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Assistant Director of Security & Operational Risk

Business Unit:  The Peninsula Istanbul
Location:  Istanbul

 

 

 

 

The Peninsula Istanbul will offer spectacular views of the Bosphorus Strait, the meeting point of East and West. Located in the historic Karaköy district, the hotel will feature 177 opulent guestrooms and a glamourous rooftop, forming part of the Salıpazarı Port re-development, which also features a cruise terminal, public squares, restaurants, and museums. As we continue to expand the pre-opening team, The Peninsula Istanbul is seeking to hire an Assistant Director of Security and Operational Risk to manage, supervise and critique the day-to-day security operations by ensuring there is a strong focus on the safety and security of guest, employees and Hotel assets.

 

  • An exceptional opportunity to join our high - profile hotel opening in Istanbul.
  • The Peninsula Hotels espouses luxury service, dedication to our customers, and commitment to our employees. 
  • Exceptional market leading total remuneration on offer

 

Key accountabilities

 

  1. Under the direction of the Director of Security and Operational Risk, implement policies and procedures in accordance with property/corporate security and loss control requirements to ensure security personnel provide maximum guest, employee, and property safety and security at all times, as stipulated in the Group SOR Framework.
  2. Collects local intelligence and identifies potential hazards and risks within the region, prioritize their importance and likelihood of occurrence and report to property senior management.
  3. Researches and recommends new and updated trends in loss control and prevention.   
  4. Identifies areas of non-compliance in business operation; recommends corrective action to remedy deficiencies. 
  5. Manages investigations and reports of all employee and guest incidents and provide accurate documentation.
  6. Provides oversight and supervision of the contracted security agency in providing security services to effectively meet the security requirements of the property.
  7. Conducts daily patrols/rounds of The Peninsula Istanbul and its perimeter to ensure that all security staff are on their respective posts and performing their assigned duties and responsibilities.
  8. Ensures that proper implementation of key control procedures to prevent unauthorized possession, withdrawal and use of hotel keys.

 

General requirements

 

  • At least 5 years as security manager or similar role within hotels within a luxury international hotel.
  • Excellent knowledge of security industry best practice across relevant security operations (loss prevention, conflict resolution, access control, etc.).
  • Excellent knowledge of security and crisis management related law and regulation.
  • Experience using relevant technology and equipment (e.g. CCTV) and solid understanding of budgeting and statistical data analysis.
  • Ability to communicate with influence with management, employees, visitors, fire/police, disaster management & recovery personnel, etc.
  • Fluent in English language proficiency.

 

We are delighted to receive your resume for further consideration.

 

 

About The Peninsula Istanbul

The Peninsula Istanbul will offer spectacular views of the Bosphorus Strait, the meeting point of East and West. Located in the historic Karaköy district, the hotel will feature 177 opulent guestrooms and a glamourous rooftop, forming part of the Salıpazarı Port re-development, which also features a cruise terminal, public squares, restaurants and museums. The hotel is currently scheduled to open at early 2023.

Requisition ID:  37269