Security Manager

Employer: Chevron
Location: South Africa (Cape Town)

Desired Expertise: Security
Experience: 5+ years
Minimum Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Reference Code: 42657
Work Authorization: None

Job Description:
Chevron is one of the world's leading energy companies, with approximately 60,000 employees working in countries around the world. We explore, produce and transport crude oil and natural gas; refine, market and distribute fuels and other energy products; manufacture and sell petrochemical products; generate power; and develop future energy resources, including biofuels and geothermal energy. To learn more, visit the Explore Chevron website.

We operate 100,000 barrels per day refinery in Milnerton, Cape Town, that produces gasoline, diesel, jet fuel, liquefied petroleum gas, fuel oil, paving asphalt and other products. Chevron South Africa also has interests in a lubricant oil manufacturing plant in Durban and maintains a laboratory and blending plant there.

Chevron is accepting online applications for the position of Security Manager located in Cape Town, South Africa through January 22, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time).

Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:
Delivery of Security Services:

-Develops and manages the implementation of the Security Risk Assessment Program (SRAP) including adherence to it, and action plans, on a cross functional basis for Southern Africa, in line with Corporate Policy and Operational Excellence (OE) Elements
-Conducts and manages investigations. Adheres to requirements of the Manual of Compliance Procedures and guidelines (MCPG). Ensure timely and accurate reporting and communications regarding investigations
-Conducts and supervises Security Management Reviews, OE 1 implementation, security drills
and policy / procedure reviews across Business Units in Southern Africa
-Manages Executive Protection as required within Southern Africa
-Manages security program for expatriate housing and proactively provide security advisories to staff
-Maintain close liaison with management to provide security advice and support and to advise on appropriate mitigating measures; provides visibility from the security function across the business both geographically and among staff, visiting all BUs as required
-Ensures that all security requirements of the South African National Key Points administration and the ISPS code are followed and adhered to

Management Support:

-Maintains and supervises cost-effective security policies and procedures as required in Southern Africa Downstream
-Maintains an Information Security and Awareness program for all Chevron personnel traveling in Southern Africa
-Manages the interface between security and Business Unit (BU) management in Southern Africa keeping leaders informed of security-related issues, awareness programs and other matters requiring compliance
-Manages the Southern Africa security organization, personnel, budget and service provision
-Remains a permanent member of the regional crisis management team and contribute as appropriate to crisis management and contingency plans
-Participates in regional planning and training on evacuation procedures
-Gives guidance on correct security incident reporting policies and procedures and provides appropriate response and communication regarding incidents
-Ensures an evergreen process in terms of training and re-training of all new and existing personnel regarding this requirement
-Develops and maintains effective reporting structures and a database of compliance, fraud, and security related issues within Southern Africa Bus

Management of Security Service Providers:

-Develops, implements and provides training on standards and procedures, in accordance with local laws and Global Security expectations by which local security service providers need to operate
-Constantly reviews and evaluates the performance of security service providers and ensure appropriate metrics are in place to support this
-Leads sourcing and procurement of security service providers to meet BU security requirements


-Oversees the workload and professional development of all members of the Southern Africa security organization. Maintains work records and security plans
-Ensures timely and accurate reporting of security-related incidents to BU management, both initially and in subsequent written summaries
-Ensures timely and accurate input of data to the GS Information Security Management System and other related records

Personnel Security:

-Works with Global Security and Facility Management to develop Security Vulnerabilities Assessment mitigation plans, ensure final plans are communicated to the Operational Excellence, Health, Environment and Safety (OE/HES) Leadership as well
-Coordinates practices and ensure compliance to Global Security Personnel Security and Executive Protection policies, processes and protocols
-Manages security program for the Expatriate Housing and provide travel advisory to employees engaged in business travels in and across the country, especially during and within areas affected by violent protests


-Plays a proactive role in enhancing compliance with company security policies and procedures in the region
-Maintains a detailed record of engagement with BUs regarding security compliance issues
-Ensures reports are submitted as required by regional and corporate compliance officers

Retail Security:

-Provides advice to downstream marketing in Southern Africa on retail security at company owned or operated sites


-Establishes and maintains contact networks with law enforcement and other government / diplomatic security officials to facilitate related support and / or assistance for the business when required
-Represents the company on the South African Petroleum Industry’s Security Forum, National Key Points Authority Committee, Government Sector and Petro-Chemical Security Committee

Required Qualifications:
Relevant Bachelor degree and/or equivalent Security Management qualification
Minimum five years’ relevant security experience, preferably obtained in a corporate environment
Strong Leadership and management experience that supervises a geographically dispersed team, engages the Distributive Areas business leaders
Strength in compliance as the role is key in leading O.E Element 1 as it relates to Security of Personnel and Assets
Critical to have a degree of proficiency in conducting and delivering high quality Investigations
Serving as a key representative amongst local business leaders and within various external stakeholder forums
Fluency with local government security regulations including the National Key Point Act
Representation on Crisis Management Teams
Excellent communication skills both spoken and written
Willingness to travel nationally

Relocation Options:
Relocation may be considered within Chevron South Africa parameters.

International Considerations:
Selected candidates will work in South Africa under the local payroll system and benefits.

Employment Equity:
Selections will be made in line with the Chevron South Africa Employment Equity plan.

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