Contracts Manager (Manned Guarding South East))

Contracts Manager (Manned Guarding South East))

Job Title: Contracts Manager (Manned Guarding South East))
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £40,000 + car/£5K allowance + executive package
Reference: 1504 AC
Contact Name: Alan Corcoran
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 17, 2017 14:09

Job Description

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

Working from a local base near you, 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 offering?

  • Salary to £40K + company car / £5K car allowance
  • 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 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. You know what “city type” means and you will live in the South East.

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.


  •  manage a portfolio of circa £3m across circa 20 sites mainly in London and the South East 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.