Jacobs Security Consultant in Canberra, Australia

Security Consultant


The Opportunity

Jacobs SecurityServices is one of Australia’s largest specialist security consultancy firms. Throughour extensive and ever-growing portfolio of projects with many Government,Defence, Correctional and Commercial clients, Jacobs are seeking an experiencedSenior Security Consultant to join our Canberra based security team to expand ournational capability.

The Jacobs SecurityTeam prides itself on providing comprehensive and high quality consultingservices to our clients that fully addresses their needs and projectrequirements. Our approach is client focused, allowing us to do the job rightthe first time.

Our busy Canberrateam works closely with other Jacobs security teams nationally and the AsiaPacific region across the full spectrum of security services.

The Role

Reporting to the Directorof Operations, the key responsibilities of this role will include:

  • Businessdevelopment to win work and develop new security clients across all marketsectors.

  • Accuratelydetermine and document project scope when preparing proposals to clients

  • Work as part of ourCanberra based and national security consulting teams, providing bothleadership and support functions on a diverse range of projects.

  • Provide specialist securityrisk, electronic and physical security systems design and security advice.

  • Excellent verbaland written communications skills

  • Well-developedknowledge of security policies, procedures and standards (incl. PSPF, eDSM,Type 1, CPTED, etc.).

  • Ability to obtainindustry knowledge and market intelligence by maintaining regular contact withkey manufacturers, suppliers, contractors and industry bodies.

  • Actively grow thesecurity team by positively engaging with new and existing clients.

  • Manage time andcost control to ensure projects are delivered within budget.

  • Be willing totravel interstate as the projects require

The Ideal Candidate

As the idealcandidate for this role, you will possess relevant vocational educationqualifications at the Diploma/Advanced Diploma level (Security and RiskManagement, Electrical, Electronic and or Communications) or Bachelor ofScience (Security, Justice Studies); Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical,Electronic and or Communication) will be highly regarded.

Current SCECendorsement is mandatory.

You will have significantexperience in a similar role providing design, documentation and specialist technicaladvice for both electronic and physical security solutions, security risk andsecurity management planning.

To succeed in thisrole, you must be motivated to continuously improve and expand yourcapabilities maintaining up to date knowledge across a range of securitydisciplines. Jacobs provides support to assist in the continuous development ofour staff.

The ideal candidatewill be passionate about Security and the continued development of theprofessionalism of the Security Industry. This role allows the candidate tohelp guide the direction of the Canberra Security Team by allowing the activeseeking of work in areas of experience and interest, including the developmentof new capabilities where necessary.

You must be anAustralian citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain an AustralianGovernment Security Clearance and security licences for all Australianjurisdictions.

As a self-motivatedprofessional, you will show initiative and the ability to work independently oras part of a team being involved in interesting hands-on projects and indiverse working environments.

You must be able to work on a large number ofsecurity projects, for a range of clients simultaneously without compromisingclient expectations and Jacobs quality levels.

From day one you’llbe part of our team, and be encouraged to contribute your thoughts and ideas inan open, communicative environment.


  • Hold a currentSecurity Consulting License (2A)

  • Workingknowledge of ISO31000 and HB167

  • Solidunderstanding of the PSPF, ASIO T4 Technical Notes, eDSM and ISM

  • Experience indesign, documentation and commissioning of security systems

  • Experience indeveloping new customers, tender submissions.

  • Construction SafetyTraining (White Card).

  • Must be able toobtain and maintain an Australian Government security clearance at a minimum ofNegative Vett 1 (NV1).

  • Current driver’slicense

Why Jacobs

Jacobs SecurityServices is one of the largest specialist security advisory firms in Australia.As part of this high-performing, delivery focused team, you will have theopportunity to collaborate with a wide range of talented individuals.

Jacobs offers a rewardingcareer, ongoing learning and development opportunities, a collaborativeenvironment and flexible work practices that focus on well-being, diversity andinclusion.

Jacobs offers acompetitive remuneration package that is individually tailored to each teammember.

Please note: If you are being represented by a recruitmentagency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to applydirectly to Jacobs.


Primary Location Australia-Australia Countrywide-Canberra

Req ID: BIA0000WA