Security Manager

Posted 3 months ago by City, University of London
Contract Type
Salary £45,361 to £54,131
Sector Public Sector
Posted 3 months ago
Apply by Wednesday, 15 January 2020

City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.

City attracts around 20,000 students (40% postgraduate level) from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.

In the last REF, City doubled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research.

Led by President, Professor Sir Paul Curran, City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university: it has recently agreed a new Vision & Strategy 2026. Founded in 1894, City is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year.
An experienced Security Manager is required for the Property & Facilities Department (PAF). They will be directly responsible for the provision and operation of security services across the university estate, as well as promoting a customer focused, and positive security culture. The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring the security and safety of University buildings and essential equipment. PAF manages all building services, sustainability, timetabling and the strategic development of the estate, contributing to the delivery of City University London’s strategic and operational objectives. The estate consists of 22 mainly freehold properties including 1 under construction (£65M City Law School) with a gross total footprint of approximately 118,000 sq. m (1.3 million sq. ft.). 


The main responsibilities of this role will consist of assisting with the development, review and implementation of the University’s overall security strategy policies and procedures, as well as to ensure that both operating needs and long term institutional aspirations in safeguarding of people and property are adequately supported. This will include liaison with external counter-terrorism, police, fire and other emergency services, ensuring the safety and wellbeing of people as well as supporting the University’s corporate social reputation.

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing staff and resourcing requirements, including the continuous professional development of their team.

Person Specification

  • Security Management qualification (or relevant experience).
  • Security Industry Authority (SIA) and member of The Association of University Chief Security Officers (AUCSO)
  • Knowledge/demonstrable experience managing access control systems, including CCTV
  • NEBOSH certificate


  • Higher Education environment.
  • IT/data governance
  • Risk management including contingency planning, Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Management
  • Security and sensitive matters of safeguarding, religious tolerance, radicalisation and other issues related to the combat of terrorism and anti-social behaviour in the context of Central London

Additional Information

City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.

Closing date for applications: 11:59pm, 19th January 2020. 

Actively working to promote equal opportunity and diversity.
Academic excellence for business and the professions.

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