Apr 24, 2018

Assistant Security Manager Job Placement - The Abu Dhabi EDITION

  • Marriott International
  • Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
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Job Description

Job Title:  Assistant Security Manager

Company Name: The Abu Dhabi EDITION

Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE)


Job Summary: The Assistant Security Manager supports the Director of Safety and Security in managing the daily functions of the department to ensure protection of property assets, employees, guests and property.  Maintains logs, certifications and documents required by law and Standard Operating Procedures.  Trains staff in established emergency procedures and implements accident and fire prevention procedures.  Position focuses on ensuring guest and employee satisfaction while achieving the operating budget.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:   

Managing Security/Loss Prevention Operations

  • Assists in the development and implementation of emergency procedures.
  • Collaborates with the Director of Safety and Security on ways to continually improve departmental performance.
  • Comply with policies on proper investigative procedures for loss of property assets.
  • Maintain proper documentation of property patrols.
  • Handles complaints, settling disputes, and resolving grievances and conflicts, or otherwise negotiating with others.
  • Implements action plans to monitor and control risk.
  • Reports any procedure violations to the Director of Safety and Security and appropriate management.
  • Strives to improve service performance.
  • Supervises security staff to effectively monitor and protect property assets.
  • Performs duties of the Director of Safety and Security in his/her absence.

Leading Security/Loss Prevention Teams

  • Assists Director of Safety and Security in establishing guidelines and training so employees understand expectations and parameters.
  • Celebrates successes and publicly recognizes the contributions of team members.
  • Communicates critical information to Loss Prevention officers based on knowledge gained at pre- and post-convention meetings.
  • Communicates the importance of safety procedures, detailing procedure codes, ensuring employee understanding of safety codes, monitoring processes and procedures related to safety.
  • Encourages and builds mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among team members.
  • Helps employees and guests obtain necessary medical attention on a timely basis.
  • Identifies the developmental needs of others and coaching, mentoring, or otherwise helping others to improve their knowledge or skills.
  • Provides guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.
  • Provides personal assistance, medical attention, emotional support, or other personal care to others such as coworkers, customers, or patients.
  • Serves as a role model to demonstrate appropriate behaviors.
  • Utilizes an "open door" policy.
  • Utilizes interpersonal and communication skills to lead, influence, and encourage others; advocates sound financial/business decision making; demonstrates honesty/integrity; leads by example.

Ensuring Exceptional Customer Service

  • Emphasizes guest satisfaction during all departmental meetings and focuses on continuous improvement.
  • Meet quality standards and customer expectations on a daily basis.
  • Handles guest problems and complaints effectively.
  • Interacts with guests to obtain feedback on product quality and service levels.
  • Provides services that are above and beyond for customer satisfaction and retention.
  • Sets a positive example for guest relations.

Conducting Human Resources Activities

  • Assists in the management of claims by ensuring proper procedures are followed and documented.
  • Brings issues to the attention of the department manager and Human Resources as necessary.
  • Report all employee accidents and guest liability incidents to Claims Reporting Service in a timely manner.
  • Administer property policies fairly and consistently.
  • Certify security staff in first aid and CPR.
  • Identifies the educational needs of others, developing formal educational or training programs or classes, and teaching or instructing others.
  • Trains security staff to effectively monitor and protect property assets.
  • Trains staff on proper patrol procedures.
  • Additional Responsibilities
  • Analyzes information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
  • Informs and/or updates the executives, the peers and the subordinates on relevant information in a timely manner.
  • Provides information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a High school diploma or GED; 4 years experience in the security/loss prevention or related professional area.
  • OR
  • 2-year degree from an accredited university in Criminal Justice or related major; 2 years experience in the security/loss prevention or related professional area.
  • Fluent written/speaking Arabic required.


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