Security Manager – Operations
New Zealand Parliament
Wellington, NZ
2d ago

The Parliamentary Security Group has recently undergone a significant review and change management programme, and we have an exciting opportunity for an experienced leader with both strategic and operational management experience to fill this newly created position.

The Security Manager - Operations plays an integral role within the Security Group, who are collectively responsible for providing 24 hours per day, 7 days per week security services to members of Parliament, staff, contractors, stakeholders, visitors, and customers who work within and visit New Zealand's Parliament.

This includes providing security services at the Electorate & Community Offices which are located throughout New Zealand.

Reporting to the Chief Security Officer, this role is responsible for providing mentorship, coaching and support to the lead positions within the Security Operations team.

Among other accountabilities, you will be responsible for embedding the new operating model and establishing our desired culture, security operational requirements, training standards and managing rostering, budgets and leave.

You'll work collaboratively with other members of the Security Leadership Group to constantly improve and refine the direction of your business group.

Specific skills and attributes sought for the position include :

  • Superior leadership skills with the ability to communicate and engage at all levels
  • Experience in operational management, physical and operational security, and emergency and incident management response
  • A strong customer service ethic - our customer is at the centre of all decisions
  • Ability to build effective, high performing diverse teams and skills in effectively managing employment relationships
  • A strong understanding of the Protective Security Requirements (PSR)
  • The ability to maintain and manage budgets and perform financial forecasting
  • Exposure to the drafting of reports and preparing business cases
  • Of the utmost importance is alignment with our organisational values, and the drive and motivation to move forward in a manner true to these values :

  • Integrity
  • Manaakitanga
  • Accountability
  • Whanaungatanga
  • Empowerment
  • Please note that due to the nature of the work we do, you must be able to obtain and maintain a SECRET level National Security Clearance.

    The Security Group strive to be known for their professionalism and to make Parliament an open, accessible, efficient, safe and secure place.

    If you are interested in being a part of our collaborative and engaged team committed to providing the best service to the best Parliament in the world

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