Assistant Director of Security

Employer: Jumeirah Carlton Tower Hotel
Location: London

About the Jumeirah:

At Jumeirah, we are committed to encouraging and developing our colleagues in world class environments. We value diversity and equal opportunity, employing over 14,000 colleagues from over 100 different countries including locations in Asia Pacific, CIS, Central Asia, Western and Eastern Europe, Africa the Middle East.

Jumeirah Carlton Tower, situated in the heart of Knightsbridge, is a landmark hotel acknowledged as one of London’s finest. The hotel is noted for its fine dining, exclusive Peak Health Club & Spa and enviable location off Sloane Street – the Capital’s most fashionable shopping area. Jumeirah Carlton Tower offers 216 rooms and suites, individually styled with a calm and contemporary feel, together with world-class dining in The Rib Room Bar & Restaurant, Chinoiserie and The Club Room.

Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel is a boutique hotel in Belgravia offering a collection of appointed bedrooms and suites designed to suit the needs of both the leisure and business traveller. Lowndes Bar & Kitchen offers guests all-day dining from its modern British menu in a relaxed and comfortable setting. Guests have complimentary access to all facilities at the nearby Jumeirah Carlton Tower, including The Peak Health Club & Spa.

About the role:

We are now recruiting for an Assistant Director of Security for both Jumeirah Carlton Tower and Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel.

Under the guidance and supervision of the Director of Security to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the Security Department and that all related Security, Fire, Emergency and Crisis Management procedures and are adhered to throughout the Carlton Tower and The Lowndes Hotel, in accordance with Company Policies and Procedures. To maximise prevention of crime to minimise all potential losses.

Duties will be as follows:
To maximise prevention of crime through regular presence of security officers in all areas of the hotel.
To ensure all Hotel colleagues have a sound knowledge of Hotel Security procedures and are fully briefed on the importance of Security Awareness
Ensuring measurable quality objectives are established and actively participate in the review of these objectives
To ensure proper procedures are implemented for any incidents which occur in the hotel.
To maintain an excellent working relationship with the local Metropolitan Police, Foreign Office, Customs & Excise, Scotland Yard, Immigration and any other pertinent Civil authorities.
To be responsible and support the planning and completion of statutory Fire and Emergency Training provided for all colleagues including all levels of management
To be responsible and support int the management of the CCTV System and co-ordinate all maintenance as and when required
To be responsible for all for the recording, storage and disposal of all Lost and Found property including valuable items as per the relevant policy and procedure.
To conduct investigation meetings with hotel guests and colleagues (as appropriate) and be responsible for submitting all completed reports in a timely manner.
Complete and submit the required reports to Group Security accurately within the required time frame.

About you:


Recognised Security Industry qualification
Completed and certificated higher education
Experience in multi-cultural organisation.
Experience at operational and strategic level.
Possess well-rounded knowledge in security operations and training.

Recognised Security training certificates e.g Health & Safety
Degree in related subject
Police and military background
Oral and written communication skills in a second language
About the benefits:

Benefits for the successful Assistant Director of Security include:
Meals on duty
Dry cleaning
28 days paid annual leave including bank holidays
Interest free season ticket loan
Jumeirah hotel accommodation discounts
Company reward and recognition schemes
Childcare support
Dental cover
Colleague recognition scheme
Colleague introductory scheme
Internal and external transfer possibilities
50% off F&B discounts
VDU users eye test
Long service awards
Free life insurance cover for death in service
Company pension plan
Excellent learning and development opportunities with scope for career growth