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Safety & Security Manager, Shopping Centre

Petaling Jaya, Selangor Risk & Compliance Full Time

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Company description

The IKEA vision is to create a better everyday life for the many people. We do this by offering a wide range of well-designed, functional home furnishing products at prices so low that as many people as possible can afford them. We operate in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Philippines – and have an ambitious expansion plan to bring a little bit of Sweden to new markets in the region. We are part of the Ikano Group of companies and the only IKEA franchisee owned by the Kamprad family that founded IKEA.

We also develop, own and operate Shopping Centres that are anchored by IKEA and create walkable communities by including residential, office and other types of real estate in our development plans.

We work towards making sustainability a natural part of our everyday work. We are active in our communities, driving and supporting social initiatives that benefit children, women and the environment.

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About the job

We want to fill this position with a business minded and proactive enthusiast with a strong passion for Safety & Security and developing people, who can support us in securing our vision of creating a better everyday life for many people in Southeast Asia by ensuring our shopping centres in the region provide a safe environment for visitors and co-workers.

Your assignment

  • Assist the Retail Risk Manager with the development and implementation of a systematic Safety and Security approach/framework for our Shopping Centres in the region
  • Develop safety & security processes that are specific to the shopping centre business (fit-out of new tenants, leasing)
  • Be the main point of contact for our SC safety & security teams and support them on a day to day basis
  • Work with the shopping centre organization to increase their awareness and take responsibility for implementing the IKEA safety and security standards.
  • Verify that safety and security routines are in place and are adhered to in our existing SC but also when opening new units
  • Support units addressing gaps identified during insurance surveys, Sec Checks reviews and other audits and monitor progress against action plans
  • support the development of new ways of working, with a focus on simplicity.
  • Responsible for the development, implementation and follow-up of operational Safety & Security standards at all Shopping Centre units in the region.


  • With at least 6-8 years in Safety & Security function, ideally with Shopping Centre experiences managing teams (past regional role an asset
  • You have the ability to lead people, translate direction and strategy into execution.
  • You can drive implementation with strong resilience, good communication and interpersonal skills. Have a record of accomplishment in setting up complete Safety & Security frameworks, and drive changes in complex environments.
  • Experience in leading change and ability to engage, influence and convince stakeholders at all levels in the organization. 
  • Sound knowledge in occupational health and safety; technical life safety and security systems; building and fire codes

More Information

Please apply by 31 May 2019.