Area Contracts Manager: Manned Guarding: Corporate: London / Northern Home Counties

Area Contracts Manager: Manned Guarding: Corporate: London / Northern Home Counties

Job Title: Area Contracts Manager: Manned Guarding: Corporate: London / Northern Home Counties
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £36, 000 + Company Car / Car allowance
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 1396 AC
Contact Name: Alan Corcoran
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 26, 2017 12:00

Job Description

An established and growing National Manned Guarding and Protective Services group are looking for a Contracts /Area Manager to help manage a portfolio in the London/Northern Home Counties patch. These guys are a top brand/employer looking after destination clients. The portfolio is predominantly corporate assignments. A supportive bunch who are developing their area management team on the back of some substantial wins and subsequent investment

Working from a local base, your main priority is the welfare of officers and commercial / operational viability of contracts. Reporting to the Operations Director you will be supported by a operations support manager and will be responsible for running contracts and helping to grow the portfolio. You will help drive profitable growth through development and leadership of an effective team that operates through delivery of excellent service to existing Local and National customers; improving operating efficiency and; expanding the portfolio.

What are they offering?

  • Salary to £36K + company car / car allowance

  • career advancement within a growing company with structured training and development

  • Support from hands-on manager, stable environment + Excellent scheduling and HR team

What are they asking for?

  • You will come from a manned guarding management background and will have multi-site and multi-client portfolio experience.

  • It’s a given that you will be/ can show the ability to be personable and credible in dealings with team (officers). Clients will speak highly of your professionalism and customer focus. You will also live “on patch”

  • Any P&L experience will be a bonus and managing portfolios of £4m + would also be a plus.


  • To deliver results that meet or exceed the Business Plan; Budget and Forecasts through full responsibility and accountability for the P&L and effective use of team and support functions & to build, develop, lead and retain a team of Support Staff and Officers

  • manage a portfolio of circa £4m across London + Northern Home Counties

  • Managing & recruiting, discipline, absenteeism, appraisals etc. and supporting site managers.

  • Site administration to include compliance with the SIA Approved Contractor Scheme

  • Regular visits to sites under management including completion of site, welfare visits

  • Growing portfolio via organic growth and working with Sales Team on relevant opportunities

  • Assignment instructions & ensuring risk assessments carried out (training will be given)

Key Search Terms:  Contracts Operations Manager Manned Guarding SIA Guard Corporate Account Management

Please only apply if you have ops management experience within manned guarding.