R M Solutions UK Ltd Saudi Arabia
18 Aug, 2017Full time
Role: Surveillance Systems Manager Type: Permanent Location: Saudi Arabia Salary: circa £55k, Tax free, bonus, excellent additional benefits My client is delivering a $multi Billion Secure Telecommunications project across Saudi Arabia. There is a new requirement for a Surveillance Systems Manager to join the team. ** Please note this position is based in Saudi Arabia ** **Following directions from my overseas client, this position is open to UK and Saudi Nationals with current valid passports only** **A Transferable IQAMA is not acceptable** The role of Surveillance Systems Manager will include the following: - Responsible and accountable for ensuring that the Prime Contractor maintained monitoring and surveillance systems remain available and operational in accordance with the contracted KPI's. - Act as Regional point of contact for all CCTV related activities - To manage and coordinate the Prime Contractor Surveillance and Monitoring Staff to ensure that contracted preventative and remedial maintenance activities are conducted correctly and on time, in accordance with Prime Contractor Processes and Procedures. - Coordinate, Manage, Monitor and Report on the subcontractors responsible for conducting preventative and remedial maintenance on the CCTV capability. - Actively participate in inspections related to the installation of new CCTV projects to ensure that a controlled / quality installation is being delivered in accordance with Project Deliverables The Surveillance Systems Manager has responsibilities to include: - Manage and maintain a CCTV maintenance schedule related to the respective Prime Contractor and Subcontractor staff activities. - Coordinate and submit pass applications as necessary to support subcontractor activities. - Act as the specialist CCTV technical liaison within the Managed Services organisation for Technical Incident resolution and acceptance of new system deliveries. - Attend and participate in CCTV related technical meetings - Review, analyse, and make recommendations regarding the results of CCTV related infrastructure including Fibre, UTP and electrical testing. - Be responsible and accountable for ensuring that configuration control data related to the CCTV systems are maintained and accurately reflect the status of the CCTV Estate. - Review and propose amendments to preventative maintenance activities ensuring maintenance is conducted efficiently, without compromising the availability of the system. - Provide statistics related to the performance and availability of the CCTV capability to support Prime Contractor periodic reporting. - Capable of fault finding the entire system and its components (from Control Room to Camera) to determine and identify the root cause of any incident that prevents the system from operating as per the original delivered design. - Responsible for tracking spares usage and ensuring that spares availability is maintained by making recommendations regarding replenishment of spares holdings. - Be responsible and accountable for the maintenance and availability of any technically transferred area of CCTV capability, including but not limited to the following: - Cameras - Understand each type - Connectivity - Fibre, UTP and electrical - Power - NER, Control room, Enclosures and feeds to cameras - Enclosures and their contents - Power/PSUs Media converters Fibre and UTP patching - Check ducts and chambers that facilitate interconnection The Surveillance Systems Manager will offer skills/experience to include: - Qualified to Degree level or equivalent. - At least 3 years engineering/maintenance experience with a broad knowledge of the following technologies: CCTV, IP video, Intelligent Video, video storage & archiving, command/control display technologies and general Security system principles and practices. - Working knowledge of supporting technical infrastructure and integration technologies to include power, UPS, networking, communications. - Demonstrate security systems operational experience, with respect to the maintenance of IT/security monitoring solutions/techniques in a commercial and/or law enforcement environment. - Network experience to include WAN, LAN, firewall, network switch technologies and video transmission on IP networks - IT Literacy - MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio. - Must have knowledge or experience of outside working practices in a Middle East environment and climate. - Must have driving license from country of origin - Ability to read, write and speak a good level of English language with experience of report writing. - Willingness and ability to work flexibly and diligently - an ability to work with a high level of initiative and limited supervision, in high pressure situations Desirable (but not essential) experience includes: - Have knowledge and understanding of the cultural aspects of life in Saudi Arabia. - Ability to read, write and speak a basic level of Arabic language. - Experience of providing or maintaining a security monitoring service in the Middle East.