Operations Manager Events Security

Operations Manager Events Security

Job Title: Operations Manager Events Security
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Scotland
Salary: up £35,000 basic + car + bonus
Reference: 8845
Contact Name: Alan Corcoran
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 13, 2021 15:11

Job Description

Our client the leading supplier of events security + events across the public and private sector in the UK.  Their events division is now operating at full capacity again and they are now  looking for an experienced manager with a keen interest in developing a career within Events Security.


You will have knowledge of the events/ security sector or come from a police /military/ similar background.


As the Events Contract Manager you will manage all Events Security, Stewarding and Crowd Control service provision in your patch: to ensure that profit potential is realised, whilst helping set new standards in event security. (mainly Scotland Central belt)


Your role will be to manage the relationships with customers and deliver exceptional security solutions for the benefit and safety of every customer. You’ll be responsible for communication, data analysis and regular updates to your event customers. 


Whilst supported by an experience scheduling department this role will require frequent client meetings and attendance of contracted events.  You will be responsible for maintaining and helping to grow your portfolio.  Existing projects include adhoc one off events, ongoing football club contracts, golf tournaments, music venues to service delivery at major horse race meetings.


What are they offering?

Competitive salary in the region up to £35 000 is on offer. + car.

Growing + ambitious company/group: creating numerous career opportunities

package including 25 days holiday, private healthcare, life assurance and pension


What are they asking for?

  • A management background in Events, Security, Police or Military
  • Strong interpersonal skills + professionalism
  • Strategic + Partnership approach to relationships with clients
  • Commercial Awareness, Problem Solving, Data Analysis, Sound judgement, Persuasiveness
  • Passion for excellent customer service  Experience in a professional services environment.
  • Proactive – ability to think outside the box  Experience of designing and producing bids.
  • Quest for continuous improvement  Possess an excellent level of IT literacy.
  • Experience of effectively leading and training teams 



  • NVQ Level 3/4 Spectator Safety or SIA Licence

(training and investment would be given to help achieve the above)



  • To motivate and support events staff to ensure maximum efficiency, take responsibility for running of the service to make sure contractual standards, KPI’s and SLA’s are delivered to clients whilst developing positive relationships with frontline team, clients employees and the wider community of invested stakeholders.  
  • Ensure service levels are set and monitored in order to deliver high level of service
  • Provide support and guidance to supervisory team.  Ensure objectives and performance reviewed.
  • Ensure supervisors are able to plan for, and accept responsibility for the preparation of rotas, staffing and wage payments for their site staff, and oversee the staffing levels are met. 
  • Monitor customer satisfaction and service levels including agreed KPIs, design and implement appropriate action plans to improve standards where necessary. 
  • Ensure effective staff training and development; including succession plans are in place. 


Key Search Terms:  Security Manned Guarding Events Contract Management


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