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Deputy Security Services Manager

Security Services

Location:  University Park
Salary:  £26,396 to £32,348 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Closing Date:  Thursday 08 June 2023
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  NHE123523X1

The University of Nottingham has been providing an outstanding student experience for over 140 years and is a leading university of worldwide significance with established campuses in UK, China and Malaysia. 

Working across all University sites the successful candidate will be responsible for the supervision of security officers, gatehouse security officers and control room staff allocating resources to ensure University sites are covered at all times. You will work with and support the Security Services Manager to deliver all aspects of the production and delivery of the university card and car parking scheme and will be the contact point for police and other key stakeholders engaging in meetings as required. As part of the security management team you will encourage the development of innovative solutions that positively impact on the customer experience and will support the Security team by carrying out appraisal conversations identifying areas for training and development.

Other duties will also include attending incidents, submitting reports, reviewing, amending and monitoring crime prevention and reduction measures and working with the team to deliver car parking and traffic management events and initiatives.  You will also be responsible for building a “Key lock” suite, training staff in the process and providing advice as required.

Candidates should have a proven track record of extensive relevant work experience demonstrating practical and theoretical knowledge in a Security, customer service or car parking / traffic management environment and have experience of leading, motivating, engaging, recognising, empowering and communicating effectively with large complex teams over multiple campuses. Due to the nature of the role and the amount of travelling between university sites it is essential that candidates hold a full, current driving licence. 

Further details regarding the duties for the post can be found on the attached job role profile.

What’s in it for you 

  • Ongoing support to develop your skills and gain industry recognised qualifications to further your career ambitions that may lead to different career paths and career progression. 
  • An excellent holiday allowance of 26 days, plus additional university closure days and bank holidays 
  • Employee Assistance Programme and Counselling Service- 24/7 support. 
  • Supplier discounts, travel, and reward schemes.
  • Staff Networks, events and activities and state of the art sports facilities. 
  • A permanent post. 
  • All the tools you need to do a great job.
  • Uniform provided.   

This position is offered on a permanent basis. Hours of work are full-time (36.25 per week), worked 5 days out of 7 to be arranged. Flexibility will be required. Job share arrangements may be considered.

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Informal enquiries may be addressed to David Butler, email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted. Please quote ref. NHE/123523X1

It is a condition of this post that satisfactory enhanced disclosure is obtained from the 'Disclosure and Barring Service'.

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Further details:

Our University is a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, see our Moving to Nottingham pages.

Please note that applicants for this post will be considered on an equal basis, subject to the relevant permission to work in the UK as defined by the requirements set out by UK Visas & Immigration.  Please visit: for more information.

For successful international applicants, we provide financial support for your visa and the immigration health surcharge, plus an interest-free loan to help cover the cost of immigration-related expenses for any dependents accompanying you to the UK. For more information please see the our webpage on Financial support for visas and the immigration health surcharge.



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