Contracts Manager: Manned Guarding Yorkshire

Contracts Manager: Manned Guarding Yorkshire

Job Title: Contracts Manager: Manned Guarding Yorkshire
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Yorkshire
Salary: £36, 000 + Company Car / 5k Car allowance
Reference: 1636 AC
Contact Name: Alan Corcoran
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 10, 2017 16:40

Job Description

The Vacancy

An established and growing National Manned Guarding are looking for a Contracts Manager to help manage a portfolio stretching across their Yorkshire patch. These guys are a top brand / employer looking after destination clients.

Working from a local base near you (Leeds / Sheffield) your main priority is the welfare of officers and commercial / operational viability of contracts. Reporting to the Operations Director you will assist in running contracts and helping to grow the portfolio.

What are they asking for?

You will be a fully licensed security (manned guarding) professional with operations management experience. It’s a given that you will be personable and credible in dealings with team (officers). P+Ls should be easy reading for you and you know how to interrogate them and improve.

Clients will speak highly of your professionalism and customer focus.

This is a great opportunity for an existing Manned Guarding Contracts Manager to work with a great employer and clients and to get onto a defined career path.

(any experience of working with large sporting venues will also be advantageous)

What are they offering?

  • Salary to £36 000 + company car / 5k car allowance

  • Career advancement within a growing organisation with structured training and development

  • Support from a hands-on manager and stable environment (no constant restructures here)

  • Excellent scheduling and HR teams


  • Manage a portfolio of circa £5m across circa 40 sites mainly in Leeds + Sheffield including: Managing Agents, Financial Institutions, Corporate, Educational and Defence clients.

  • Managing + recruiting including discipline, absenteeism, appraisals etc. along with 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

  • Ensuring that all personnel are properly attired

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

  • Providing senior management with statistics e.g. total hours worked, labour cost etc.

  • Client + eventual P+L management

    Key Search Terms: Contracts Operations Manager Manned Guarding SIA Guard

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

    Palmer McCarthy is a specialist recruiter to the Security Industry and acts as an agency for their client on this vacancy.