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Closing Date2022/06/15
Reference NumberTSE220608-8
Job TitleRegional Compliance Officer
Business Unit / DivisionThorburn Security Solutions
Job Type ClassificationPermanent
Location - Town / CityCape Town
Location - ProvinceWestern Cape
Location - CountrySouth Africa
About Us

Thorburn Security Solutions is an industry leading Security Services Provider that offers integrated, intelligence-driven safety and security solutions through an advanced risk mitigation approach. A proud division of the Tsebo Solutions Group, Thorburn is a quality-driven organisation that delivers premium security products and services.

The Regional Compliance Officer is to assist and ensure that the region for which the job holder is responsible for adheres to legal standards, company- and Group policies.The Regional Compliance Officer will support the region with Thorburn’s legal and statutory compliance and managing all aspects of the Integrated Management System, ensuring compliance with the ISO 9001, 14001, 45001 standards.The exclusion of responsibility in terms of Thorburn’s compliance for the Regional Compliance Officer is Firearm Compliance and PSIRA Compliance which are managed by the appointed Firearm Compliance Officer and regional HRM respectively

Please refer to minimum requirements below 

Duties & Responsibilities


  • Review and ensure compliance of Thorburn’s obligations and responsibilities regarding the OHS Act and statutory requirements. Ensure that all mechanisms, policies and procedures are in place.
  • Emergency and Disaster Preparedness: Ensure that the appropriate policies and procedures are in place and that staff are provided with the necessary mentoring and training on an ongoing basis. Ensure a constant state of readiness to respond to all emergencies is maintained.
  • Develop and execute health and safety plans in the workplace according to legal guidelines.
  • Enforce policies to establish a culture of health and safety.
  • Evaluate practices, procedures, and facilities to assess risk and adherence to the law.
  • Conduct training and presentations for health and safety matters and accident prevention.
  • Monitor compliance to policies and laws by inspecting employees and conducting audits on workplaces.
  • Inspect the workplace to observe possible unsafe conditions.
  • Investigate accidents or incidents to discover causes.
  • Recommend solutions to issues, improvement opportunities or new prevention measures.
  • Ensure the relevant regional office complies with applicable SHE legal and other requirements.
  • Ensure all Thorburn-related HSE incidents are recorded and closed on the Incident Register on Sharepoint.
  • Compile and maintain the SHE system (HSE file) at the regional office and on customer sites.
  • Provide SHEQ-related training to all new employees at the regional office; and thereafter annually.


  • Assist with the implementation of control systems to prevent or deal with violations of legislation (including POPIA, PAPA, etc.), legal guidelines and internal policies.
  • Assist with the evaluation of the controls efficiency and improve them continuously.
  • Revise the regions’ procedures, reports etc. periodically to identify hidden risks or non-conformity issues.
  • Assist with the implementation of company policies as part of control measures for compliance-related matters.
  • Collaborate with supporting departments to monitor enforcement of standards and regulations.
  • Provide advice and training with regards to compliance matters.


  • Assist and support the maintaining of the Integrated Management System (IMS) at the relevant regional office and sites.
  • Provide assistance to the departments to ensure compliance to the ISO requirements.
  • Ensure that nonconformances and observations are recorded on the CAR system, actioned and preventive measures implemented

ISO 9001; 14001 & 45001 – Quality, Environmental and Health & Safety Standards

  • Adhere to the Thorburn Safety, Health, Environmental and Quality (SHEQ) Management System’s Policies and Procedures as applicable to this position.

Ad Hoc

  • Any reasonable action requested by management

Skills and Competencies
  • Good knowledge of legal requirements and procedures.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to self-manage a positive attitude under all circumstances including “unrealistic” demands and criticism by end-users.
  • Effective and persuasive oral and written communications with people at all levels within Thorburn, Group and with external customers.
  • Ability to deliver high quality and proactive service to internal and external customers.
  • Ability to effectively manage processes and projects.
  • Ability to identify, develop and apply new ideas and practices in areas of responsibility that are consistent with Thorburn strategies and which demonstrate a proactive approach.
  • Ability to develop good internal and external networks and to gain credibility with management, staff and external parties.
  • Ability to handle conflict situations.
  • Ability to use own initiative and to operate with no management support when required.
  • Must be approachable at all levels in the working environment
  • Grade 12
  • Formal training in Safety, Health, Environment and Quality
  • Computer Literacy
  • Training in ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, ISO 45001:2018 Standards preferably
  • Valid Driver’s Licence
  • At lleast 2 years’ experience in a SHEQ-related role

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