January 2019 Current Vacancies

Due to a successful year in 2018, in which we experienced increased demand for our services, SGW are pleased to signpost our January 2019 Current Vacancies. We are looking for exceptional individuals who share our ethos, to join our team in the first quarter of 2019 as follows: –

Nottinghamshire vacancies in 2019 at SGW

SGW have current vacancies in 2019 at our Nottinghamshire office

Security Design Engineers (UK Based)

SGW provides a wide portfolio of professional consulting services relating to safety & security of the built environment. Our projects are diverse and spread across a number of vertical market sectors internationally.

Due to continued expansion, SGW now wish to appoint a Surveyor / Design Engineer (Security) based at our Nottinghamshire UK office. The role will necessitate travel to customer sites in the UK and internationally to conduct site security surveys and participate in design team co-ordination meetings and stakeholder workshops.

The position will focus on the conceptual and detailed design of complex and often sophisticated security, building management and fire systems, including access control, CCTV, intruder detection, physical security measures, fire alarms, life safety systems and integrated building management systems.

The desired candidate should have a technical degree (Preferably electrical / building services engineering) or a relevant technology related BTEC diploma qualification. Registration with the engineering council at EngTech or IEng grade would be advantageous but relevant experience may also be taken into consideration. The ASIS Physical Security Professional (PSP) certification is also deemed a suitable qualification for this post. Experience in and knowledge of CCTV, Electronic & Physical Security Systems design and project management is preferred.

Candidates should have a reasonable competence in 2D Auto-CAD and Visio drawing design software and should be eager and willing to learn new technologies and products. Primary responsibilities will be the preparation of feasibility, outline and detailed design reports and documentation relating to security, fire and building management related projects.

You will prepare tender packages including performance or detailed design based specification, bills of quantities, site and building plans showing point by point requirements of the project, system schematics and visualisations.

You will be expected to further develop a reasonable competence in Auto-CAD Building Design Suite including 3D Max & Revit and Adobe Creative Suite software and should be eager and willing to learn new software, technologies and products. You will also be expected to participate in continued professional development (CPD) activities.

You will be expected to build relationships with manufacturers and hold regular meetings with manufacturers and integrator’s to assist you to prepare a final scheme design or tender package. Strong technical written, organisational, communication and presentation skills are very important and shortlisted candidates will be expected to present previous examples of drawings, design data, presentations or specifications prepared in a similar current or previous role.

An understanding and experience of current British & International Standards in both electronic & physical security would be a significant advantage.

Administrator (Nottinghamshire Based)

SGW are looking for an exceptionally organised individual to provide administration support to the director and senior security consultants. Your role will include the management of incoming requests for proposal (RFP) and communications relating to the timely submissions of bids, follow up and analysis of outcome. Your role will include the administrative support associated with creation and coordination of tender submissions, fee proposals, Pre-qualification submissions and Consulting Report deliverable’s, often to demanding client timescales, and to a high standard.

The successful candidate will assist the director and senior consultants in the coordination and implementation of SGW’s overall business development programme and activities to generate new and repeat business.

The successful candidate will provide administration support for a small, but busy office, including the creation of a robust filing and office management system.

Suitable candidates will be expected to assist the business with continued GDPR compliance, together with adherence to the company Quality Management System which is accredited to ISO 9001:2015.

What We Offer

We offer our employees an environment to thrive and develop your career, with an exposure to exciting and challenging projects. We encourage our employees to participate in Continued Professional Development (CPD) and Professional Engineering Registration, through an Engineering Council affiliated organisation. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with previous evidenced experience and we strive to create opportunities for all, by having a policy wherever possible, to promote from within.

Open up to flexible working

Although we are advertising this post as a full-time role, we will consider alternative patterns of work, flexible working and job share. SGW are an employer who is happy to talk flexible working.

Equal Opportunities Policy

SGW are committed to offering equal opportunities. We particularly welcome applicants from those who are significantly underrepresented in our sector, such as women, disabled people and individuals from Black and Minority ethnic communities.

How to Apply

Please submit an up to date CV and covering letter explaining why you wish to apply for this role and how you believe you are the right person to fulfil the advertised role, by post or e-mail only to:

Mr Simon Whitehouse, Managing Director, SGW Safety & Security Limited, Edwinstowe House, High Street, Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire, NG21 9PR, United Kingdom. E-Mail:


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