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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 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 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

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