Transnet Pipelines: Head of Security and Forensic

Operating Division: Transnet Pipelines
Position Title: Head of Security and Forensic
Employee Group: Permanent
Department: Security
Location: Durban Central
Reporting To: Chief Executive
Grade Level: C
Reference Number: 40001199

Position Purpose:

  • Drive the development of a Security and Fraud Risk Management strategy, plan and budget focused on preventative measures to safeguard the business of Transnet Pipelines.
  • Direct and oversee the implementation of all security and fraud risk management programs that provide protection and safety of the organisation’s employees, assets and customers.
  • Identify areas (geographic and types of security threats) that need to be prioritised in dealing with the security of people, assets and infrastructure.
  • Lead an investment programme in the use of technology and other digital tools to ensure a cost-effective security.
  • Monitor the performance of external service providers contracted to deal with the security of Transnet Pipelines’ assets, pipeline network and National Key Points.
  • Undertake continuous security risk assessment in all the business operations.
  • Provide strategic direction on all Fraud Risk Management related matters which include Fraud Prevention, Fraud Detection and Fraud Investigation.
  • Form strategic alliances with law enforcement agencies to ensure TPL gets maximum cooperation during criminal investigations.
  • Oversee compliance with legislative requirements in reporting incidents of fraud, corruption and all fuel theft / damage to infrastructure.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • B-Degree in Law or Forensics or Criminal Investigations is required.
  • A post graduate qualification will be an advantage.
  • Minimum of 15 years’ experience in safety and security or risk management or compliance function, of which at least 5 years at an executive leadership level within an operations environment.
  • Demonstrated stakeholder relations management skills.
  • Requirement of trust and honesty in handling of finances as per the National Credit Act Amendment 19.

Standard Job Requirements

  • Driver’s license code 08.
  • Travel as required by the business – Locally and International.


  • Strategy.
  • Physical security.
  • Security risk management.
  • Security technology management.
  • Case management.
  • Ethics and integrity.
  • Strategy and sustainability.
  • Inspirational leadership.
  • Business performance and delivery.
  • Relationship management.
  • Corporate governance & compliance.
  • Personal mastery.

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Closing date: 06-04-2021


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