Forensic Investigator at Headhunters

  • Permanent Senior EE position
  • Uitenhage, Eastern Cape
  • Market Related cost to company
  • Job 2375009
  • Headhunters


About the Position

Our leading automotive manufacturing client based in Uitenhage is looking to employ a Forensic Investigator.


  • Initiate, conduct, lead and co-ordinate all investigations of a Security nature by means of collating evidence, interviewing suspects and witnesses as well as the necessary liaison with the applicable authorities.
  • Coordinate all personal protection activities including surveys/ awareness/ maintenance relating to home security for company executives and other applicable staff members, in line with Company Organisational Directives.
  • Conduct investigations and questioning/ interviewing suspects, witnesses, etc. as it relates to violations of company policies and procedures for contingent (vendors and contractors) staff and permanent staff.
  • Formulate key performance indicators (KPI’s) for Security as a performance measure tool.
  • Draft and facilitate the issuing of disciplinary matters, and enforce company disciplinary code by initiating disciplinary hearings.
  • Provide specialist evidence or testimony in CCMA or Labour Court hearing on behalf of the company.
  • Represent the company in all criminal, labour and related cases in courts when required.
  • Maintenance of detailed records, filling and preparation of investigative reports.
  • Exchange pertinent information and co-ordinate activities with other departments.
  • Serve as a triage point for all whistleblower complaints.
  • Coordinate and provide travel risk report for employees travelling internationally based on company Group Security country travel restrictions input.
  • Provide induction training to new company employees, contractual, contractors and Global employees.
  • Coordinate the executive protection functions of the company Vehicle Identification Specialist and G4S Investigations Manager
  • Provide monthly statistics regarding forensic investigation activities, status, outcomes, etc. to be included in monthly report to Office of the MD.


Education and Experience:


  • Have a minimum 4 year legal qualification, i.e. LLB degree specializing in Labour Law
  • Have a minimum of 5 years active experience in a similar role within a corporate environment
  • Experience in forensic investigations, disciplinary processes and procedures, e.g., initiating cases, Arbitration preparation, CCMA representation, etc.



  • A Recognised Security Management Qualification i.e. B Tech
  • Advanced knowledge of Labour Law
  • Basic understanding of Security processes and protocol
  • Computer literacy with proficiency in MS Office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels, particularly Senior Management and Union representatives
  • Excellent interpersonal-, communication-, analytical-, and presentation skills
  • Business Acumen: ability to understand the relation between the role of security and business environment

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