Director Of Security , Middle East

Employer: The Westin Hotels & Resorts
Location: Manana Bahrain

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Develop and maintain a pro-active loss prevention program designed to ensure a safe and secure environment for hotel guests and employees.

Interview, select, review, and counsel security officers to maintain order throughout the hotel. Train new employees according to all corporate specifications, including documentation. Assign duties and schedule staff, balancing needs of hotel and productivity standards. Monitor staff activity and coach subordinate performance.

Watch for suspicious persons entering, exiting, or loitering around building. Conduct walk through observations of entire hotel. Promote safe work practices. Ensure compliance with OSHA standards and preventative measures. Develop and administer safety incentive programs. Chair Safety Committee and enforce safety programs. Develop, revise, and advise key personnel of emergency procedures.

Investigate accidents, thefts, property loss, and unlawful activities. Document details and advise management. Track departmental safety records and document medically treated and non-treated injuries.

Coordinate and monitor for efficiency safety and security related programs for overall hotel, including lost and found process, auditing of issuance of hotel keys, chemical, CPR, and Fire Preparedness training, Manager on Duty schedules, evacuation drills, etc.

Compile and distribute departmental reports, such as property loss correspondence. Read incoming correspondence and disseminate pertinent information to staff members.

Organize and conduct departmental safety committee meetings. Attend and participate in other required meetings.


High school or equivalent education required. Heavy law enforcement or security related background considered.

Supervisory/management in security loss prevention, related hotel or lodging preferred. Working knowledge of constitutional, statutory and civil law.

Licenses or Certificates
Ability to obtain and/or maintain any government required licenses, certificates or permits. Current CPR certification and First Aid training required.


Ideally located in the heart of Manama, The Westin Bahrain City Centre is the first-ever Westin Hotel to grace the island. Thoughtfully devised with a host of novel and innovative facilities that include the city’s first Heavenly® Spa and Westin KidsClub, guests are afforded the opportunity to sample the unique Westin feel-good promise when staying for business or leisure.
The Westin is attached to Bahrain City Centre, the nation’s most popular retail and leisure destination with more than 340 retail stores. One of two entrances leads directly to the mall's ground floor, and is a few steps away from the luxurious Saks Fifth Avenue department store.
Whether celebrating, looking for a quick healthy bite or casual evening with friends, our restaurants and bars will be sure to impress. You will find exceptional options ranging from themed dinner nights at Saveur to relaxing afternoon teas at T|Spoon and casual poolside bites at Nasmat.

This contemporarily designed hotel celebrates the island’s revival of the prestigious Le Méridien brand. Near to Bahrain's city centre, a shopper’s paradise, the hotel features timeless design that pays homage to our Parisian heritage across its 260 rooms + suites. There are two entrances, one leading directly to the mall's ground floor. The hotel is a 15-minute drive from Bahrain International Airport. Dubai is only an hour away by plane and Dammam is a short drive along the King Fahd causeway.
Relax by the hotels serene outdoor pool, or loosen up at the energizing fitness centre. While children enjoy the kids club, stimulate mind, body and soul at our luxury spa located in our adjacent sister hotel, The Westin, that is home to Bahrain's largest Turkish Hammam bath. Le Méridien is also home to Baharat Restaurant, where you can enjoy finest Arabic cuisine in an exceptional atmosphere, as well as Bizarre, a bar that re-interprets its meaning.