PASSENGER RAIL AGENCY OF SOUTH AFRICA (PRASA)
Lead and direct the provision of effective Group Security Services and Operations as these relate to: Protection of assets, commuters and employees; investigations (non-forensic, general crimes, liability claims etc.); • business intelligence; nerve centre operations; technical training of human • resources; the control of firearm and related equipment; document and • information security and security screening and vetting.
Provide expert security advisory services• Establish and ensure that all Security structures and committees are in place and are functional and effective. • Monitor Security Risk, Threat and Vulnerability Assessments (SRTVA). • Advise on issues of crime detection and prevention. • Develop and monitor the PRASA Security Risk Register
Manage Group Security Human Resources • Lead and direct the Group Security team in the achievement of set objectives and targets • Ensure the security and financial vetting of the team • Review and analyse the business plan to determine the applicable deliverables and targets • Determine the human resource requirements, permanent and contractors, in accordance with the expected deliverables • Secure the human resource requirements to ensure that deliverables will be met in accordance with the expected targets
Manage Group Security Costs • Compile the annual Group Security budget and submit for approval • Review the budget on a monthly basis in respect of performance and report on variances
Manage Stakeholder Relationships • Liaise with Divisions and Subsidiaries to receive plans for the year indicating the services needed and to provide leadership accordingly. • Build and maintain relationships with suppliers and other stakeholders (Railway Safety Regulator; Private Security Industry • Regulatory Authority, South African Police Services, State Security Agency, • National Prosecuting Authority, Transnet Freight Rail Government Sector Security Council, Gautrain etc.)
Performance management and reporting
KNOWLEDGE:Sound knowledge of the business environment, the relevant role players within the business and their key responsibilities and outcomes • The ability to build and implement appropriate corporate governance mechanisms that effectively regulate business conduct • Knowledge and understanding of the principles of finance and the components involved in finance • Sound knowledge and understanding of all relevant legislation and regulations, including RSR Standards, PSIRA, Minimum Information Security Standards (MISS) and Minimum Physical Security Standards (MPSS) Knowledge and understanding of the company policies and procedures applicable to the specific work environment to ensure that work outcomes are compliant to the policies and procedures.
SKILLS: Advanced Communication • Contract Management • Decision Making • Interpersonal Management • Negotiation • Problem Solving • Reporting
ATTITUDES: Analytical • Confidentiality • Honest and integrity •Professionalism • Pro-active • Reliable
CAPABILITIES: Minimum requirements:Post Graduate Qualification in Security Related Studies. • Master's in Business Administration or Management will be an added advantage • PSIRA GradeA • Security Clearance: Secret Experience: • Minimum 15 Years' experience in the Security environment • Minimum 10 Years' experience on Executive Management level
Applications may be forwarded to: APPLYPRASACS@sng.gtcom
JOB TITLE : Group Company Secretary (5Year Contract)
SALARY GROUP : Executive Management
LOCATION: PRASA Corporate
DEPARTMENT: Company Secretary
POST NUMBER: TBA
DEPARTMENTAL MISSION: To guide and support the PRASA Board in discharging its regulatory responsibilities
OUTPUTS: Ensure the PRASA Board's Legislative and Corporate • Governance Compliance • Provide the Directors, collectively and individually, with detailed guidance on legal duties, responsibilities and powers. • Develop a Corporate Governance Framework to set out the Board Committees and • Board of Control on governance structures and a calendar for the year • Establish terms of reference for Board of Control and Board Committees inclusive of function requirements and levels of authority • Monitor local and international developments on corporate governance and bring these to the Board of Control's attention • Grow the internal governance capability to address internal control risks within PRASA. • Ensure that the directors are aware of any law relevant to or affecting the company. • Review Board/Committee structures and Charters on an annual basis • Conduct Board Performance Evaluation during the first quarter of the Financial Year. • Review company policies and procedures to confirm compliance to legal and regulatory requirements • Review legislative and regulatory developments that may impact PRASA and ensure the Board is fully equipped to comply with such changes • Facilitate the induction process of new Executives and Board members. • Alter and report to the Board and Group Executive Committee on any compliance irregularities and provide recommendations for corrective measures • Provide input into the development of the annual report to ensure that:• Statutory deadlines are met • Statutory and regulatory disclosers are validated • Convey communication in relation to Board decisions to relevant stakeholders • Liaise with external regulatory advisors to ensure business continuity and sustainability.
Coordinate Board and Board Committee Meetings• Facilitate the approval of the Annual Board Plan at the last Board meeting of the calendar year • Raise matters that may warrant the attention of the board. • Ensure and promote efficient functioning of all internal management committees • Ensure all attendance registers and declaration of interests are signed by participants at all Board/Committee meetings • Conduct quarterly reviews of meetings procedures
Maintain company records • Minutes of all shareholders meetings, • Board meetings and the meetings of any committees of the directors. • Lists of directors and shareholders, annual accounts etc.
Report on the office of the Company Secretariat matters: • Human resources (performance management, learning and development, quality of work, application of policies etc.) • Financial resources (budgeting, expenditure etc.) • Stakeholder relations (Board, Committees of the Board) etc.
