Vetting of personnel
Stage 1 – Initial Selection Sourcing: SEKURICO encourages promotion through the ranks and will strive to fill a skilled position from existing personnel or a prospective candidate being introduced by an existing member of staff from SEKURICO
Stage 2 – Shortlisting: Careful shortlisting of candidates is carried out to identify those with the necessary skills for the vacant position(s). At this stage all details concerning the applicant are recorded and a photograph taken Those with the relevant skills are invited to an assessment program.
Stage 3 – Checks: Full background checks are then conducted as per their SIA procedures for locally employed Security Criminal Bureau checks will be requested from all prospective candidates. Only security personnel with an unblemished record will be utilized. All records will be documented on file in the SEKURICO office for inspection by any SIA or Client representative.
Stage 4 – Training On successfully passing all background checks, applicants are then enrolled in a further training program structured and designed to meet the requirements specified by SIA to include SEKURICO specific core subjects and requirements. Assessment continues throughout this stage with a still possible for those who do not meet the required standards
Stage 5 – Administration: After Induction training by a registered trainer and candidate still meeting all proficiency and security requirements, the candidate will go through the necessary administration for relevant identification badges.
Nic van Heerden Managing Director
Ex-Military – in the old South African defence force. Officers Infantry School – Oudtshoorn, South Africa. Equestrian Centre, Potchefstroom – Lieutenant. 1 SWASPES – Otavi, Southwest Africa. 2 Regt de la Rey Company Commander – Captain. Nic holds a British and South African citizenship. Nic has twelve years’ experience in the middle east in roles such as Project manager, Dep Country manager on contracts with USA Corps of Engineers, Personal security for USA Major General Ronald Johnson, Brig General Joseph Schroedel, USA Ambassador to Kuwait Richard Jones and was also responsible for the security of Mr Lahkdar Brahimi, UN Middle East representative for Afghanistan and Iraq and Mr Jalal Talabani, who later became President of Iraq Prior to that five years with VIP Middle Eastern family Russian business men as well as various Close Protection tasks for high profile UK individuals. Nic started Sekurico Ltd in September 2014 and is currently specialising in various VIP Residential security contracts, hotel and event security functions Qualified Medic in remote areas and has a Nebosch Health and Safety qualification. He holds Teachers and Agricultural degree.
Close Protection operative for VIP Middle Eastern family and working for Sekurico for the past 2 years on a VIP Residential security contract. Peter was a Captain in the Czech Republic Army and served 3 tours in Afghanistan. Currently doing Residential security for VIP Arabian family at two residences in London. He also did close protection for Rhiana on various occasions. Peter recently competed in a bodybuilding competition in Dubai. He is an excellent team player and has a natural security awareness. Peter is also a combat medic with years of experience in the Military
Ingrid Gibson has been involved in security for the past 9 years and is English/ Argentinian who has a Close Protection qualification. She has extensive experience in protecting a Middle Eastern Princess for two years, Ingrid is currently on one of our residential security contracts. Ingrid is fully conversant in Spanish and English and is an excellent team player with security awareness. Ingrid is a qualified first aider with years of practical experience. She has also been in the corporate event security business for over 3 years and possess an Argentinian and British passport.
Ervin Mandrik, who is from Hungary has been on one of our Residential security contracts for nearly 3 years now. Ervin has 8 years security experience in London Ervin is fully conversant in Hungarian, Romanian and English He also has experience in Hotel security for over three years. Excellent communicator and team player first aid qualified and an extremely reliable security officer.
Bruno Santos has more than 10 years security experience in London and Rome. Originally from Brazil and has a black belt in Brazilian Jiujitsu. He is a self-defence instructor and has one of the busiest weekly classes in London. He also holds a diploma in personal training. Bruno has been on the Residential security team for approximately 3 years and has extensive experience in Hotel security as well. Bruno has excellent customer service skills and is one of our senior personnel.
Bruno is fully conversant in Portuguese, Italian and English and holds a Business Economics degree from the FSBA University Bahia in Brazil with extensive security experience in private and corporate events. He is also a volunteer police officer.
Shelley Horn has extensive security experience in London Hold British and South African citizenship and is a qualified customer service professional, possessing valuable experience in dealing with all members of the public, especially in events security and ensuring a high level of customer care. Shelley has worked for a Royal family and is aware of the protocols that accompany the position. Shelley has been providing residential security for the past year and holds training certificates in First Aid, Front of house, Terrorism awareness, Counter Terrorism Awareness. She is an excellent front door host and is well presented at all times