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Inventory Control & Risk Manager

Vacancy Details

Job Type: Specialist
Category: In the Office
Closing Date:
Date Posted: 05/10/2017
Reference: 3357


Aer Lingus Recruitment
Inventory Control & Risk Manager
Operations Department

Applications are currently being invited for the position of Inventory Control & Risk Manager in the Operations Department. Reporting to the Manager Ground Safety & Support Services the successful candidate will be responsible for the protection of company assets and improve profitability by developing and implementing security and safety programs for employees. The successful candidate will also be responsible for driving the implementation of fraud management rules and processes and thorough analysis of trends and exceptions for the speedy detection and intervention of dishonesty and develop ways to detect shrinkage, noncompliance with corporate procedures and policies and security violations, and drive through programs to prevent repeat occurrences.

Key Responsibilities & Duties Include:
Responsibility for driving compliance with all loss prevention controls and procedures across all functions of the business
Developing and implementing plans and policies, procedures and systems to prevent the loss of assets
Leading  and managing of a team of Inventory Control & Risk, Loss Prevention Specialists that are focused on function specific control and loss prevention
Determining risk exposure or potential liability and develop risk control measures – with full accountability for product controls
Analysing discrepancies that are identified and work cross functionally with senior management  to implement actions plans to address discrepancies
Recommending  process changes / new controls as appropriate that further reduce shrinkage, driving through the implementation of these controls
Reporting regularly to the Executive team on inventory control, risk and loss prevention measures
Supporting  the functional areas in the performance of employee searches that are both random and for cause searches
Responsibility of ongoing monitoring of the employee search process and recommending changes if appropriate
Coordinating  or conducting internal investigations of employees suspected of internal theft or violations of corporate policies
Identifying  areas of losses and develop plans, with key Senior management,  to minimise these losses in line with corporate targets
Implementing and overseeing  inventory control practices and risk and loss prevention measures at other non-core locations
Liaising with Law Enforcement Authorities as required
Verifying correct use and maintenance of physical security systems, such as CCTV or alarms.
Other assigned security related tasks

To be considered for the role of Inventory Control & Risk Manager, candidates must meet the following:

Essential Criteria:
Extensive experience in loss prevention and investigations with a relevant qualification in  security risk management
Experience in Implementing Inventory control measures across all functions to prevent inventory loss and associated risks

Ability to establish relevant contacts and to work cooperatively within the law enforcement community, with discretion and professionalism and to maintain confidentiality at all times
Excellent analytical skills with ability to read & understand financial information
Proven leadership and management skills, with experience conducting legal or ethical investigations
Proven knowledge of Microsoft Office and the ability to quickly acquire knowledge of other IT applications
Fluent in English, both written and spoken
Eligible to live and work in the EU
Current unrestricted worldwide passport
Provide 3 verifiable references
Able to pass a strict airportsecurity vetting procedure which includes a 5 year background check* (or be in possession of a current airside pass for the airport this position is based in
Hold a current full clean driving licence
Possess and be able to demonstrate the key competencies and skills outlined below

*If you are a non Irish Citizen, you will need to be in possession of a current police disclosure certificate from your home country. If you have lived outside the Republic of Ireland for more than 6 months you will also be required to hold a current police disclosure certificate from that country/countries

Desirable Criteria:
A knowledge of the  legal obligations surrounding  auditing procedures and compliance

Key Competencies / Skills Required:
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to manage effective working relationships at all levels both internally and externally
Excellent communication skills with the talent to present facts and opinions articulately, persuasively and objectively
Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills with the ability to build and maintain strong relationships across the airline in order to enable the delivery of corporate goals
Ability to work as part of an integrated  team
Self motivated individual with a high level of initiative and commitment
Excellent organisational and analytical skills with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail
Highly proficient in use of MS Office applications, particularly Excel and PowerPoint

Closing Date: 19th October 2017


In order to apply for this vacancy, you must be able to supply the required answers to the following questions:

  • Are you eligible to live and work in EU without restriction?
  • Are you 18 years of age or over?
  • Are you fluent in English, both spoken and written?
  • Can you provide a verifiable 5 year background/employment history?
  • Can you provide 2 verifiable references?
  • Have you been convicted of a criminal offence in Ireland?
  • Is there anything that would prevent you passing our security clearance process?
  • Are you prepared to complete a medical questionnaire & medical examination?
  • Have you been convicted of a criminal offence (ref Criminal Justice Act 2016)

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