Investigator: Responsible for investigation of criminal matters

Job Details


Excellent Benefits


Posted: 10/02/2023 - Permanent Job Ref: 166115990

Our client seeks an Investigator who will be responsible for the investigation of criminal and disciplinary related matters and the collection of information. The role is responsible to ensure strong relationships with local law enforcement agencies.

  • Ensuring that all activities are carried out in accordance with legislation and Security policies and procedures.
  • Providing timely communication and actionable intelligence to support the protection of people, assets/intellectual property and infrastructure. Compiling and maintaining detailed records of incidents and related statistics and communicate these to Specialist: Security Investigations.
  • Support and participate in the training and development requirements of employees especially in terms of new systems and work practices.
  • Pro-actively identify and analyses risks and threats and recommend counter measures to prevent re-occurrence.
  • Testify in courts and hearings when required.
  • Investigate all asset losses due to unlawful activities and recommend systems and/or procedures to prevent any reoccurrence. This includes interviews, recording of statements and compiling dossiers.
  • Investigate criminal transgressions, or potential transgressions, to identify and bring to justice the persons responsible and monitor subversive activities in the community to prevent negative effect to the company and report to the Specialist: Security Investigations. Ensure that criminal cases are registered with SAPS and assist SAPS investigating officers with the investigation as required.
  • Maintain a close working relationship with the SAPS and assist in processing registered cases through the courts to ensure that dockets are complete, and that due process is followed (this includes testifying and attending all court proceedings as required).

The Person
  • Minimum of 5 years of working experience in an investigate function within the security or policing environment. Experience within a mining environment would be beneficial.
  • Private Security Regulatory Authority (PSIRA) as Grade "A" Security Practitioner.
  • Strong fluency with MS Office.
  • In-depth investigative experience and exposure within the judicial system is critical for this role.
  • Proven track record in compiling case dossiers and concluding investigations.
  • Good understanding of security management statutory obligations, requirements, and dynamics.
  • Grade 12 & National Diploma in Police Management / Security Management / Law qualification.
  • Driver’s license.
  • Must be SA Passport Holder.