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Risk & Security Manager - Westfield Kotara

Apply now Job no: 497742
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Sydney
Categories: Risk and Security

Our Story

Scentre Group is the owner and operator of 42 Westfield living centres in Australia and New Zealand; partnering with the world’s leading retail and luxury brands to create a unique shopping and leisure experience for our customers. A career with us fosters the chance to be a part of a company that is transforming the digital and physical retail space.

Every day, our people play a vital role in our purpose to ‘create extraordinary places, connecting and enriching communities.’

Your opportunity

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Risk & Security Manager to join our Westfield Kotara team. This role offers diverse responsibilities, centred on spearheading the security and risk management operations of the Centre. Your primary objective will be ensuring the utmost safety and security for our employees, contractors, retailers, and valued customers.

Day to day, you’ll be responsible for:

  • Proactively planning and delivering priorities from our Safety Framework, providing a safe and secure environment that exceeds customer expectations, whilst promoting safety as an integral part of the customer experience
  • Proactive management, reporting, and response to hazard identification, incidents, emergencies, near misses and claims
  • Manage safety audits and inspection programs.
  • Manage compliance with all security & health & safety policies, procedures, & practices at the Centre
  • Attend to Centre emergencies; ensuring risk and security staff and contractors are trained to deal with all emergencies.
  • Management of external service providers and contract security staff
  • Develop strong relationships and work with local Police, WHS Regulators, Fire Brigade and Ambulance Services to develop operational and emergency protocols.

As a part of our asset team, you’ll also have Duty Management responsibilities where you’ll be required to work a late night or weekend shift (on a roster), which will be balanced with a day off in lieu.

What will set you apart from the rest?

You bring a strong background in security, risk management, and workplace health & safety, coupled with a leadership approach defined by warmth, approachability, and engagement, maintaining composure and thoughtfulness under pressure while also communicating confidently and articulately to ensure clarity in all interactions.

Technically, you will have the following skills and experience:

  • Qualifications or related experience in Work Health and Safety
  • Solid experience in risk & security management in retail, property, hospitality, entertainment, leisure, or other services industry
  • Ability to mitigate & manage risk, manage incident response, and follow through with reporting, authority interaction, & assisting with insurance claims management
  • Experience & technical knowledge of CCTV & Access Control systems, & visitor & contractor management systems

What sets us apart from the rest?

  • A collaborative, welcoming, inclusive, and supportive culture
  • Life Leave – additional five days paid leave to use however you like on top of your four weeks annual leave.
  • Diverse career paths - Opportunities to cross-skill and develop working with over 70 different professions within the team.
  • Free onsite parking

Our diverse and inclusive workforce is not only something we are proud of, but something we’re committed to. We encourage and support our people to bring their ‘whole selves’ to work each and every day because we believe our differences contribute to our success and ensures a workforce that reflects the customers we serve, in the communities in which we operate. This commitment is backed by executive and employee-led working groups including LGBTI, gender equity, mental health & wellbeing, working flexibility, disability, and alongside other initiatives. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply.

If this sounds like you, apply today to make extraordinary happen! Should you have any questions, or want to discuss the role further, please reach out to Kylie Stephens, Talent Portfolio lead, on [email protected]

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