Security Manager - Manned Guarding

Security Manager - Manned Guarding

Job Title: Security Manager - Manned Guarding
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £55,000.00
Start Date: September/October
Reference: 1990 JP
Contact Name: John Palmer
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 10, 2017 18:17

Job Description

Security Manager

Salary/Rate:  £55,000.00 per annum

Location: London


Palmer McCarthy are recruiting for a Security Manager to be based in London

This is a permanent full time role and on offer will be a salary of up to £55,000 per annum.

To be successful in this role you must provide the following:

  • Minimum of 5 year history of employment within Security Management (including information which can be verified for any gaps)

The main duties and responsibilities are:

  • Responsible for the operational and strategic delivery of security to a large mixed use estate.
  • Responsible for P&L for £2+ million contract
  • Identify, review and implement the security strategy for the estate.
  • Developing initiatives to drive the contract forward
  • Providing monthly and quarterly reports where required
  • Ensuring all KPI’s are not only met but exceeded
  • Developing relationships with all stakeholders on the estate and external agencies.
  • Integral to the local Crime Prevention Group
  • Provision of costs in relation to any contract variations or additions to the estate portfolio.
  • Deliver security brief at all quarterly occupier meetings
  • Conduct investigations into all reported incidents
  • Recruitment
  • Experience of dealing with investigation, grievance and disciplinary
  • All physical security to all on site customers is delivered within the department’s security policy
  • Budgets are properly controlled and managed, to achieve best value for money (use of regional relief officers and agency staff)
  • All training needs are identified and processed promptly and are undertaken at the appropriate time. Performance Agreements, interim and main reviews are undertaken within the set timescale
  • Manage and conduct, capability, absence and performance related issues in accordance with Company Policies and Procedures
  • All requests for annual leave are managed and controlled, ensuring that there is adequate cover to maintain services at all times
  • Performance and attendance issues are addressed at the correct time, in accordance with Company policies and procedures.
  • Very good communication skills at all levels
  • Proactive and reactive in all circumstances
  • Good IT skills: MS Office package
  • Appropriate management experience at a senior level


  • Licences and Qualifications (Desirable):
  • SIA License (Door supervisor)