Guardforce Commander/Supervisor - Location African countries

Employer: G4S
Location: Africa
Job Reference: G4S/TP/511097/51529
Number of Positions: 10
Closing Date: October 27, 2015


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 is the world’s leading international security solutions group, which specializes in outsourced business processes in sectors where security and safety risks are considered a strategic threat.

In Africa G4S is the largest private employer, with 110 000 employees in over 25 countries across the continent.

G4S Africa seeks to create a talent pool of suitable Guardforce commanders or Supervisors to perform supervisory duties on our Diplomatic Sector projects

Kindly note by registering your details to this Expression of Interest role, you are indicating and acknowledging your interest in a possible, future role within G4S and that this is not active.

Role Responsibility:
Supervision of the guard force that provides protection to all U.S. mission facilities, residences, and to the Chief of Mission;
Preparing of guard orders
Conducting inspections of guards and guard posts
Deployment of guards and weekly scheduling
Investigating irregularities
Preparing reports and making recommendations regarding discipline and termination actions
Overseeing the training program to insure effectiveness
Overseeing guard program logistics including, e.g., explosive detection and x-ray equipment
Acting as a point of contact with the RSO on operational guard force matters


The Ideal Candidate:
Must be able to converse in English. Ability to speak French and or Portuguese will be an added advantage
Minimum of 5 years in Police services, military or local guardforce management experience
Completed Secondary Schooling

The Guardforce Commander will be working in a challenging environment with career opportunities if successful.


We are committed to Diversity and Inclusion as and employing “Africans for Africa” which would give preference to local African candidates.

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