Senior Security Consultant - Flexible location
Ready for a new challenge?
Buro Happold is looking for a knowledgeable and enthusiastic individual to join our team of Security Consultants within our vibrant multi-disciplinary practice.
This varied role will include the preparation and coordination of physical security design advice for the development of industry-leading projects, across a broad range of market sectors.
This role supports hybrid working, candidates will be required to work from one of our network of UK offices 2-3 days a week.
What sort of projects could I work on?
The Security Consulting team is responsible for developing high-quality protective security designs for many large-scale projects based across the globe.
Due to an increased demand for our services the team is seeking additional support to deliver high quality, high-value solutions to clients based in the UK and abroad.
The successful candidate will be responsible for the development of protective security concepts and strategy designs on a range of challenging projects, examples include Everton FC Stadium, Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, House of Parliament, The Arts Project Scotland, Victoria Station Upgrade, Elephant Park London, Stratford Waterfront.
You will be focused on protective security design and the role will also require knowledge and experience of operational security.
You will work within our Security Consulting Group and collaborate with other disciplines including but not limited to Technology, Lighting, Smart Buildings, MEP as well as working directly with clients, end-users and contractors.
With us, your preconceptions will be tested, your resilience built, and your career enriched.
This role will involve consulting on strategic and operational issues working alongside our Security Engineers.
Your responsibilities will be varied and diverse, however, your primary focus areas will include the following
Managing numerous projects across multiple sectors to deadlines and budgets.
Assessing threats, vulnerabilities and risks to produce risk registers.
Developing security strategies in line with industry requirements.
Creating and managing workflows, including planning and monitoring resources / expenditure for adjustment.
Inputting and revising project delivery standards and processes continually.
Providing high-level advice to clients concerning the appropriate security technologies currently available.
Researching and writing standards, policies, procedures, and work instructions for security operations.
Researching and writing protective security intelligence reports and assessments.
Keeping abreast of emerging threats and trends to produce creative solutions.
Planning consulting assignments schedules, costings, resource plans and bills of materials.
Supervising and mentoring graduate security consultants.
We’ll help you meet your goals, respecting your ideas and fostering your creativity, collaboration and innovation.
We understand that individuals come from a diverse range of backgrounds and embrace broad spectrum skills and experiences.
A candidate that has demonstrable skills in the following areas are suited to this opportunity
A Qualification in Security Risk Management or related field.
Chartered or working towards chartership with a relevant institution - e.g. RSES, Security Institute, CSyP or similar.
Working knowledge of REVIT, Bluebeam and Microsoft Office.
Experience in working collaboratively to produce Security, Risk and Vulnerability Assessments.
Knowledge of applying the principles of Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design.
Developing security strategies in line with the RIBA stages and Masterplanning process.
Conducting Security Needs Assessments to ensure BREEAM and SBD compliance.
Ongoing development of our design tools including Revit.
Supporting the Senior team members in the production of proposals and bids.
Applying governance process’ across projects.
Assisting Senior team members on Vehicle Dynamic Assessments as part of Hostile Vehicle Mitigation schemes.
Gathering, processing, analysing and interpreting information from a wide variety of sources for commercial use.
Capability to develop operational requirement documentation for clients and designers.
Ability to advise clients on their projects in a professional and engaging consultative style.
Aptitude to conduct discussions and negotiations with clients, manufacturers, and suppliers.
Assisting senior consultants to conduct Vehicle Dynamic Assessments as part of Hostile Vehicle Mitigation schemes.
Maintaining market knowledge of industry-leading technologies and physical security measures.
Find out more about our Security & Technology team.