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Account Manger Minneapolis, Minnesota $26.96

Account Manger

Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota |
Salary: $26.96 |
Posted: 13 May 2020 |
Closes: 31 Jul 2020 |
Job Type: Permanent & Full-time |
Business Unit: US Secure Solutions |
Region / Division: North America |
Reference: G4S/TP/3742188/191451

Job Introduction:

Hiring Now!

The world's leading private security organization, G4S, has an immediate job opportunity for an Account Manager. As an Account Manager, you will be responsible for the provision of the client security program for a strategic customer on behalf of G4S Secure Solutions (USA) Inc. with the objective of providing direction and leadership for contracted services including guarding, receptionist, switchboard operations, patrol services, and other security solutions.  This position oversees operations and is responsible for client service, problem resolution, and service delivery monitoring and enhancements.  The Account Manager deals with countries across many time zones requiring flexibility in working hours to meet requirements and participate in meetings/conference calls.  This role will be responsible for developing and growing a solid relationship with the customer’s senior security executives based in the U.S.

The Account Manager will be directly responsible for and is expected to complete each of the following:

  • Ensure operational expertise and continuous improvement is imbedded in all activities and taught to others
  • Show a business mindset in discussions understanding customer needs, goals, and desired outcomes
  • Balance competing ideas and needs and to help come up with win-win / best solutions for complex situations
  • Demonstrate technical expertise with security applications, hardware, risks, and tools/processes
  • Be the subject matter expert for security
  • Ensure his/her team can speak to how they add value (understand their role), G4S is meeting client needs, and that officers meeting requirements and standards consistently
  • Engage in activities that focus on team building
  • Be proactive with local office to ensure urgency and attention is given to staffing levels and quality
  • Provide opportunities for employees to learn and challenge themselves
  • Self reflects, request feedback on own performance, and properly sets growth and training goals for him/herself
  • Maintain the highest level of professionalism in verbal and written communications
  • Communicate candidly about problems or issues and empowers officers to develop solutions
  • Give officers feedback about their performance frequently and in real time
  • Show appreciation and recognize employees that connects to what they care about
  • Communicate a vision of the future that excites officers and aligns with what is important to them
  • Establish a respected presence, offer valuable input, and be seen as site SME for security in meetings, discussions, and projects
  • Seek out new relationships and partnerships
  • Take the time to understand officer values and motivators and how those show up in daily work
  • Demonstrate flexibility in approach and style to meet partner and officer needs
  • Operate with a fair and open minded approach
  • Appropriately prepare team for work, delegate work, and have high expectations of results
  • Holds officers accountable to ownership over assigned and implied tasks/duties
  • Create positive security contacts with  employees and non-employees and the general public
  • When available, participate in events that build on security's reputation and gives back to others
  • Function with a PDCA (plan, do, check, act) mindset and approach
  • Excel at project management (takes ownership in projects assigned, offers strong contributions where supporting)
  • Expect accuracy of tasks, requests, and projects of him/herself and the team at all times
  • Provide skilled support and oversight for investigations
  • Set realistic and challenging goals and timelines

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.

As a full time employee of G4S, you will be entitled to the following benefits:

  • Major Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Paid vacation
  • 401K
  • Opportunities for additional training to aid in your professional development

As an employee you will also be able to participate in the Promote Me! Community. Promote Me! is available to interested current employees as a way to express interest in further advancement, as well as gain information and encourage professional development.

Further, as a current employee you will be eligible to participate in large group rates for the following benefits:

  • Critical Illness
  • Accident Insurance
  • Whole Life Insurance
  • Individual Short-Term Disability
  • Pre-Paid Legal Services
  • Identity Theft Services
  • Pet Insurance

In addition, G4S provides benefits that are automatically available to all full or part-time employees, whether you enroll in a G4S insurance plan or not. And with no premiums to pay!

