Head of Security Services (35485)

Employer:University of Strathclyde
Location: Glasgow

Salary range: £49,230 - £55,389
FTE: 1.0 (35 hours per week)
Term: Open-ended
Closing date: 28 March 2016

The University of Strathclyde is seeking a new Head of Security Services to lead the Security Services team in alignment with the University’ Strategy and values. As a member of the Senior Management team within the Commercial & Support Services Section within Estates Services, you will play a key role in leading and developing security services across the University.

Security Services currently operate across two campuses: Jordanhill and the John Anderson Campus within the City Centre. Security Services operate with 78 staff (including the Head of Security Services) comprised as follows: 6 x Supervisors, 5 x Senior Wardens, 45 x 24/7 Shift Wardens, 10 x Watchpersons, 7 x mail room staff, 4 x other staff (covering Senate, Chauffeuse, car parking and access control duties). Security Services cover five main areas of activity across the university namely, Security (internal and external), First Aid (application and training), Access Control, Car Parking, and Mail Delivery Services.

Key to Security Services is the delivery of a customer-centric service and approach. It is expected that the development of this philosophy, through new initiatives, will continue to support an outstanding, safe and secure experience for all staff and students at the University of Strathclyde contributing to the University’s ambitions as a Leading, International, Technological University.

As such, the Head of Security Services will have a principal role in leading and implementing service strategy and reform to ensure service delivery meets the needs of a dynamic and modern university, in addition to having full operational and financial management responsibility for Security Services.

Informal interviews for this post may be held.

Formal interviews for this post will be held on Wednesday, 20 April 2016.

For informal enquiries, please contact Mr Shaun McAllister, Assistant Director at shaun.mcallister@strath.ac.uk; tel no:
0141 548 2232

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