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Head of Corporate Security

  • Employer: London Borough of Enfield
  • Reference: 8016
  • Published: Wed 10/08/2022, 6:00 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 25/08/2022, 0:59 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £60630 - £78462
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Civic Centre
Job Details

Overview: This is a great opportunity to join a successful, high performing Team, in an ambitious Council that is always striving to move forward.

This role will work collaboratively with Digital Services technical and cyber security as well as ensuring the security and safety of visitors to the council. In addition to working collaboratively with our Estate Management, Property and Economy / Facilities Management office ensuring we are secure and compliant across our estate. This is reflected in the relevant services Heads having a dotted line into this Corporate role.

If you believe you can make a difference and want to work with a wide range of technologies and projects, then we would love to hear from you.

Head of Corporate Security

HOS1 = £53,496 - £71,328 pa

Full time, permanent contract

The Role:

This a new role created to reflect our commitment to ensure staff have a safe and secure place to work and live. It is a strategic leadership role and advisory role working across multiple parts of the Council and agencies with responsibility for the security of the council and its staff. Reporting into the CISO and DDaT, who also manages the H&S, BCM/DR boards.

Key Accountabilities:

The successful applicant will be expected to:

  • Lead on the strategic development of the security of the council services ensuring an integrated approach with all departments and contacts across the council to ensure compliance with CPIN standards.
  • Forge professional working relationships with key stakeholders including the Police, schools and small businesses that will impact on security across the borough.
  • Establish a close working relationship with Internal stakeholders such as Facilities Management (FM) and Digital Services (DS) and external advisors such as CPIN and the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) particularly with regards to counter terrorism to ensure that the council meets its obligations.
  • Ensure rigorous service performance monitoring and management with regard to the security strategy. Review arrangements that are in place and ensure that all remedial actions are identified and undertaken where necessary.
  • Lead investigations into security concern, breaches, evidence control and due process, working closely with the Metropolitan Police Service when required.
  • Attend the Risk Management, Health & Safety and Assurance Board meetings and ensure appropriate links are made with the council’s risk assessment process including Health & Safety representatives, so that security-related issues are an integral part of that process.

About you: we are passionate about placing our customer at the heart of everything we do, and our residents deserve exceptional customer experience from the Council. We would like you to hold that principle, be bold and enthusiastic. You will be someone who has a good understanding of change in a complex organisation, and has excellent communication skills.

Our culture: We are passionate about our people and how we deliver services to our community in Enfield. That’s why we encourage a culture that puts our customers at the heart of everything we do - by empowering our people to work together to find solutions, be open, honest and respectful, take responsibility and listen and learn. If you value these behaviours too, we’d love to hear from you - and of course we are always happy to talk flexible working. This role comes with a generous annual leave allowance and final salary pension.




Closing and Interview Dates

Closing at 23:59 on 24th August 2022



Additional Information

To apply please click on the apply button below

This role requires that you upload 2 documents.

• A supporting statement addressing how you meet the requirements of the job description and person specification.

• Your CV.

Your supporting statement should be around 2 pages in A4 format.

If you have any difficulties accessing this information, please contact Claire Turner, Senior Recruitment Consultant on 0208 132 1024 or claire.turner@enfield.gov.uk

If you would an informal discussion please contact Kieran Murphy, Director of Digital Data and Technology at kieran.murphy@enfield.gov.uk

For more information please visit www.DiscoverDigitalEnfield.co.uk



  • Employer: London Borough of Enfield
  • Reference: 8016
  • Published: Wed 10/08/2022, 6:00 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 25/08/2022, 0:59 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £60630 - £78462
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Civic Centre

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