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Loss Prevention and Information Security Officer

Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London, England
Salary: £55000 - £58000 per annum
REF: 3865_1658914250
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Job Description

Currently recruiting a Loss Prevention and Information Security Officer to join a large luxury retail group.

Main Responsibilities will include:

The Loss Prevention and Information Security Officer will implement and monitor loss prevention procedures to safeguard company assets, prevent and minimise theft, and reduce shrinkages and fraud. The Loss Prevention and Information Security Officer will also update information security portal, carry out risk assessments and provide trainings to all employees.

  • Prepare and carry out point of sale (POS) retail audit in each site twice a year and investigate any abnormalities
  • Carry out retail inventory once a year in each store
  • Help prepare monthly Inventory Declaration Reviews per store
  • Monitor inventory to identify theft or shortages and investigate any cash and stock losses
  • Identify, recommend, and implement systems to minimise loss of merchandise, money, or company assets
  • Investigate suspicious customer and/or employee activities
  • Investigate till discrepancies enquiries (based on automated daily reports)
  • Conducts periodic testing of alarm and video surveillance systems
  • Investigate CCTV when required for stock/cash losses, theft or burglary
  • Conducts periodic inspections of stores and facilities confirming surveillance and security equipment is functioning properly
  • Develops and implements policies and procedures to prevent theft at point of sale or inventory storage areas
  • Provide yearly Anti-Money Laundering (AML) training in all stores
  • Carry out and review monthly Anti-Money Laundry audits; Anti-Money Laundering Projects - alerts and data collaboration/digitalization
  • Manage HMRC/Irish authority AML audits every 2 -3 years
  • Manage Amulet Account and report on monthly meetings, annual reviews and key holding employees
  • Repair Headcount reconciliation - minimum once per week/daily if possible
  • Audit sites key stock, authorise key cutting and update key holding reports every 18 months/when needed
  • Oversee information security, cybersecurity and IT risk management programs based on industry-accepted information security and risk management frameworks
  • Help to identify vulnerabilities in current network and develop/implement a comprehensive plan to secure computing network
  • Educate colleagues about security software and best practices for information security
  • Notify E-commerce Managers about patches and vulnerability
  • Forward Information Security newsletter and updates to all users
  • Update Information Security Awareness training portal and create monthly reports of training completion
  • Perform penetration tests and phishing email simulations to find any flows
  • Keep up to date with developments in IT security standards and threats
  • Collaborate with management and the IT department to improve security
  • Investigate, manage and document any security breaches/malware founds and asses their damage
  • Prepare disaster recovery and Business Continuity planning/testing

Person Specification:

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Extensive knowledge of retail operations and loss prevention strategies and procedures.
  • Solid knowledge of various information security frameworks.
  • Ability to educate a non-technical audience about various security measures.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software to prepare reports and documentation.
  • Must be able to access all of the company's properties to inspect security measures.
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting, Business Management, or related field preferred.
  • One to three years of experience in retail loss prevention, security, or law enforcement required.