Bidvest Protea Coin, a proud member of Bidvest Group, is known and respected for its ability to provide an end-to-end security service that is tailored to the specific needs and requirements of its customers.
By unlocking synergies in each of its operations the company is able to provide unique security solutions across South Africa to customers in the financial, mining, industrial, retail, educational, aviation and gaming sectors, as well as residential estates and corporate business parks.
These security solutions include the ability to provide physical guarding by a complement of some 24 000 officers trained to best serve a specific r equirement. In addition, innovative in-house technical and hi-end fencing solutions add further value to protection and detection efforts – all backed by 24-hour control centres and maintenance technicians. Our extensive experience combined with a full suite of investigators and information analysts, tactical response units, vehicle tracking and recovery, canine and equestrian units and air-wing, provide the solution to the constantly changing operational landscape and its security demands.
The Bidvest Protea Coin philosophy ensures security excellence and is based on responsiveness to client needs through its reliance on suitably trained and committed personnel, active day-to-day management involvement and an individualised approach to each customer.
The company is humbled by being awarded the accolade as the No.1 Company in the security sector for 2014 and 2015.
Employees: ±23 342 (South Africa)
Head Office: Centurion
Branches: 122 branch offices as well as various international offices, including Ghana and UAE
Trade affiliations: Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority (PSIRA)
Memberships: Security Industry Association, Security Association of South Africa, South African Intruder Detection Services Association, South African National Security Employees Association and Security Services Employers Organisation
Quality Assurance: SABS, ISO 9001:2008
BUSINESS & FINANCE
Turnover: >R2.5 billion
Financial year-end: 30 June
Market share: Manpower: 5%
Market: 7 – 10%
Owner: Bidvest Ltd
Gijima, an industry leading training academy established by Bidvest Protea Coin, develops personnel to provide the best services possible, irrespective of the skills required by the market. The academy underpins the company’s dedication to service excellence.
Bidvest Protea Coin provides in-house training in PSIRA Grades A-E, firearm competency, physical security, mining security, residential estate security, tactical response, VIP protection, soft skills and management developmental training.