The Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority (PSiRA) with its head office in Pretoria is the statutory body regulating the private security industry in South Africa. The Primary objects of Authority are to regulate the private security industry and to exercise effective control over the occupation of a security service provider in the public and national interest and the interest of the private security industry itself. In order to advance its mandate, the Authority is required to also promote the empowerment and advancement of persons who were historically disadvantaged through unfair discrimination in the private security industry.
The Authority hereby invites nominations/applications for interested qualified individuals to serve as members of a transformation panel of experts to advise the Authority on matters of transformation within the Private Security industry. Think tank organisations and/or institutions of higher learning or similar entities as well as self-nominations are welcome to apply.
Minimum standard/criteria for nominations: To be eligible as a member of the panel of experts, a person must be fit and proper, a citizen of or have permanent resident status in the Republic of South Africa, and may have a direct or indirect interest in the private security industry, represent or is a member of a body representing the interests of employers or employees in the private security industry or security officers or any security business. The person must also have relevant competency and extensive experience in the following areas: law, economics, social sciences, safety and security and transformation matters.
The Role: The role of the panel of experts will be amongst others to review the current status of transformation within the private security sector, to identify areas of transformation, hold consultative workshops across all sectors of the private security industry on transformation, develop draft transformation charter for the private security industry for further consideration and adoption by the private security industry.
The remuneration: A panel member will be remunerated by the Authority in accordance with the provisions of the Private Security Industry Act and guidelines of the National Treasury Regulations.
How to nominate?
The following documentation should be provided:
• Applications must be accompanied by detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) of the nominee;
• Declaration of no interest in the private security industry or the interest of any organisation(s) in the private security industry;
• A written motivation explaining nominee’s suitability for appointment;
• Written disclosure of business interests and membership in other boards / councils; and
• Nominee’s acceptance letter.
Nominations should be submitted to the Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority, in writing with supporting documentation for the attention of: Dr Sabelo Gumedze, Private Bag X 817, Pretoria, 0001 or hand delivered at Eco Glades 2 Office Park, Block B, 1st Floor, 420 Witch-Hazel Avenue, Highveld, Ext. 75, Centurion. Enquiries: Ms Margaret Gichanga (012) 003 0492 OR [email protected].
Closing date: 22 December 2016.
Ref: Transformationcharterpanel21November 2016