Senior Manager, Security , Europe

Location: Europe
Closing date: 14 Sep 2016

Salary Range: £50,000 - £60,000 per year

Who we are
Palladium develops and delivers solutions that create positive impact for communities, businesses, societies and economies. We transform lives and create enduring value by working with governments, corporations and non-profit organisations.
Palladium is a child-safe organisation, and screens applicants for suitability to work with children. We also provide equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status.

Overview and Role

This role will be responsible for the maintenance of the Company's Security threat management system and hostile environment deployment process in the EMEA business.

The role will be responsible for disseminating threat reporting and security updates throughout the Company and will have a wider role in providing direct support to the Crisis Management Plan. The position will have an advisory role to the Company's OHSS committee and will provide Security guidance to the Company capture process. The position is responsible for advising the Company's Safety and Security Focal Point (SSFP) network and providing call down support to Company offices and deployed project teams.

Manage the implementation of the organisation’s health and safety strategy to ensure the continued growth, development and compliance of all Palladium Group entities.
Periodically review the existing safety and security policies and processes and make recommendations to improve the safety and security framework.
Design, document and implement standard safety and security procedures, guidelines and checklists.
Design and improve evacuation and emergency response plans for all Company and project locations.
Ensure that crisis response plans are in place and regularly tested and crises are handled fulfilling any applicable local regulatory requirements.
Ensure compliance to all relevant safety and security procedures and controls across all offices to ensure employee safety and legislative compliance and ensure lost time incidents are kept to a minimum.
Perform regular safety and security audits for all Company office and project locations, and identify areas for improvement and ensure that appropriate corrective or preventive actions are taken including follow up reviews.
Manage relationships with service providers (e.g. emergency services, security groups, insurance company) and report on issues and risks arising.
Provide a monthly and quarterly security report which will form the basis of a board security update.
Design office induction material on security and occupational health and safety and ensure that proper induction will be provided to newly hired employees and consultants.
Recommend training requirements relating to safety and security and put in place training for all staff, including Hostile environment Awareness Training as required.
Monitor the appointment of health and safety officers, fire wardens and first aid officers for every office, complying with local legislation as required.
Make recommendations on security and related support services available.
Support and advise staff involved in business capture on security and safety issues and ensure adequate provision is made in bids for secure and safe working environments on projects. Any other duty that may be assigned from time to time relating to safety and security. Requirements

Minimum education and experience required
Relevant Bachelor’s degree; MBA, relevant Master’s degree (preferred).
Total minimum of 7 years relevant work experience with proven track record in security and safety.
Proven experience in managing security in severe and high security threat environments.

Key competencies and professional expertise required
Formal training in operating in hostile environments.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Strong organisational, documentation and technical writing skills
Effective interpersonal skills including effective negotiation and conflict resolution skills
Willingness to travel to various Company locations, including to projects in countries with severe and high security threat environments.

How To Apply:
Please submit your Cover Letter and Resume demonstrating your suitability to the role

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