Group Lead- Security

The Group Lead is the day to day manager for all activities within the group, including all technical, scheduling, project management and personnel issues.

Responsibilities

Business Development

  • Work to develop strong, ongoing relationships with clients
  • Create Proposals and Fee Letters as requested by the Section Head.

General Management

  • Ensure that all direct reports are scheduling their workload appropriately, maximizing productive time and allowing all employees to meet management’s expectations.
  • Provide insightful and enthusiastic leadership, paying attention to employee morale.
  • Complete performance reviews of all direct reports with Section Head.
  • Create and review procedures as directed by the Procedure Master.
  • Assist with interviewing new employees as requested.
  • Work with the heads of all functional areas to solve inter-departmental problems.
  • Train, motivate, supervise all direct reports.
  • Ensure company procedures are being followed by all Group personnel.

Production

  • Act as the first level of escalation for client and staff issues within the Group.
  • Attend and participate in weekly Security meetings if called upon by Section Head.
  • Ensure compliance with company procedures and design standards.
  • Ensure that all projects within the Group are staying on track and on schedule.
  • Facilitate coordination and communication within the Group to support smooth day-to-day operations. Inform Group members of any upcoming scheduling issues.
  • Monitor Production Utilization & Efficiency for the Group, reporting any deficiencies to the Section Head.
  • Resource for all project management questions from Group members.
  • Review the Production Report weekly with Section Head.
  • Technical resource for Group members.
  • Undertake peer reviews.
  • Act as Project Manager as required.

Skills & Qualifications

  • Science, IT, Electronics or Telecommunications Degree
  • Professional Designation in the Security Industry such as ASIS Certified Protection Professional (CPP) or Physical Security Professional (PSP)
  • Detailed knowledge of Physical protection devices such as doors, electronic and keyed locks, door hardware, gates, bollards and arms.
  • Detailed knowledge of Electronic Access Control Systems, both software and hardware.
  • Multi-year experience with Hospitality Security a definite asset.
  • Telecommunications and Networking experience highly desirable.
  • Critical Infrastructure Protection experience desirable
  • At least 10 years’ experience as a Job Captain in the Engineering Consulting industry or with Security System manufacturer/Integrator
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong presentation skills – comfortable speaking in client/project meetings
  • Strong people management skills
  • Ability to think independently
  • Proven team leadership capabilities
  • Superior problem-solving and analytical skill
  • Ability to coach direct reports Excellent time management and organizational skills
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