A Security Manager leads a team of security staff to ensure the safety of people, premises or valuable items. You might take on management tasks such as rostering or recruiting new security personnel or you may organise the logistics of security at large events such as festivals or sporting events. Security Managers may train new staff or provide advice to organisations on their security needs.
Security Managers need to have strong organisational skills and should be able to plan ahead. You need to be good at solving problems and must be able to multitask. It’s important that a Security Manager can communicate well with team members, the general public and others within their organisation. Confliction resolution skills are essential as you may have to deal with difficult or challenging people in your role.
There are 4 courses available for people who want to become a Security Manager.