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Job Vacancy: Senior Security Supervisor

Job Title:         Senior Security Supervisor

Location:         Downtown Music Hub, Johannesburg, South Africa

Job Content:

We are looking for an experienced Security supervisor to supervise a team of security officers to ensure the physical safety of all visitors, clients and employees as well as overseeing the organisation’s property and assets.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement security strategies, policies, and procedures in line with company goals and objectives.
  • Ensure the efficient and effective deployment of security personnel to maintain a safe and secure environment
  • Ensures that all security events are logged, documented and reported using organisation standard operating procedures.
  • Responsible for establishing plans for crisis response, disaster recovery, evacuation, workplace violence and other emergency events.
  • Responsible for conducting daily audits and inspection of building to ensure protection from intruders, fire hazards, theft and vandalism.
  • Oversee the monitoring of security systems (incl. CCTV) and investigate any suspicious incidents
  • Collaborate with law enforcement agencies and emergency services to resolve security issues as and when required
  • Conduct periodic security assessments and provide recommendations for improvement
  • Conduct training and drills to ensure staff are aware of security protocols and procedures
  • Manage security budgets and prepare reports on security incidents and activities
  • Provide support on the maintenance and repair of equipment, building, and facilities.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant South African laws and regulations within the security industry
  • Provide advice and guidance to management on security matters.

Skills Requirements:

  • Strong leadership and management skills.
  • Interpersonal and listening skills
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
  • Analytical thinking and attention to detail
  • Proven ability to manage budgets and resources effectively
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Have in-depth knowledge of security policies and procedures
  • Willing to work long hours or be on standby.

Role Requirements:-

  • High school certificate or equivalent
  • Relevant security training and certification
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a similar role
  • Knowledge of security software systems and tools
  • PSIRA Grade A registration

Salary is negotiable based on experience and qualifications.

Should you meet the above requirements, please email your CV  nolu@dtmh.co.za by the 17th of April, 2023.

NB: Please note that correspondence and communication will only be conducted with shortlisted candidates, and DTMH reserves the right not to make any appointments.

Should you hear from us within 2 weeks after the closing date, please note that your application was unsuccessful.

Job Vacancy: Security and Facilities Manager

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Job Vacancy:   Security and Facilities Manager

Location:         Downtown Music Hub, Johannesburg, South Africa

Job Content:-

We are looking for an experienced Security and Facilities Manager to oversee our Security staff and all building-related activities. The successful incumbent will be responsible for the day to day operations of the Security department as well as preserving good condition of infrastructure and ensure that facilities are safe and well functioning.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Developing and implementing security and facilities strategies, policies and procedures.
  • Evaluating and monitoring the effectiveness of security systems and measures.
  • Managing security and maintenance staff to ensure their efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Identifying and evaluating potential security threats and taking appropriate measures to mitigate them.
  • Conducting investigations on security breaches and providing incident reports.
  • Ensuring compliance with relevant security and safety regulations.
  • Overseeing the maintenance and repair of equipment, building, and facilities.
  • Must be able to optimize the use of space and equipment while reducing operating costs
  • Manage the upkeep of equipment and supplies to meet health and safety standards
  • Control activities like parking space allocation, waste disposal, building security etc.
  • Liaising with external stakeholders, such as government agencies and law enforcement, on security issues.

Skills Requirements:

  • Well-versed in security operations and facilities management best practices
  • Ability to multitask and work under pressure.
  • Be available to work flexible hours and be on call.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Good analytical/critical thinking and attention to detail
  • Strong leadership and management skills.
  • Interpersonal and listening skills
  • Proven ability to manage budgets and resources effectively

Role Requirements:

• A Diploma or Degree in Security Management, Risk Management or a related field.

• At least 5 years experience in a security and facilities management role.

• Understanding security systems such as CCTV, access control systems, etc.

Salary is negotiable based on experience and qualifications.

Should you meet the above requirements, please email your CV  to nolu@dtmh.co.za by the 17th of April, 2023.

NB: Please note that correspondence and communication will only be conducted with shortlisted candidates, and DTMH reserves the right not to make any appointments.

Should you hear from us within 2 weeks after the closing date, please note that your application was unsuccessful.

We are HIRING: Security Supervisor

VACANCY: 1 X SECURITY SUPERVISOR

Downtown Music Hub is urgently looking for a dedicated security supervisor to ensure the safety and security of our premises, assets, staff and visitors. Security Supervisor must be registered with PSIRA – Grade B accredited. Applicants must be a South African citizen able to communicate in English and at least one Vernacular (verbal, read and write).

