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Contracts Manager: Manned Guarding

Contracts Manager: Manned Guarding

Job Title: Contracts Manager: Manned Guarding
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leeds + Manchester
Industry:
Salary: up £40,000 basic + car allowance
Reference: 2316
Contact Name: Alan Corcoran
Contact Email: ac@palmermccarthy.com
Job Published: February 11, 2021 17:14

Job Description

2316 CONTRACTS MANAGER :MANNED GUARDING

A leading National Manned Guarding group are looking for a Contracts Manager to help manage their developing portfolio across the North of England. Mainly blue-chip corporates from numerous different sectors including Governments, Media and NGOs.

An established but growing company that is quality focussed and developing their management team on the back of substantial wins and investment. They are 8 time winners of the Security Excellence Awards (2012-2019) and 2020 finalists of the Outstanding Security Performance Awards. One of the first companies to fully implement the SIA ACS and the PSC1/ISO18788 throughout the business and have achieved multiple consecutive zero audits for ISO9001.

You will be responsible for the day to day operational and contractual requirements of the Northern Region. You will live within an hours commute of Leeds or Manchester but the role will involve travel to the North east and a monthly trip to London H/0

Your main priority is the welfare of officers and operational viability of contracts. Reporting to the Ops Director you will assist in running contracts and helping to grow the portfolio. You will drive profitable growth through development and leadership of an effective team that operates through delivery of excellent service to Local and National customers; improving efficiency and expanding the portfolio.

To contribute to the effectiveness of the Area team through responsibilities and participation in initiatives that supports the development of the business in the UK.

What are they offering?

  • Salary to £40K + car allowance
  • Life insurance + perks package
  • Career advancement within a growing company with structured training and development
  • Support from hands-on manager + stable environment (no constant restructures here)
  • Excellent scheduling team and HR team

What are they asking for?

You will come from a manned guarding management background (including site management or supervision)

It's a given that you will be personable and credible in dealings with team (officers). You will pride yourself on your professionalism and customer focus. This is a great opportunity for an existing Manned Guarding Contracts/Operations Manager to work with a great employer and clients and get onto a defined career path.

You will have a hands-on style and will take personal responsibility to ensure every shift is covered and every blow-out is filled.  Therefore, you will be a team player and you will not afraid to manage information up to help improve processes and efficiencies. You will have a valid UK driving licence and own transport.

Responsibilities:

To deliver results that exceed the Business Plan  through responsibility and accountability for the P&L and effective use of team. To build, develop, lead and retain a team of Support Staff and Officers

  • Managing + recruiting inc. discipline, absenteeism, appraisals etc. and supporting site
  • Site administration to include compliance with the SIA Approved Contractor Scheme
  • Regular visits to sites under management including completion of site, welfare visits
  • Assignment instructions + ensuring risk assessments carried out (training will be given)

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Key Search Terms: Contracts Operations Manager Manned Guarding SIA Guard Security

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