About Us

Our Philosophy

As a BEE company we strive towards providing the best service and fulfill new commitments in a manner conducive to good client/provider relationships.

We develop a climate of trust and a feeling of security by maintaining constant and immediate communication with our valued clients.

Our vision is to provide:

  • An affordable, dependable asset protection service
  • Complemented by an efficient management team
  • With well trained staff supported by state-of-the-art technology

Company Profile

Established in 2015 as the holding company for various other mature companies, the vision was to perfect an all-round solution for emergency and security requirements. The fusion was also intended to ease admin processes, auditing & systems / programs, and provide a better base for BBBEE and black partnership.

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All relevant legislative aspects are adhered to, such as:

  • Basic conditions of employment
  • PSIRA
  • Skills development, etc
  • SA Statistics
  • Employment Equity Act
  • Icasa

SAIDSA     PSiRA     SAPAESA

 

Company Values

  • Knowing our clients and their needs in order to provide an honest, cost-effective service, thereby contributing to the long term safety and security needs of our communities
  • Provision of effective and professional management services
  • Training of staff, congruent to the needs of our clients
  • Providing well trained and effective asset protection personnel
  • Conducting business with the highest sense of integrity, standards, ethics and accountability, as well as transparency

Sectors & Clients

24 hour fully trained, armed and unarmed PSIRA registered security officers servicing the following sectors:

  • Retail / shopping centers
  • Wholesale
  • Industrial
  • Mining
  • Healthcare
  • Commercial
  • Residential 24 hr armed response
  • Estates & gated communities
  • Sports & other special events
  • Shrinkage control & stock loss management
  • 24 hr control room for monitoring & response
  • Trained guard dogs with professional dog handlers

Our existing clients include:

  • Blyvoor Gold
  • United Manganese Kalahari
  • Fidelity Security Group
  • Bentel Group
  • Sibanye Stillwater
  • Goldfields
  • Podbielski Incorporated
  • Forte Demolition
  • Texland
  • S. Buys Wholesaler
  • 1500+ actively monitored alarms — business and private residents — remote off-site CCTV monitoring — Intertrans Oil Olifansfontein

These clients make up the largest percentage of guarding and alarm services rendered. Apart from these, we also contract approximately 1500 private single clients to whom we render alarms & monitoring services, including remote CCTV.

Staff

CEO portfolio
Eugene "Pottie" Potgieter

Eugene ("Pottie") Potgieter served with the South African Police Services (SAPS) from 1985, mainly as a detective, until he resigned in 2000 to pursue a career in the security industry. He held the rank of Superintendent (Lt / Colonel) and he served as Detective Branch Commander in the South African Police Services, first in Carletonville and later Krugersdorp. He holds a National Diploma in Police Administration and has 14 years of experience in investigation of crime and court procedures. After more than 18 years of experience in the security industry, he is well versed in several aspects of asset protection, including but not limited to the mining industry, corporate structures and armed protection. He also has a broad knowledge of security technologies, such as alarm-, CCTV- and access control systems.


Employees

Employees are well screened and interviewed prior to appointment:

  • All staff must have a minimum "Grade D" PSIRA training level
  • All staff members receive induction training upon employment
  • Staff and management undergo continuous on-site training as well as bi-monthly training sessions at the company's premises
  • When new business is secured, we ensure that management & staff are trained according to the precise needs of the client
  • Senior management ensures client's full satisfaction at every new site before handing over the reins to the supervisors, who then continue with stringent management & control over these sites
  • All staff follow various checks for honesty (polygraph examinations); quality purposes; criminal & credit checks; employment history; medical checks; integrity assessments; PSIRA registration (minimum Grade C); qualification verification; appearance & presentation

HR Management

The image that our staff projects to the public and business is proof of our careful recuitment and selection process.

  • All prospective candidates are carefully screened, and their qualificaitons & work experience is verified
  • All candidates must meet the minimum qualifications criteria in terms of formal education and the necessary PSIRA qualificaitons
  • We encourage our staff to strive for continual enhancement of their abilities by providing on-the-job training, in-house training and external training by accredited institutions

 

Liability Insurance

In order to cater for unforeseeable liabilities, Gladiator has an insurance policy covering liability to the value of R20 000 000 (R20 million) in place.