Company Security Manager - Fleet & Shore

Job reference: 001528

Location: Home-based

Closing date: 08/12/2021

Salary: £56,619- £63,537 per annum (Dependant on experience)

Employment type: Permanent

Department: Ships Support Services

Division: Ships Support Services

Hours per week: 37.5 hours per week

We are P & O, with an enviable heritage, brand recognition and future investment there has never been a better time to join us.

The role

We are currently looking for a Company Security Manager who will be looking after the ship and shoreside security for the whole company. This is a strategically important role that will be looking after all aspects of security across the whole of our fleet across both the short ferry routes and our overnight routes alongside our ports and offices. You will ensure that security regulatory requirements are met for Flag, Port State and Host States alongside Cyber Security requirements under the ISM code and you will be the company security manager as specified by the ISPS code.

Working with our seafaring leadership team you will be make sure that all ship internal security standards are carried out to standard, enhance security awareness amongst he staff, making sure that the ships are aware of any security deficiencies and all of this is documented and filed as per the company protocols.

Working with the facilities managers you will be making sure all of our shoreside locations are secure and alongside the IT team you will embed cyber security into your overall plan.You will also be expected to be security vetted prior to a contract being issued.

This is a home based role with regular travel to Dover and our other sites.

The organisation

P&O Ferries is one of the best loved brands within the UK and we are considered a Superbrand. We have been providing a maritime service for the UK and beyond since 1837 and have been an integral part of British maritime history for almost two centuries.

We are now part of DP World whose vision of enabling global trade fits with our global vision for the 21st century. We are going through our biggest transformation in our history which includes building the most technologically advanced ships for the Dover Straits, welcoming customers who have never travelled by ferry before and huge technology leaps that will see us at the forefront of a technology revolution.

Our people are our most important asset and we are building a world class team from all over Europe and the world to help us thrive in the new normal. We have the backing of DP World with all of their tools and support alongside the freedom for you to be the best you can be.

​​​​​​​The person

So what skills are we looking for?

- 1st Class Certificate of Competency (Deck) or equivalent

- Knowledge of ISPS code

- A clear understanding of maritime operational issues and in particular those relating to maritime security

- Able to work closely with colleagues in different cross-functional teams

- Able to demonstrate strong leadership skills

- Experience of leading a large security operation across a varied maritime fleet.

- It would be beneficial if you have previously worked in a highly unionised environment

- A maritime or marine background is preferred

At P&O Ferries we want you to be you. Not only will that make us stronger but will allow us to bring authenticity to everything we do. We know our customers come from all walks of life and so do our employees. We are all about connecting the world and that starts with finding connections with who you work with.

When we recruit we want to you to bring your whole self to work and we are working towards increasing diversity across all of our employees. We know we cannot be the best unless  we recruit the best regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, lifestyle, age, educational background, national origin, religion or neurodiversity.

If this role sounds of interest click on the link below to apply.