Security Officer

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Security Officer

Knightsbridge Store

Do you have a keen eye for detail?

Can you spot a suspect in the crowd?

Are you a naturally discreet person?

 If so, a Security Officer role could be for you.

Luxury department store, Harvey Nichols, is searching for a  Security Officer to join the team in London – Knightsbridge. 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 44 hours a week in our flagship Knightsbridge store.     


How we reward your hard work…

At Harvey Nichols, we champion career development and are passionate about our people. We will do all we can to support your journey and career path with us. Alongside this you will have access to a world of amazing benefits such as;

  • Up to 40% off fashion 
  • Up to 40% off hospitality, foodmarket and hampers
  • 30% off beauty and perfumery, wine and spirits
  • Clothing allowance
  • Travel Card for Zones 1-6, up to 80% subsidised on passing probation

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…

Security Officers are responsible for the protection and security of Company assets including staff, property and stock and to provide a safe and comfortable environment for our customers.

What you will be doing

  • Be part of the existing security team providing the highest level of security, ensuring compliance by all employees of the Company policy relating to Health & Safety and Fire.
  • Have full knowledge in all recent and current legislations involved in the role.
  • Present a clean smart professional image at all times, and report for work and duties at the scheduled time.
  • Have full knowledge of duty related situations regarding security procedures and criminal activity.
  • Have full knowledge in store emergency procedures relating to evac and invac situations.
  • Protect the company’s property and personnel, and assist in the detention of criminals through prevention and detection of criminals.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of the department at all times ensuring regulations relating to the data protection are followed.

A bit about your experience

The ideal candidate will have previous experience as a Security Guard / Officer gained in a similar luxury environment preferably within the retail industry.

  • Current SIA licence preferred.
  • Understanding of current legislation

A bit about you

  • You need to be presentable, highly organised, and alert. You will have outstanding communication and customer service skills.
  • Your hours of work will be 44 over 5 days on a rota basis.

 Is this you? 

We are looking for individuals who embrace diversity, love a challenge, are passionate about luxury retail and are looking for something uniquely different. 

Do you have previous experience of working in security?
Are you great at talking to people?
Are you driven to make sure eveything is perfect for our staff and customers?

If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you!

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If this role catches your eye, hit the “apply” button below to kick-start your journey with us

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