Security Guards

Employer: British Embassy
Location: Jeddah

Job Description (Roles and Responsibilities)
The British Consulate General in Jeddah has vacancies for the position of Security Guards, Grade S2(L).

Purpose of the job

Responsible in assisting the Overseas Security Manager (OSM) through the Post Security Manager (PSM) for the physical and protective security of both the Consulate and its compound.

Main Duties and responsibilities:
Work a shift rotation system to provide security at the Consulate General
Carry out security duties at the main and residence gate
Search vehicles and visitors entering compound
Be the first point of contact by telephone outside office hours
Scan and sort incoming local mail
Maintain various records and security logs

Key Competences:
Managing a Quality Service- It means being organised to deliver service objectives and striving to improve the quality of service, taking account of diverse customer needs and requirements.
Collaborating and Partnering: It requires working collaboratively, sharing information and building supportive, responsive relationships with colleagues and stakeholders, whilst having the confidence to challenge assumptions.
Delivering at Pace - Check own and team performance against outcomes, make improvement suggestions or take corrective action when problems are identified.
Leading and Communicating - Effectiveness in this area is about leading from the front and communicating with clarity, conviction and enthusiasm.
Essential qualifications and experience

Good standard of oral and written English.
Competent information technology user.
Ability to work well in a team and understand diversity.
Good Organizational skills.
Desirable qualifications and experience

Previous security experience.
Sound interpersonal skills and effective oral and written.
Required competencies
Leading and Communicating, Collaborating and Partnering, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace
Application deadline
9 September 2016
Type of Position
Full-time, Permanent
Working hours per week
Middle East & North Africa
Saudi Arabia
Location (City)
Type of Post
British Consulate General
Number of vacancies
Starting monthly salary (SAR)
Start Date
9 September 2016
Other benefits and conditions of employment

Working Hours and Remuneration:

The starting salary will be SAR 4,116.66 per month inclusive of the Eid Bonus and the 25% housing allowance. An additional travel allowance of SAR 400 per month will also be payable.

Normal working hours for the Embassy are 08.00 to 15.00 Sunday to Thursday. This position is full-time, based on 48 hours per week.

The successful candidate will be subject to a 90 day probationary period.


The position is only available to holders of Saudi residence permits or transferable Iqamas, and the successful candidate will be required to transfer their sponsorship to us.
Additional information

How to Apply
Interested candidates must attach the following documents when applying online:
A covering letter.
An updated Curriculum Vitae (CV)

** (Your application must include examples of when you have demonstrated the competencies outlined above in the cover letter. Applications that do not include this information will be rejected).

The closing date for all applications is 09 September 2016.

Incomplete applications and applications received after the stated deadline will not be considered.

Due to the large amount of applications we receive only those shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo security vetting procedures. The appointment is also subject to satisfactory local and UK security clearances.

The British Embassy is an equal opportunities employer, dedicated to inclusivity, a diverse workforce and valuing difference. Staff recruited locally by the British Embassy is subject to Terms and Conditions of service according to local Saudi Arabian employment law.