Our Esteemed client is looking to recruit a Security Manager to join their organisation. The Security Manager is primarily responsible for overseeing the company security and safety functions for employees and customers. You will be responsible for strategic planning, organizing, communications and interface with management, employees and law enforcement. Position includes supervising of security team members and assistance with scheduling and personnel issues.
Security Manager Job Responsibilities and Duties:
-Proficiency with security equipment software.
-Thorough knowledge of security threats and the available protective systems.
-Ability to work independently, and as a part of a team when needed.
-Conducts weekly inspections of security lighting, door access systems, fire alarms and all secure entrances and doors within the building.
-Able to work night and weekend shifts as necessary.
-Create and conduct safety and security training sessions for employees.
-Proven ability to communicate effectively in speech and writing with members of management, law enforcement, customers, employees and government agencies as required.
-Initiate and perform security investigations throughout company building, and accurately report findings to management.
Security Manager Skills and Qualifications:
-Strong communication and language skills, including the ability to clearly communicate with customers and employees at every level. Will regularly correspond via verbal communication and letters, emails, memos with regulatory agencies, law enforcement, visitors and management.
-Computer skills, including the use of Microsoft programs (Excel, Outlook, Word, Internet Explorer).
-Familiarity with legal terminology and aspects of security governance.
-Proven leadership skills that will motivate the security team and company employees to a high level of understanding regarding various safety precautions.
-Ability to effectively coordinate meetings, investigations and safety/security functions company-wide.
-Basic mathematical skills to calculate budgets and costs for training, technology and security systems information.
-Administrative skills such as filing and data entry.