Join our Team – Security Manager based in our London Region- Baker Street.

We are looking for a flexible, proactive and capable leader to manage one of our sites in the Baker Street area of London.

Our Security DSM’s are the face of Ward Security and therefore if you have an SIA license, have experience managing Security Officers and are passionate about security and safety, then please read on for our current Duty Security Manager opportunity.

The successful applicant must have Management experience from within the corporate security industry sector and the ability to liaise effectively with internal and external stakeholders. The possession of a valid CCTV licence would advantageous but not essential.

What is the role?

Security Manager – Frontline SIA required – no applications will be considered unless you hold a valid SIA License.  All roles are subject vetting to a 5 year checkable history. The role involves working closely with the client managing and developing a team that; patrols a vibrant square, manages the access to a loading bay and oversees the site via CCTV control room in the busy business district.

Where is it based?

In our London Region, Baker Street.

What is the Package?

Uniform, SIA Licensing savings scheme, 5.6 weeks annual leave, Child Care Vouchers, Pension and Life Assurance

Working in partnership with Perkbox offering all employees a range of benefits ranging from retailer discounts, cinema tickets, wellness and gym membership and many other fantastic benefits for you to enjoy. *available after 6 months service

Who we are:

Ward Security provides a security services solutions to all UK businesses. Security services include: CCTV security systems, property management, guard dog security, key holding services, security guard patrol services, response alarm systems and more.

With over 800 employees operating nationally we seek the best talent to uphold our vision to be the most trusted Security Partner in the UK.

Ward Security recruit, train and reward the very best staff, complemented by the latest technology and communications to ensure the highest levels of security and Client service.

We will need your current CV and you can upload this on your online application form and send this to HR.Queries@ward-security.co.uk quoting the Job Reference.

Read about us @ www.ward-security.co.uk

What is the main purpose of the role?

  • Directly manage the supervision of personnel, ensuring that the Company’s obligations are adhered to at all times in a timely and professional manner.
  • Ensure all personnel on site under your remit, are rostered appropriately to ensure that the contractual obligations are met.
  • Be the first port of call for all security issues and staff issues on site, and escalate as necessary.
  • Ensure that all relevant information is collated and recorded for future reference.
  • Liaise with all security officers ensuring that all information is made available in order for the operation of the Company to work in an effective manner.
  • Provide documentation and reports in support of the day-to-day operational activities.
  • Respond and take action in event of evacuations and emergencies ensuring that your team take appropriate action.
  • Ensure that staff and clients of the Company assist the Compliance Director to ensure agreement with policies and regulations adhere to Health & Safety policies and regulations.
  • Participate in, and ensure the continuation of specialist training to key members of staff within the remit of your authority.
  • Ensure that all members of your team work in an appropriate and effective manner, whilst giving further training in specific areas where required.
  • Complete performance appraisals when necessary, and liaise directly with Regional Operations Manager to ensure that in periods of sickness and absence, that the site remains fully manned at all times.

What experience, skills and attributes do I need?

  • Able to construct a legible report.
  • Good interpersonal skills with an ability to communicate clearly with people at all levels projecting a confident and professional manner.
  • Experience within a similar position is preferred
  • A 5-year checkable work history to include Supervisory employment.
  • To be able to observe and accurately record incidents as they occur.
  • Be able to prioritise workloads and be flexible in the approach to varied tasks.
  • Physically fit for the environment of the workplace.
  • To be of smart appearance at all times whilst representing the company image.
  • To be punctual in attendance.
  • Able to work with minimal supervision.

Ward Security are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Ward Security is pleased to announce that it has become a Recognised Service Provider working alongside the Living Wage Foundation. The achievements means Ward Security and all its subsidiaries meet the standards set by Citizens UK and Centre for Civil Society for good practice by providers of personnel under contract.