System Design Authority SDA
To work with a team of Consultants and other SDAs to provide high level and detailed design services on integrating security technologies into the built environment
To provide subject matter expertise to a key area of our integrated security offering to our clients
To provide technical pre-sales support to the Sales and Marketing team in understanding the client requirements and articulating security architectures with the appropriate technology to meet the clients needs.
To provide specific technical input with respect to estimating risk and price of integrating Security Technology into the structural elements of the built environment
To support the operational and engineering teams to ensure designs are executed according to approved engineering principles and that governance is maintained throughout the development lifecycle.
Key Tasks and Responsibilities:
To develop high level and detailed security designs (CCTV, Communication, AACS, Scanning, Surveillance systems, Civils) and specifications to relevant standards, statutes and codes, industry best practice and to the Group Quality Assurance Systems
To provide depth of expertise in specific areas of security provisions and be able to understand and mitigate the risks of integrating the various technologies into our systems offerings
To define the boundaries, interfaces, integration and interoperability requirements between the civil engineering and building structures and the sophisticated security technologies.
Work in conjunction with various internal stakeholders such as Sales & Marketing, Consultancy and the bid team to ensure the overall security solution that is proposed meets the requirements of the client in the most cost effective manner.
To carry out security and technical audits and site surveys of premises and systems to identify and quantify shortcomings and that these are covered in the final security solution
To develop, maintain and disseminate knowledge of existing, new and proposed products and services available within the Security market place
To develop excellent professional relationships with all clients and potential clients by demonstrating an understanding of their business and their technology requirements therefore achieving reliable, timely and high-quality delivery
To qualify opportunities and make technical recommendations as to the practicality of any bids or opportunities
To ensure that all solutions and proposals are technically and commercially viable so that the customer receives the optimum service/solution that meets their needs leading to healthy client relationships
Technical representation at meetings and consultations with client representatives, government agencies and industry associates connected to current or potential future programmes
To own client issues and co-ordinate resources as appropriate to secure a satisfactory resolution
To maintain accurate project records, satisfying all Company systems, controls and procedural requirements
To be able to deal with multiple requests for work and be able to efficiently manage and achieve these demands
To be able to develop and coach younger members of the technical organization and impart security knowledge to elevate the overall capability of the business
10 years plus experience in the design, procurement and application of security solutions / techniques in a commercial and law enforcement environment
At least 5 years of experience in the design and implementation of integrated security solutions into elements of the built environment such as command and control centers, perimeter protection structures, MEP provision, outside plant works and telecommunications infrastructures.
Ability to demonstrate experience on projects with values greater than $2 million. However experience on projects valued over $20 million will be looked upon favourably
A thorough understanding of the MENA EPC process including the design and engineering requirements from a security perspective
Ability to quickly develop professional and trusted relationships with clients from a variety of cultures
Ability to think and work at a relatively strategic level towards medium and long term goals
Commercial awareness of target sectors and the ability to apply that knowledge to identify market opportunities
Willingness and ability to work flexibly and diligently as befits a senior role within a fast growing organization
Good working knowledge of (and interest in) all areas of Security Design and Requirements
High level of self motivation and an ability to work with a high level of initiative and limited supervision, in high pressure situations
Strong team player who can communicate, motivate and interact effectively with technical, commercial and support team-members
Negotiation skills and the ability to articulate vision and capability to board level in organisations
Willingness and ability to travel nationally and internationally on a regular and prolonged basis
About the Company
About the Company
Olive Group is a global provider of integrated security and risk mitigation solutions that enable governments, non-governmental and international organisations, and commercial customers to assure high-value assets.
The company offers an array of security services and technology-enabled solutions to support critical infrastructure protection, post-conflict reconstruction, humanitarian work and emerging
Olive Group operates in over thirty countries with principal offices in Dubai, London and Washington, D.C.