National Protective Security Manager 26 views

Who we are

Allianz is a global insurance company serving across 70 different countries, but from the very first day you join our team you’ll know that your contributions are valued. We offer world class learning and career development opportunities, while we celebrate an inclusive culture.

 

Role Description

This is an exciting opportunity to support the Head of Property & Workspace Services, to manage, lead and co-ordinate our UK response to protective security across Allianz Holdings UK, which comprises FCA regulated offices across the country.

This role comes under our hybrid working model so travel to our Guildford office will be required as necessary.

Working within the Protection and Resilience framework, this role will work across the organisation, including Risk, HR, Health & Safety and Governance, to deliver the activities of protective security within this framework, including business operations (IT and non-IT), personnel and protective assets, processes, controls and monitoring.

Reporting into the Head of Property and Workspace Services, this role will also be involved in the following:

  • Acting as an SME (Subject Matter Expert) for Protective Security and use existing knowledge and contacts to ensure that Allianz UK delivers the requirements of the Protective security functional rule
  • Being responsible for all reporting (including developing reporting tools such as dashboards) associated with Protective Security within the UK and at Group level on status of each aspect of Protective security
  • Enforcing implementation and operation of controls and process requirements
  • Acting as a single point of contact on Protective Security audits, completing the self-assessments, participating in reviews and providing documentation
  • Interfacing with, and acting, as a key contact for other parts of the risk management community including Business Continuity Management, Crisis Management, Global Incident Management, Information Security etc.
  • Supporting on the leading, managing and delivering of all activities required to meet the requirements of our Group’s functional rule for Protective Security
  • Handling incidents related to the domain of Protective Security
  • Attending various meetings organised by Allianz and representing Protective Security activities as and when required.

 

About You

To be a success in this role, you will have previous experience of protective security regulations and frameworks for a large, multisite corporate business as well as the following:

Essential:

  • 5 years’ experience working in a corporate security environment
  • Understanding, or willingness to learn, about the security related regulatory standards and frameworks across IT and HR
  • Knowledge and understanding of all aspects of security functions within corporate organisations and comfortable dealing with other risk management SMEs (Financial services preferable, but not essential)
  • Experience in how to perform threat assessments (eg. physical assets, events security, executive protection etc.) and a good understanding of corporate risk/risk management
  • An understanding of best practice in all aspects of protective security and raising awareness across business functions
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills, including matrix management and organisation of wider collaboration
  • Strength in organisation and planning to ensure that deadlines and business objectives are met within fast paced environments
  • IT literacy, comfortable using Microsoft Office.

 

Desirable:

  • Experience of security functions within a regulated corporate organisation
  • Membership of a professional security body i.e. Security Institute, ASIS, etc.
  • Project management experience
  • Driving licence.

 

What We Will Offer You

Recognised and rewarded for a job well done, we have a range of flexible benefits for you to choose from- so you can pick a package that’s perfect for you.

We also offer flexible working options, global career opportunities across the wider Allianz Group, and fantastic career development and training. That’s on top of enjoying all the benefits you’d expect from the world’s number one insurance brand, including:

 

 

  • Competitive annual salary
  • Car allowance
  • Annual performance related bonus
  • 30 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Flexible buy/sell holiday options
  • Hybrid working
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Development days
  • A discount up to 50% on a range of insurance products including car, home and pet
  • Retail Discounts.

 

Our Ways of Working

Do you need some flexibility with the hours you work? Let us know as part of your application and if it’s right for our customers, our business and for you, then we’ll do everything we can to make it happen.

Here at Allianz, we are signatories of the ABIs flexible working charter. We believe in supporting hybrid work patterns, which balance the needs of our customers, with your personal circumstances and our business requirements. Our aim with this is to help innovation, creativity, and you to thrive – Your work life balance is important to us.

 

Our Purpose and Values

We secure your future

Be Brave | With Heart | Everyone Counts | Inspiring Trust

Our purpose and values are more than just words on a website – they are the why and how of Allianz.  They influence everything we do and guide us how to do it.

Created by our people, for our people, they shape our culture, bring us together, and inspire us to be the best.  Building on inclusive culture for us all to succeed.

 

Diversity & Inclusion

At Allianz, we value diversity and inclusion and back this up with our accreditations, Allianz is EDGE certified for gender inclusion, members of the Women in Finance Charter, a Disability Confident employer, Stonewall Diversity Champion members, signatories of Business in the Community’s Race at Work Charter, and an Armed Forces Covenant gold standard employer.

We recognise the strength of neurodiversity in the workplace, and the far-reaching benefits of embracing a spectrum of thinking styles and innovative capabilities. We proudly welcome applications from neurodivergent and disabled candidates, and can offer tailored adjustments to remove barriers and set you up for success in your career.

At Allianz, we encourage our people to advocate for what they need, we listen, and we act – this could include providing assistive technology, ergonomic specialist equipment, mentoring and coaching, or flexibility in the way you work, among a wide range other adjustments.

Join us – Let’s Care for Tomorrow.

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