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Operations Manager - Security Edinburgh, United Kingdom Up to 31000

Operations Manager - Security

Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom |
Salary: Up to 31000 |
Posted: 12 May 2022 |
Closes: 13 Jun 2022 |
Business Unit: UK Secure Solutions |
Contracted Hours: Full-time |
Employee Status: Permanent |
Reference: T220000QU

As an Operations Manager at G4S you would be part of a dedicated team responsible for managing a number of safety and security personnel delivering professional services on our customer sites whilst maintaining the core values of G4S.

You would be supporting the development, operations and profitability of your assigned area through ensuring the best possible business performance, contract compliance and delivery.

This is a full time, permanent role working Monday - Friday, although you may be required to manage operations which are running 24x7 and therefore be available for emergencies outside of normal working hours as well. Flexible working arrangements may also be available.

Role and responsibilities

  • Managing your area of responsibility, including providing support, absence management, discipline and grievance, and recruitment activities
  • Effectively setting out goals and objectives for your team, including those for supervisory roles that may fall under your reporting line and structure
  • Acting as a role model and always behaving in line with our company values
  • Driving employee engagement by personal interaction and engagement with your team in order to develop and coach them in their duties and responsibilities
  • Managing contractual budgets in line with financial targets
  • Ensuring all aspects of the required services are being delivered to the customers' satisfaction and in accordance with the contract
  • Ensuring there are sufficient trained, licensed and vetted staff working at all times to meet customer and contract requirements
  • Ensuring contract required training and screening / vetting has been completed for all security staff
  • Developing professional customer relationships, responding appropriately to customer requests and concerns
  • Completing effective health & safety assessments, ensuring accurate and timely reporting of any incidents, involvement in subsequent investigations and providing input into health & safety committees or forums.
  • Completing risk assessments and site evaluations as well as completing monthly performance reports and billing schedules
  • A checkable personal history including periods of education, employment, travel and unemployment
  • Prior experience of working in a similar operational management role , ideally within the security industry
  • A valid security industry licence or accepted certificate of security competence
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, interacting both internally and externally
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to successfully manage a team
  • Track record of working in a fast paced and demanding environment
  • Experience in working closely with the emergency services

Salary and benefits

G4S offers employees the opportunity to work with well known clients, job security, competitive salary and benefits, and career opportunities to develop to more senior levels in our organisation.

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