Security Manager

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    3 months ago
  • Category:
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
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  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 05-FEB-21
  • Job Reference: NZ/649
  • Job Title: Security Manager
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  • Summary:
  • Security Manager, permanent role, 40 hours per week
  • Do you have experience at a leadership level in security or policing?
  • Are you passionate about delivering a high-quality safety, security and emergency response service?

Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role

Te Herenga Waka – Victoria University of Wellington is currently recruiting a Security Manager within the Student and Campus Living team. The role will be responsible for the security and safety of Victoria University of Wellington’s staff, students, visitors and campuses by providing comprehensive security services through a proficient security team and technology including effective  emergency response.

Key responsibilities: 

  • Provide an environment where the University’s community feel safe 24/7
  • Ensure the security of the University’s facilities
  • Lead and develop the security team to be high performing and feel supported
  • Provide an effective emergency/incident response
  • Ensure compliance of the University’s policies and procedures

Mōu – About you

You will be a motivated and passionate about being part of the behind the scenes action, looking at making a material difference to a community and interested in learning what makes a large vibrant organisation tick and contribute to its daily life.

You will be a highly organised self-starter and natural relationship builder, who relishes leading and developing teams to provide the required 24/7 service as high performers, while being prepared for any emergency / incident response.

You will thrive in this role with an excellent manner with people, an ability to influence and manage conflict, confidently manage a large workload and being challenged while remaining calm under pressure.

Key requirements: 

  • Extensive experience at a leadership level in security or policing
  • Sound knowledge of legislation relevant to security
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully lead a team
  • The ability to communicate precisely and effectively both in writing and verbally
  • Demonstrated ability to work with senior executives and leaders
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

Why you should join our team

Our team is fast paced, likes working in a collaborative style and thrive in a positive environment. 

We pride ourselves on our problem solving and quality service delivery to our client base and are passionate about our emergency response capabilities. 

Role Description

Contact details for vacancy: If you have any questions regarding this role please get in touch with Nikki van der Wal 04 463 6714 or but applicants should follow all steps listed below.  

Important – application steps and information

For applicants who are not NZ Citizens or Permanent Residents, we recommend you check the NZ Immigration website for updates related to Covid19 restrictions on entry to New Zealand:

Download and complete the University Application Form.

Click the Apply Now button at the base of the advert, follow the process to enter your contact details and add your CV in the online form.

Please include a cover letter in your application, telling us why you’re a great fit for this position then email the completed application form, cover letter and any other supporting documentation to stating the reference number and position title from the advert in the subject line.

About our University

Te Herenga Waka – Victoria University of Wellington is New Zealand’s globally ranked capital city university, focused on engaging with Wellington, New Zealand, and the Asia-Pacific region and connecting with the world. The University values the expertise of its professional staff in supporting and enabling teaching, research and engagement activities.

Victoria University of Wellington is an EEO employer and actively seeks to meet its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi. We care about your privacy and personal information. You can review the University’s privacy notice or alternatively find out more about working at the University by clicking here.

Applications close  Sunday, 28 February 2021.

Reference 649.