G4S Security Services Zambia Ltd
Posted Job
over 1 year ago

General Manager – Systems

Job Introduction:

  • Develop, implement and manage the G4S security technology strategy/ policy and projects
  • Strategy determines current and future security technology requirement to achieve corporate objectives
  • Strategy/policy is benchmarked against best practices in industry
  • Strategy/policy identifies environmental specifics to G4S

Key projects are identified

  • Security Technology budget is planned and submitted with strategy
  • Strategy and budget is approved by directors
  • Strategy is clearly and effectively communicated to all relevant stakeholder

Manage outsource partners

  • Maintain support service agreements
  • SLA exist with all security technology providers
  • New upgrades/releases of applications process is functional
  • Process to perform needs analysis (cost benefit analysis) for new requests exists

Manage development activities

  • Ensure that new development activities (program applications) support security technology strategy
  • Establish new support agreements for applications implemented
  • Project management process to manage application system development/maintenance projects
  • Release management and change control processes exist and is functional

Manage operational facilities

  • Manage the provision of security technology services including CCTV, access control, alarms, etc.
  • Maintain and manage the implementation of security technology principles and guidelines
  • A functional disaster recovery and business continuity plan exists

Manage the budget/expenses for the Systems Department

  • Check, analyse and explain major variances to budget on a monthly basis
  • Ensure that expense mandates follow audit procedures
  • Prepare annual security technology (hardware/software) budget

Staff management and development

  • All team members have clearly defined job profile s aligned to manager profile
  • Regular goal review completed to assess achievement of results
  • Support, coaching and mentoring is continuously provided to ensure that objectives are met
  • Completed development plans for each employee
  • Employment equity plan targets measured
  • Appropriate allocation of resources to meet operational demands
  • Ensure that events/activities taking place in team are effectively communicated within team and to other teams requiring the information
  • Ensure adequate succession plan to meet ongoing and anticipated business requirements

The Ideal Candidate:

Ideal Candidate Must Have:

  • Relevant IT degree or diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Driver’s licence
  • 5+ years experience in an IT / security technology role
  • Knowledge of security technology trends and best practices
  • Knowledge of service level agreements
  • Knowledge of security hardware and software installation requirements (alarms, CCTV, access control

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