Security Officer - 40 Hours

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Security Officer - 40 Hours

Are you an experienced Security Officer looking for a new challenge?

Do you have a keen eye for detail?

Do you love all things luxury retail?

If so, we want to hear from you!

Luxury department store, Harvey Nichols, is searching for a Security Officer to join its thriving Edinburgh store. Our culture is based on inclusivity; we embrace diversity. Whoever you are, Harvey Nichols has a place for you.

As the new Security Officer, you will work 40 hours a week on a rota basis across our opening hours. You will support with protecting the company assets and their employees, assisting in the prevention and detection of crime within the store to help reduce losses where possible, and to provide a high level of customer service at all times in a uniformed presence.

Typical shift patterns include 06.30am – 15.30pm, 09.15am – 18.15pm, 10.15am - 19.15pm and 14.00pm – 23.00pm, with one weekend off a month. Salary for this role is £24,399 per annum.

All your hard work, rewarded…

Our colleagues are as important to us as our customers. When working with us you will be introduced to a huge variety of benefits including: -

  • Up to 40% off fashion
  • Up to 40% off hospitality, foodmarket and hampers
  • 30% off beauty and perfumery, wine and spirits
  • Clothing allowance
  • Company pension and sick pay schemes

You will also have access to charity days, a season ticket/bike loan; learning and development opportunities; to our Employee Assistance Program - Retail Trust and recognition schemes and the opportunity to join one of our Employee groups – Wellbeing, Diversity & Inclusion and Sustainability. These are just some of the reasons people join and stay!

About the Role…

  • To assist in upholding the Company’s policies and procedures in all security related matters and to report any breaches of Company policy.
  • To be confident in following the Company’s emergency procedures.
  • To provide a fair and consistent level of enforcement of all policies and procedures and to represent the Company in a professional manner, maintaining a high level of confidentiality at all times.
  • To identify and advise on any possible stock loss risks or best practice in loss prevention.
  • Having full knowledge in ASCONE and requirement set out by the Procurator Fiscal
  • To detect persons responsible for stealing Company property, cash and/or merchandise, and following Company policy and procedures in the conviction of individuals.
  • To conduct regular and random searches of employee and contractors’ possessions, within the Company’s policies.
  • To always maintain a high standard of personal professionalism.
  • Maintain a safe working environment for staff, customers and visitors to the store.
  • Flexibility is a must, this role will require evenings and weekends.

Is this you?

  • Great communication skills
  • Customer service centric
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Great at building working relationships
  • Has real drive and energy
  • Motivated to deliver

Have you done something like this before?

  • SIA License
  • Previous experience working within security in a customer facing environment
  • IT skills

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