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Site Security Manager Southampton, United Kingdom 11.02 hourly

Site Security Manager

Location: Southampton, United Kingdom |
Salary: 11.02 hourly |
Posted: 17 Jan 2022 |
Business Unit: UK Secure Solutions |
Contracted Hours: Full-time |
Employee Status: Permanent |
Reference: 2200004B

At G4S, we are continuing to play our part in supporting the government inin getting our country back on it's feet and people back into employment. Join us a site Security Manager at one of our flagship sites in Southampton to help secure the new normal for the nation and a stable career for yourself with the market leader in security.

This is a customer facing role where you will be responsible for  protecting both the staff working on the premises and also the customers entering the buildings.  Our work has never been more vital and we need you to help make it happen. With a keen eye and a brilliant way with people, you will be a friendly face who enjoys helping the public and being on your feet all day. In return you can look forward to an interesting role where no two days are the same with exciting career opportunities. 



It’s important work, and as things keep developing, every day will be different. Working directly with the public, you’ll be providing a consistent service, with day-to-day responsibilities such as:

  • Presenting at all times a smart, alert, visible and commanding security presence
  • Day to day management of a team of 13 security officers
  • Support with the training and development of the security team
  • Reporting any security events and dealing with emergency situations, including initial alerts and evacuations in accordance with site procedures. 


The Ideal Candidate


  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; an ability to influence at all levels across customers and stakeholders as well as their own team. 
  • Highly numerate and literate.
  • A supportive character able to assist the Contract Manager and Customer Service Manager to achieve their goals. 
  • The inter-personal skills and ability to interact with differing personalities and leadership/management styles in order to build effective stakeholder and team relationships at various levels.
  • Practical, robust, ‘hands on’ leadership experience and abilities allied to the energy to overcome difficulties and offer innovative solutions in a fluid environment.
  • Experience of managing a complex, high profile and time critical security operations.
  • A thorough understanding of G4S and MQS policies and procedures.
  • Ability to prioritise and work on own initiative, within company and client deadlines.
  • SIA License required 




  • Previous Management/Team Leader experience in a security environment
  • Experience using relevant technology and equipment 
  • Experience in reporting and emergency response planning
  • Excellent knowledge of security procedures
  • Desirable: Experience of managing large diverse workforces

If you have strong customer service skills, security experience and hold your SIA licence, then you can do this! You will just need to complete the following application form, and one of our Recruiters will be in touch to discuss the next steps. Our recruitment and selection process is currently being conducted remotely, including a video interview and screening to BS7858 standards.



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