Head of Security / Security Account Manager (Canary Wharf)

Security Account Manager / Head of Security
Salary: up to £70,000 + car/car allowance, 10% bonus
Location: Canary Wharf


Are you a security management professional who excels at building relationships, leading a team and providing a quality focused risk & security service? This is a tremendous opportunity to lead the operational security function for a global blue-chip. You will have a strong corporate security management background with the ability to positively engage senior client stakeholders.

If you would like to join a dynamic corporate security function please get in touch.



Applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Experience managing the delivery of operational & strategic security in a corporate environment.
  • An experienced and passionate people manager with a track record of leading and developing security teams
  • Experience implementing security strategy: risk management, crisis management, emergency planning, incident management plans etc.
  • A track record of effective stakeholder engagement with the ability to positively influence and act as a trusted partner and security advisor
  • Budget management experience
  • Happy working for a security service provider



Responsibilities will include:

  • Managing the operational delivery of security across multiple UK locations
  • Lead on the strategic planning of the security function
  • The management of contract SLAs and KPIs
  • People management – provide inspirational leadership to direct reports and the wider security teams
  • Regular stakeholder meetings to ensure maximum client satisfaction
  • Provide expert security advise to senior stakeholders relating to risk, counter-terrorism, crisis management etc.
  • Strive for continuous development across the security function and strive to create an industry leading security department
  • Lead on projects related to the improvement and capability of security teams
  • Post incident security reviews
  • Implementation of customer service excellence within the security team
  • Conduct and monitor staff appraisals and encourage further development
  • Staff training and development including regular emergency preparedness training
  • Liaison with Police and emergency services
  • Incident management and response
  • Oversee the delivery of control room services
  • Cross functional working with the Property and Facilities teams.
  • Carrying out risk assessments



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