Les catégories et le critère pour les 2021 OSPAs français sont listés ci-dessous.

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  • Outstanding In-house Security Manager/Director
  • Outstanding Contract Security Company (Guarding)
  • Outstanding Security Partnership
  • Outstanding Investigator
  • Outstanding Security Consultant
  • Outstanding Police/Law Enforcement Initiative
  • Outstanding Security Officer
  • Outstanding Young Security Professional
  • Lifetime Achievement 

Outstanding In-House Security Manager/Director – employed direct

In-house security managers/directors can operate in different ways, they may work as advisors to the organization or be a head of a team or department. Whatever the role, this category recognizes those who through security expertise, business acumen and/or skilful and innovative leadership approaches, have led the security portfolio with distinction. Outstanding performers will be leaders and innovators who are setting examples that others will wish to follow.

To enter this category you will be asked to:

  1. Describe the role of the security manager/director and the ways in which he/she has led change in the organization including the security impacts of any partnership approaches adopted with different stakeholders. (500 words)
  2. Provide details of the value added by the security manager/director and his/her impact on the work of the security department highlighting the specific leadership qualities that generated any benefits noted. (500 words)

The judges will be looking for evidence of outstanding performance in:

  • Discussing the ways in which the role has driven security performance
  • Highlighting the factors that enable the manager/director to excel
  • Identifying the ways in which the role has influenced wider business operations
  • Providing examples of building effective relationships with key stakeholders
  • Demonstrating the improvements made to people and/or process and systems

Outstanding Contract Security Manager/Director – employed by a contract security company

Contract security managers/directors can operate in different ways, they may work as advisors to a client organisation or be the head of a team or department on behalf of a client. Whatever the role, this category recognises those who through security expertise, business acumen and/or skilful and innovative leadership approaches, have led the security portfolio with distinction for both their company and their client organisation. Outstanding performers will be leaders and innovators who are setting examples that others will wish to follow.

To enter this category you will be asked to:

  1. Describe the role of the security manager/director and the ways in which he/she has led change in the organisation including the security impacts of any partnership approaches adopted with different stakeholders. (500 words)
  2. Provide details of the value added by the security manager/director and his/her impact on the work of the security department highlighting the specific leadership qualities that generated any benefits noted. (500 words)

The judges will be looking for evidence of outstanding performance in:

  • Discussing the ways in which the role has driven security performance
  • Highlighting the factors that enable the manager/director to excel
  • Identifying the ways in which the role has influenced wider business operations
  • Providing examples of building effective relationships with key stakeholders
  • Demonstrating the improvements made to people and/or process and systems

Outstanding Security Partnership

This OSPA recognises a successful security partnership that delivers outstanding performance. ‘Partnerships’ is an over used word in security. Frequently partnerships are identified as crucial to good security but often may involve little more than collaboration, a very different thing. What is known is that effective partnerships are most often the result of good planning around identifiable objectives designed to deliver specific benefits, and are typically characterised by good management/co-ordination.

To enter this category you will be asked to:

  1. Describe the partnership and the benefits it provides. (500 words)
  2. Describe how the partnership demonstrates outstanding performance and why the partnership deserves this OSPA. (500 words)

The Judges will be looking for evidence of outstanding performance in:

  • Discussing the role of the partnership and the key benefits it provides
  • Highlighting the business approach, specific skills and tactics that underpin performance
  • Identifying the factors that enable staff/leadership to excel
  • Providing examples of outstanding performance for stakeholders
  • Demonstrating business benefits and how they are sustained

Outstanding Investigator

This OSPA recognises the investigator – individual or company – who has displayed outstanding performance in an area of criminal or civil investigation, and may be in-house or independent. Investigations are typically skilled activities and when done well can have significant impact on overall security performance. The winner of this OSPA will have used investigatory skills to produce significant results in either an exemplary showcase incident or over time and across investigations with single or multiple clients to produce distinguished results.

To enter this category you will be asked to:

  1. Describe the work of the investigator and the ways that his/her/their actions have an impact on clients (500 words)
  2. Describe how the investigator produced outstanding performance in its activities and why it deserves to be rewarded with this OSPA. (500 words)

The judges will be looking for evidence of outstanding performance in:

  • Discussing the key distinguishing strengths of the investigator
  • Highlighting the ways in which the investigator has built and sustained client relationships
  • Identifying the factors that enable the investigator to excel
  • Providing examples of how the investigator is setting and raising standards
  • Demonstrating how high performance and benefits are sustained

Outstanding Security Consultant

This OSPA recognises the security consultant – individual, team or company – demonstrating outstanding performance in any aspect of security consulting. Consultants often play a key role in security in offering expertise and insight which can transform the quality of service, product or system that is offered. It recognises the existence of distinct skill sets and crucially the ways these are harnessed and managed to make a difference to security strategy and/or practice.

