Security Advisor – Kent, UKFull Time
One of the worlds major sporting brands is looking for an experienced security advisor who understands threat and risk management of high profile events.
Security Advisor Responsibilities
- Support the organisations Broadcast and Logistics departments on the build, event and derig phases of each event, with security expertise and advice.
- Working closely with the events, promotions and hospitality teams to give security advise and support to suppliers and activations in the Fanzone and all other areas of an event.
- Act as the key point of contact for organisations staff and contractors on the ground for security issues and raise specific concerns and risk to the security management team.
- Ensure that the promoters security measures match their proposals and stated plans and appropriately mitigate and document the risk and the security solutions advocated.
- Work with race promoters, other teams, and any other key stakeholders on related security issues where necessary. Document all activity.
- Participate or lead meetings, when required, to report on relevant security matters. Undertake projects and other security development workstreams in support of the security manager and security lead.
- Ensure that all accidents and security incidents or crimes are documented correctly, investigated promptly and reported accurately in line with the relevant procedure.
- Provide constructive and pragmatic advice to individuals and teams on the secure delivery of broadcast and event security operations to the relevant departments and the organisations safety team.
- Work closely with H&S advisors on appropriate joint checks and inspections related to the delivery of the race or event.
- Undertake any other associated security work as assigned by the organisations security leads
- Degree level qualification or demonstrable equivalent experience in security management.
- Experience operating in fast-paced and time crucial environments. An understanding of threat and risk associated with events and how to manage and mitigate it.
- Minimum of five years working in a security role or similar skillset role (policing, military or other civil or commercial security role).
- Ability to digest information and credibly communicate and document salient points to a variety of audiences.
- Practical and hands on approach to security, good subjective decision-making skills.
- Ability to think responsively, anticipate, Good dynamic problem-solving skills.
- Able to keep accurate records, analyse security risk assessments and produce concise accurate reports with reasonable proportional and evidenced recommendations.
- Ensure detailed, accurate Reports are completed to a high standard.
- Complete all mandatory training within specified timelines.
- Comply with the organisations policies and code of conduct.
- Able to deal with diplomatically sensitive situations through to conclusion.
- Willing and able to travel and work away for a minimum of 2-week periods. Have good personal resilience away from home country, and resourcefulness.
- Able to maintain professional confidentiality relating to personal or sensitive information.
- Possess the confidence to present or brief large groups of people.