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Manager, Compliance and Assurance

Business Unit:  Security Services
Career Area:  International

London, London, GB Dubai, UAE, AE

Position/Employment type:

Manager, Compliance and Assurance / Full time employee position

Organization/Reporting line:

GardaWorld Security Services MEA (SS MEA) / Reporting to Director, Compliance & Assurance

Place of work/Travel:

London or Dubai (depending on the location of the preferred candidate) with travel globally where the company has operations, as required. Note: Some locations are high-risk areas and travel frequency will fluctuate in line with the needs of the business.

Contact and Cooperation:

Internally: Company-wide

Externally: Clients, authorities and service providers.

Job Outline:

The Manager, Compliance and Assurance ensures that all C&A matters are handled in accordance with Company policy and procedure and in addition provides support to the Director, Compliance and Assurance for all operational and corporate compliance matters, across the GardaWorld SS MEA business.

Key responsibilities are as follows.

•             Provide C&A support and guidance to departments and operational locations as required.

•             Assist with the review and maintenance of the GardaWorld management systems.

•             Undertake internal audits and advisory visits to operational locations

•             Write, review and update bid documentation and information to assist the business in winning new business.

•             Collate, record, analyse and report on data in the business, including incidents, audits and corrective actions.

•             Make and follow up on recommendations and actions set for promoting continual improvement in the business.

•             Maintain an awareness of key legislation and industry guidance that is relevant to the activities of GardaWorld.

•             Assist in the maintenance of external certification in relation to PSC-1, ISO18788, ISO9001, ISO14001; ISO 45001, and other standards as deemed appropriate by the business (e.g. ISO27001).

•             Support the business to maintain ICoCA membership.

•             Support reporting requirements on Modern Slavery Act / Anti-trafficking and anti-sexual exploitation measures.

•             Overseas travel when required to complex environments, typically seven to ten days per month but may on occasions require more or less travel.

•             Any other ancillary duties deemed as necessary and relevant to maintaining the Compliance & Assurance function of GardaWorld.



The Manager, Compliance and Assurance is accountable to the Director, Compliance and Assurance for their responsibilities stated in this job description. These responsibilities will be monitored and managed through the mid-year and annual performance review and supported through the monitoring of their KPIs.


As directed and delegated by the Director, Compliance and Assurance. Please refer to Authority Matrix



•             Adhering to principles and values – Upholds ethics and values and demonstrates integrity.

•             Organizing and Executing – Follows procedures and policies and keeps to schedule (good time management)

•             Enterprising and Performing – accepts and tackles demanding goals with enthusiasm, and works hard to put in longer hours when is necessary.

•             Writing and reporting – writes clearly, succinctly and correctly.

•             Adapting and Coping – Works productively under a high-pressure environment and keeps emotions under control during difficult situations

•             Relating and networking – builds an effective network of contacts inside and outside the organisation.    

Education and Experience:

•             An understanding of compliance, standards and audit work.

•             Qualified as an auditor to a relevant ISO (ISO 14001, ISO 45001 or ISO 9001).

•             A relevant qualification or experience in a compliance role (e.g. HSE (preferred).

•             Experience/Understanding of risk management principles.

•             Highly competent with IT and Microsoft office applications.

•             Experience of working in Middle East or Africa (advantageous)


GardaWorld: Make the world a safer place

GardaWorld is a global leader in the security industry, offering a wealth of opportunity to individuals looking to gain experience and develop professionally in a growing industry. We offer flexible schedules, diverse work assignments spanning multiple industries, and training and career advancement opportunities. We embrace diversity and welcome newcomers, women, students, retirees, reservists, veterans, and more to join our team, as we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, we will communicate only with the selected candidates.