Security Manager , Mauritius

Employer: British High Commission
Location: Mauritius

The British Government is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer. We value difference, promote equality and challenge discrimination, enhancing our organisational capability. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law. We promote family-friendly flexible working opportunities, where operational and security needs allow.


Main purpose of job:

To ensure the security of the British High Commission staff, visitors and our estate.



Roles and responsibilities / what will the jobholder be expected to achieve?:

The job holder is expected to raise the standard of security awareness and adherence to security guidance among staff and contractors. This includes ensuring security guidance is followed and looking for ways to continually improve the security of the High Commission staff, visitors and our estate.
Contract Management: Negotation and day to day management of the security contract for guarding and facilities managmenet.
Guard Management: Day to day management of contract guards in Floreal and Port Louis.
Training: Provide security guidance and training to staff, visitors and contractors.
Equipment Management: Checks and management of security equipment, such as radios, entry/exit gates, key register, satellite phones and locks.
Crisis Management: To lead on security issues as part of Business continuity
Inspections: Regular inspections of all security measures to ensure compliance and suggest improvements.


Essential qualifications and experience

At least 3 years recent security and associated contract management experience, preferably at Managerial level.
IT literate.

Desirable qualifications and experience
Experience of working in security for an international organisation or local government, e.g. embassy, international company or local
government.
A clean driving licence
Fluent English (both written and spoken) and fluent French (spoken) is essential. Creole (spoken only) is desirable.

Required competencies
Changing and Improving, Making Effective Decisions, Collaborating and Partnering, Delivering at Pace

Application deadline : 15 July 2016