I am a dedicated and results-driven Forensics Specialist with a highly successful background in the achievement of company goals and objectives. I am experienced in working with management and key role players to ensure excellent customer service delivery and to promote the integrity of the company.

Experience

  • Forensics Specialist

    at The Foschini Group (TFG)

    May 2017 - at Present

    Gauteng

    DUTIES: • Manage Forensics Team & conduct Investigation into:  Organised Crime Syndicates  Armed Robberies  Burglaries  Shrinkage  Fraud (Internal/External)  Procurement  Theft  Internal conflicts • Risk (Identification, Assessment and Evaluation)  Identify, assess and evaluate risk to enable the execution of the enterprise risk management strategy.  Develop and implement risk responses to ensure that risk factors and events are addressed in a cost effective manner and in line with business objectives.  Monitor risk and communicate information to the relevant stakeholders to ensure the continued effectiveness of the enterprise’s risk management strategy.

  • Senior Forensic Investigator

    at Qhubeka Forensic Services

    August 2015 - April 2017

    Province of KwaZulu-Natal

    DUTIES: • Investigation of various types of cases: Healthcare, Life Insurance, Corporate Fraud (including Fraudulent Tenders, Corruption, Excessive Expenditure, Wastage, Risk Compliance and Internal Investigations) and any other investigation that may be required. RESPONSIBILITIES: • Investigation of High Profile and Sensitive Cases. • Devise Investigation Plans. • Manage Projects and Investigations. • Effective and efficient supervision of sub-ordinates, projects and operations in keeping with time frames and budgets.

  • Detective

    at South Africa Police Services

    February 2003 - May 2015

    Province of KwaZulu-Natal

    DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: • Investigation of all crimes (including Murder, Organised and Economic Crimes). • Fraud (Document, Electronic, Credit Card, Cheque). • Robbery Aggravated (Armed Robbery, Business Robbery, House Robbery, Hi-Jacking) • Theft (of/out of Motor Vehicle, Business/Residential Burglaries, Theft in general) • Command and Control (manage investigation team and resources). • Attend and manage crime scenes. • Attend Post Mortems. • Interview witnesses and complainants and recording of Affidavits. • Maintain effective case flow. • Lead evidence in Lower/Regional and High Court, also including departmental proceedings. • Liaise with prosecution and court personnel. • Interview suspects. • Process/charge suspects. • Conduct bail applications. • Serving of Summons/Subpoena. • Executing Warrant of Arrests. • Precise data capturing and record keeping • Tracing suspects and effecting arrest. • Tracing witnesses. • Recruit/maintain and task informers.

  • Visible Policing

    at South African Police Services

    February 1995 - January 2003

    Province of KwaZulu-Natal

    Community Service Centre/Court Orderly/Crime Prevention/Reservist DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: • Community Service Centre and Cells Commander • Team leader (Crime Prevention) • Attend to crime scenes and complaints • Collect and preserve evidence on crime scene • Interview clients/witnesses/suspects • Statement Taking • Safeguarding prisoners and their property • Transporting prisoners to and from Court/Prison • Cell search and seizure • Trace and arrest suspects • Data capturing and record keeping

Education

  • Fraud Risk Management

    at AFRICA Training Academy

    2019 - 2019 (1 year) Gauteng

  • SAP Basic Navigation

    at Leadwave Solutions

    2018 - 2018 (1 year) Gauteng

  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)

    at ACFE International

    2015 - 2016 (1 year)

  • Occupational Certificate: Fraud Examiner (NQF 7)

    at FASSET Financial and Accounting Services SETA

    2015 - 2016 (1 year) Gauteng

  • Security Management: Grade A

    at PSiRA

    2015 - 2016 (1 year) Province of KwaZulu-Natal

  • National Certificate: Resolving of Crime (NQF 5) Corporate Investigations: Auditing

    at SASSETA - Safety and Security SETA

    2014 - 2015 (1 year)

  • National Certificate: Resolving of Crime (NQF 5) Police Investigations (Family Violence, Child Protection and Missing Persons)

    at SASSETA - Safety and Security SETA

    2014 - 2015 (1 year) Gauteng

  • National Certificate: Resolving of Crime (NQF 5) Police Investigations: General

    at SASSETA - Safety and Security SETA

    2014 - 2015 (1 year) Gauteng

  • Detective Course

    at South African Police Services

    2011 - 2011 (1 year) Province of KwaZulu-Natal

  • National Diploma: Policing (Completed 1st year only)

    at Technikon SA

    2000 - 2001 (1 year) Province of KwaZulu-Natal

Languages

  • English Native

  • Afrikaans Negotiation

Hives