Posted

14 days ago

Description

We have a great opportunity for a talented security professional to join our team, working on one of our largest contracts as our Security Operations Manager.

This is an exciting time to join the team in this newly created role. As the Security Operations Manager you act as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) on all things Security (SIA, ACS British Standards) whilst  providing Security Operational advice and guidance (both physical and technical) to the operations teams and account managers.

We have a great opportunity for a talented security professional to join our team, working on one of our largest contracts as our Security Operations Manager.

This is an exciting time to join the team in this newly created role. As the Security Operations Manager you act as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) on all things Security (SIA, ACS British Standards) whilst  providing Security Operational advice and guidance (both physical and technical) to the operations teams and account managers.

You responsibilities will grow and evolve with the role but will include:

  • Providing specialist input to the Operations team to support the day to day business
  • Reviewing service levels with security sub-contractors and conducting operational audits to ensure compliance, contractual, legislative, statutory and local requirements in respect of security services.
  • Interface with all sub-contractors on behalf of Compass regarding the development and implementation of systems, procedures, best practice and sharing of resources
  • Providing Security Operational direction and management within the Account
  • Providing advice and guidance on all SIA NSI ACS and British Standards
  • Developing, implementing and updating the account security policy to reflect best practice 
  • Undertaking audits and spot checks on all aspects of security operations across the account and subcontractors
  • Developing relationships with internal and external customers to understand and address their needs.
  • Managing budgets as required

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following skills and experience:

  • Extensive experience in a corporate security environment
  • Audit Compliance Qualification – ISO 9001 or similar
  • SIA Licence = Front line
  • A strong track record of management experience in Security sector
  • Excellent Customer Service skills
  • An exceptional working knowledge of the security industry
  • Strong people and communication skills
  • Experience of working in a controlled environment
  • Organisational skills to plan and organise work to be efficient and effective and allow service to be delivered promptly and reliably
  • Analytical problem solving and decision-making skills, the ability to analyse problems and identify solutions including risks and impacts to the business.
  • Strategic thinking: ability to understand and anticipate the consequences of decisions made effecting people, departments.
  • Innovation awareness- a proactive approach to opportunities and the ability to develop new ideas that will lead to improvements. The ability to adapt and change behaviour to better achieve targets and objectives.
  • Skilled in managing own time and setting own goals and objectives; the ability to work on own initiative and to prioritise accordingly
  • Security Technology experience – CCTV, Access Control, Alarm Systems