To enter this category you will be asked to:

  1. Describe the role and objectives of the consultant and the key factors that reflect outstanding performance. (500 words)
  2. Describe how the security consultant has displayed outstanding performance in terms for example, of leadership skills, a focus on the customer, by adding value or otherwise driving excellence. (500 words)

The Judges will be looking for evidence of outstanding performance in:

  • Discussing the ways in which the consultant has driven security performance
  • Highlighting the key distinguishing strengths of the consultant including leadership skills
  • Identifying the ways in which the role has influenced positively wider business operations
  • Providing examples of building effective relationships with key stakeholders
  • Demonstrating business benefits and how they are sustained

Outstanding Police/Law Enforcement Initiative

This OSPA recognises an initiative from governmental bodies/that is police-led that have developed a security scheme that has a positive impact on the France security community and led to an improvement in security and safety.

To enter this category you will be asked to:

  1. Describe the initiative and its key objectives and any innovative aspects that have led to its success. (500 words)
  2. Evidence how the initiative benefits its target group highlighting the role of management/partnerships in generating an effect. (500 words)

The judges will be looking for evidence of outstanding performance in:

  • Discussing the aims of the initiative and the needs it meets
  • Highlighting how it enhances police/law enforcement objectives
  • Identifying the factors that enable staff/leadership to excel
  • Providing examples of improved performance/relationships with stakeholders
  • Demonstrating the different benefits and how they are sustained

Outstanding Security Officer

This OSPA recognises the security officer (up to supervisor level) demonstrating the most outstanding performance. It will be awarded to a security officer who is highly committed to security work, showing enthusiasm, initiative and displaying security competence in different areas including in the development of stakeholder relationships. The officer will have had a beneficial impact on the workplace positively influencing operations and having been recognised for achieving outstanding service.

To enter this category you will be asked to:

  1. Describe the role of the security officer and the ways in which he/she has led change in an organisation including the security impacts of any partnership approaches adopted with different stakeholders. (500 words)
  2. Provide details of the value added by the security officer and his/her impact on the work of the security department highlighting the specific leadership qualities that generated any benefits noted. (500 words)

The judges will be looking for evidence of outstanding performance in:

  • Discussing the key distinguishing strengths the individual displays
  • Highlighting the factors that enable the individual to excel
  • Identifying the ways in which the individual has influenced client operations
  • Providing examples of building effective relationships with key stakeholders
  • Demonstrating the overall value added by the individual’s contribution

Outstanding Young Security Professional

This OSPA recognises a young security professional – that is anyone below the age of forty (there is no restriction on the number of years spent in security) – who has excelled in his/her early career performance. This OSPA will be awarded to someone who has made an impact in the area of private security, for example as a analyst/researcher, working for a security supplier and/or corporate security (rather than police/military). This could be in any area of security activity, as a student, in the workplace or a combination, but it will be someone who has made a difference and is laying the basis for an outstanding career in security.

To enter this category you will be asked to:

  1. Describe the role of the young professional and the ways in which he/she has excelled. (500 words)
  2. Provide details of the value added by the young professional and his/her impact in specific area or areas of security activity (inside the workplace and/or outside) highlighting the special qualities of the individual. (500 words)

The judges will be looking for evidence of outstanding performance in:

  • Discussing the work of the young professional and its relationship to security
  • Highlighting the ways in which the young professional is laying the foundations of a security career
  • Identifying the influence of the young professional on specific audiences
  • Providing examples of interest and dedication to improving security
  • Demonstrating how high performance will be sustained
  • Lifetime Achievement
    (Nominations for this award must be made by a third party)

This OSPA recognises a senior member of the security community. It recognises an individual who has consistently shown outstanding performance over an extended period of time and has had a substantial impact upon defining and driving standards in the security sector.

To enter this category you will be asked to:

  1. Describe their career, including key moments and prominent achievements. (500 words)
  2. Describe how outstanding performance has been at the forefront of activities throughout their career, how this person has encouraged others to perform outstandingly and how they have contributed to raising performance standards throughout the security sector. (500 words)

The judges will be looking for evidence of outstanding performance in:

  • Discussing the roles held by the individual and the significance of them to security
  • Highlighting the factors that enable the individual to excel at what he or she has done
  • Identifying the ways in which the individual has influenced the security sector
  • Providing examples of building effective relationships with key stakeholders
  • Demonstrating the overall value added over his or her career