Head of Design (Security Technology Systems)
Salary: excellent package
Our client is a leader in the design, integration, and support of advanced security and surveillance systems. Our client installs and maintains integrated end-to-end surveillance control systems for the UK’s most demanding security environments. These environments are complex, critical and regulated environments such as blue-light, custodial, defence, transport and transport infrastructure, utilities and energy, public space and heritage buildings.
With high security systems experience, field-proven solutions and expert support personnel client offers its customers turnkey solutions for comprehensive protection and peace of mind. They work in long-term partnership with customers and partners to provide innovative solutions to customers’ problems to become an indispensable part of their operations, securing their long-term commitment and predictable, profitable revenue streams.
This is a pivotal role in managing and developing the Design function to deliver customer-focused, innovative and reliable security solutions which support long-term partnerships with chosen customers and deliver long-term sustainable profitability.
Manage the development and implementation of technical design proposals to meet the customers’ requirements including budget constraints and presenting proposals for approval to the customer. Develop winning bid strategies through technical innovation in our proposed solutions.
You will ensure our technical skills are backed up with strong commercial knowledge of our contractual obligations and ensure our project activities are profitable and contribute towards our objectives.
Provide design and architectural leadership to major programmes and projects, ensuring that they align to our client's business/IT strategies and meet Design Authority standards.
Provides technical direction for the design, and systems integration for client engagement from definition phase through implementation.
Candidates will have a deep understanding of the integrated security solutions market and associated technologies including IP networks and cloud-based deployment.
The role will be home based. With some travel to an East Midlands HQ. The role will require some travel in the UK to customers.
The business has great potential for growth. This appointment will enjoy significant levels of autonomy and responsibility. The successful appointee will lead the design functions in the business and support the senior management team. This is a pivotal role supporting the Commercial Director in achieving the business’ aspirations of revenue growth and profitability.
The successful candidate will enjoy a stimulating and rewarding high profile role with executive responsibilities within a genuinely exciting and pioneering business.
Job Ref No: HofD-DP 05/21