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Head Guards at Pyxus Agriculture Limited

  • Full Time
  • Lilongwe
  • 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. Career
opportunities have arisen in our organisation for various positions within our Forestry Department as below:


Job Purpose

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

Reports to: Security Officer

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.
  • Coordinates 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 of 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.
  • She/he must have problem solving skills and the ability to manage teams.

Method Of Application

Interested candidates must send their applications, clearly marked for the specific job applied for, e.g. “Forestry Clerk” or “Head Guard” etc., to the address below, no later than 7th June 2023

The Human Resources Services Controller
Pyxus Agriculture Limited
Plot 29/285, Kanengo
P.O. Box 40048

Or Email:

Or hand submission to the Forestry Technician at your nearest Pyxus forest office.

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