Blackstone Recruitment Agency & Projects,
Blackstone Security Services
is a 100% black women owned company and was formed in 2012 as one of the black women owned security companies and recruitment agency and projects who intended to make difference or fight crimes in new democracy in South Africa.
Meet our company people:
Ms. Mosetsana Dorcas Sthemba, the only Director of the Company,
is a young leader with vast experience in Small Business and Community Work, HR Management, General Security Services and Counselling. She worked as a call centre consultant at Aquila Smart Finance, a Target Alliance Group, where her duties was HR Management, Advertising and Marketing, Team Leader and Administration at RRR Link. Currently she is in the permanent position as our company director to make sure that Blackstone Security Services runs smoothly.
Ms. MD Sthemba has been involved in community work by raising funds for those who wanted to apply for an ID book, but could not afford to pay for the ID photos. Helping pensioners during payments, she also volunteered as care giver and counsellor for the HIV/ AIDS patients, counselling them as well as their families. She willingly arranged food donations for the patients who were in need at Tlamelang home base care. She also volunteered as a teacher to old aged people who was unable to read, write, doing small business chores and how to complete different types of forms like in banks, post offices, etc. at South Africa Literacy Institution (SANLI). She also helped as a volunteer trauma counsellor in Bellville South SAPS, the townships of North West and surrounding areas, working closely with different community development structures.
Ms. MD Sthemba is a B Grade Security Officer with over 10 year’s experiences which gave her first-hand experience in the security industry in South Africa.
Ms. MD Sthemba holds diploma qualification in counselling at the University of South Africa (UNISA), NQF level 4 in End User Computing at the Stanford Computer & Business College and NQF level 5 in HIV/AIDS at University of Western Cape (UWC). She also completed short courses in Small Business Management, Basic HR, Business, Marketing and Advertising; therefore earned experience as a business and register counsellor which will allow the company to trade in all aspect of business. As the Director of Blackstone Recruitment Agency, trading as Blackstone Security Services, she is in charge of all the business functions of the company.
Faizel Moosa, our Executive Chairman
with a collective experience of over 30 years in Mkonto WeSizwe, the former Military Wing of the African National Congress, Department on Intelligence and Security of the ANC and the private security industry, collective. He had the honour and privilege of providing VIP Protection services to the skills of Nelson Mandela, Jacob Zuma, Thabo Mbeki, Cyril Ramaphosa and others. He was part of the team responsible for the security and VIP Protection of all the teams when South Africa hosted the Cricket World Cup in 2004. He received VIP Protection training in the USA and underwent his business training in the UK.
Mr. Musuete Mudinga Andre, our General Manager
has been in the security industry for 15 years. Experienced working as inspector, he joined Blackstone Security Services in 2012 when the company was still under a different ownership and name. He went through the grades from the position as security supervisor until he became operational manager of Blackstone Security Services.
Mr. Sydney Nicholas, our Operation Manager
got his vast experience by working for various security companies over a 10 year period. His humbleness and willingness to learn earned him a position as general manager, in charge of all security activities. Due to the diversity of the company functions and the experience he earned over the years at Blackstone Security Services, he became an all-rounder of the company.
During the recent restructuring in the company, he was appointed as General Manager and his duties nowadays is to ensure that all operations in all the company’s risk management projects run smooth on a day to day basis.