Security Supervisor (Glasgow)

Cordant Services
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
JOB TITLE: Security Supervisor

SALARY: £11.50 per hour

LOCATION: Glasgow City Centre

Cordant Security is currently seeking Security Supervisor to join our team in the Glasgow area.

Job Overview:

You will ensure the safety and security of people, premises and property. The post holder will be responsible for supervising the day-to-day security requirements of a prestigious site, maintaining a high corporate image and very high standards of professionalism, with opportunities to work across a number of assignments.

Key Responsibilities

Lead and supervise the security team on a daily basis.

* Ensure each team member has an individual training plan with specific training needs analysis conducted.
* Create new procedural documents as required - ensuring all duties are captured and all policies adhered to.
* On-site Threat Assessors.
* Lead both internal and external teams to resolution. E.g. Evacuations
* Responsible for producing the departments shift patterns, thus ensuring that trained, and a knowledgeable cover is provided at all times.
* Investigating and reporting misconduct or malpractice issues.
* Lead and supervise the security team on a daily basis.
* Ensure that all relevant onsite training has been completed, especially regarding the completion of incident reports and site documentation.
* Ensure that all patrol activity is carried out in accordance with the assignments.


* Frontline Security Guarding, Door Supervision or Close Protection SIA licence (or have passed the relevant SIA training and hold valid certificates).
* Fully comprehensive 5-year work/education history; including full company names, addresses and land line contact numbers.
* A full UK driving licence is essential due to the sites you may be asked to cover
* Previous experience in a supervisory capacity
* Clear communication both written and verbal
* Excellent communication & administration skills
* Must be punctual and have the ability to think on their feet
* Reliable with excellent time-management skills.
* Smart, well groomed and confident.
* A commitment to providing first class customer service is essential
* Good report writing skills
* Conflict management aware
* High level of Customer Care Awareness
* Security systems knowledge
* Telephone/switchboard skills
* First Aid training would be an advantage
* IT literacy would be an advantage
* Previous operational experience at supervisor level within the security industry.

Personal Attributes:

* Sound client awareness.
* Outstanding customer focus within all roles
* Sound decision-making skills.
* Excellent time keeping ability.
* Possess report writing skills
* Ability to work in a pressurised environment.
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
* Computer Literate
* Physically fit
* Be committed to equal opportunities and possess a positive and sensitive approach to the needs of the client.
* Flexible to the needs of the position and Company

In return we offer:

* £11.50 per hour
* Four on four off shift pattern; working days, nights and weekends, average 42 hours per week.
* Full and ongoing training with a view for career development including opportunities to progress to permanent security officer positions
* 28 days annual leave per year inclusive of bank holidays
* Company uniform provided
* Company Sick Pay Scheme
* Contributory Pension scheme
* A range of employee discounts for the purchase of goods and services
* Annual Salary Review

Cordant Security Ltd is a nationwide company with a diverse employee team and we welcome applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates.

We have opportunities available across the UK in a variety of roles and offer genuine paths to career progression and a range of employee benefits.

Contact our Recruitment Team on (Apply online only) to register for this vacancy.

Cordant Security Ltd is the UK's 8th largest security company with a 60 year heritage delivering specialist security services. We work alongside a national client base of demanding end-users with complex risk profiles providing contract specific solutions covering security and specialist personnel, reception and concierge, front-of-house and back office support, loss prevention, mobile and keyholding services, security and fire systems, pre-employment checks and a whole range of risk management and consultancy services.

Exceeding all industry standards, Cordant Security boasts one of the highest Approved Contractor status in the industry. We take a keen interest in the latest industry standards, being the first security company to hold additional quality standards altogether in Environmental Management (ISO 14001), Health & Safety (OHSAS 18001) and Business Continuity (BS 25999).

Cordant is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy