Security Manager

Full Time posted 1 month ago

Job Description

INDUSTRY: Security

SUMMARY:

Become part of the dynamic team at Merit Safeguard in Toronto by taking up the role of a Security Manager. This position offers an exhilarating chance for a skilled security expert to take charge and supervise our security operations. As the Security Manager, you will have a vital responsibility in guaranteeing the protection and welfare of our clients, employees, and resources, all while promoting a culture of exceptional security.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Effectively oversee and supervise the IT operations team, delivering direction, assistance, and evaluations to guarantee a dynamic and accomplished staff.
  • Manage the setup, arrangement, and upkeep of hardware, software, and network systems, guaranteeing maximum efficiency and accessibility.
  • To ensure security, compliance, and operational efficiency, it is important to create and execute appropriate IT policies, procedures, and standards.
  • Effectively oversee relationships with IT vendors, engage in contract negotiations, and enforce compliance with service level agreements.
  • Intelligently observe IT systems, networks, and applications in order to detect and resolve problems, guaranteeing minimal interruptions and time offline.
  • Work together with various parties involved to recognize the requirements of information technology, suggest viable remedies, and synchronize IT projects with the objectives of the organization.
  • Smartly optimize allocation of resources and cost-effectiveness by developing and overseeing IT budgets.
  • Keep up-to-date with new technologies, industry patterns, and preferred methods, suggesting creative solutions to improve our IT operations.
  • Promote an environment that embraces constant growth, motivating the IT operations team to share knowledge, work together, and enhance their professional skills.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • The necessary skills, experiences, and credentials necessary for a particular job or position.
  • A bachelor’s degree in security management or a closely related field is required, while having a master’s degree is highly desirable.
  • The applicant must have a minimum of [number] years of experience in managing security.
  • Effective leadership abilities and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Expertise in the field of security systems and the ability to effectively handle and mitigate risks.
  • Effective decision-making skills in challenging circumstances.
  • Strong abilities in both written and spoken communication.
  • A legitimate security license and certification in first aid/CPR are required.
  • Familiarity with security-related local laws and regulations.
  • Exceptionally strong problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Being able to speak both English and French is highly advantageous.

BENEFITS:

  • We offer a highly competitive salary that is determined by an individual’s experience and qualifications.
  • Extensive health and dental coverage.
  • A retirement savings program that includes contributions from the employer.
  • Chances for advancing one’s professional skills and knowledge.
  • A work environment that encourages and values supportiveness and collaboration.
  • Opportunity to greatly influence security operations in a significant way.

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