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Deputy Director: Law Enforcement (5-year Fixed Term Performance Renewable Contract)


ESSENTIAL CRITERIA: Envisaged candidate to manage Law Enforcement must display a great deal of knowledge and skills in terms of strategy development and management ● Good verbal and written communication skills (to all levels & personalities) ● Interpersonal skills ● Computer literacy in MS Office ● Planning and organizing skills ● Analytical and problem solving skills with an ability to conduct root cause analysis and proactively analyze findings and identify opportunities for improvement ● Strategic leadership and thinking ● Service delivery focus ● Results oriented● Accountability and ethical conduct ● Independent thinker who is a team worker ● Knowledge of Document Control or Record Management and Microsoft Office packages

KEY PERFORMANCE AREA: Strategic Management: • Ensure the development and implementation of the annual business plan of Law Enforcement Department which includes the Regional Offices ● Ensure timeous finalisation of the unit’s budget ● Ensure development and implementation and continuous review of a policy document for the unit and directives in respect thereof ●Ensure the development of inspection report templates for all categories or classes of security service providers ● Maintenance and updating of statistical information regarding operational activities, inspections, training, prosecution and legal administration ● Ensure that quarterly and annual reports are compiled and submitted on time ● Keep staff informed on performance and statistics ● Identify and address staff training needs ● Timeous completion of performance agreements and appraisals as prescribed by the policy. Finance & Administration: ● Oversee the service contracts/agreements with service providers/suppliers/vendors to ensure that service provided is according to the agreed and signed service levels and contract/agreement • Produce executive reports as and when required so that Director is provided with up-to-date information and is informed of the operations of the department on an ongoing basis • Compile, monitor and control the implementation of capital and operational budget in the department so that the expenditure is in line with defined limits. Liaison with Stakeholders and the Private Security Industry: ● Conduct regular meetings with stakeholders’ this includes meetings with senior representatives from SAPS (Firearm Registrar and others) Inspection and Training ● Deliver regular presentations to stakeholders to promote and enhance the private security industry ● Regular liaison with the media (printed, radio and television) ● Ensure effective media responses ● Ensure regular issuing of industry circulars. Inspection and investigation services: • Monitoring of inspections and investigations ● Monitoring and investigating compliance ● Ensure monitoring related to firearm applications ● Compiling and timeous submission of replication to the Minister in respect of applications for exemptions by the private security industry ● Facilitate process to provide Letters of Good Standing to companies when required. Prosecution Services: ● Ensure a high level of efficiency in the conducting of improper conduct enquiries and the execution of the prosecution of the Authority as contemplated in the Improper Conduct Enquiries Regulations of 2003 ● Submission of accurate and informative reports on improper conduct enquiries to the Director and Council ● Generally prepare and submit accurate and informative reports on improper conduct enquiries when called upon by the an authority framework or charter approved by the Council.

Job Requirements: 

An earned, recognized degree in Law or Safety & Security and 8-12 years’ experience in Law Enforcement and/or security environment with at least 5 years in senior management level ● Valid driver’s licence ● A post-graduate qualification in the same field and a certificate on leadership or management will be an added advantage.

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Company Name: 

Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority

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