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Head Guard at Pyxus Agriculture Limited

  • Full Time
  • Lilongwe
  • Applications have closed
  • Salary: 00

Pyxus Agriculture Limited

Pyxus Agriculture Limited is a subsidiary of a trusted provider of responsibly sourced, independently verified, sustainable and traceable agricultural products and ingredients, operating in Malawi servicing the needs of its shareholders and their customers. A career opportunity has arisen in our organisation for the position of Head Guard. The successful candidate will report to the Security Officer.

JOB OPPORTUNITY

HEAD GUARD

Job Purpose:

To provide the required security services and control for Pyxus’ forests in compliance with the Security Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).

Key responsibilities:

  • Analyses security risks and requirements within Pyxus’ forests and prepares relevant action plans to ensure required security in compliance with Pyxus forests’ SOP.
  • Tactically assigns duties to security guards and patrolmen/women.
  • Supervise security guards and patrolmen/women.
  • Cordinates and leads forest patrols to combat theft, arson and other illegal activities.
  • Manage access control into Pyxus forests.
  • Follows up, investigates and takes appropriate action on possible criminal activity reported from internal or external sources.
  • Gathers evidence of illegal activity and attends court as a witness or complainant if required.
  • Inspects log entry/exit or vehicles and persons into/out off the forests on a daily basis.
  • Prepare and submit various security reports.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Recognised security training.
  • 2 years experience within the police, army or other security forces OR.
  • 2 years business and commercial security experience OR
  • 2 years environmental policing, crime prevention and investigations experience.

The Person:

  • S/he must have knowledge of environmental law.
  • S/he must be physically fit
  • S/he must be a self-starter, able to work under pressure with minimum supervision.
  • S/he must have problem solving skills and the ablity to manage teams.
  • S/he must be prepared to reside within the forest.

Method Of Application

Please submit your CV and cover letter outlining your suitability for this position to mwrecruitment@pyxus.com before the closing date of 24th April 2024.

You may also send your application by post to:

The HR Services Controller
PYXUS Agriculture Limited
P.O. Box 40048
Kanengo
LILONGWE 4.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the next stage of the recruitment process