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MOD Safety and Security Team Leader, London.


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May 22, 2009
The MINISTRY OF DEFENCE is advertising for a Safety and Security Team Leader to work in London. Salary is £37,527.
This is an exciting opportunity for an individual with extensive experience in high-threat environments to lead all aspects of risk management relating to MOD civilians and VIPs deployed to, or visiting, operations and fragile environments overseas. Currently there are over 35 civilians posted in 10 operational locations, and the team provides advice on over 100 visits to operational and high-threat locations each year.

The Safety and Security Team Leader reports to the Assistant Head, Support to Operations and is responsible for overseeing the development and implementation of appropriate and fit-for-purpose strategy, policies, procedures and guidance to manage risk to MOD civilians deployed in support of military operations overseas. They will lead a team of two Security Advisers to ensure the in-Theatre risks are managed effectively, enabling staff to fulfil their roles. They are also responsible for the provision of appropriate protective equipment and pre-deployment training and preparation for deployees and visitors to military operations and non-operational fragile environments. The role requires close collaboration with other teams within the MOD and across other Government Departments.

About you;
The successful candidate will be an experienced security professional with an in-depth, up-to-date understanding of risk management in high-threat environments, including personal safety and security issues. You will be confident working alongside military colleagues, and representatives from other Government departments.

You will be a strong leader with proven experience delivering results through a high-performing team. You will have excellent interpersonal skills, and a track record of establishing productive, collaborative relationships within and across Government and security organisations.

You have a determination to deliver across a broad and varied portfolio. You are able to prioritise competing demands successfully and resolve them within time scale.

The successful candidate will have clear and concise oral and written communication skills, with an attention to detail. You will be calm and confident under pressure, and have the confidence to guide and challenge senior managers.

The job is based predominantly at the Permanent Joint Headquarters at Northwood but applicants must be willing to visit operational locations and fragile environments as required. Applicants must successfully complete a medical to confirm they are fit to travel to operational theatre.

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