Job Type: Permanent

Key areas of responsibility will include
• Supervise and guide security officers, spot-check the security guards’ performance and handle interruptions and complaints.
• Assist Security Manager in handling incidents, investigations and interviews.
• Adhere and defuse disturbances by company policies, procedure and operating standards.
• Conduct daily physical inspection / safety inspections and emergency response drills.
• Assist management with training and compile security roster.
• Motivate and coach employees to develop and maintain positive working relationship with others.
• Monitor company registers, compile reports daily / weekly reports and maintain confidentiality.
• Monitoring site coverage and proper handover of shift change and equipment.
• Report suspicious activity, criminal behaviour, and security breaches to the
• manager.
• Record observations, information, occurrences, and surveillance activities.
• Respond to any emergencies.

Special conditions of employment:
• Minimum Grade 12
• South African citizen
• PSIRA Grade B registered and accredited • At least 3 years’ experience in similar role. • Good communication skills. • Hardworking attitude and good coordination ability • Active and enthusiastic • knowledge of firefighting • Motivated with a strong sense of initiative • Confident and Independent
• English – Read, speak well and be able to write.

Contact person: Noluvuyo Sigonyela
Email address: nolu@dtmh.co.za (CV’s & Certified copies not older than 3 months should be forwarded to this email).
Closing date: 02 December 2022 at 16:00.

Download job specification here: CLICK HERE

We are HIRING: Security Officer

Downtown Music Hub is urgently looking for a dedicated male security officer to ensure the safety and security of our premises, assets, staff and visitors. Security Officers must be registered with PSIRA Grade C. Applicants must be a South African citizen able to communicate in English and at least one Vernacular (verbal, read and write).

Job Type: Permanent

Key areas of responsibility will include
• Ensure the security, safety, and well-being of all personnel, visitors, and the premises.
• Conduct security checks for specified areas and complete reports on anything they observed while on duty.
• Adhere to all company policy, procedure and operating standards.
• Patrol premises regularly to maintain order and establish presence.
• Control visitor, employee building access and monitor contractors.
• Completing relevant registers and compile reports.
• Report suspicious activity, criminal behaviour, and security breaches to the supervisor and/or manager.
• Record observations, information, occurrences, and surveillance activities.
• Respond to any emergencies.

Special conditions of employment:
• Minimum Grade 12
• South African citizen
• PSIRA Grade C registered and accredited
• At least 2 years’ experience in the security industry
• No criminal record
• Able to follow instructions accurately.
• Must be physically fit and in good health
• English – Read, speak well and be able to write.

For enquiries:
Contact person: Noluvuyo Sigonyela Email address: nolu@dtmh.co.za (CV’s & Certified copies not older than 3 months should be forwarded to this email).
Closing date: 02 December 2022 at 16:00.

Download job specification here: CLICK HERE

Request For Quotations: Studios

DTMH is requesting for 6 different quotations for the following categories of goods and services. Supplier can quote for more than one category.

Q1: CABLES

  1. 25x 5 Metres XLR Cables
  2. 10x 3 Metres jack to jack Cables
  3. 5 x 6 Metres Midi Cables

Q2: POP SHIELDS & MICROPHONE STANDS

  1. 10x Microphone Pop Shield
  2. 15x Microphone Stands
  3. 15 x Music Stands

Q3: MICROPHONES

  1. 3 x Aston Spirit Microphone
  2. 3 x Rode NT2-A
  3. 2x Neumann TLM 103
  4. 3x SE S2000 Microphone

Q4: GUITAR AND BASS AMPLIFIERS

  1. Roland Jc-120 Guitar Amplifier
  2. Trace Elliot GP7SM 130 Bass Guitar Amplifier

Q5: SERVICES

  1. SSL Duality & SSL AWS 945 Service Cleaning
  2. Hamond B3 (Repair)
  3. Harrison 32C, Middle part and Channel strips. (Servicing)

Q6: POWER SURGE PROTECTORS

  1. 6x M10-E Power Conditioner
  2. 16x M10-E Power Conditioner Power Distribution Cables

A company is welcome to quote for more than one category. All good must be delivered at Downtown Music Hub, 62 Goud Street, Johannesburg where applicable.

Quotations must be submitted via email to nolu@dtmh.co.za before Tuesday 08 November 5pm.

PLEASE TAKE NOTE OF THE FOLLOWING:

  1. Delivery address for any equipment: Downtown Music Hub, 62 Goud Street, Johannesburg
  2. VAT: All quotations must be inclusive of Value Added Tax
  3. Period of Validity for Quotes: 30 days
  4. Contact Person: Nolu Sigonyela, vial email: nolu@dtmh.co.za

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We are HIRING: Junior Bookkeeper

Introduction

DTMH requires services of a Junior Bookkeeper in our Finance Department. DTMH is in the process of capacitating the organisation with the necessary skills in order to achieve its business plan. For this reason, a Junior Bookkeeper with requisite knowledge, expertise, experience and technological capabilities is being sought to assist the Financial Manager of DTMH.

