Safety and Security Manager for Intl School Group, Saudi Arabia

Employer: Alison Morgan Global Recruitment
Location: Middle East

Our clients, a multi­cultural organization of accredited schools in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia offering a challenging world ­class education are now looking for a Safety and Security Manager.


The Safety and Security Manager is responsible and accountable to (but not limited to) the following:
Ensure all the District security work is prepared for, planned and supervised;
Ensure maintenance and updating of the District Security Management Plan; (Note: The plan does not currently exist and will be produced as part of the current risk management security support project)
Ensure implementation of the District Security Management Plan;
Ensure the maintenance and updating of each school’s Security Management Plan takes place within the guidelines of the overall District Security Management Plan;
Organise the systematic supervision, inspection and auditing against the District Security Management Security Plan;
Advise the Security Management Committee on any ineffective aspects of the Security Management Plan and recommend solutions;
Obtain commitment for resources required for security and ensure the commitments are met. (Coordination with the Government Relations Officer (GRO) and contracted security manpower provider);
Ensure that standards for personnel responsible for security are met;
Co­ordinate with each school’s Security Management;
Ensure that any security regulations or directives set by government agencies are adhered to;
Coordinate with local external agencies (for example Saudi Arabian National Guard, Royal Commission Security and Police);
Ensure security duties are trained for their roles and that other personnel receive awareness training (in coordination with each school’s security management);
Evaluate termination of employment of individual staff of THEY District to ensure risks arising, such as sensitive information being taken from the District, are addressed;
Manage security reports submitted to the District Security Management Committee;
Keep up to date with security threats and trends to drive a continual improvement of the security system;
Ensure that security equipment is properly operated, tested, calibrated and maintained. Oversee the preserving of security equipment and supplies and checking serviceability by technical resources;
Supervise investigation processes related to security incidents;
Take command at incidents until senior managers or emergency services arrive;
To carry out any other security functions as directed by the District Superintendent.


The successful candidate should have:
Previous experience in security and risk management operations;
Experience of managing teams;
Experience of project management;
Experience in educational setting;
Fluent English with excellent communication skills, both written and verbal; ? Advanced degree; ? Strong organizational skills;
Demonstrated success in managing and monitoring budgets;
Demonstrated success in managing contracts.

If you meet the selection criteria, please submit your c.v. and Letter of Application to

Alison Morgan, Global Recruitment Solutions.


Please note due to the number of applications, we can only respond to shortlisted candidates.