Awards Criteria

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Security/Risk Manager Of The Year

This category is designed to recognise a Security or Risk Manager who made a significant contribution to the implementation or security standards within either their own or a client organisation. They must also have made a significant contribution to the introduction and promotion of security/risk management since 1 January 2020. 

Any personal accomplishments prior to this date are not relevant and will not be eligible for entry.

Key tips for your entry 

1. Keep information simple 

Please keep your sentences short and easy to understand. Not all of the judges are technical experts so please don’t assume they will know acronyms or technical lingo. Simply submit your text in language that is clear, precise and simplistically highlights the merits for its submission. 

2. Adhere to time period 

We will disqualify any entry that nominates an individual who has made a direct impact on your business or partner organisation, in relation to security post 1 January 2020. 

3. You do not have to be a Fire Industry Association member or a client of Western Business Media to be eligible to enter the awards. 

4 Provide detail about the performance of the individual 

The judges need to know details on how the individual has made a positive impact within an organisation or partner organisation. Please provide verifiable evidence that their contribution has directly resulted in significant improvements to security of persons or premises. 

5. Legal proceedings 

If your company has been subject to any prosecution in relation to security laws since 1 January 2020, or has been subject to any enforcement notices, then your entry will automatically be disqualified. 

The following entry questions are to be used for the security/risk manager of the year category below: 

  1. Nominee Name 
  2. Company Website 
  3. Nominee Job Title 
  4. Nominee Job Description (max 50 words) 
  5. In no more than 250 words, please describe how the nominated person effectively manages security or risks 
  6. In no more than 250 words, please give details of any innovations in business process, standards or implementation of equipment that have been implemented by the manager since 1 January 2020 and list the benefits derived from them 
  7. In no more than 250 words, please describe how the manager has demonstrated leadership/participation in security/risk management over a sustained period of time 
  8. In no more than 250 words, please outline what sets this individual apart from his/her peers in relation to security or risk management
  9. In no more than 50 words, please write a profile of the individual and why they are deserving of the nomination. This will be used for the judging panel as well as for publicity purposes on the Awards night 

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