Established in 1981 with a single store in the Northwest of England, the JD Group is a leading omni-channel retailer of Sports Fashion, Outdoors and Gyms with over 60,000 colleagues and over 3,400 stores across several retail fascias in over 30 markets around the world.

JD Sports Fashion Plc was listed on the London Stock Exchange in 1996 and has been a FTSE100 publicly quoted company since 2019 and continues to grow in the UK and internationally.

We want to be the leading global omnichannel retailer in the sports and outdoor industry. To be a part of this successful company and help us to achieve this you will have the desire to ingrain our strategic goals of being a people-led, innovative and customer-focused organisation which provides operational excellence whilst identifying new areas of growth as part of our day to day objectives.

Role Overview: 

To maximise profitability in the business by protecting all company assets which includes personnel, buildings, stock, and costs while ensuring all core department values are upheld by all personnel within the team.

Key Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that all Security Policies and Standard Operating Procedures remain current and best practise is enforced across the site, as part of our safety and security culture framework
  • Ensure sites and company assets remain physically secure and protected against unauthorised access
  • Lead from the front with an exceptional level of professionalism whilst representing the Profit and Asset Protection Department and JD Brand
  • Lead and develop the security supervisors, driving best practise and consistency
  • Oversee officer and supervisor rota making sure all areas remain covered
  • Proactively seek and provide new initiatives to identify and remove areas of risk, related to security and stock loss
  • Conduct site audits and develop action plans to manage stakeholders
  • Ensure access to sites remains controlled, monitored and purged correctly
  • Oversee gatehouse processes and communication, protecting vehicle integrity at all touchpoints
  • Ensure all security equipment and CCTV is operated and maintained in line with current policies/procedures
  • Make alterations to guarding rotas when appropriate and maintain the required staffing levels in consultation with the Site Manager
  • Act as first line support to incidents
  • Manage, review and investigate security related incidents, identifying trends and root causes
  • Manage ad-hoc activities supporting the Site Manager and deputising in their absence

Skills/Experience/Knowledge needed:

  • Previous experience in Profit Protection/Risk/Security Management
  • Ability to forge and maintain strong relationships at all levels
  • Security Investigation experience & knowledge
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills is essential
  • Previous experience in Distribution/Transportation essential
  • Previous experience of People Management essential
  • Ability to work at other locations to support the business, when required

We know our employees work tirelessly to make JD Sports the success it is today and in turn, we offer them some amazing benefits:

  • Free parking
  • Incremental Holiday Allowance
  • Staff Discount On JD Group and other brands within the organisation
  • Pension Scheme
  • Personal development opportunities to learn and develop at work.

Due to the high volumes of applications our opportunities attract, it takes time to review them all. If you don't hear back within two weeks of you applying, please consider your application to have been unsuccessful on this occasion

Applications that meet the skills criteria will be contacted for a 1st stage meeting with the talent team. Shortlisted candidates will then be invited to interview with the hiring manager.

Thank you again for your time.



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