Manned Guarding: Area Contracts Manager: Berkshire

Manned Guarding: Area Contracts Manager: Berkshire

Job Title: Manned Guarding: Area Contracts Manager: Berkshire
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Berkshire
Salary: £45,000 + car/allowance + Family Healthcare + excellent career prospects
Reference: 2039 JP
Contact Name: John Palmer
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 05, 2018 12:20

Job Description

Manned Guarding Contracts / Area Manager Berkshire

Our Client, an SIA approved contractor who specialise in the provision of quality Security Guarding and associated services to Blue Chip, Facilities Management and Property Companies throughout the UK now have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Contracts / Area Manager to join their team. Reporting to the Operations Director, your primary objective will be to manage a portfolio of clients across the Berkshire area.

What are they asking for?

You will be an experienced security operations / contracts management professional with a demonstrable strong customer and client focus along with strong account management acumen. Your career will point to experience of co-coordinating a security team or services and full awareness of Security related issues and in interview you will be able demonstrate an ability to motivate, lead and develop people with the confidence to interface across all levels of the organization. An able communicator with the confidence to liaise with clients and team at all levels, you will be considered a fast thinking polished individual with initiative and ambition.

An essential part of this role is the ability to quickly assess issues and to provide detailed reports to the Senior Management team as well as being able to communicate at all levels within a client.

What are they offering?

  • Salary to £45k plus benefits

  • Company Car / Allowance / Laptop & Phone

  • Growing + ambitious company/group: creating numerous career opportunities

  • Environment that stimulates entrepreneurial spirit and rewards success

  • Family Healthcare

Responsibilities will include:

You will be focused on managing and developing the security client relationship, security officer welfare, and supplier performance driving continuous improvement, value for money and ultimately customer satisfaction

  • Ownership and management of all recruitment, performance, attendance & appraisals

  • Conduct regular client review meetings and site welfare visits: ensuring these are followed up with detailed reports

  • Manage delivery of security staff and suppliers empowering them to exceed client expectations

  • Undertake risk reviews, inspections and security tests across your defined regional portfolio to make recommendations/ improvements on all aspects of security delivery

  • Advisor to customers, spending quality time with them to review business requirements with the aspiration of becoming an essential part of any decision-making process they are involved in with regards to security and associated services.

  • Create and maintain healthy, safe, secure and sustainable environment within the Security function and ensure compliance with Health and Safety legislation and Health and Safety Policy/Procedures….

  • Ownership of KPI bench marking performance and continual improvement