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Fri, 10/08/2018 - 17:30

Sierra Diamonds Limited is looking for a qualified candidate for the following position:


Security Supervisor

Department: Security
Hours: 44 per week

Location: Tongo Field, Sierra Leone

Reports to:Head of Security

Contract Type: Fixed Term


Key deliverables:

Supervising a team of Security Personnel and providing first line management to the operational shift to ensure that all duties are carried out properly; Undertaking regular internal and external foot patrols of a site; Protecting a client's property against loss, theft, damage and waste; Conducting regular floor walks throughout a shift to ensure the smooth running of security operations; Making sure that Security Officers are performing their duties to the appropriate standard; Identify and conduct training courses to keep staff properly trained for their areas of responsibility; Develop knowledge and capability in others - share knowledge, skills and experience to raise competency; Detecting, resolving and reporting any security breaches; Investigating security breaches and incidents;

Skills required:

  • Excellent communication skills (Verbal and written);
  • Effective people management skills & good team building skills;
  • Being thorough and accurate in all record keeping and documentation;
  • Dealing professionally with any incidents of verbal abusive & threatening behaviour;
  • Able to distinguish when to act on own initiative and when to seek appropriate advice and guidance.
  • Have basic knowledge of computers and Microsoft Office, Outlook, Word and Excel.

Qualifications/Experience required:

  • 5 years' experience in security or similar industry with exposure to investigations, report writing and security operations. Time spend in the military or police will be considered
  • 2 Years' experience of working in a mining environment.
  • 2 Years' experience as a security site supervisor, or trainer

How to apply:

To apply for this role please have your updated CV and copies of certificates delivered to any of the following addresses depending on your location: For the attention of:

The Human Resources Department                                

Sierra Diamonds Limited                                                                       

Tonguma Camp Site, Tongo Field




The Human Resources Department

2 Berthan Macauley Drive, Juba Hill

Freetown, Sierra Leone Please indicate job position in the subject line

Closing Date: 10 August 2018 Applications will be treated as and when they are received.

Equal opportunity statement:

All posts are advertised on an equal opportunity basis and qualified women and men are encouraged to apply. Only short listed candidate will be contacted for interview.


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