Staffordshire University

Person Specification

Job Title:

Security Team Leader - Nights


Estates & Commercial Services

The qualifications, experience, knowledge, skills and behaviours outlined above provide a summary of what is required to carry out this job effectively. They also form the selection criteria on which a decision to appointment will be made. Please ensure that you provide evidence of how you meet the criteria in your application.

No Selection Criteria Description Essential [E] or
Desirable [D]
by *
1 Accredited local security management specialist, or similar security management qualification, or willing to undertake training whilst in role E A
2 Demonstrable experience of control, security and risk management in a large organisation E A/I
3 Intermediate computer and keyboard skills with demonstrable experience in use of computerised fire safety, CCTV, automatic access systems E I
4 Demonstrable experience in leading and supervising a team, including effectively dealing with disciplinary matters and reinforcing messaging from the senior management team E A
5 Knowledge and experience of a customer focussed working environment, with the awareness and ability to provide a high-quality service at all times E A/I
6 Ability to communicate effectively at all levels in the organisation (written and verbal) and to maintain accurate written records E A/I
7 Experience of problem solving on own initiative and making key decisions under pressure, working within provided guidelines E A/I
8 Previous knowledge of CCTV systems, Fire alarms, access control, E A/I Classification: Restricted intruder alarm systems E A
9 Knowledge of law and offences relating to security E A/I
10 Proven experience of managing potentially volatile situations and dealing with conflict. Ability to receive, interpret and act on instructions quickly and effectively E A/I
11 Flexibility to work a shift rota which covers 24/7 throughout the year including bank holiday, weekends, evenings and night shifts E A
12 Good basic Education GCSE or equivalent E A
13 Full clean UK driving Licence E A
14 Previous training in control restraint and physical intervention skills D A
15 Lift evacuation training D A
16 An understanding of the University’s strategy and values, with the ability to demonstrate behaviours that align to the values E I

* A - Application Form   I - Interview