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Uniformed Security Officer

  1. Full Time
  2. Thatcham
  3. Security
  4. Permanent
VAC- 33076

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We are looking for a vigilant Uniformed Security Officer that will provide robust security integrity to the Thatcham Distribution site (both internally and externally), prevent and detect offences against staff, visitors and contractors and safeguard the company’s property, merchandise, monies and assets.

About the Role 

Whilst guarding the Thatcham Distribution Centre, you will be using Excel and Word documents routinely and inputting information consistently as part of your duties using Microsoft Teams. The setting up and issuing of Security ID passes, using a computer and camera system is also a consistent feature of your daily duties.

This role involves daily interactions with Fire & Security systems, for which the Security Team are responsible, identifying the source of any activations and organising a speedy response in order to ensure the smooth operation of the Distribution Centre.

The shift pattern may include working at other company premises and will include weekends, night work, Bank Holidays or Public Holidays as normal days of work. Additionally, extra hours and/or days of work maybe required and/or changed by the department, but with adequate notice (typically 48 hours) and therefore, a flexible approach is needed.

About You 

Our ideal candidate will have exceptional interpersonal skills, as well as proficiency in conflict management and resolution techniques. You will require a high standard of personal appearance and a level of health and fitness that enables you to carry out the full duties associated with this position, which may include dealing with confrontational situations, as well as standing or patrolling for long periods of time. 

This role requires mental resilience to occupational hazards like abusive and threatening behaviour, dealing with confrontation and pressures. A positive approach to engaging with fellow colleagues, visitors, contractors and stakeholders is key within this role.

About Us

Harrods is one of the world’s leading luxury department stores and we’re becoming a destination for top designers, and the most sought-after brands from around the globe. Our combined mission is to make visiting our iconic Knightsbridge store one of the world’s most inspiring shopping experiences.

Our Promise to You

Help us make the impossible possible for our customers and we’ll do something remarkable for you. As well as offering a friendly environment to inspire your best work, we provide abundant opportunities and support to build an exceptional career across the varied specialisms of our business. 

In return you’ll receive an excellent benefits package, including a company pension, flexible working, 21 days’ holiday, and your birthday off, up to 33% in-store discount (including across our food hall and restaurants) and a season ticket loan. 

Uniquely You

At Harrods we believe the personality and authenticity of our people sets us apart. We celebrate and invite applications from all cultures, backgrounds, tastes, and experiences and are proud of our culture where people from all walks of life can grow and thrive. What makes you unique makes us exceptional.

If you want to know more about our people and our culture, search #TogetherHarrods on LinkedIn, Facebook or follow us on Instagram @togetherharrods 

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