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Security Services Co-ordinator

Postby pec27 » Fri Aug 02, 2019 4:15 pm


Security Services Coordinator
Fixed Term until December 2019
(Secondment opportunity)
40 hours per week

Keele Spine Grade: 5 - Starting Salary £22,658

Keele University is renowned for its exciting approach to higher education, innovative research, beautiful campus, strong community spirit and excellent student experience. With a turnover in excess of £134 million, over 10,000 students and a total staff of approximately 2000, the University provides high quality teaching across a wide range of academic and vocational subjects and promotes world-class research. Further information can be found at

The security team have an exciting secondment opportunity to appoint a temporary Security Services Coordinator until December 2019 to undertake some project and development work, working directly for the Head of Security and working closely with and in support of all Security Supervisors and Shifts.

The project work will involve:
Initially the appointed candidate will be involved in playing a leading role in planning, organising and implementing a number of changes and improvements in the lead up to the new student intake, in relation to some key areas including, but not limited to:-
● Relaunch of the Safezone App, including training for officers and awareness of users;
● Coordinating a series of improvements within the Security Control Room and operational working, including analysis and reporting of Topdesk data;
● Supporting the planning of the Security Teams approach towards the Fresher’s period;
● Supporting a number of other key projects linked to equipment, recruitment, administration etc. that enhance the effectiveness and smooth running of the Security Team.
Following the student intake the secondment will include, but not be limited to:-
● support the Control Room and Security Shift operation there, through providing direct support as well as through undertaking analysis of data to identify trends in incidents
● To monitor and provide reports on Topdesk data in order to enable all teams to improve performance and consistency in key areas
● to support the coordination and continuity of working across Security Shifts and Supervisors through preparing briefings for incoming shifts and other teams;
● To produce ‘tasking’ packages that will lead to operational action and support the Head of Security and Supervisors and Security Team deliver improved outcomes;
● to support the smooth running of the security team through providing administrative and other support as appropriate to its needs.

This role will broadly be on a Monday - Friday basis working daytime hours, however, occasional early evening or weekend work may be required and some flexibility of approach towards this would be advantageous, in line with a 5 over 7 shift arrangement.

Successful applicants must have substantial understanding of the security role, competence across all areas of the control room technology and systems and must be able to demonstrate that they have a proven track record in the development and delivery of improvement work and also in supporting/training or mentoring colleagues to deliver better outcomes.

For an informal discussion regarding this post please contact Nigel Manning, Head of Security on 01782-734440

Keele University values equality and diversity across our workforce and to ensuring our staff community is reflective of the diversity of our student population. In support of these commitments the University welcomes applications from individuals of Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds for all roles.

Please note this appointment is subject to both medical clearance by the University’s Occupational Health provider and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check

Please note, secondments require authorisation from your line manager. It is therefore advisable that you discuss your application with your manager before submitting it.

For full post details please visit:
Keele University employees wishing to apply should login to Employee Self Service and click on the 'View current vacancies' link.

Closing date for applications: 12th August 2019

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