial services industry.

Manage operational risk

  • Ensures adequate compliance with the laid-down instructions by all areas under control.
  • Ensures the maintenance of an effective control structure, with control activities defined at each level and duties appropriately allocated.
  • Establishes monitors and manages physical, operational and process risk controls and levels of authority in the POR to minimize risk exposure

Drive Operational effectiveness

  • Ensures effective management of expenditure with emphasis on the containment of controllable costs.
  • Optimises and streamlines existing systems, processes and controls for cost-effective service delivery.
  • Provides an effective administrative function for the project team members
  • Ensures overall operational readiness and efficiency of the branch infrastructure prior to operations
  • Ensures overall staff complement is in line with workforce measurements.

Manage Quality

  • The ability to implement operational techniques and activities that are used to fulfil requirements for quality including; improvement, control, management or assurance of quality.
  • Knowledge of and ability to implement all quality management policies and procedures.
  • The ability to promote and maintain high standards of quality at work.
  • Understands, implements, manages and maintains quality management systems and provides a support service to the organization.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the formal international frameworks for measuring and monitoring quality.
  • Knowledge and application of techniques that can be applied to determine the cause of process or control failures.


  • Knowledge and understanding of the process and thinking required to formulate objectives and priorities, and implement plans consistent with the long-term interests of the organization in a global environment.
  • The ability to identify and capitalize on opportunities and manage risks.
  • Understanding and application of the discipline of policy analysis, definition, writing and implementation.
  • The ability to develop and drive shared understanding of a long term vision for the organization.
  • The ability to translate the organization’s vision and long term goals into medium and short term deliverables.
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Minimum Qualifications

  • Type of Qualification: A first Degree
  • Field of Study: Security Risk Management

Experience Required

  • Physical Security
  • Real Estate Management
  • 7-10 years
  • A minimum of 10 years Security management operations experience with at least 3 years in financial institutions

Job Function: Information Technology

  • 1-2 years
  • Knowledge of security equipment

Behavioral Competencies:

  • Adopting Practical Approaches
  • Checking Details
  • Developing Expertise
  • Documenting Facts
  • Establishing Rapport
  • Examining Information
  • Following Procedures
  • Meeting Timescales
  • Producing Output
  • Taking Action
  • Team Working
  • Upholding Standards

Technical Competencies:

  • Evaluating Risk Management Effectiveness
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Physical Security Management
  • Promote Good Governance, Risk & Control
  • Security Assessment and Testing
  • Security Assessment


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