The Manager - Security Management is responsible for directing and managing all aspects of day to day physical security operations. Plans, develops and implements new physical security enhancements, standards, infrastructure revitalization and replacements to address current and future needs. Responsible for managing and ensuring the maintenance and revitalization of physical security to address the current and future needs of the organization, including development of processes and best practices in accordance with current municipal, provincial and federal regulatory standards.
Directs and manages a team of technical staff, administrative staff and contracted staff in the planning, co-ordination and delivery of daily physical security operations. Plans, develops and implements staff training and development opportunities, establishes performance standards and conducts performance evaluations. Provides direct input into hiring decisions and is accountable for overall team results.
Develops and implements construction/design standards as it relates to physical security, e.g. master specifications, product and/or materials, design briefs, security standards, project close-out, commissioning and hand-over policies and procedures, etc. for the purpose of clearly defining requirements and to further provide accurate and up to date information to contractors, specialists, corporate stakeholders and staff.
Manages the attainment of short and long-term strategic planning priorities, goals and objectives assigned to the area through the direct provision of services by incumbent staff and/or through the coordination and delivery of externally procured services.
Provides administrative direction and advice and support to staff on all physical security related issues, programs and initiatives. Conducts regular physical security assessments related to the ongoing lifecycle of related equipment.
Develops and manages the area's current operating and/or capital budgets in accordance with approved levels of funding.
Assists the Chief's Management Group and senior staff through the provision of expert advice and guidance on physical security-related issues, including long and short-term planning, contract administration and operational initiatives and programs.
Reviews and comments on a variety of physical security and security management related information for the purpose of accuracy and completeness (e.g. construction documents and contracts, CCDC, bonding etc.).
Manages the procurement of all physical security related infrastructure and service contracts in accordance with all relevant legal, risk management and purchasing requirements.
Participates on internal and external committees representing the department and organization on physical security related issues, and networks with external organizations and other experts in the field to exchange information and maintain awareness of trends and new business strategies.
Ensures compliance with municipal, provincial and federal regulatory standards pertaining to the management and operation of public facilities.
Performs additional duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS: A University degree in Engineering or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED/CPD) and/or Physical Security Professional (PSP) certifications required. A minimum of five years of experience managing corporate physical security, including developing short and long term strategic facilities physical security plans and associated Capital Plans, e.g. security systems revitalization and replacement Demonstrated managerial and supervisory skills. Demonstrated planning, time management and organizational skills Demonstrated project management skills Effective oral communication and interpersonal skills Demonstrated written communication skills Well-developed analytical and problem solving skills Demonstrated strategic thinking and a broad awareness of current trends and developments in related fields Familiarity with applicable building and safety codes and regulations Working knowledge of recognized trades A valid Ontario Driver's Licence (Class G) with full driving privileges