KNOWLEDGE:• Sound knowledge of the business environment, the relevant role players within the business and their key responsibilities and outcomes • Knowledge and understanding of the principles of finance and the components involved in finance • Sound knowledge Company Act and of the relevant legislation applicable to Prasa • Knowledge and understanding of the company policies and procedures applicable to the specific work environment to ensure that work outcomes are compliant to the policies and procedures
SKILLS: Advanced Communication • Analytical • Advanced Interpersonal Computer • Conflict Management • Management • Negotiation • Presentation • Problem Solving
ATTITUDES: • Accuracy • Confidentiality • Diplomacy • Follow-through Helicopter perspective • Honest and integrity • Lateral Thinking • Independent • Judgement • Professionalism • Strategic Thinking
CAPABILITIES: Minimum requirements: LLB Degree • Other postgraduate qualification in the field will serve as an advantage. • Membership of the Chartered Secretaries of Southern Africa (CSSA)
Experience: • Minimum 15 Years' experience as a Company Secretary
Applications may be forwarded to: APPLYPRASAGCS@sng.gt.com
JOB TITLE : Group Executive: Business Strategy and
SALARY GROUP : Executive Management
LOCATION : PRASA Corporate
DEPARTMENT : Office of the Group Chief Executive Officer (OGCE0)
POST NUMBER : TBA
REFERENCE : R&S/GEBSP/OGCEO/I75
DEPARTMENTAL MISSION:To support the Group Chief Executive Officer and PRASA leadership in defining and communicating PRASA's long term strategic objectives, including the development and implementation of business performance measures and standards.
OUTPUTS: • Business Strategy formulation, Development and implementation: • Develop, review PRASA's strategy, ensuring the strategic objectives are well understood and executed by the heads of the department • Conduct strategic benchmarks as part of environmental scanning for the purposes of business strategy formulation, development and implementation. • Identify the risks and opportunities in all aspects of sustainability and assess these against the organisation's values, goals and strategy. • Support the overall process of management and corporate decision-making to ensure the organisation maximises its short, medium and long-term sustainability. • Lead in the development of strategies, policies and processes across all functions that will help to achieve the business' mission and core objectives • Maintain regular contact with all Stakeholders to keep them abreast of business developments and to seek feedback from them so that the business can effectively implement a programme of continuous improvement • Maintain an awareness of developments in the fields of organization change and development to ensure that the company continues to take advantage of the latest thinking in these areas • Work closely with the executive directors and the board to develop, lead and manage the growth path of the business.
Monitor PRASA Group performance • Monitor the implementation of corporate objectives against performance and corporate goals. • Ensure integration, alignment, consolidation and monitoring of implementation progress at business entity level and support functions to meet the PRASA corporate plan objectives. • Provide guidance, training and assistance to all Business entity and Corporate Office performance staff and executives in terms of the Corporate Strategy and Performance. • Identify risks around Group Performance reporting and ensure actions 'to mitigate the risks. • . Prepare a consolidated monthly Performance report and analysis of Group Performance for the Group Executive committee and discuss problems and potential solutions. • Prepare the Group Quarterly Shareholder reports with performance overview and analysis to the Governance Committee and Board of Control for approval for submission to the Shareholder. • Prepare the Annual Performance Report to the Group Executive committee and then the Governance committee and Board of Control for approval.
Manage Human Resources • Lead and direct the Group Strategy team in the achievement of set objectives and targets • Review and analyse the business plan to determine the applicable deliverables and targets • Determine the human resource requirements, permanent and contractors, in accordance with the expected deliverables • Secure the human resource requirements to ensure that deliverables will be met in accordance with the expected targets
Manage Costs• Compile the annual Group Strategy budget and submit for approval • Review the budget on a monthly basis in respect of performance and report on variances
Manage Stakeholder Relationships
KNOWLEDGE:• Sound knowledge of the business environment, the relevant role players within the business, and their key responsibilities and outcomes • The ability to build and implement appropriate corporate governance mechanisms that effectively regulate business conduct • Knowledge and understanding of the principles of finance and the components involved in finance • Knowledge and understanding of the corporate identity of the organisation and the governance mechanisms utilised to govern the corporate identity • Sound knowledge of the relevant applicable legislation
SKILLS: • Advanced Communication • Strategic Thinking • Interpersonal • Presentation • Management • Problem Solving • Reporting
ATTITUDES: • Analytical • Helicopter perspective • Honest and integrity • Professionalism • Innovation • Pro-active • Reliable
CAPABILITIES: Minimum requirements: • Master's in Business Administration or Masters in Commerce or Business Strategy
Experience: • Minimum 15 years' experience in Corporate Strategy development environment. • Minimum 10 Years' experience on Executive Management level.
Applications may be forwarded to: APPLYPRASABSP@sng.gt.com
Closing date: 03 September 2019
PRASA's EE requirements will be taken into consideration.
Should you not hear from us within three (3) months from the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.