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Security Coordinator

Security Coordinator

Requisition ID 
Work Location 
KW-Al Zour
Department / Discipline 
Additional Work Location 
Position Type 
Staff / Permanent

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently seeking to recruit a competent Security Coordinator to join our Al Zour team in Kuwait.


  • Gather relevant information to support the PSM in conducting security investigations
  • Assist the PSM in the development and implementation of security practices and instructions that support the existing corporate security policy and project security programme
  • Provide expertise in the effective coordination of security and emergency preparedness matters for project, offsite office locations and extending to overseas locations where the PMC has assigned employees
  • Ensure the coordination of daily security matters on behalf of and as directed by the PSM, with the intent to protect project personnel, assets, critical activities, information, infrastructure, processes and reputation; including project personnel located on site and country-wide. This is to include daily interface with the security consultancy (G4S) on routine security issues, as well as security incidents
  • Assist the PSM in the coordination of the company travel security management program. This includes provision of travel and country threat and security briefings for professionals on long-term assignments (Expats) or visiting project personnel
  • Assist in the establishment of a ‘one team approach’ on the Project with Company, Project Management Team and EPC Contractors, ensuring that adequate resources and competence meets demands of the project and reporting where there are any shortfalls
  • Assist the PSM in developing effective project security metrics for performance measurement
  • Monitor Security Performance Indicators (SPI’s) of 3rd party guard force vendor service and EPC security functions, compile and report findings
  • Conduct periodic security audits and report findings, as directed by the PSM
  • Assist the PSM in the development and delivery of security and emergency response training as required
  • Assist in the development and recording of Security Performance Indicators (SPI’s) of each respective EPC and 3rd party security vendor services. Provide the PSM with weekly and monthly SPI reports
  • Assist in the provision of International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS Code) expertise in relation to the Marine Terminal facility (to include the off-shore island operation)
  • Implement radioactive source Material, Protection, Control and Accounting (MPC&A) guidance as directed by the Project Security Manager
  • Act as the secondary Security Focal Point for site-wide security coordination that may affect personnel, assets, processes and reputation and deputize for the PSM in his absence
  • Maintain relationships with the 3rd Party security vendor and respective EPC’s and report any security infringements or non-compliances to the PSM

Skills / Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Security, Criminal Justice or related area preferred
  • Typically, 12+ years security experience of which at least 5 years to be in the corporate or industrial environment with direct experience within the oil and gas industry
  • Non-Technical Competencies
  • Ability to Cope with Stressful Situations
  • Ability to diffuse conflict management situations
  • Ability to monitor and audit security performance
  • Positive, problem solving attitude
  • Managerial courage when implementing security responsibilities
  • With Organizational Agility, Patient and Perseverant

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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