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Physical Security Specialist

Job Title: Physical Security Specialist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: asap
Duration: 3 months
REF: PS/KJM/3_1644402661
Contact Name: Kate Matthews
Contact Email:
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

Purpose and Accountability:

Accountable for safeguarding the physical assets of the company which include data Centre infrastructure, transportation, core offices, and retail estates.

Governs the physical security of infrastructure and equipment, the investigation of unauthorized access to facilities and compliance with relevant legislation.

Accountable for ensuring that all staff understand their obligations as a company employee to adhere to physical security guidelines and policies.

The typical planning cycle for projects is 1 to 2 years with a regular audit cycle undertaken on a quarterly basis to adhere to regulatory and legal requirements.

Experience and Knowledge - Physical Security

Responsibilties :

Maintains security administration processes and checks that all requests for support are dealt with according to agreed procedures.

Provides guidance in defining access rights and privileges.Provides regular audit reporting against physical security controls

Investigates security breaches in accordance with established procedures and recommends required actions and supports / follows up to ensure these are implemented.

Works with partners to ensure (1) access to premises, buildings and areas is justified, authorized, logged and monitored automatically.

(2) Physical security is continuously tested, reviewed and improved.

(3) All physical assets are configured and maintained consistently with both regular and day-to-day business requirements, temporary or emergency business requirements (including reactions to fire alarms etc.).

Ensures all physical assets are supported, licensed, and maintained in line with obligations and agreements with suppliers.

Works with partners to ensure behavior of all physical assets in temporary emergency situations do not compromise performance in relation to regular day-to-day business, and visa-versa.

Works with partners to ensure all physical assets and associated logging systems are subject to regular scheduled monitoring and inspection, and in response to issues appropriate and prompt responses are implemented.

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