Manager, Security
Ottawa, ON- St. Laurent Centre
We are currently recruiting for a Manager, Security- Ottawa, ON- St. Laurent Centre
The Manager, Security is accountable to the General Manager for safety and security of all employees, tenants, third parties and general public as well as protection and safeguarding of company’s tangible assets and organizational reputation.
Duties & Responsibilities:
•  SECURITY DAILY OPERATIONS Oversees, assesses effectiveness of daily operations and provides feedback for corrective action. Inspects and manages the security contractor and their staff in all aspects of daily operations including staff selection and on-boarding, employee performance feedback, staff scheduling, staff training, approval of time worked and contractual invoices. Overall management of the security contractor, to ensure that the security services are provided in their entirety, and in a professional manner, accompanied by adherence to the company’s policies and procedures.
•  SECURITY SYSTEMS Provides input into decision-making concerning the choice of a security system for the properties, monitors effectiveness and reports on performance of the properties life safety systems and compliance with the applicable Codes.
•  SECURITY RISK, PREVENTION AND ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION Actively partakes in all risk management related matters at the properties including specific security related risks, property insurance claims, security and insurance claims investigation as well as prevention of security deficiencies. Coordinates work with police and law enforcement authorities where required. Analyzes property specific security related statistics and prepares action plans where necessary.  
•  SECURITY BUDGETING Provides input in operational budgeting process where it concerns security expenditures (including capital projects) to ensure uninterrupted effectiveness of the security program at the properties.
•  SECURITY RESOURCES Recommends and manages additional security resources for coverage of events, traffic control, addressing parking concerns and policing of the interior and exterior of the properties to ensure sufficient level of security support is maintained at all times.
•  SECURITY RECORD KEEPING Keep thorough records and logs pertaining to the security contract and contractor activities, incidences and investigations, life and safety systems etc. to ensure that complete information is available, when required, for decision making of the senior property management staff or other activities to protect interests of the landlord or the owners of the retail centre?
•  SECURITY POLICIES AND PROCEDURES Maintains thorough knowledge of current law enforcement, security and privacy legislation and requirements to ensure all security personnel stay current on legal requirements and are highly trained and prepared to address any arising security concerns at all times.
•  Maintain a thorough knowledge and understanding of existing law enforcement and security related legislation.
•  Maintain up to date awareness of emerging industry trends, legislation changes, criminal activity and security related training. Implement new courses and practices as required
•  Maintain continuous liaison with security provider for employee status, available training/courses, updating of Standing Orders, scheduling, uniforms and other related items. 
•  Maintain and build solid relationships with Tenants, Contractors, Stakeholders, City Officials, Community Leaders and Authorities with Jurisdiction in the respective properties.
Minimum Requirements:
Skills, Knowledge, Experience and Education
• Minimum 5 years of related working experience
• Community College diploma or equivalent
• Previous experience in the security area at a retail shopping center
• Demonstrated knowledge of current law enforcement, security and privacy legislation
• Working knowledge of Crisis Management, Emergency Response and Risk Management
• Solid knowledge of security systems, CCTV and Radio Communication Systems
• Working knowledge of MS Office applications and Blackberry
Core Competencies
• Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
• Solid knowledge of security operations at a retail shopping centre and retail operations
• Solid judgment
• Coaching skills
• Conflict resolution skills
• Professionalism in dealings with public
• Emotional stability and balanced temper
Additional Requirements:
Please DO NOT Apply from this website. 
Interested applicants, please send your resume via email directly to in word format, no later than May 3, 2013.
Thank you for your application, please note that only those candidates being considered will be contacted. 
Expiry Date: Friday, May 03, 2013

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