The security guards at Magnum Security are monitored by computer-based Guard Monitoring Software which allows them to monitor their activities electronically. Clients can rest assured that their security guards are on duty protecting their property. This company's plans are under way to expand to other areas in Zambia.
Magnum's focus has always been, and will continue to be, on security tailored to the needs of the commercial, industrial, retail and Government markets. The company has a fleet of vehicles dedicated to its professional guard services and specifically equipped vehicles for emergencies and rapid response.
The pricing for the guard service and rapid response services is highly competitive compared to other security companies. Magnum Security augments its guard and rapid response services with the integration of electronic security systems such as access control, CCTV, alarm monitoring and intruder monitoring, vehicle tracking and recovery, and fleet management services.
Recruitment and training of personnel
Many key personnel in Magnum Security are experienced in policing procedures, having trained and served in the Zambia Police Service. The Group Operations Manager and the Operations Manager both held high positions in the Zambia Police Service for many years. Senior personnel are supplied with licensed firearms to be utilised during the course of their duties for the company.
Magnum Security currently has a workforce of over 2,000 and the minimum educational qualifications for security staff is Grade 9. Candidates are finger printed and subsequently screened through the Criminal Records Office of the Zambia Police Service. Recruits also present reference letters, which are thoroughly verified for authenticity. Successful candidates are then enrolled in the Magnum training school, which equips them with the necessary knowledge and skills to perform their duties efficiently.
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With an extensive technology portfolio and experienced team, Magnum Security is a leading supplier of security and automation solutions for residential and commercial applications n Zambia. The company's customer monitoring center are on call 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to provide a fast response when the security systems are triggered.
Magnum Security's goal to give their customers peace of mind knowing that they are safe from harm any time of day. The company seeks to enhance the quality of the lives of its valued customers through state-of-the-art security systems.
To support its high service standards and quality personnel, Magnum has developed a professional team with significant training and experience in the security industry. The company combines education and training with practical hands-on experience in security.
Recruitment of security guards and rapid response personnel
The recruitment and screening exercise for guards and rapid response personnel is very thorough. The minimum educational qualifications for security constables is Grade 9 and above and Grade 12 and above for Inspectors and Chief Inspectors. Potential candidates are finger printed and screened through the Criminal Records Office of the Zambia Police Service under the watchful eye of the Operations Manager, Mr. George Kauseni, former Deputy Commissioner of Police. Recruits are also required to present reference letters which are carefully authenticated. Successful candidates are then enrolled in the Magnum Security training school, equipping them with the necessary knowledge and skills to perform their duties efficiently and effectively.