Standard Bank Group Officer, Security Job

Job Purpose 

The Officer Physical Security and Safety provide leadership and coordination for the Bank’s security operations. Improve the efficiency and effectiveness of security operations security across the Bank with the objective of influencing sustainable operations in line with Standard Bank Group security standards. The role holder will also assist the line manager to provide strategic oversight and risk management for the security function.

Key Deliverables 

Key Dimensions of the Job

  • Security Operations
  • Physical security (business, employees, customers, vendors(guards))
  • Electronic security channels
  • Internal and external stakeholder management
  • Project management
  • Risk management
  • Operations support management.
  • Occupational Health Security and Safety (OHS)
  • Processes and procedures
  • Cost Management
  • Security Asset Management

Risk management

  • Assist in engaging business to formulate and all rounded Security & OHS policy rollout and seek compliance of the laid down policy and regulation for all PORs.
  • Monitor asset movement by verification and final approval of such movements.
  • Identify risks affecting the security function within overall group security framework.
  • Seek compliance based on risk matrix, staff awareness and education, security scoring and controls by ensuring that correct systems and procedures are implemented to reduce this risk.
  • Support to ensure security systems operate optimally.
  • Ensure that routine checklists are actioned to ensure their adequacy and effectiveness.
  • Action risk assurance and audit findings within agreed time frames.

People Management

  • manage direct reports, and ensure deliverables are achieved .
  • Contribute to development/maintain plans for direct reports.
  • Support in tracking performance agreements for the security function.
  • Assist to oversight the overall Bank Security function with direct responsibility for Head office buildings and HSS compliance in PORs.

Process and Procedures.

  • Track and monitor documentation, standardization, implementation and continuous improvement of country security operations processes and procedures.
  • Continuous evaluation of operational security efficiencies and incorporation of best practice.

Occupational Safety and Security

  • Assist to ensure all business units are adequately and appropriately secured by means of alarms, guards where necessary, bullet proof glass, access restriction devices, CCTV, etc.
  • Check that all security systems are functional and are regularly tested.
  • Support to ensure compliance with both Group and local Occupational Health and Safety legislation.
  • Assist to oversee and conduct investigations for all incidents for reporting to Directorate of Occupational Health.


Skills and knowledge

  • Knowledge and understanding of the policies and procedures of the bank.
  • A very good understanding of banking principles, procedures, processes, service, and products.
  • Basic knowledge of Operations principles
  • Sound and technical knowledge of operational systems.

Education Level

  • Degree holder in security management from a recognized University.

Professional Qualifications

  • Professional Security Certification 


  • 2-3 years substantial in bank security operations.

Technical Competencies:

  • Asset Management
  • Asset Security
  • Financial Acumen
  • Financial and Accounting Control
  • IT Procurement and Asset Management
  • Quality Control

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