Deputy Security Manager

Employer: Sodexo
Location: Manchester, ENG, GB

Role Responsibility

Supervise and lead a team of circa 56 staff. Manage staff in line with the appropriate policies in relation to issues including conduct, performance, absence, grievance, fair treatment, pay progression, leave and all other HR policies
Ensure that there is effective two way communication to all levels of staff within area
Ensure that health and safety standards are understood and delivered across all of hospital operations
Contribute to strategic discussions as part of the senior site management team sharing ideas and best practice to improve site performance
Provide written reports and witness statements to the Police as required and attend Coroners Inquests, Magistrate or Crown court to give evidence if required
Improve security awareness by directing people towards sources of advice or information
Ensure that all incidents relating to Security and Car Parking are recorded on Blueprint and acted on as per the work instructions
Play a role in crime reduction initiatives with the police.

The Ideal Candidate
Strong operational background in Security and car parking within facilities management, leisure, retail sectors, (or related)
Trained as an LSMS (Local Security Management Specialist) or willing to undergo that training
Proven experience of supervising employees, addressing performance issues effectively and maximising engagement
Decisive and accountable manner, with sound and proven operational and commercial judgement
Ability to analyse problems analytically, develop opportunities and implement innovative solutions/approaches
Strong ability to increase individual effectiveness through influencing leadership, motivation, coaching and training
Strong communication skills
Knowledge and understanding of compliance and health and safety within security.

Package Description
As part of our commitment to improving the quality of life for our employees, Sodexo offers a Flexible Benefits Scheme, allowing you to tailor a reward package to suit your needs but includes a technology scheme, private dental insurance, travel insurance, gym membership, Gourmet card, private medical insurance and the ability to purchase or sell annual leave. We also have a Sodexo Discount scheme, which offers employees and their friends and family the opportunity to benefit from over 1,200 discounts from top retailers both online and in-store.

Band A package

40 hours per week, flexible to meet business requirements when necessary.

About The Company

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 35,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process.

Sodexo and our clients are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults within a regulated activity. Certain roles will require applicants to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and/ or Disclosure Scotland.

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