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Senior Security Design Consultant

  • Job reference: 915833
  • Location: Abu Dhabi
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Date posted: 17/08/2017

Minimum of 7 years' experience as a security consultant or security design engineer, preferably in a top tier consulting or engineering firm
Industry experience in the infrastructure security sector and/ or government strongly preferred.
Experience working in a multi-disciplinary engineering environment
Demonstrate experience of large scale and complex security assignments in at least 3 key sectors e.g. Oil & Gas, Energy Utility, Water Utility, Smart Cities, Hotels, Stadia, Leisure, in-depth knowledge of physical and electronic security industry including excellent technical / product knowledge Of all types of security systems and solutions.
IT networking
Access control
Long range cameras - Thermal Imaging
Fibre Optics
Physical Screening
Vehicle Screening
CBRNE Screening
Hostile Vehicle Mitigation
Security Command Centers
Specific Purpose of Role:
Reporting directly to the Client's Energy & Infrastructure Lead (of the Technical Design Authority) within the security practice, this role is about supporting the strategic advisory services to clients to help them evaluate and manage their security related risks and transforming protection objectives into phased engineering design, Clients will be senior decision makers in Multinational Corporations, Governments and International organizations, and quasi-governmental organizations. Clients will also include International Architects and Multidisciplinary engineering consultancies, typically where Client are acting as the specialist security sub consultant.
Core areas of advisory services will include contribution to security strategy, conducting security evaluations (surveys and risk assessments) and subsequent ownership and management of security system design. A key skill set for this role will require the candidate to convert risk assessment recommendations into phased concept, scheme and detailed design. This will entail direct liaison with the client, including project management of small to medium commissions. It will also require responsibility for managing the interface between the consultancy team and the engineering design team and coordinating detailed design deliverables. The role will typically entail the following apportionment of time: 10% project management; 20% strategic security; 70% design, albeit this is likely to vary dependent on project priorities and will be advised by the E&I Lead / TDA.

Capabilities / Skills
Ideally Degree educated
Experience in Engineering Design of Physical and Electronic Security Systems
Wide knowledge base of vendor products and contacts in MENA
Industry qualifications such as PSP, CPP, ASIS
Regional security accreditations such as DPS
Sector qualifications such as PFSO
Experience of Working in UAE

Additional Requirements:
Must be willing to work in Iraq / Afghanistan, UAE and GCC
Must be fluent (read and write) English and Arabic is a advantage
Must have international driving license
Must have no restrictions for employment within countries client conduct business

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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