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Security Systems Architect

Job Location: London

Regional Description: United Kingdom

Job Number: 00534146

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- Job description

Role: Security Systems Architect
Location:  UK
Salary: £42,000 - £56,300 plus excellent benefits

 
 
Introduction:
 
Join Corporate Functions and you will become part of a diverse team which offers the essential expertise that enables all of our employees to deliver high performance to our clients. Our Corporate Functions professionals work in areas such as Human Resources, Finance, Legal, Marketing and Communications, CIO, Information Security, and Geographic Services.
 
Whether you work directly with clients or manage important internal initiatives and efforts, you’ll find amazing opportunities to make a measurable difference.
 
 
The Role
 
The Workplace Access & Monitoring Regional administrator is responsible for supporting Accenture’s global strategy for physical access of Accenture facilities and monitoring of Accenture space. 
 
This position will act as a liaison between the Global Workplace Protective Services team, Accenture’s security system support vendor and local Workplace.  The administrator will be responsible for ensuring Accenture’s Access and Monitoring Design Standards are adhered to in all geographies and building the necessary internal and external relationships to make that happen. 
 
This will be accomplished through managing regional security system programs and projects, working with vendors at a regional level, managing global standards and acting as an advisor for local access and monitoring projects within region. 
 
The Workplace Access & Monitoring Regional administrator will manage special projects including regional systems implementations. 
 
In addition, the lead works closely with Accenture’s internal IT, Global Asset Protection (GAP) team to implement the Access and Monitoring Design Standards.
 
The Workplace Access & Monitoring
  • Understand, implement and support the use of Accenture’s corporate security systems and standards
  • Follow corporate change management and support processes for access and monitoring
  • Act as a regional expert on Accenture's access and monitoring systems
  • Review bid specifications and develop exception documentation when needed
  • Develop and manage strong relationships as well as work with internal IT, asset protection and external vendors to implement and support physical security systems
  • Seek and maintain GU stakeholder and leadership support for related programs across region
  • Support country level Workplace safety and security leadership and teams for countries within region
  • Work with Accenture businesses (e.g., BPO, TGP) to ensure their access and monitoring needs are met and the businesses adhere to standards and processes.
  • Collaborate and support Accenture’s security systems support vendors
  • Sponsor all aspects of assigned projects through effective team management as well as working independently and ensure projects align with Accenture’s security strategy
  • Contribute to the Access and Monitoring Design Standards and the Life Safety and Asset Protection Standards
  • Manage or direct the work of other Life Safety team members and/or other Workplace Solutions personnel

What skills & experience are we looking for?

  • Experience in managing complex systems projects in a fast paced culture while complying with budgets and standards
  • Supervising project teams
  • Must be technologically savvy with strong analytical skills
  • Strong negotiation skills and the ability to get results through formal channels and informal networking
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience.
  • Will work with a  global team which will occasionally require working during non-business hours

 

All of our Corporate Functions professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialised skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with others. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career. 
 
On top of this, we have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days’ vacation per year, gym subsidies, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!
 
What are the next steps?
 
If this sounds like the ideal role, career and company for you, click below to apply.
 
About Accenture
 
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialised skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions—underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network—Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.
 
Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity or any other basis as protected by applicable law.
 
Closing Date for Applications 31/10/2017
Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

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