Position Details
Reference Number 35903
Position Title Group Manager Security
Employment Type Full Time Ongoing
Entity Monash Health
Department Security
Location Kingston Centre
Position Summary

Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service.  Our 17,000 staff work across over 40 care locations, and we proudly provide healthcare to 25% of Melbourne’s population.  With significant growth in our consumer base, and increasing complexity in our operating environment, the work of our Security Services team is increasingly important in providing a consistently safe environment for our people, patients and visitors alike.

An exceptional opportunity is now available for a highly motivated, experienced Security management professional to join us in the role of Group Manager, Security. 

About the Role

Reporting to the Executive Director Residential and Support Services, the role is essential to our ability to deliver an exceptional customer and staff experience. 

As a key member of the senior leadership team, you will have oversight of the Security Services function and will be expected to make a strong contribution to ensuring security governance requirements are met within the security risk management framework.

You will be responsible for managing the Security Services team at four hospital sites (Monash Medical Centre, Clayton, Dandenong Hospital, Kingston Centre and Moorabbin Hospital) as well as our contracted security workforce at other locations.  You will also be responsible for managing our electronic security system. 

Key areas of accountability include:

  • delivering relevant security risk management, policies, procedures, codes of practice, strategy and operational activity;
  • ensuring our systems, technology and processes are fit for purpose and effective;
  • developing the capability of the Security Services team to deliver a high quality, customer focussed service;
  • providing sound professional advice to the Executive to ensure that security strategies meet all external and internal security delivery requirements; and
  • effectively managing available resources (annual budget $6m) to deliver optimum benefits aligned to return on security investment.

About you

You are a committed Security Manager with a sound knowledge of contemporary, best practice security operations.  You have a strong interest in developing people and have already achieved success in leading and managing high performing teams.  You are an effective networker who is comfortable initiating and developing relationships with stakeholders, both internally and externally.

On a personal level you can demonstrate the following attributes:

  • proactive problem-solving skills;
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • an outcomes-focused approach, always keeping the end in mind.

Efficient communication and timely responses to requests for security are paramount in achieving sustainable service delivery in this role.

What you need

  • Degree level qualification in security management/security risk management or equivalent professional qualification(s)
  • Security Advisor Licence (Private Security Act – 2004)
  • Experience managing large electronic security systems
  • Experience in managing a large in-house or contracted security workforce
  • Current Working with Children’s Check (employee)
  • Clear Criminal History Check

Experience in a healthcare or associated environment is desirable

What we offer

  • Training and development opportunities
  • An interested Executive who will listen to your ideas
  • A supportive work environment
  • On site gymnasium
  • Salary packing
  • On-site parking at concessional rates

This is a rare opportunity to leverage your Security management expertise with a large, high profile organisation, and significantly impact the customer experience. 

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview. 

Please note, applications will be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.

Selection Criteria Do you hold a current Security Advisor licence under the Private Security Act (2004)?
Contact Person
Fiona Reynolds fiona.reynolds@monashhealth.org
Advertising Closing 22/10/2018
Position Documents
Position Description PD Group Manager Security - Final Oct 2018.pdf
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