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Job Reference: G4S/TP/2884169/87121
Number of Positions: 1
Job Category: Security / Protective Services
Contract Type: Full Time
Salary: D.O.E
Location: Los Angeles, California
G4S Region: North America
Country:United States


G4S Business Unit:US Secure Solutions
Closing Date: May 31, 2017

Job Introduction:

The world's leading private security organization, G4S, has an immediate job opportunity for an experienced Project Manager. In this position, you will be responsible for administering the security contract and ensuring compliance with the regulatory and contractual requirements. You will act as G4S liaison with the client, law enforcement agencies, multiple customers, multiple Site Managers, Site Supervisors, and employees. You will be responsible for management oversight and driving operational accountability through effective change management and leadership development processes. You must plan, organize, direct, and control the operational and administrative activities of the contract on a day to day basis as well as propose and implement proactive measures to improve performance and expand the operation. In addition, you will be directly accountable for the success, performance, compliance, and public perception of the program.

G4S is a security provider for the United States government, fortune 500 companies, nuclear power plants, oil and gas companies, airport, ports, banks, hospitals, factories, warehouses, commercial facilities, residential communities and much more.

G4S offers job security, excellent pay and benefits, and career opportunities. We offer entry level careers, management careers, sales careers and executive careers across the United States and internationally.

Role Responsibility:

Specific Duties and Essential Functions

  • Determine and understand specific customer expectations; effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion
  • Plan and schedule project timelines; direct project, defining scope, goals and deadlines, project plans and associated documents
  • Communicate project expectations to team members; coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project team members and contractors, and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work
  • Identify and resolve issues; liaise with project stakeholders; proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans
  • Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path; analyze data to determine project success; determine and assess need for additional staff and/or consultants and make the appropriate recruitments if necessary during project cycle
  • Delegate and follow-upon task assignments and achievement; plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools; track project milestones and deliverables
  • Prepare project plans and associated documents; develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations

The Ideal Candidate:

Education, Licenses and Certifications Required

  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to obtain and maintain all necessary state or federal licensing requirements

Type and Length of Specific Experience Required

  • Minimum of three (3) years of work experience in project management to include oversight of all aspects of process development and execution
  • Must have one or more of the following:
    • Service in the active duty military, military reserves or National Guard
    • Graduate of Police/ Corrections Academy
    • Law Enforcement experience
    • Minimum of 2 years of verifiable and successful security experience

Skills Required

  • Ability to learn, understand, and apply new technologies
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Active listening skills
  • Ability to assess and evaluate situations effectively
  • Ability to identify critical issues quickly and accurately
  • Ability to encourage effective teamwork
  • Ability to mediate conflict with tact, diplomacy
  • Attention to detail

Other

  • Must be at least 18 years old or the minimum age required by the State, if higher
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or a foreign citizen authorized to legally work in the United States
  • Must not use illegal drugs. Must be able to pass a drug test with negative results (except when undergoing documented medical treatment).
  • Must submit to an extensive background check, including criminal history, personal references, employment and education verifications, and Department of Motor Vehicle and credit checks if applicable
  • Upon acceptance of a job offer, must be able to pass the following:
    • MMPI - Psychological testing
    • Physical exam

Physical Requirements and Environment

Environment: Indoor and outdoor, temperature ranges from moderate to extreme cold and heat

Major activity: Working on PC while sitting; walking, standing, speaking, listening, observing

Physical efforts to carry out job duties: Standing, walking, and sitting. Minimal to no stooping or kneeling.


About the Company:

EOE Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

G4S is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
and an Alcohol- and Drug-Free Workplace

If you have any questions regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action or Diversity and Inclusion, or have difficulty using the online system and require an alternate method to apply, please contact our Corporate Human Resources Department at (800) 506-6265.

To receive an update on your application status, please contact our local office by following this link: http://www.g4s.us/en-US/Site%20Tools/Contact%20us/


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