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Manager, Global Special Operations

at Allied Universal

Posted: 11/2/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2020-404721
Keywords: security

Job Description

We are North America’s leading security services provider with over 200,000 phenomenal employees. At Allied Universal, we pride ourselves on fostering a promote from within culture. There are countless examples of individuals who began their career as Security Professionals and today hold positions on our senior leadership team.

For all full-time positions, we offer medical, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, 401K, employee assistance programs, company discounts, perks and more! We also offer part-time and flexible schedules!

Start your phenomenal career with Allied Universal today!

The Global Special Operations Manager is responsible for the supervision, monitoring and response, of both emergency and time critical dispatching of Client "On Demand" security service requests.  This position operates as the intake desk for requests including Off Duty Police, Armed Security Professionals, Unarmed Security, Special Event Services, Executive Protection Services (Domestic and Abroad), as well as other security services.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Those duties necessary to meet the minimum requirements of the position.  Other duties may be assigned:

  • Ensures that accurate information is obtained and passed onto the operation unit serving the specific client request.
  • Maintains open lines of communications at all times, tracks request to ensure site coverage, and responds to emergency situations.
  • Trains support staff on basic duties, policies, and procedures to support a 24-hour intake operation.
  • Maintains knowledge of client knowledge, requirements, and documents for future use.
  • Provides phone and email monitoring support for the "On Demand" service offering.
  • Dispatches unarmed, armed, and Law Enforcement officers throughout the country in emergency situations.
  • Completes and maintains documentation on Client requests from beginning to the end process of request, which includes providing pertinent information to our accounting staff for pay and bill purposes.
  • Performs tasks and duties as required for assigned office.

QUALIFICATIONS:  To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or experience required.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Associate’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years of related experience (2 of those years in a supervisory security operations role preferred), or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the essential functions of the job, as determined by the Company.
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative, successfully handle and prioritize multiple competing assignments and effectively manage deadlines.
  • Energetic and focused personality with a demonstrated ability to take initiative, successfully handle and prioritize multiple competing assignments and effectively manage deadlines.
  • Must be highly proficient and fully functional in all Microsoft Office applications and able to effectively utilize all available office management technology.
  • Must have an understanding of security operations.
  • Professional, articulate and able to use good independent judgment and discretion. Must have proven ability to maintain correspondence, discussions and materials in strictest confidence.  Must be able to work overtime as needed.
  • Current state driver’s license, clean driving record (no points in prior 3 years), minimum level of insurance as required by Company policy, and ability to safely operate a vehicle required.
  • Professional, articulate and able to use good independent judgment and discretion.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills required. Ability to successfully interact at all levels of the organization, including with clients, while functioning as a team player required. 

PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use both hands, is frequently required to stand, sit, stoop, talk and hear (communicate verbally in person and via regular telephone equipment), and must be able to read computer screens, correspondence and reports in English.
  • The employee must constantly walk, stand, reach with both hands and arms, and must be able to drive a vehicle. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  May be required to climb stairs on an intermittent basis at client sites. 
  • The job is generally performed in an office setting; however, during site visits the employee may be subject to adverse conditions such as rain, cold or heat for short periods of time.
  • The ambient noise level is usually quiet, consisting of normal conversations, business machines (copiers, printers, etc.) and telephones, but occasionally may be above-normal for portions of the shift.
  • The employee must be able to concentrate on details, work under deadline pressures, apply sound logic and judgment, and prioritize tasks and responsibilities.
  • Must be able to focus and multi-task in a busy environment, with the ability to successfully handle stressful situations in a calm and professional manner. Includes being able to effectively manage multiple employees with diverse personalities and engage them to perform at optimum levels.
  • Must have demonstrated knowledge of mathematical concepts.
  • Must be able to clearly speak, read and write English.

Allied Universal provides unparalleled service, systems and solutions to the people and business of our communities, and is North America’s leading security services provider. With over 200,000 employees, Allied Universal delivers high-quality, tailored solutions, which allows clients to focus on their core business. For more information: www.AUS.com.

We proudly support the Veteran Jobs Mission, a group of over 200 companies that have committed to collectively hiring a total of one million military veterans. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Allied Universal Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.

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