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Protective Services Manager United Kingdom

London, , United Kingdom

Job Description:

Job Title: Protective Services Manager United Kingdom

LOB: Office of CAO / Global Corporate Security

Corporate Title: Vice President

Location: London

The Office of CAO have a new opportunity available for a Protective Services Manager to join the London office. The aim of this role and the wider team is to provide a safe and secure work environment for UK employees, plus visitors and others, in Head office building and various other office spread across the UK.

Reporting into the Regional Security Director the UK Protective Security Manager (PSM) is responsible for the safety and security of people and bank assets at all of the bank’s UK offices. The aim of role is to ensure all systems and processes operate successfully and that the people, premises, assets and information of Bank of America are adequately protected, safe and secure.

Responsibilities:

  • The role is responsible for identifying threats and security issues relevant to the bank’s offices, as well as protection of personnel travelling on business, crisis management and parts of business recovery

  • Security threat management and risk mitigation development through the creation and implementing of policies, procedures and security initiatives

  • Conduct security risk assessments, site surveys, audits and reviews

  • Implement physical security (including technical security) recommendations and solutions

  • Implement security awareness programmes to promote a culture of safety and security

  • Collaborate with our vendor security companies to provide manned guarding, technical security installation and maintenance

  • Engagement and coordination with key stakeholders

  • Incident management and investigation of security related incidents

  • Liaison with financial sector colleagues, law enforcement and security vendors

  • Support the wider Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Corporate Security team with their activities

The Team:

The EMEA Corporate Security team has the critical mission of protecting Bank of America Merrill Lynch employees, customers and assets from many diverse and potentially damaging threats and increasing risks.

Through an intelligence driven, prevention focused security program, the EMEA Corporate Security team strives to provide a safe and secure environment for all of the bank employees and customers, protect the banks brand, minimize risk and exposure from both current and emerging threats, and consistently deliver excellent services and results.

The Corporate Security team, embracing Bank of America core values, respond to the needs of its internal and external customers in a manner that reflects the department’s dedication to professional standards.

Core Skills:

  • Detailed knowledge of security risk management processes and best practice

  • Being an active member of security industry lead body (e.g. Security Institute)

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office - Excel, Outlook and Word

  • Excellent attention to detail and high level of concern for order and quality

  • Superb communication and negotiation skills

Preferred:

  • Knowledge of operational risk and audit processes

  • Knowledge of business continuity practices

Bank of America

Every day, across the globe, our employees bring a commitment to our purpose and to driving responsible growth by living our values: deliver together, act responsibly, realize the power of our people and trust the team. A key aspect of driving responsible growth is doing so in a sustainable manner, a critical pillar of which is being a great place to work for our teammates.

In line with these values, in EMEA we have 9 Employee Networks, a wide range of Sports & Social clubs, and other development and networking opportunities so that you can enjoy a range of experiences and connect with colleagues across the bank. We also offer exclusive discounts to some of the most iconic cultural experiences for you to enjoy in your spare time outside of work. Learn more about our benefits here.

Good conduct and sound judgment is crucial to our long term success. It’s important that all employees in the organisation understand the expected standards of conduct and how we manage conduct risk. Individual accountability and an ownership mind-set are the cornerstones of our Code of Conduct and are at the heart of managing risk well.

We are an equal opportunities employer, and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. The Bank selects candidates for interview based on their skills, qualifications and experience.

We strive to ensure that our recruitment processes are accessible for all candidates and encourage any candidates to tell us about any adjustment requirements. As part of our standard hiring process to manage risk, please note background screening checks will be conducted on all hires before commencing employment.

Job Band:

H5

Shift: 

Hours Per Week:

35

Weekly Schedule:

Referral Bonus Amount:

0

Job Description:

Job Title: Protective Services Manager United Kingdom

LOB: Office of CAO / Global Corporate Security

Corporate Title: Vice President

Location: London

The Office of CAO have a new opportunity available for a Protective Services Manager to join the London office. The aim of this role and the wider team is to provide a safe and secure work environment for UK employees, plus visitors and others, in Head office building and various other office spread across the UK.

Reporting into the Regional Security Director the UK Protective Security Manager (PSM) is responsible for the safety and security of people and bank assets at all of the bank’s UK offices. The aim of role is to ensure all systems and processes operate successfully and that the people, premises, assets and information of Bank of America are adequately protected, safe and secure.

Responsibilities:

  • The role is responsible for identifying threats and security issues relevant to the bank’s offices, as well as protection of personnel travelling on business, crisis management and parts of business recovery

  • Security threat management and risk mitigation development through the creation and implementing of policies, procedures and security initiatives

  • Conduct security risk assessments, site surveys, audits and reviews

  • Implement physical security (including technical security) recommendations and solutions

  • Implement security awareness programmes to promote a culture of safety and security

  • Collaborate with our vendor security companies to provide manned guarding, technical security installation and maintenance

  • Engagement and coordination with key stakeholders

  • Incident management and investigation of security related incidents

  • Liaison with financial sector colleagues, law enforcement and security vendors

  • Support the wider Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Corporate Security team with their activities

The Team:

The EMEA Corporate Security team has the critical mission of protecting Bank of America Merrill Lynch employees, customers and assets from many diverse and potentially damaging threats and increasing risks.

Through an intelligence driven, prevention focused security program, the EMEA Corporate Security team strives to provide a safe and secure environment for all of the bank employees and customers, protect the banks brand, minimize risk and exposure from both current and emerging threats, and consistently deliver excellent services and results.

The Corporate Security team, embracing Bank of America core values, respond to the needs of its internal and external customers in a manner that reflects the department’s dedication to professional standards.

Core Skills:

  • Detailed knowledge of security risk management processes and best practice

  • Being an active member of security industry lead body (e.g. Security Institute)

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office - Excel, Outlook and Word

  • Excellent attention to detail and high level of concern for order and quality

  • Superb communication and negotiation skills

Preferred:

  • Knowledge of operational risk and audit processes

  • Knowledge of business continuity practices

Bank of America

Every day, across the globe, our employees bring a commitment to our purpose and to driving responsible growth by living our values: deliver together, act responsibly, realize the power of our people and trust the team. A key aspect of driving responsible growth is doing so in a sustainable manner, a critical pillar of which is being a great place to work for our teammates.

In line with these values, in EMEA we have 9 Employee Networks, a wide range of Sports & Social clubs, and other development and networking opportunities so that you can enjoy a range of experiences and connect with colleagues across the bank. We also offer exclusive discounts to some of the most iconic cultural experiences for you to enjoy in your spare time outside of work. Learn more about our benefits here.

Good conduct and sound judgment is crucial to our long term success. It’s important that all employees in the organisation understand the expected standards of conduct and how we manage conduct risk. Individual accountability and an ownership mind-set are the cornerstones of our Code of Conduct and are at the heart of managing risk well.

We are an equal opportunities employer, and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. The Bank selects candidates for interview based on their skills, qualifications and experience.

We strive to ensure that our recruitment processes are accessible for all candidates and encourage any candidates to tell us about any adjustment requirements. As part of our standard hiring process to manage risk, please note background screening checks will be conducted on all hires before commencing employment.

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Full time

JR-21059837

Band: H5

Manages People:

Manager:

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Peter Brown

Referral Bonus:

0

Street Address

Primary Location:
2 KING EDWARD ST, London, EC1A 1HQ