Security Services Manager

Employer: Oakpark Security Systems Limited
Location: Colchester
Rate: £31K (per year) + tablet, mobile, company car, statutory pension

Reporting to – Operations Director
Will Manage – Shift Manager/s, Controllers, Scheduler (P/T) and all uniformed staff.

Oakpark Security Systems Limited is East Anglia’s leading, independent provider of Risk based Security Solutions. Employing in excess of 125 licensed officers throughout the UK, we provide regional coverage to various prestigious clients with an emphasis on local service delivery. Due to a Company re-structure, Oakpark now have a requirement for a Security Services Manager, to oversee Service delivery to our ever expanding and diverse Customer base. Must hold a full UK/ EEA Driving License. To apply please provide a CV and covering letter.

PURPOSE OF ROLE: To manage all Company Sites under their care and to ensure they are running efficiently and effectively. To provide a support to Shift Manager/s, Controllers and Security Officers

KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: To visit all assigned sites, clients and Security Officers at designated times. To roster and deploy Officers according to customer needs in line with Company policy and best use of resources. To interview and recruit staff in line with Company policy. To train officers at their place of work, to coach and guide to a high level of service delivery; to assess officers performance and complete training records as per Company requirements. To communicate effectively with all customers and liaise regarding identified needs and next steps. To complete Assignment Instructions and issue as per directions and Company requirements. To address additional Health and Safety Issues with relevant Line Manager. To complete site visit reports for each site visited. To deal with Company misconduct and disciplinary procedures in accordance with Company policy. Any other reasonable duties as required by the Directors. Please be aware that out of hours supervision visits will be a critical part of this role.

RELEVANT SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE: Must hold a full UK Driving Licence with proven UK driving experience and a valid front line SIA CCTV Licence, or be prepared to attain this License. Must be flexible with working times and areas, dependant on business needs. Must have excellent interpersonal communication skills with good organisation and leadership qualities. Must have excellent personal presentation. Must be computer literate in Microsoft Office and able to develop these skills using specific programmes such as TimeGate. Must be experienced in the Manned Guarding Sector and have a clear understanding of the current legislation and all Health and Safety Regulations. Able to prioritise and organise own work load and work within time constraints with accurate detail. This role will include weekend working.

FURTHER DETAILS: Successful applicants will be based at our Colchester Head Office. Remuneration is based on an annual salary. 20 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays, increasing by 1 Day for every completed Year of Service to a maximum of 5 additional Days. An average of 50 hours per week which will include some weekend and silent Hours working. Flexibility is also required due to business needs.

Oakpark Security Systems Ltd is committed to equal opportunities. We welcome applications from candidates irrespective of ethnic origin, gender, marital status, religious belief, sexual orientation disability, or age.