Connecting Talent to opportunity

Connecting Talent to opportunity

Deputy Physical Security and Resilience Lead


Job Description:

Summary Are you looking for an organisation that cares about the work-life balance of its workforce? An employer who offers structured personal development, progression opportunities and outstanding training? Well look no further!

Life moves fast at HMRC which is why we’re the largest Landlord in Government! We’re looking to recruit Property Specialists, Project Managers, Facilities Managers and Engineers along with candidates with expertise in a wide range of property related services that can work at pace in a fast paced and agile workplace.   At HMRC we are committed to creating a great place to work for all our colleagues; an inclusive and respectful environment that reflects the diversity of the society we serve. We want to maximise the potential of everyone who chooses to work for us and we offer a range of flexible working patterns and support to make a fulfilling career at HMRC accessible to 

Diverse perspectives and experiences are critical to our success and we welcome applications from all people from all backgrounds with the experience and skills needed to perform this role. Job description To assist in identifying security risks, defining physical security and resilience standards and contract requirements, and assuring that they are being correctly applied to minimise the risks to HMRC people and assets. The post holder will assist in the delivery and management of the Physical Security and Resilience strategies and actions falling out of any Threat and Risk Assessment (TARA) advice and support to both the Estates Transformation and Estates Services teams and liaison with relevant internal and external Stakeholders. This role will report into the Physical Security and Resilience Lead.

Responsibilities As our Deputy Physical Security and Resilience Lead you will be responsible for, but not limited to:

•Identify security and resilience risks and develop physical security responses to avoid or mitigate these risks.
•Adopt a systems-based, security engineering approach to identify value for money physical security and resilience solutions.
•Work closely with HMRC security professionals, and those from the wider Civil Service, to integrate physical security responses with personnel and IT security responses to deliver a holistic solution as part of a layered approach Identify opportunities to integrate physical security measures with actions required in other business areas.
•Specify physical security requirements for inclusion in construction and estates service provision contracts – including building structure, layout, barriers, lighting and support services.
•Specify business resilience / continuity requirements for inclusion in construction and estates services provision contracts – including power supply and stand-by power.
•Work collaboratively with HMRC staff responsible for the provision of incident response and security services – including pass issues, access control, mail screening and guarding.
•Plan and deliver physical security and resilience projects.
•Plan and conduct physical security and resilience training.
•Carry out site visits to provide guidance and support to local staff, and assurance to management.
•To deliver continuous improvement across Physical Security and Resilience function through innovative solutions.

Essential Criteria

•An understanding of security engineering principles.
•Knowledge and experience of a Threat and Risk Assessment process and producing technical reports related to management of the physical security function.
•Knowledge of all technical aspects of a layered physical security approach including control of Public Realm space, Barriers, Access Control, CCTV, IDS and HVM.
•Proven track record of delivering results and meeting targets against a defined plan.
•Ability to analyse and interpret information, engaging stakeholders to influence and make informed decisions, and deliver business focused solutions.
•Evidence of working with suppliers, & demonstrating strong negotiation skills.
•Excellent relationship builder, experienced working across all levels in an organisation.
•An understanding of security engineering principles.
•Knowledge and experience of a Threat and Risk Assessment process.

Essential Qualifications:

•To hold or be prepared to work towards industry recognised qualification in security/access control – The Security Institute, Register of Security Engineers and Specialists or equivalent organisation
•To be or be prepared to be a member of professional body in the security industry.
•Accreditation or the ability to achieve L6 security qualification within first two years in post.
•Accredited training (CPNI) in Physical Security – Security Risk Assessment, Access Control, HVM etc.

Our Offer

•While we work hard at HMRC we respect your work-life balance and offer flexible working conditions reflecting the best in the sector.
•We offer you structured personal development, progression opportunities, and outstanding training.   Benefits • Learning and development tailored to your role
• An environment with flexible working options
• A culture encouraging inclusion and diversity
• A Civil Service pension
  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Property

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