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Security Officer at Pyxus Agriculture Limited

  • Full Time
  • Lilongwe
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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 plan and coordinate the security and crime prevention operations in Pyxus’ forests.

Reports to: Area Forestry Supervisor

Key responsibilities

  • Evaluates and reviews the overall security requirements for all Pyxus’ forests and forest resources.
  • Develops and reviews the Pyxus forest security standard operating procedures.
  • Review and consolidates the reports received from the head guards.
  • Prepares an annual forest security budget for review by management.
  • Coordinates and controls security operations on Pyxus’ forests.
  • Supervise security details and monitor surveillance equipment.
  • Oversees the recruitment and coordinates training of the internal security details
  • Initialises police reports with regard to criminal activity (such as theft, arson), prepares reports for the police and attends court as a witness or complainant if required;
  • Prepare and submit various security reports.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Diploma in security management or similar qualification plus at least:
  • 5 years’ experience within the police, army or other security forces at the rank of Inspector or above or similar OR.
  • 5 years business and commercial security experience OR
  • 5 years environmental policing, crime prevention and investigations experience.

The Person

  • She/he must have knowledge of criminal and civil law.
  • She/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.
  • She/he must be prepared to reside within the forest.

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.