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Security Team Leader Leiston, United Kingdom 17.58 hourly

Security Team Leader

Location: Leiston, United Kingdom |
Salary: 17.58 hourly |
Posted: 13 Feb 2024 |
Business Unit: UK Secure Solutions |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Contracted Hours: Full-time |
Employee Status: Permanent |
Reference: 9282

Security Team Leader - Leiston

The Security Team Leader (STL) is a member of the security management team and is a pivotal role for the day to day operational running of the security team at Sizewell C (SZC). The STL is effectively the on-site security manager when on duty and forms the immediate response for the Site Emergency Arrangements. You will be required to project a security presence which is both commanding and authoritative whilst working on a Critical National Infrastructure project.


The Ideal Candidate

You will need to be aged 18 or over, a confident communicator who is a team player with the drive to provide a friendly and professional service at all times.  Sound IT knowledge is required.

You must be flexible and available to work 4 days on, 4 days off which will include days, nights and weekends.   Security experience and an SIA licence is required for this role and you must hold a UK driving licence

Join G4S and you can also enjoy real career progression with a large international Company - as the world’s leading provider of security solutions, we offer fantastic training and support. You’ll be in safe hands from our induction and on-site training to regular reviews and welfare checks with our Supervisors and Managers.


Location: EDF Sizewell C (NNB Generation)

Reporting relationships: Shift Supervisor

Pay: £17.58 per hour

Weekly Hours: Average 42 hours per week, based on a 12 hour shift pattern rotating through days, nights and weekends

Remuneration package: Permanent Contract, 20 days leave plus 8 bank holidays, G4S National Pension Scheme,Dell, Vodafone and O2 discounts,Perks at Work (national discount scheme), Aviva car, home and travel insurance discount, Health Saturday Fund (health cash plan for you and your family).


Key Responsibilities

■ Comply with all Health & Safety procedures as set by our client and G4S
■ Day to day operational management of the on shift security team at SZC and associated developments – including: Sickness & absence management, Discipline
and HR Support
■ Development & Training of the Security team
■ Mentoring Security Supervisors and Officers
■ Briefing the shift supervisors
■ Record keeping and compliance maintenance
■ Line management of the shift supervisors
■ Incident response and scene management (Incident Commander)
■ Cross site and contractor liaison
■ Notifications to the security management team and relevant client personnel
■ Monitor and deliver service level requirements as per KPI’s

Skills and Competencies

■ Knowledge of Health & Safety procedures, policies and best working practices
■ Strong management and leadership skills together with excellent communication, influencing, negotiating and engagement skills
■ Sound judgement and decision making, with a ‘hands on’, problem solving approach, able to remain calm under pressure and take control of incidents
■ Innovative in approach, supportive and adaptable to change



Educational Requirements/Qualifications

  • A basic standard of education in Maths, English and IT.

Preferred Experience 

■ A security professional with prior experience gained in a corporate, Critical National Infrastructure, Police or Military environment
■ Experience of leading and supervising teams in a demanding environment
■ Enthusiastic and committed approach with a track record of building strong, trust based relationships with colleagues and stakeholders at all levels
■ Experience of training and mentoring
■ Proven experience in a high tempo, operational theatre in a pressurised role
■ Good IT skills with a working knowledge of MS Office and Google Suite packages

Personal Qualities 

■ Highest levels of integrity, respectfulness and professionalism required at all times.
■ Open, trusting and in the spirit of mutual support, especially when dealing with conflicts of interests.
■ An engaging and proactive ‘can do’ attitude where successes and failures are shared.
■ Doing what we say we are going to do and only committing to what can be done.
■ Listen and communicate effectively.
■ Ability to plan ahead as far as possible and share intelligence to prevent surprises.


Specific Occupational Requirements

  • Ability to pass and hold National Security Clearance Vetting 
  • A current valid Security Industry Authority (SIA) License
  • UK Driving License is essential 
  • Able to produce a five year verifiable work history



Please ensure you attach a CV and Covering Letter to your application 


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