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Job Reference: G4S/TP/3328774/108386
Number of Positions: 1
Job Category: Line Management
Contract Type: Full Time
Salary: Market Related
Location: Johannesburg
G4S Region: Africa
Country:South Africa


G4S Business Unit:South Africa - Secure Solutions
Closing Date: October 31, 2018
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 Secure Solutions (SA), a leading provider of integrated security management solutions, has a vacancy for a General Manager based at our operations in Johannesburg.

Reporting to the Regional Director, the General Manager coordinates the provision of contractual and ad hoc security services to customers within the region, in compliance with legislation, Company policies and procedures, to ensure achievement of budgeted financial targets.

The successful incumbent is a self-starter with a proven track record in maintaining company policy, adopting best practices, and is able to exercise sound judgement in the pursuit of the achievement of the goals of the organisation, and understanding the role which Security plays within a successful business unit. The incumbent will be expected to be results driven and to live the values of the organisation.

 

Role Responsibility:

Effective management of the regional financial performance

Manage relationship between actual results, budgets and forecasts

Initiate cost saving model and controls
Gross Margin Management

  • Direct Wage control / ER management
  • Overheads control
  • Contract profitability
  • Ensuring that claims against the Company are prevented or minimized through regular customer risk assessments.

Existing Revenue Growth

  • Escalations are achieved

Manage the Region’s cash flow.

  • DSO management
  • Capex

Effective management staff  within region

Effective Organisation

  • Staff turnover analysis, proper allocation of staff to positions and structure. 

Development

  • Succession Planning and Employment Equity
  • Attendance of subordinates at scheduled training interventions (WSP and ATR comparison), meeting of employment equity goals, succession planning. 

Leadership

  • Staff motivation levels 
  • Ensuring that performance assessments of all subordinate employees are conducted, and corrective action implemented where necessary.
  • Ensuring that acceptable standards of behaviour at work are maintained by all subordinate employees, as required by G4S’s code of conduct and disciplinary code.
  • Ensuring that all disciplinary actions are conducted in compliance with Company policies and procedures. 

Effective management of operations

Client retention and customer service levels

  • Proportion of contracts lost
  • Ensuring that all required formal customer meeting are scheduled, attended and minuted. 

Quality Management/Ops Process management – adherence to quality standard

  •  QA audit results and operational matrix

Shared Best Practice

  • Specific examples of implementation of BP from other regions 

Effective management of business development function

New business development

  • Identifying new business opportunities in the region’s sphere of operations, as well as in terms of growth of business with existing customers, driven by the promotion of integrated security solutions. 

Competitors evaluations

  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the competitor environment faced by the region. 

Managing and shaping the external environment

  • Involvement in community and business forums and general public profile 

Implementation and integration of the HSSEC strategy and culture within business unit 

  • Embed health and safety awareness and responsible behavior with operational team, through consistent focus on health and safety compliance and discipline.
  • Drive health and safety awareness down to supervisory level through communication, enforcement of guidelines and principles, reporting and training
  • Highlight heath and safety examples, both good and bad, to reinforce message and drive to achieve zero harm within our business.
  • Monitor and reduce the number of health and safety incidents. Oversee investigations into incidents and related matters, both to address non-compliance and to reinforce awareness.

Health and Safety

  • Participate in the design/ development/ review/ implementation and monitoring of the branch/region/national safety plans for each year.
  • Participate in safety forums created by company for example safety meetings and safety talks
  • Report all safety incidents to the relevant people
  • Discuss all safety incidents on all levels
  • Follow-up on any activities assigned through safety meeting/committee/representative/management
  • Attend safety education and refresher programmes
  • Comply with safety policies and procedures at workplace
  • Distribute safety information as and when required

 


The Ideal Candidate:

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Driver’s Licence
  • PSIRA Grade B
  • Registered Security Service Provider
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in security management

Knowledge

  • South African security legislation
  • G4S Operational Policy and procedures
  • G4S HR Policy and procedures
  • Health and Safety legislation 

Skills

  • Leading people
  • Managing  professionally
  • Managing Conflict
  • Communication (Written and Verbal)
  • Negotiation
  • Computer literacy
  • Basic financial skills
  • Risk identification 

Attributes

  • Driving change
  • Customer Thinking
  • Delivering objectives
    Awareness of the market environment
  • Delivering strategy 

About the Company:

G4S is the world’s leading international security solutions group, which specialises in outsourced business processes in sectors where security and safety risks are considered a strategic threat. G4S is the largest employer quoted on the London Stock Exchange and has a secondary stock exchange listing in Copenhagen. G4S has operations in more than 125 countries and 657,000 employees. 

G4S operates in over 25 countries in Africa and employs over 105 000 people on the continent. At G4S South Africa, our vision is to be recognised as the leader in providing security solutions. We therefore endeavour to build and maintain a motivated, capable workforce who are proud to work for our region and able to deliver our commercial strategy. We continue to build on the excellent people management practices which are in place across the Group in order to fully engage our workforce. 

G4S is an organisation which is defined by its values, which are:

  • We act with Integrity and Respect - Our business activities and relationships are built on trust, honesty and openness. We do what we promise and always strive to do the right thing. We listen. We treat our colleagues, customers and those in our care with the utmost respect.
  • We are passionate about Safety, Security and Service Excellence - We are passionate about working safely and take great care to protect our colleagues and customers from harm. We are experts in security and use that knowledge to protect our customer’s assets. We keep our promises and are passionate about delivering high levels of customer service.
  • We achieve this through Innovation and Teamwork - We invest in technology and best practice to continuously improve the products and services we offer. We challenge ourselves to find new ways of helping our customers achieve their goals. We work together as a team, valuing everyone’s contribution, to ensure we achieve the best results for our customers and our business.

For more information on G4S, please visit: www.g4s.com


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

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