Role details

Specialist (Control Room and Emergency)

International   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Responsible For Control Room Operations Including Surveillance, Access Control A
  • Responsible Incident Response, Emergency Management And Coordination With ADIA I

About Our Client

Our is a sovereign wealth fund that is founded for the purpose of investing funds. Their portfolio grows at an annual rate of about 10% compounded and is one of the world's largest investment funds.

Job Description


    • Coordinate and organize day to day centralized control room operations for Human Resources Department, Security Section
    • Plans, directs and oversees the implementation of comprehensive electronic security systems (video surveillance, access control, intruder detection) to ensure the protection of sites and its employees, visitors and third parties
    • Manage the development and implementation of document standards and administrative functions relevant to control room operations, and electronic security systems
    • Manage the development and implementation of a reporting and review structure to ensure that risks are effectively identified and assessed and appropriate controls and responses are in place
    • Directs and coordinates activities of personnel in reviewing or updating security measures due to new or revised regulations
    • Monitor and maintain performance standards and ensure action is taken when standards are not met
    • Establishing operational procedures for control room operations, surveillance, fire prevention, fire-fighting and investigations
  • Check and analyze all incoming reports to formalize action plans

  • Reports irregularities and hazards to appropriate personnel
  • Select and train subordinate personnel in surveillance, incident response, emergency and crisis management and investigative techniques
  • Establish good communication and interaction with the relevant members of local authorities
  • When requested to do so, investigate security incidents and accidents or carry out specialized investigations including conducting interviews and submit findings in a timely manner
  • Manage or conduct the collection and preservation of evidence to support post-investigation actions including recorded footage and other security data


  • Manages the monitoring and response of Fire, Life and Safety systems and procedures.
  • Organise the evacuation of building occupants from the Sites and ensure this can be carried out immediately in case of emergency
  • Planning and controlling of emergency drills including development of emergency response teams
  • Review and improve Crisis and Emergency Plans, Business Continuity Plans and conduct business impact analysis for key processes

  • Manage the recovery and resumption of operations following incidents

  • Confers with Head of Security to formulate emergency policies, determine need for programs, coordinate programs and response for emergencies
  • Select and train subordinate personnel in protective procedures, first aid, fire safety and other duties
  • Responsible for the Fire and Security Warden program including training and awareness as well as drills and rehearsals

The Successful Applicant


  • A Diploma in Business or Security related field, Bachelor degree preferred
  • Membership with ASIS or International Security Institute
  • Security Certification for Close Protection Professional (CPP) or Physical Security Professional (PSP) from ASIS certification board preferredExperience:
  • Relevant experience required in a security supervisor role of a medium-to-large scale facility
  • Minimum 4 years relevant experience
  • Exposure to supervisor and managerial roles for security within a medium-to-large scale facility
  • Regional experience in Middle East preferred


  • Good knowledge of security management (inclusive of risk management, crisis and emergency management, physical security, electronic security, personnel security, investigations)
  • Knowledge of local and international security and safety standards
  • Excellent Electronic Security Systems and Fire Safety Systems, with proven experience in technology for CCTV, Access Control, Fire Alarm
  • Able to develop, implement and continuously improve operational procedures, training, standards and policies for security control room operations
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent time management and capable of working to challenging timeframes
  • Problem solving ability with a clear understanding of security objectives
  • Ability to see problems as opportunities and manage well under pressure

What's on Offer

An Attractive Package with benefits

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