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Security Operations and Training

Vryburg, North West, 8601, South Africa
October 14, 2019

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Jacobus Christoffel de Beer

E-Mail: Age: 47


Farm 40

Brakfontein 404

Swartruggens, North West 2835

Cellular +277********


I am a dedicated and hardworking operational, training and administrative professional with significant knowledge and experience in the mining security sector with regards to gold, platinum and copper mines. Apart from mining security experience, I also have several years’ experience in general security duties as well as cash in transit. I am attentive to detail with the ability to identify, investigate and resolve problems efficiently. I am quick to grasp innovative ideas and concepts and demonstrate a logical approach to solving challenges. I possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and work effectively on own initiative and within challenging, energetic team environments. I strive to complete assignments on time and to the required quality standard. A passion of mine is to up skill others to become the best they can be at what they do.

Area of Expertise

Security Management

Advise SM on site security requirements as well as corporate compliance alignment

Security Operations

Assess, plan and execute security operations

CCTV Surveillance

Manage operational requirements and all relevant compliance standard practices

Security Training

Design, develop and implement security training packages.


Design and develop site security standard operating procedures and processes

Risk Assessments

Identify annual site security risks against corporate standards and advise on remedial actions required

Private Security Contract Management

Managing private security contract including manpower application, contract budgets and human resource functions

International Standards on Use of Force and Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights

Design, develop and implement training sessions on the Basic Principles on the Use of Force by Law Enforcement Official from the UN high commissioner’s office. Also, the development and Implementation of training on the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights focusing on the protection of company assets and personnel.


Conducting private security contract audits as well as general site security compliance audits

Budget Planning

Work Experience

Security Compliance and Operations Adviser, June 2017 – February 2019 - Barrick Gold Corporation, Zambia, Solwezi, North west

Security Advisor (Security Management, Operations, Surveillance and Training sections) Providing security oversight, protection of general assets and employees and response to violations of company policies and procedures. Provide oversight and advice on the use of guard forces, security reviews, audits, surveys, risk assessments and awareness programs. Provide support to Crisis Management program and business continuity operations. Supervise site security personnel and train subordinate staff, make recommendations concerning security training and threat assessments. Design and develop security training material aligned with company, local and UN standards. Ensure the development and implementation of security strategies and plans on the project. Provide guidance on preparations for Voluntary Principles and use of force compliance audits. Provide guidance on candidate selection during interview processes.

Security Training Coordinator, September 2015 - June 2016 - Barrick Gold Corporation, Zambia, Solwezi, North West

Managing security training section and other tasks as directed by the corporate security director.

Senior Security Consultant, March 2015 - June 2015 - Barrick Gold Corporation, Zambia, Solwezi, North West

Emergency deployment to aid as part of Crisis Management Team. Provided operational support /training, planning and execution of the critical incident management plan following an industrial unrest event. Intelligence gathering and pre and post emergency planning and trainings.

Security Training Coordinator, September 2011 - December 2014 - Barrick Gold Corporation, Tanzania, United Republic

Developing security personnel both internally and externally with a main focus on the legislative compliance training courses.

Surveillance Coordinator, April 2011 - September 2011 - Barrick Gold Corporation, Tanzania, United Republic

Supervising CCTV surveillance shifts

Human Resource Development Officer, September 2005 - April 2011 - Anglo Platinum, South Africa, Rustenburg, North West

Development of site security personnel both internal and external qualifications

CCTV Surveillance Coordinator, January 2004 - September 2005 - Anglo Platinum, South Africa, Rustenburg, North West

Surveillance Shift Coordinator.

Security Operations Coordinator, April 2002 - January 2004 - Anglo Platinum, South Africa, Rustenburg, North West

Platinum process plant shift supervisor.

Monorail Foreman, August 1999 - September 2002 - Impala Platinum, South Africa, Rustenburg, North West

Serviced and managed underground monorail system

Control Room and Vault Supervisor, December 1993 - March 1999 - Fidelity Cash Management Services, South Africa, Rustenburg, North West

Managing receipt, safe storage and dispatching of cash bags/boxes to various clients and banks. Management of cash in transit fleet through maintenance planning and operational planning.

NCO, June 1991 - June 1993 -South African Defense Force, South Africa, Potchefstroom, North West

Non-Commissioned Officer


High School, Senior Certificate, Senior Certificate, December 1990

Assessor, SASSETA Safety and Security, May 2007 Registered assessor

Certificate IV in Training and Development, Australian Institute of Technology Transfer, September 2011

Certificate in Training and Development

Diploma in Security and Risk Management, College for Law Education and Training, January 2017


Risk Assessments


Advanced administrative

Quality control analysis

Persuasion skills

Service orientation



Employee development

Active listening

Management of personnel resources

Social perceptiveness

Judgmentand decision making


Defensive driving

Critical thinking

Negotiation skills

Time management

Training and Moderating

Training Certificates

Cash in Transit Modula A, Fidelity Guards, 1993

PSIRA Security Officers Grades E-B, Security Officers Board, 1995

Health and Safety Rep, Occupational Health and Safety Consultants, 2002

Diversity Management, 2003

Security Officers Grade A, Anglo Platinum, 2005

Use of Handgun, SASETA, 2007

Use of Rifle, SASETA, 2007

Use of Shotgun, SASETA, 2007

SHEQ for Supervisors, Anglo Platinum, 2007

SAP R3 HR Overview, Anglo Platinum Development Centre, 2007

SAP HR Training and Events, Anglo Platinum Development Centre, 2007

Firearms Instructor, International Firearms Training Academy, 2007

Security Tactical Training, Trainco Consulting, 2007

Customer Relations, Anglo Platinum, 2007

SAP HR Personnel Admin, Anglo Platinum Development Centre, 2007

Emotional Intelligence, IIR Training, 2012

PPM2000 General User, Perspective, 2012

Defensive Driving, Lumwana, 2018


Jacobus Hough

Security Manager

Barrick Gold Tanzania


Rustenburg, Rustenburg, North West, South Africa 0300

Cellular +278********


Mark Griffiths

Security Manager

Barrick Gold Lumwana Mine Zambia

QuarryDene, Cow Road

Spittal, Berwick upon Tweed, UK, United Kingdom TD152QR

Cellular +447*********


Military Background

NCO, June 1991 - June 1993 - Cavalry, South Africa

Training of new recruits in horseback military patrols and applications of pyrotechnics.

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