Alarm Receiving Centre Operations Manager

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Work type: External Fixed Term Contract
Location: Hampshire
Categories: Asset Protection, Human Resources, Other

Job Title: SSE Alarm Receiving Centre Operations Manager 

Location: Havant, Hampshire 

Salary: £23,500 - £35,500 depending on skills and experience 

12 month Fixed Term Contract | Full Time Hours  

Our Role  

Group Security and Investigation staff provide an integral part of protecting SSE’s assets. The Alarm Receiving Centre is the focal point for reporting and managing all forms of security incidents. The centre currently manages over 3,000 cameras, 825 Intruder/Fire Alarms and our PAC Access Control System and the administration of ID cards and validation of staff. 

In this challenging role, you will oversee and ensure the smooth running of the electronic physical security systems deployed across the SSE estate in the UK and Ireland to maintain a safe and secure working environment for all staff, contractors and visitors. Other key parts of the role will be to plan and monitor the deployment of resource both in house and contractors; meet appropriate National Security Inspectorate (NSI) Gold and Silver Certification standards; ensure alarms are captured and actioned as appropriate upon signalling; ensure action plans are followed to mitigate the risk of loss, fraud, theft or danger of death to staff, contractors and the general public; minimise risk of outages as a result of unlawful intrusion for the purposes of theft, vandalism, malicious mischief or terrorism at any relevant SSE site.

Your Skills and Experience 

It is essential that you have knowledge of National Security Inspectorate requirements and security applications used within the security environment. As well as having a good understanding of our SSE businesses, you will be self-motivated with a challenging and assertive, positive attitude and excellent interpersonal and communication skills. You will have an understanding of ARC functions and requirements along with a solid understanding of core company values and safety procedures. Furthermore, you will have knowledge of NSI Audit process and also an understand SSE and ARC processes and procedures.

In addition to the above, strong IT skills are essential for this role along including a solid understanding of Microsoft packages & security systems.

Our Company 

We all have different skills here at SSE and that’s what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Passionate about people and proud of our award-winning customer service, we go to great lengths to extend these values to our employees. This enables our diverse workforce the flexibility and opportunity of developing to their full potential. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra ‘if it’s not safe, we don’t do it’. 

Our Benefits 

With more than 22,000 employees working over 242 locations, we strive to be a great place to work for everyone. In addition to a competitive salary, you’ll automatically be enrolled in into our Group Pension Plan and have the opportunity to join our Share plans. You’ll enjoy a generous annual leave entitlement of 34 days (inclusive of public holidays), with the option to buy up to 10 extra days. Each employee is also entitled to one day paid volunteering, allowing you to dedicate your time, skills and expertise to your local community or a charitable cause as part of our “Be the Difference” scheme. 

Next Steps 

Just click the Apply button to submit your application, it doesn’t take long. 

Closing date for applications is: Thursday, 26th July 2018.

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you’re internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you’re successful, we’ll conduct some pre-employment checks. 

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