Security Operations Manager


Operations and External Affairs
CSM - King's Cross, London UK
Full time
Estates and Accommodation

23 February 2020 23:55

£53,011 to £64,032 per annum

UAL has created a new senior post within the Estates Directorate. Reporting to the Head of Campus Services, the Security Operations Manager takes lead responsibility for the management of all aspects of security to ensure a safe and secure environment for our students, staff and visitors across the UAL estate. This includes the development and implementation of the security strategy in the areas of physical, technical and information security, ensuring that a commensurate risk based approach is taken to adopting physical security measures and controls.

The Estates Department provides a number of core services across the University’s 16 academic sites including facilities management, catering and commercial services, sustainability and energy management, estate management, project management, and property developments. It also works with 12 Halls of residence, three of which are UAL Estates managed halls.

The role will also involve the provision of expert advice and guidance to the wider UAL community in matters of security and business continuity/ resilience plans.

University of the Arts London ( is a hotbed of creativity, innovation and invention across the knowledge economy. Drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts, UAL is a fundamental part of the UK’s creative ecology – the fastest growing sector of the UK’s economy. In a major milestone for 2019, UAL has been ranked 2nd place in the world for art and design studies in the QS University World Rankings by Subject 2019

UAL works with a wide range of commercial and institutional organisations within the world of the Arts, including the Tate and the National Theatre, all benefiting from the fresh talent and new ideas of UAL students. UAL is hugely international, with a reputation that attracts over 19,000 students from over 100 countries, creating a vibrant, multi-cultural community environment.

We are seeking an individual with proven experience of working in a similar role in another University or other like organisation.

A strong customer focus and excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential as you will work with a diverse spectrum of internal and external stakeholders to deliver high-quality, customer focused service. You will be working in an environment where we are passionate about delivering a great experience for our students and a welcoming place to work for our staff that is equally safe and secure.

UAL offers generous leave, an excellent defined benefit pension scheme and a commitment to your continuing personal development and training in an environment that encourages excellence, creativity and diversity. Relocation assistance is available. For more detail about this role please click the link below. If you would like to register your interest please contact Rob Cullum, Recruitment Advisor at the Management Recruitment Group Tel: 020 3962 9900 or alternatively email:

Appointment to this role will be subject to a criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service before the appointment is confirmed. Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from employment. This will depend on the circumstances and background to your offence(s).

UAL is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive university - a place where we all can be ourselves and reach our full potential in our work, learning and creative practice. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and Staff Support Networks. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and caring responsibility.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early.

This opportunity is closed to applications.