Head Loss Prevention Security Jobs Vacancy at Alliance Healthcare
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Head Loss Prevention Security Jobs Vacancy at Alliance Healthcare Jobs Details:
To develop, shape and deliver a culture of loss prevention across the business as the subject matter expert. To achieve positive change and take accountability of loss prevention, by influencing all levels of the business including the Executive Leadership Team.
The nature of the Head of Loss Prevention and Security role calls on the job holder to conduct many checks on individuals at all levels of business and to act independently as a source of none bias. Consequently there is a requirement for communications across all levels of the business and beyond. To assure no conflict of interest exist the role offers a central reporting structure and may require communication of a sensitive and discreet nature outside of the business. This will include Home Office officials, industry regulatory bodies, the police and fire authorities.
Principal Accountabilities: (These are the “significant chunks” of the role and there should be no more than 6-8 principal accountabilities for a role)
Develop and implement policies and procedures regarding such areas such as business continuity, crisis management, counter terrorism, loss prevention and fraud prevention.
Provide leadership to the regional teams by developing strategies that call for continual development of team members’ knowledge and capabilities. Ensure that the teams understand and embrace corporate vision and purpose statements and behave in accordance with the company’s values, offering motivation, encouragement and development as appropriate.
Continuous improvement of loss prevention. Be constantly aware of changing local, national and international developments / threats and be able to pro-actively plan and respond accordingly.
Devise and deploy systems of inspection and audit to check that Service Centre responsibilities are clearly defined and understood. Through the use of remote monitoring and trend analyses of various data sets monitor day-to-day activity, seeking to identify excursions from the norm so that they can be investigated more fully. Where inspections and monitoring indicate deficiencies exist ensure appropriate action plans are generated and executed, scheduling appropriate follow up where necessary.
Leading the design, and continuous improvement of our corporate systems of detection and criminal activity deterrents, utilising legal expertise. This includes identifying knowledge banks to analyse data for reducing detention rates, identifying appropriate technology to protect company premises, assets and our people.
Responsible for having a complete and continued understanding of security industry standards to assure that the company avails itself of technological innovations within a cost-justified context and that such technologies are used in a socially responsible manner. Develop and implement UK-wide security education awareness and health and safety training.
Act as the first point of contact for the Boots Business Crisis team helping them to quickly identify operational partners in crisis scenarios.
Act as authorising manager in emergency scenarios with external monitoring providers. The authorising manager in each site is the Service Centre Manager and in his / her absence passes to a paired site. Where both contacts are unobtainable be available for contact from monitoring companies for Intruder alarm, fire alarm, and CCTV to provide advice and/or authorisation in the event of out of hours alarm activations or emergency opening for the supply of urgent medicines.
To target and reduce loss within the business in order to drive financial benefit and progress our inventory departments.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience required: (Please detail the level of educational qualification, previous experience ( not to be expressed in number of years) (including any relevant industry sectors/organisations required by the role).
- Educated to degree standard or equivalent
- Significant experience of managing teams and responsibility for assuring compliance with high level technical requirements
- Advanced computer literacy including analytical capability
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to influence through appropriate media at different levels in an organisation
- Have experience of working with outside authorities such as police, Home office and MHRA.
- Attention to detail, acute observation and analytical skills are essential
- Experience in conducting legal or ethical investigations is desirable.
- Have national role experience, covering multiple sites
- Have worked in both loss prevention and security in either a wholesale or retail environment
- Full driving licence
- Have experience with working at a senior manager / Board level
- Accountable for loss prevention across Alliance Healthcare UK.
- Regional Managers will perform audits against each site and provide detailed action points which will form part of site KPI’s. Leadership of these regional teams, together with providing, coaching and supporting development are key elements to the role.
- Responsible for taking and developing reports of such excursions from their own team and coordinating actions to assure consistency of approach and methodologies across the network
- Key contributor in areas of expertise to the leadership of the company as a whole, thus enabling advancement and protection
Additional Information: (Please outline here any other factors related to the role that are important to identify, for example the requirement to travel on a regular basis)
Key Working Relationships:
- Supply Chain Director
- Central Operations Team
- Executive Leadership Team
- Head of HR Business Partnering
- Regional Risk and Assurance and Compliance Managers
- Home Office representatives
- MHRA Inspectorate
- Company Responsible Person
- Police Constabularies
- National Health and Safety Manager
- Service Centre Managers
- Regional teams (e.g. Fleet)
- Support Centre colleagues
- Service providers (Intruder alarms, Fire alarms, CCTV, Access Control)
- Operate in collaboration with but independence from the operations team, including where appropriate conducting and instructing unannounced audits and security efforts.
- Consult with Regional teams about possible threats to stock integrity and assure actions are appropriate and within safe parameters. While working towards standardisation do not permit this to compromise the autonomy that individual sites must retain to form cohesive strategies for their own site
- Consult with Service Centre Managers and with Central Operations team to identify possible threats to stock integrity and act upon them appropriately and autonomously within safe parameters and at local or national level
- Identify failures to assert and follow standard operating procedures in line with Good Distribution Practice All staff are expected to understand the principles of Good Distribution Practice of Medicinal Products for Human Use (2013/C 343/01) which is reflected in our SOP – REF Chapter 1 AHDL GDP 1.1. It will be a requirement for all staff to be trained in this SOP and have an annual refresher. All other GDP training will be job specific and as per personal training matrix.
- Identify failures to assert and follow appropriate protocols reporting observations to the appropriate person within the service centre team. Support team members in this respect with regards to their own sites.
- Monitor performance of the contractor providing maintenance and monitoring of intruder alarm systems. Manage this performance as appropriate including changing contractor if necessary.
- Monitor performance of the contractor providing maintenance and monitoring of CCTV systems. Manage this performance as appropriate including changing contractor if necessary.
- Monitor performance of the contractor providing maintenance and monitoring of electronic access control systems. Manage this performance as appropriate including changing contractor if necessary.
- Assess methods used to attain regulatory controls and advise on modernisation as appropriate
- Monitor patterns of criminal behaviour and provide appropriate response to threats as they arise
Skill and Knowledge
Core Competency Areas
2. Customer Focus
3. Developing Self and Others
4. Managing Change
5. Decision Making
6. Communication and influencing
7. Planning and Organising