Assistant Director, Estate Security & Standards

Full Time/Permanent
Security
Facilities Management (main)
£50,000 to £74,999
£67,261 to £77,982 plus an allowance of £1,639. You will receive £67,261 the band minimum. Progress to the band maximum of £77,982 will be via incremental progression.
All London
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8779
09-06-2021 10:08 AM
7th July 2021
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A safer London starts with a safer Met

The Met is the largest police service in the UK, with an estate to match. As Assistant Director for Estate Security & Standards, you’ll ensure that all our properties and sites are as safe and secure as possible. It’s a key operational security management role within a unique environment, which you’ll shape with your expertise. 

This is a chance to lead the delivery of an enhanced security service across the extensive and diverse MOPAC/Met estate. With support from the Director of Security and Standards, you will take on a range of responsibilities including developing the Estate security team. Together, you’ll work to protect our people, assets and physical infrastructure from evolving risks, and internal and external threats. Roles don’t get much more important than that.

A key member of Property Service’s Real Estate Development team, you’ll strive to deliver excellent security outcomes within the capital programme and service delivery workstreams. These include a number of estate-related security design activities, for example, improving electronic and physical security arrangements across the estate. You’ll also give advice and manage the development of standards and their enforcement. The policies and governance you develop will be implemented across the Met. 

To succeed, you’ll need to deliver much of your work through subject matter experts and providers outside your direct control. That means the matrix-management of non-Property Service staff will be absolute key to your success. We’re therefore looking for a confident communicator, with credibility and proven leadership skills – a calm, organised professional who’s tackled security, risk and business continuity in sensitive environments.

With this background, you’ll know about protective physical, electronic, personnel and information security measures applicable to the built environment, as well as understand support contracts. Plus, you’ve managed multi-faceted projects and delivered through multi-disciplinary teams.

In return, we can offer a key role that comes with wide-ranging rewards and benefits. Protect the Met so we can protect London.

 

Please click on the below link to view an online candidate information pack that will you give you an insight into the Met, the competency framework we use which shapes our daily work behaviours, the application process and a host of other information, that will help inform and support your application:

https://sscl-innovation.com/MPScandidatepack/

To apply, please visit our website. Applications will be via a detailed CV, Personal Statement and online application form.  Your Personal Statement should outline how you meet the Essential Criteria. (NB. Please do not attach 2 copies of your CV).

Completed applications must be submitted by 7th July 2021.

Please note that applicants who are members of the European Economic Area (EEA) are required to apply for settled or pre-settled status. If this is relevant to you and you have not yet applied to the EUSS, please take the time to do so before the deadline on 30th June 2021 at www.gov.uk/eusettlementscheme

We view diversity as fundamental to our success. To tackle today’s complex policing challenges, we need a workforce made up from all of London’s communities. Applications from across the community are therefore essential.

As a Disability Confident Committed Employer, the Met have committed to ensuring that disabled people and those with long-term health conditions have the opportunities to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations.

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