Security Team Leader

Employer: Compass Group
Location:Gateshead, United Kingdom

Reference: compass/TP/31/25061/GJ
Apply by: October 6th 2016

14forty, part of Compass Group UK & Ireland, is a leading provider of food and support services in the business and industry sector. We offer high quality integrated facilities management (IFM) solutions to clients looking for a single provider. For organisations who rely on the performance of their people for their competitive edge, our integrated services provide the best customer experience and deliver value. In a rapidly changing world, we help our clients stay agile and one step ahead; our experts delivering great service in safe environments every day.

Built on the fact that there are 1440 precious minutes in every day, 14forty aims to maximise the productivity of each of these for its clients.
Main Responsibilities

We are looking for an experienced Security Team leader who will be responsible for the directive of the Security Manager (client) and the operational control of the Physical Security Supervisor for the 24/7 security of the Supply Chain Gateshead site, personnel and products within and the effective front line management of all allocated Compass Security employees. This role will work a roster pattern of 4-on/4-off (avrg. 42 hrs per week).
Ideal Candidate
Organised, systematic, and process orientated.
High degree of attention to detail and ability to solve complex problems.
Experience in managing teams and driving performance.
Ability to act as coach and mentor for individuals and teams.
Must hold an SIA Non-frontline licence or be willing to apply for one (Essential).
If not already held, must be willing to apply for a frontline SIA licence and CCTV licence.
Must be willing to study towards a qualification in people /team and Security management.
Proficient in the use of IT systems (Essential).
IOSH qualification (Desired).
Experience of working in Corporate Manned Guarding or similar uniformed service (Preferred).
Security related qualification/experience (Preferred).
Knowledge and experience regarding the application of structured problem solving methods.
Knowledge and experience of HR processes, (recruitment, absence management, performance management, grievance, disciplinary etc.), able to promote good employee relations.
Track record as change agent and of implementing best practice.
Ability to lead, motivate, coach and develop people and work within a team environment with a proven track record of leading high performance teams.

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