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Security Officerat CDW Careers (UK)

Job ID: 
Supply Chain
Post Date: 
20 Sep 2022
Rugby, United Kingdom
Eligible For Remote Work: 
Security Clearance Required: 
Yes - Must be able to obtain
Security Clearance Level: 


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Main Purpose of Job

We are looking for a highly professional Site Security Officer to help oversee our secure facility, assets and personnel. The SSO will maintain a high visibility presence and prevent illegal or inappropriate actions, protecting CDW’s property and staff by maintaining a safe and secure environment, and upholding the CDW Way. To support the provision of physical security for the CDW National Distribution centre (NDC) involving reception duties and CCTV monitoring for NDC and occasionally multiple CDW sites. The goal is to detect, deter, observe and report.


  • Site Reception duties
  • Searches of individuals exiting operational areas
  • Booking in and out of delivery vehicles
  • Observe and report any suspicious activities
  • Assess risk of theft and feedback to leadership
  • ID checks on all visitors
  • Liaise with NDC teams regarding collections and deliveries
  • CCTV monitoring
  • Occasional patrols of the NDC
  • Maintaining Security documents and information
  • Follow all Security procedures
  • Provide feedback to onsite leadership about security and facilities
  • Administer First aid where required


The successful candidate will be subject to the following Security checks due to the nature of the customers we serve:

  • DBS – Criminal records check
  • BPSS – Baseline personnel security standard
  • NSV – National security vetting


Knowledge & Experience


Any of the below would be an advantage but not essential


  • Experience in a customer facing reception/security role
  • Knowledge of various security systems
  • CCTV monitoring
  • Searching individuals and vehicles
  • SIA licensed
  • Experience maintaining various logs.



Personal Attributes


  • Computer / IT literate
  • Able to multitask
  • Must be able to maintain a professional, positive attitude towards all staff, contractors and visitors
  • Smart and presentable
  • Articulate, with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Calm and confident under pressure
  • Strong time management skills
  • Highly vigilant and assertive
  • Capable of following complex instructions
  • Willing to cover additional shifts where required
  • Able to work as part of a team or independently
  • High level of integrity, honesty and professionalism
  • Thorough, with good attention to detail
  • Alert, observant and diligent
  • Passionate about the security and safety of people and property.


*This is a temporary contract position at CDW. As such, the contractor who fills this role will be employed by a staffing partner and not a coworker of CDW. All interviews will be conducted by the CDW assignment manager. When a finalist has been selected, the staffing partner will provide assignment details including duration, benefits options and onboarding details.

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