Site Security Supervisor

Employer: VSG
Location: Sainsburys Thameside

Job Description:

Position within the organization
Reports to (DPPM) Depot Profit Protection Manager
Support the Depot Profit Protection Manager and (RAM) Regional Account Manager to deliver business plan
Give direct guidance to all VSG Colleagues that contribute to the service delivery

Key Purpose

The Site Supervisor is responsible for all aspects of the day to day Security function of the depot, providing line management, leadership and strategic direction for the staff employed at Sainsbury’s Distribution Centre. They will also liaise closely with the client’s management and in turn bring the organisation’s physical security risks under explicit management control, providing a service conducive to service delivery in line with the company values.

Key Responsibilities

This is not an exhaustive list

Leadership and strategic direction for the function, ranging from planning to motivational and promotional activities expounding the value of security, and promoting the good name and business interests of both VSG and their clients.
Routine line management and leadership of staff employed by VSG. They will develop a strong staff rapport, being available to listen, to assist and to support wherever possible and to react appropriately and promptly to staff concerns and HR issues.
In line with the Regional Account Manager lead the implementation of necessary Assignment Instructions, security policies, standards, procedures and guidelines, in conjunction with the Security needs of Sainsbury’s, and in line with the prevailing industry standards.
Ensures the site documentation is maintained, accurate and up to date at all times.
Ensures all members of staff are fully conversant and compliant with the site documentation and are signed by all members of the staff.
Ensures all members of staff are full trained in all aspects of the security functions of the contract and full and detailed training records are complete and up to date at all times.
Ensures all members of staff are fully conversant and compliant with all Company HR policies and the terms and conditions of employment.
Ensure all staff are properly inspected and in a full company uniform before the start of each shift and ensure the highest standards of dress and turnout are maintained at all times. Post visits should be conducted and recorded throughout each day.
Ensure that all staff correctly carry out their duties, are correctly briefed and are issued with radios and/or any other equipment as required.
Ensure that the Site Supervisor remains “in touch” with what is happening at the depot it will be necessary to your work out with normal office hours.
Keep detailed and accurate HR records for every member of staff which will include but will not be limited to, return to work forms, absence records, welfare forms, uniform requests, holiday requests, informal discussion forms, appraisals, training, licensing and exit interviews.
To co-ordinate staff appraisals and provide a record of all appraisals for observation by the Client’s Management Representatives and VSG. These appraisals should be completed with absolute honesty, providing as much positive and supportive feedback, and should identify a clear path forward for the individual.
Ensures the implementation of constructive, fair and firm disciplinary procedures. Awareness of the disciplinary progression and the consequences of individual offences should be demonstrated at all times in line with the company’s HR policies.
Responsible for the overall management and well-being of all personnel assigned to the Assignment.
To work in close liaison with the clients representatives in order to provide a seamless service provision across all areas of the contract scope.
Liaise with Sainsbury’s management team and attend Daily/Weekly/Monthly meetings with the client.
Undertake any other duties deemed by the client as part of the Security area of responsibility.
Organise and maintain base rosters and any extra cover required and ensure the correct hours worked sheets are sent to the Regional Account Manager, and ensure any pay queries are dealt with efficiently and immediately.
Ensure that all aspects of manning are met in accordance with contractual obligations including any extra security that may be required by the Client.
Accurate administration of Timegate.
Careful co-ordination of staff vacation. The site must not be left vulnerable by several members of ‘key personnel’ being off at any one time. Staff to be forewarned of ‘holiday rules’ to avoid disappointment and confusion.
Be aware of all emergency procedures and respond to all Incidents in a prompt and professional manner. Thorough investigations and reporting will be conducted on behalf of VSG and Sainsbury’s Management.
Ensure all accidents and / or occurrences are correctly reported to the relevant parties, Sainsbury’s Management, VSG Management and other relevant parties.
Responsible for the overseeing of all aspects of the day to day administration of the Assignment.
Co-ordination of checks for faulty/damaged security equipment and replenishing/repairing immediately (where client costs are involved all parties are to be informed immediately).

Essential Experience
Ability to contribute to the team
Ability to travel to sites in your local area
Ability to use the microsoft office suite
Access to Own Transport
Previous Distribution Security Experience
SIA Licence
Valid Full Driving Licence