Security & Safety Manager

Security Manager · £40,000 + Accommodation Service Charge · Some weekends, evenings & late nights required · Full Time Role

The Standard is one of the most culturally engaged hotels in the world. Hotels with real cultural life, an inclusive spirit and true creative attitude. A destination layered with events and amusements that leaves you with an uplifted feeling...

At the cultural heart-beat of The Standard are our team who bring to life our spaces, engage with our guests and vibrate social energy, day and night across our numerous bars, restaurants, event and guest spaces. Here at The Standard, we take a slightly different approach to our people and look far and wide for individuals that bring a unique perspective with them to our team (not a 5 page CV). We do not ask you to conform, read from a script or follow the rules (ok sometimes there are rules) but not when it comes down to you being able to express yourself or celebrate your individuality.

We are defined by our richness of personality, diversity of background and lifestyle and are now looking for a Security & Safety Manager who will embody our ‘Anything but Standard’ ethos.

Your role

As our Security & Safety Manager you work alongside and deputise for our Security Director to ensure the safety and security of all guest, personnel and property. Working as part of a larger security team you will demonstrate a flexible and adaptive hands-on approach in order to lead, guide and continuously train a team of Duty Security Officers & our Nightlife Security Officers to ensure that all of our front and back of house areas across the hotel and our venues are safeguarded against fire, theft or other safety hazards.

You respond with a sense of urgency to any and all emergency situations in a calm and professional manor. Your team will undertake a range of security patrols around the premises and be required to deal with various safety incidents involving guests, contractors or staff and act as liaisons with local law-enforcement, food safety and fire department agencies. Our nightlife security team provide door coverage across our 6 venues, including our bars and restaurants, rootop and late night club lounge, so experience of managing a busy late night venue is a must.

A key element of your role is Health & Safety, so you will need to be well versed in all relevant fire, liscening and Health & safety legislation. You will be passionate about delivering a quality Security service with a meticulous eye for detail, maintaining your team’s standards through coaching and training in order to achieve the highest levels of service and presentation.

Above all, you become part of a professional and highly trained Safety & Security team that is anything but standard and ensures safety is at the forefront of everybody’s minds!

Do you have what it takes to be a Security & Safety Manager at The Standard

Prior experience with a minimum of 2 years prior experience as a Security Manager & Supervisor is essential for this role; in addition to this you will have however an uncompromised and natural flair for service and be able to build genuine relationships with guests and team members.

Candidates should also demonstrate

  • A proven track record within a security and safety role with the ability to inspire and motivate a team, ideally gained in a similar ‘Lifestyle’ or boutique hotel or large entertainment/nightlife venue
  • Nightlife Experience with ability to manage and coordinate large numbers of people in the event of a complex emergency situations
  • Proven leadership skills and the ability to inspire and motivate a team to achieve common goals.
  • Excellent organisational and administrative abilities, with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Effective communication/presentation skills, both verbal and written.
  • Flexibility to work evenings, weekends, as required by business needs.
  • IOSH or NEBOSH qualification with experience across a range of safety disciplines, in particular Fire, Health & Safety and Food safety
  • Door supervisor (SIA Licence) + CCTV licence
  • Fist Aid Qualified
  • Be familiar with security technology and programs
  • The ability to develop and deliver effective training to maintain consistent service and safety standards across your team

We are defined by our richness of personality and diversity of background and lifestyle so if you think you have what it takes to be our Security & Safety Manager we’d love to hear from you.

All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates prior to commencing employment.

Benefits Include

  • Meals on Duty
  • Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance (2 x Annual Salary)
  • Medical Assistance (including online GP and Physio)
  • Employee Assistance Programme with Well-being service
  • Discount platform including GYM
  • Worldwide Travel Discounts via The Standard Advantage platform
  • Employee & Family Rates across all Standard and Bunkhouse properties
  • In-house Experience Programme
  • F&B Discounts ranging from 25-50%
  • Recruitment Referral Bonus up to £1,000
  • Tuition Aid Scheme & subsidised training
  • Season Ticket Loan & Bike 2 Work Scheme
  • Social Committee with regular monthly social activities

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