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Job Reference: G4S/TP/2716490/109648
Number of Positions: 1
Job Category: Risk
Contract Type: Full Time
Salary: Market related
Location: Klerksdorp
G4S Region: Africa
Country:South Africa

G4S Business Unit:South Africa - Cash Solutions
Closing Date: May 23, 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 Cash Solutions (SA), a leading provider of integrated cash management solutions, has a vacancy for an Investigator in Klerksdorp.

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:

The Investigator will be responsible to enforce security strategies and standards. The Investigator will assist in the ensuring of a safe and secure environment by prevention, detection and response strategy to deter/reduce criminal attacks / losses against the physical assets, staff and customers of the company. Conducts frequent on-site evaluations of the security posture at all G4S Cash Solutions (SA) branches, but not limited to Branch and vehicle security. Conducts investigations relating to losses / robberies and fraudulent activity, and coordinates findings and action taken.

  • Handling of all allocated investigations
  • Acting as a support structure to the Operational / Internal division
  • Follow up on litigation (civil and criminal) involving individuals investigated, arrested and or terminated
  • Ensure compliance to the policies, legislation and regulations identified during investigations
  • Conducts scheduled and unscheduled security reviews to ensure compliance with corporate policies and procedures
  • Oversee all aspects of security, including but not limited to alarms, access control, CCTV, police liaison, perimeter control, fraud, internal involvement, etc.
  • Maintain pro-active stance and makes recommendations that enhance the company security posture
  • Docket Handling, Handling of Intelligence related matters, Asset Recoveries
  • Health & Safety

The Ideal Candidate:

Minimum Requirement

  • At least 3 years strong Investigations background with experience and knowledge in all fields of Security and Investigation procedures.
  • Must be able to manage investigations and attend to crime scenes.
  • Implementation of new security measures in order to mitigate risk at all relevant branches and to follow up on compliance of procedures.
  • Audit Branch Security and Cash Audits.
  • Must be computer literate and able to create presentations. Docket management and a great ability in keeping accurate records of reports.
  • Able to travel and willing to work after hours as and when required.


  • Computer skills
  • Company Policies and procedures
  • Strong investigative background
  • Docket investigation and reporting
  • Security Management
  • Interviewing
  • Criminal / civil law
  • Basic working knowledge of Industrial Relations and Human Resource processes


  • Able to work alone or co-operate closely with a team
  • Ability to audit and to conduct security risk surveys
  • Able to understand and to implement new technologies within the department
  • Able to work constructively under stress and pressure
  • Able to communicate clearly both orally and in writing
  • Able to train, supervise and motivate subordinates
  • Strong surveillance and risk analysis
  • Strong ability in monitoring that people is following regulations and procedures
  • Great ability in keeping accurate records of reports


  • Honest and reliable
  • Positive and conscious outlook
  • Self-disciplined
  • Quick thinking and steadfast in decision making
  • Hardworking motivated and committed
  • Strong surveillance and risk analysis investigation experience
  • Willingness to travel at short notice
  • Deep familiarity with a wide range of aspects of law (e.g., business, personal, criminal)

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: 

-26.8625382 26.6656814

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