Jun 25, 2011

Head of Security, Qatar National Convention Centre

The Company
Qatar National Convention Centre is scheduled to open in
late 2011 and is being operated for Qatar Foundation by
AEG Ogden, one of the world's leading venue
management specialists, which also manages the
Brisbane, Cairns and Darwin Convention Centres in
Australia and the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre in
The Position
You will be responsible for;
Coordinate the operations of the Security Control Room
in accordance with Qatar National Convention Centre's
policies and procedures
Plan, lead, organize and control, on the operational level,
security of all types of events
Ensure that security measures are in place to serve our
customers' security needs
Ensure the judicious use of Security department
Act as on-call relief and back up for the HSSE Manager
during leave or absence
Provide input and supervision to Assistant Head
Security, Security Supervisors and contracted Security
Review incident reports completed by Security Staff
Coordinate Security Control Emergency and incident
response in conjunction with Civil Defense
Ensure training records for guard staff are maintained
Liaise with Qatar Foundation Security and Local Security
Monitor the implementation of Qatar National Convention
Centre security policies and associated procedures of
permanent and contracted Security personnel
The Person
Reporting directly to the HSSE Manager, you will have 7 to
10 years of Security or Military experience with 5 years
experience in a senior role. Having worked with a major
convention and exhibition centre, large hotel or similar
hospitality based projects will be a great advantage. A
proven track record in pre openings is highly desirable.
Experience in Middle Eastern cultural requirements and
sensitivities are a strong advantage for this position.
You will possess excellent Arabic and English
communication and organizational skills, excellent problem
solving, investigative and analytical abilities as well as
being able to work under pressure and towards deadlines
with ability to motivate, develop and build a dynamic
team. A demonstrated proven track record in Security is
essential for this role.
The person will ideally have a Security background and a
Diploma in the same fields, as well as be a Certified
Protection Professional or the equivalent.
Interested applicants, who meet the above requirements,
can receive a detailed Position Brief or apply in writing,
attaching updated CV and recent photo to;
Human Resources Department
Qatar National Convention Centre