Background

  • DTMH is an NPC that was formed following the sale of Gallo/AVUSA property, including studios, to the Department of Sports, Arts & Culture (DSAC) in 2009;
  • DTMH is more than a studio facility but a multi-faceted establishment with a legacy built over the past 70 years
  • Its facilities include three state-of-the-art music recording studios, 14 rehearsal studios, a museum, a variety of eventing and meeting rooms and administration offices.
  • The structure of the DTMH includes board, board committees and executive management exercising oversight and direction over the organisation.
  • In recent years there have been changes to DTMH management, and now the organisation wants to bring stability in order to effectively fulfil its mandate and successfully implement its strategy.

Objectives of DTMH

The following are the objectives of the Hub: –

  1. Offer cutting-edge recording facilities for pre- and post-production of music, film and other creative products so as to facilitate a conducive environment for production of high-quality products for local consumption and for export to international markets.
  2. A platform for publishers in the music industry to practice their craft and network in an environment where their works are protected and the requisite benefits accrue to them
  3. Contribute meaningfully towards to the drive to prioritise indigenous music and the playing of local content in the various broadcasting, media and other facilities thus ensuring that livelihoods of local musicians are secure
  4. Creation of empowerment projects and programs, with requisite partners, in order to facilitate human capital development and skills upliftment for role-players in the industry value chain, thus enhancing entrepreneurship, sustainable professionalism resulting in economic empowerment
  5. Collection, preservation and promotion of South African music heritage
  6. Form part of a creative precinct, in the heart of Joburg, intertwining music, film, crafts, design and other, as well as connecting the Hub to other vibrant attractions such as Maboneng, Gandhi Square, Newtown and The Market Theatre
  7. Embrace and use technology as a driver and enabler for industry growth and development
  8. Undertake research on various aspects of the music industry
  9. Provide cutting edge recording technology and equipment to support communities in the region

SERVICES REQUIRED

  • Daily capturing of the bank statements into Sage.
  • Daily invoicing for all bookings for studio and rehearsals.
  • Invoicing for other DTMH revenue streams such as rentals, meeting rooms.
  • Ensure collections and payments by clients.
  • Perform bank reconciliations for all DTMH bank accounts.
  • Prepare monthly requisitions for all month end payments for the FM.
  • Prepare monthly supplier and customer reconciliations for all DTMH suppliers and customers.
  • Review the monthly supplier and customer age analysis list for anomalies and report to FM.
  • Prepare the expenditure schedule with the supporting documentation for the Department of Sports, Arts and Culture.
  • Filing source documents for all journal entries recorded.
  • Filing customer and supplier invoices with their source documents.
  • Prepare the audit file for the annual audit for the auditors.
  • Compiling monthly financial reports (Trial Balance, Supplier’s ledger, Customer Ledger, Journals).
  • Preparation and maintenance of petty vouchers, schedule, and file with source documents.
  • Perform adhoc duties as required.

Essential Attributes

  • Microsoft Office (Word and Excel imperative).
  • Matric.
  • A minimum of 1 year experience
  • 3 – 4 Year Degree or Diploma in Accounting.

Proposed Salary: R6 000 per month

Minimum Submission Requirements:

For consideration, all submissions should furnish DTMH with the following:

1. Copy of CV.

2. Certified ID copy.

3. Certified copies of academic qualifications.

4. At least two (2) contactable references who shall confirm details on the profile.

All short-listed candidates will be professionally vetted.

Deadline:

All submissions to be made by latest 4pm on the 4th of November 2022 via email

To  nolu@dtmh.co.za

Contact:

For any further information please contact Noluvuyo Sigonyela via the above email

address.

Music In School Project

#MusicInSchoolProject #PartTimeWork In 2012, the IDC introduced the Social Enterprise Programme to support those enterprises that focus on “doing good” rather than maximising profit. Social enterprises are businesses with social missions and trade to tackle social and environmental problems, and improve lives of people and communities, often the most vulnerable.

The creative industries, especially music, have never taken advantage of these opportunities and support.

Downtown Music Hub as a special purpose vehicle supported by the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture partnered with the Johannesburg Inner City Partnership plus other NPOs to unlock some of these opportunities.

When the musician is not on stage or at the rehearsal … where else can they be?
Well, at Downtown Music Hub, we believe they should be sharing their talent with kids that are willing to learn. It seems that the schools around Johannesburg like the idea of musicians teaching music part-time.

How do we do this? To teach kids, there is a patience that is required. More than talented musicians, we need people with a passion for kids. This is a 9 month programme that you can consider part-time work whilst you wait for the gig over the weekend and between rehearsals.


Some of the schools have never had a music programme so no instruments exists there. In those schools, we would like to see a choir or something similar. The idea is to introduce music and get as many talented and passionate musicians participating – learners and professionals. Our target is 200 musicians in 10 schools. We have the schools and now want more musicians. We hope that this programme will grow and go into many more schools. All will be closely monitored.

REGISTER ON: https://session-musicians.dtmh.co.za/ by filling your details – adding the music and video where possible. If you are unemployed with an education qualification and a musician … well you are an ideal.

 

This is opportunity for part-time work related to what you do.

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