Risk and Compliance Manager

Securitas Security Services are seeking to recruit a Risk and Compliance Manager

Responsible to : Country President (Managing Director)

Job Summary

  • Develop, implement and co-ordinate the organisation’s risk management strategy
  • Develop, implement and maintain Business Continuity plans for the organisation and individual services as necessary
  • Implement, support and audit relevant quality assurance systems across the organisation
  • Plan, review, recommend and implement health and safety management systems and practices across the organisation in line with prevailing legislation
  • Ensure that all systems, processes and documentation will meet the pre-qualification questionnaire needs of public authority tenders
  • Ensure that all work is delivered within the budgetary and resource constraints of the organisation


Key Duties:

Risk Management

  • Introduce a culture of Risk Management supported by policies and guidance
  • Develop and maintain a Risk Register and ensure it is reviewed regularly by the Management Team and Trustee Board.
  • Responsible for the development, auditing, testing and implementation of Business Continuity Plans.
  • Create action plans which show how these policies and plans will be implemented and undertake regular audits to demonstrate that they are effective
  • Ensure that relevant staff and volunteers understand the policies and are given assistance when needed

Quality Assurance

Assess the organisation and recommend, prioritise and implement relevant organisational and service specific quality policies

  • Make recommendations and implement an organisational wide quality assurance programme based on objectives set by the Board and CEO ensuring systems and process are in place and working to meet any standards set for achievement.
  • Ensure that all systems (IT and paper) for holding and processing client data are compliant with prevailing legislation
  • Ensure all work is carried out in accordance with any quality assurance system or service quality standards.
  • Monitor and evaluate performance against standards or agreed targets. Use audits, feedback loops and corrective action to ensure continuous improvement. Prioritise and escalate issues resulting in non-compliance
  • Report on the findings of monitoring and evaluation processes and make recommendations as appropriate


Health and Safety

  • Implement and maintain health and safety procedures in line with prevailing legislation and operational working practices and instill a pragmatic health and safety culture
  • Work with our retained external H&S advisors to ensure we remain compliant as a company and utilise as much as possible their resources in terms of policies, procedures, audits and advice
  • Lead and service the H&S Working Group and advise and support the Group as appropriate in relation to reviewing, improving and monitoring the H&S policies, procedures and working practices across the organisation.
  • Write and implement a health and safety plan based on external and internal audits with defined responsibilities and delivery dates.
  • Ensure that the H&S Working Group own and sign off the plan and commit departmental resources as required
  • Plan, review, recommend, implement and monitor H&S management systems and practices across the organisation including, fire safety, first aid provision and safe working practices.
  • Advise and support designated persons with legal compliance and the maintenance of Health and Safety manuals including carrying out risk assessments, H&S inspections and the management of fire safety, emergency evacuation and first aid provision as required.
  • Keep up to date with H&S legislation and advise the Chief Executive on legal compliance.
  • Ensure that all incidents and details are recorded, including corrective actions taken



  • Provide proactive communication to the line organization of all areas that will ensure the Company’s continued compliance at all times.
  • Be responsible for all matters relating to Company Risk Management within Securitas Security Services Ireland (Ltd) and as set by Securitas Group via Policies.
    Conducting internal audits within the business and submitting these to the relevant Branch Manager, Area Director, Country President.
  • Auditing relevant standards and compliance levels incorporating the, ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001, PSA 28:2013 and / or relevant Standards in addition to any further auditing requirements that may arise.
  • Development and maintaining of PSA licensing policies and strategies to ensure continuous compliance at all levels of Securitas Business.
  • Provide proactive communication to the Company in all areas of compliance that will ensure the Company’s continued compliance to the PSA 28:2013 or relevant current legislation.
  • Ensuring that the Company adheres to all legal, statutory, industry and corporate requirements outlined in ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 and other relevant Standards.

Essential Criteria Experience and Knowledge

  • Significant experience in a similar role
  • Proven track record of formulating and implementing risk management strategies and operating practices
  • Proven track record of implementing organisational and local Quality Management systems
  • Proven change management skills
  • Experience of undertaking internal audits
  • Proven project management skills
  • Experience of managing own workload with limited supervision and working under pressure to achieve deadlines
  • Excellent IT skills including Microsoft Office
  • Experience of implementing policies and procedures in a complex organisation
  • Experience of working in a voluntary sector or similar environment
  • Experience of writing, maintaining and monitoring business continuity plans
  • NEBOSH or IOSH qualified
  • Previous experience of successful IIP, PQASSO or ISO implementations in similar organisation(s)


Personal Qualities/Attributes

  • Aptitude for strategic thinking and operational implementation
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships based on mutual trust and respect


  • Company Car and Fuel Card
  • VHI
  • Pension scheme after nine months cintinuous service
  • 25 days annual leave

Securitas P.S.A. Licence: 00352

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Securitas services a wide range of customers in a variety of industries and customer segments.

The size of the customers varies from the "shop on the corner" to global multi-billion industries.

We employ close to 320,000 people in 54 countries. Securitas has business operations in North America, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, Asia and Africa

Our customers expect the very highest standards from one of the world's largest security supplier's and we aim to exceed these expectations.

We are the number one choice for many blue chip companies locally in Ireland and across the globe.