Group Security Manager



From £35,000 per annum Part Time Contact: Human Resources Reference: SDX/TP/RF6866-1/GA

Job Introduction

We are looking to recruit a Group security Manager to join our team covering 6 sites across Glasgow, Edinburgh, Fife and Dundee.

You will be responsible for the efficient and effective day to day management and supervision of the security team ensuring we provide a safe and secure environment. You'll provide leadership and clear direction to your team, ensuring they are motivated and engaged, and that they understand how their contribution impacts on the business. You will provide support across the site when required, including the management of functions and team development.

To be truly successful in the role, you must be a SIA Security License holder, you will have experience managing or supervising a security team, you will have multi site experience, be self-motivated and enthusiastic.

You must have a full valid driving licence and car to work between the sites. You must be able to work flexible hours to ensure all security staff are seen across the various sites and shifts.

You will be subject to a Level 3 Police vetting

A massive bonus to this role is that it is a day time shift, you will be paid travel expenses, you have working from home days so you will have a great work life balance.


Role Responsibility

  • To provide strong direction and leadership to the security team to enable Sodexo to provide a professional integrated security solution
  • To manage daily the effective operation of the security service across multiple sites.
  • Supporting & maintaining contract retention through living the Sodexo values and by building key relationships with the relevant client stakeholders
  • Monitor the financial performance of all security contracts, and to conduct the necessary investigations and improvement plans in conjunction with the operational teams
  • To promote a zero-accident mindset in all activities and to promote safe ways of working
  • To make sure that all parts of the service portray the required brand and corporate image and messages

A full list of responsibilities can be found in the attached job description

The Ideal Candidate

  • SIA Security License Holder
  • Good communicator
  • Experience with security technology and processes
  • Capable of using IT based systems proficiently
  • Previous experience of dealing directly with the public
  • Previous supervisory experience
  • Competent in completing security risk assessments and writing detailed reports 

Package Description

£35,000 per annum plus excellent Benefits Package

Work Pattern  -  Monday to Friday 8am - 4pm with flexibility to work weekend if required.

As part of our commitment to improving the quality of life for our employees, Sodexo offers a Flexible Benefits Scheme, allowing you to tailor a reward package to suit your needs but includes a technology scheme, private dental insurance, travel insurance, gym membership, Gourmet card, private medical insurance, free will writing, life assurance, 24hrs GP access and the ability to purchase or sell annual leave.

We also have a Sodexo Discount scheme, which offers employees and their friends and family the opportunity to benefit from over 1,200 discounts from top retailers both online and in-store.

About the Company

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs around 30,000 people, and partners with clients in many sectors across business and industry; schools and universities; sports and leisure; energy and resources; government and agencies; healthcare; justice and defence.

Sodexo’s connected; people-centric approach brings together a diverse range of expertise. The breadth of services it offers ranges from food and hospitality; cleaning; reception; concierge (); security; property management and technical services through to data driven workplace strategy and design (); employee engagement and recognition services () and through Prestige Nursing + Care and the Good Care Group.

is Sodexo’s value proposition that puts people at the heart of everything we do, bringing together services and solutions and focusing on the productivity and wellbeing of people wherever they are.

Sodexo is committed to being an inclusive employer; we welcome and encourage applications from people with a diverse variety of experiences, backgrounds and identities.

We’re a Disability Confident Leader employer. We’re committed to changing attitudes towards disability, and making sure disabled people have the chance to fulfil their aspirations.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to  support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process


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