  • RxCut Pharmacy Discount Program
  • Doctor on Demand
  • Qualsight LASIK Savings
  • Perks at Work: G4S Employee Discount Program
  • Alliant Credit Union
  • Purchasing Power
  • Active & Fit: G4S Fitness Center Membership
  • FinFit: Financial Wellness Program
  • DailyPay: Access your pay when you need it

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

  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the security staff at the client’s facility.   Manage security staff and assist the Site Security Supervisor in managing day-to-day operations; work closely with Facilities and EH&S department to maintain and improve security operations
  • Initiate, coordinate and assume responsibility for benchmarking against best-in-class programs and other G4S global accounts; build and facilitate teamwork and partnerships and the implementation of progressive change
  • Coordinate and/or perform security threat assessments of client facilities using authorized assessment tools; manage and submit work orders for security hardware and software
  • Support G4S business requests for price adjustments
  • Conduct compliance audits to ensure G4S operations are performing in accordance with all contract requirements
  • Implement monthly and quarterly contractually agreed key performance indicators to measure and enhance security team effectiveness and performance; ensure that account administration and tactical effectiveness metrics are at optimum levels
  • Meet regularly with key partners and customer, maintain open communication, and collect feedback on the team's performance
  • Maintain healthy and productive relationship with local G4S, appropriately holding to contractually agreed upon SLAs and expectations
  • Create and update protocols for security staff including, but not limited to, alarm management and response, CCTV operation, emergency response, theft, hardware/software malfunction, and day-to-day guard duties
  • Regularly audit and challenge Compliance Manager, shifts, leaders, and officers while assessing readiness in all scenarios (physical security, customer service, emergency response, protection, etc.); ensure and oversee the Compliance Manager and all of his/ her duties
  • Oversee all required training from EMR, Tactical, FA/CPR, Initial training, Continuing Education
  • Provide client with weekly updates including, but not limited to, guard staffing, guard trainings, position postings, security projects, and operational concerns and successes.  Conduct trainings for existing and new staff, and ensure trainings are documented and provided to the client.; ensure security staff is trained and regularly tested on handling medical emergencies
  • Provide quarterly access reports for the client’s local and global locations, and ensure appropriate access is assigned to employees; manage local and global physical badge access system and troubleshoot when needed
  • Perform monthly drills with security staff to prepare for emergencies including, but not limited to, evacuations, fire/smoke response, and active shooter situations.  
  • Perform brief, weekly travel security scenario walk-throughs/table top exercises
  • Provide account management and oversight for the recruitment, selection, orientation, training, development and retention of high caliber staff; plans, assigns, and directs work; provide performance feedback, coach associates, and ensure disciplinary actions, as necessary; support staff as appropriate in carrying out their respective responsibilities
  • Perform brief, weekly travel security scenario walk-throughs/table top exercises
  • Assist in investigative work as assigned by the client
  • Oversee all administrative needs (accurate payroll/invoicing, scheduling, training, uniforms, etc.)
  • Respond to after-hours security related emergencies
  • Maintain a clean and professional environment at all times
  • Manage client safety programs
  • Ensure that the Compliance Manager and supervisors are owning officer readiness (flex, regular, temp, etc.), and all officers are 100% ready before taking a post
  • Position G4S for revenue growth with the customer; exploring new opportunities to service their requirements
  • Track and share trending and analysis monthly to RSM and team (tracks and is aware of QBR data)
  • Maintain a bench or pipeline, understand and balance experienced officer skills to maximize productivity while offering growth and cross training to all officers
  • Coordinate with client to support special events or emergency coverage
  • Meet with Compliance Manager and DM monthly to discuss required training and track monthly
  • Meet with employees to discuss progress towards personal goals and offer mentoring, coaching, and resources to help them succeed 

The Ideal Candidate:

Education, Licenses and Certifications Required

  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must possess a current and valid driver’s license

Type and Length of Specific Experience Required

  • Must possess a minimum of one (1) year of security, law enforcement, military or other similar work-related experience
  • Prior experience with physical access control systems and CCTV systems
  • Prior successful experience dealing at the highest levels of large customer organizations
  • Prior operational experience supporting customers
  • Work history must include the demonstration of strong customer service skills

Skills Required

  • 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
  • Attention to detail


  • 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
  • Subject to a drug screen to the extent permitted by law
  • Must be able to provide, upon job offer, a DD214 discharge document with discharge status indicated, if prior military

Physical Requirements and Environment

Environment:         Office with minimal to no exposure to extreme temperatures

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

Physical efforts to carry out job duties:     Standing, bending, limited stretching and reaching, lifting, stooping and 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

G4S consider qualified applications with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

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.

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