Security Manager

Security Manager

Job Title: Security Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Slough
Salary: To £40k + Free Parking
Reference: NM 1327
Contact Name: Nigel Marshall
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 07, 2022 00:35

Job Description

Our client is a prestigious national supplier of manned guarding and security services.  Following a recent contract restructure they are seeking a Security Manager for a shopping centre client in Slough.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the overall management and control of the sites’ security operation ensuring the end clients security requirements are met and fulfilled to a high standard and the management of the Security Team and sites procedures ensuring the retention of the contract. 

What are they asking for?

The successful Security Manager will have a Manned Guarding / Corporate Operations background and a thorough understanding of the security issues facing a high footfall public retail space.

You will have a 5-year checkable work / education history (the more straightforward this is the better) and will be able to demonstrate a strong customer focus with a positive and proactive approach.

In interview you will be able to demonstrate a firm but fair man management style whilst also giving examples of building long lasting client relations.

Throughout the application process you will be able to point to Innovation and training implementation along with Policy / SOP writing / reviews in line with best practices.

Any existing networks within the local services will also be greatly advantageous.

What are they offering?

£40K salary 

Excellent career possibilities

Chance to work for a respected service provider in a “make it your own” type of role.

Responsibilities will also include:

  • Day to day operational management of security officers, supervisors and a control room
  • Safeguarding of client assets to include people, shoppers, buildings etc
  • Implementation of security policies.
  • Undertake security threat & risk assessments
  • Identify practical areas for personal development of the team,
  • To lead, manage and motivate direct reports including: goal setting, performance reviews, appraisals, coaching and development planning, and monitor attendance / timekeeping
  • To respond to any facilities incidents or security issues that may arise and to meet/liaise with clients/departments as required ensuring that any incidents are resolved.

Key Search Terms: 

Security Guarding Shopping Centre Center Operations Management Manager

Palmer McCarthy Solutions Ltd is acting as a Recruitment Agency for their client on this role.  As specialists in the Security, Property + Sales sectors we are always interested in talking to Manned Guarding + Security Systems Operations Managers/Directors, Sales + Business Development professionals, Corporate Security Officers and those that work in support functions within our client base.