Job at Diageo, Security Manager March 2022

Job at Diageo, Security Manager March 2022

Job at Diageo, Security Manager March 2022

About Us

Diageo is the world’s leading premium drinks company with an outstanding collection of brands, such as Johnnie Walker, Smirnoff, Baileys, Captain Morgan, Tanqueray and Guinness. Our purpose – Celebrating life, every day, everywhere – has an important role in our company, for our people, our diversity, our brands, in how we perform and how we create shared value.

Serengeti Breweries Limited (SBL) is a fully integrated beverage business in Diageo Africa (supply and demand for beer and spirits) It is a subsidiary of East Africa Breweries Limited (EABL), the largest business unit in Diageo Africa and the largest listed Company on the NSE in Kenya. SBL operates exclusively in Tanzania and is the second largest beer company in the country.

SBL was incorporated in 1988 as Associated Breweries Limited and changed its name to Serengeti Breweries Limited in 2002 and commenced commercial operations in 1996 with one brewery in Dar es Salaam.  The company was acquired by EABL in October 2010 and has three breweries located in Dar es Salaam, Mwanza and Moshi.

SBL flagship brand is Serengeti Premium Lager.  Other brand portfolios include Serengeti Lite, Guinness FES, Guinness Smooth, Pilsner Lager and Bongo Don.  Headquartered in Dar es Salaam, SBL is also the distributor of several global Diageo international renowned spirit brands such as Johnnie Walker®, Smirnoff Vodka®, Bailey’s Irish Cream ®, Black & White® and Gilbeys Gin®.

Leadership Responsibilities:

Managing all site and region related security issues in accordance to Diageo security policies and guidelines

Purpose of Role:

To implement policies in accordance with Global Group security policies and practices. To protect corporate interests in physical and intellectual property and the protection of the employees of Diageo/SBL.

Works with Line Managers to assist in managing security strategies. Needs to respond immediately if there is a perceived or actual threat affecting the security of the company.

Key accountabilities

  • Commit to Occupational Health and Safety standards. Frequently state and articulate that Safety is our No.1 priority. Be visible as an ambassador for safety by behaving in a safe manner at all times and always challenging unsafe practices and behaviour of others, reprimanding where appropriate. Adhere strictly to the site safety rules and systems and equipment operational procedures.
  • Enforce site security policy and procedures.
  • Maintain perimeter security to control access. Gate control of persons and vehicles and implement existing ID card system.
  • Ensure locks, CCTV and alarms are operational. Enforce IT security policy to prevent information theft and intellectual property.
  • Identify security control gaps and develop and implement controls to prevent frauds, thefts and breaches of company policy.
  • Implement security structures, policies and procedures. Monitor activities at critical areas of business to prevent fraud.
  • Drive personnel security and ensure that employees at risk are well protected.
  • Proactively provide commercial and pragmatic security advice and solutions for the business and actively contribute to set strategy, policy and standards and manage security programmes.
  • Work with the business and other internal stakeholders such as the HR, Sales and Marketing, Legal and Corporate Relations teams on relevant matters affecting the region including compliance and counterfeit issues.
  • Proactively lead security initiatives and draw in and coordinate other necessary contributors
  • Organize protective escorts for valuable items both on-site and off-site.
  • Ensure technical security systems on sites provide the optimum level of cost effective security.
  • Maintain record of up-to-date knowledge of threat/risk assessment to property, assets and personnel
  •  Ensure all managers are given authoritative security advice appropriate to areas of their work
  • Conduct and manage investigations into suspected breaches of company policy where requested, and report to the designated case leader.
  •  Handle sensitive information and advice concerning serious crime affecting the company to the Head of Security.
  •  Design workable security plan to support promotional events to “push and pull” the Share Volume.
  • Direct responsibility for office cabinets containing reports, investigations and data both general and confidential relevant to security matters.
  • Co-ordinate, manage and evaluate performance of 3rd party security service providers.
  • Provide effective, reliable and on time intelligence information to facilitate line management to effectively perform their professional duties to the company.
  • Provide security against threats and/or actions from terrorist and criminal elements and organisations.

Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • Minimum of 4 years relevant experience in a large organization
  • At least 2 years’ experience in a commercial organisation.
  • Interpersonal relationship building skills and ability to engage with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of interaction between company and law enforcement agencies in crisis management cases.
  • Ability to manage projects and be a catalyst for change Qualifications in Crime Prevention, Detection, and Investigation will be an added advantage.
  • Ability to prioritise in the face of conflicting demands

Barriers to Success in Role

  • Inability to use investigation skills
  • Inability manage third parties and contractors
  • Inability to be proactive
  • In ability to work collaboratively across the organization
  • Unethical practices


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