Security Command Centre Manager

A Security Command Centre Manager is responsible for a very wide range of daily tasks. However, the main objective of this position is to coordinate all security activity at a specific site, control room, or event. To be successful in this position, you must be an amazing team leader, strategic thinker, and hold great customer service skills.

Wage rate hourly

£17
£22
Starter
Experienced

Typical hours

20 to 48 hours a week usually includes weekends

Requirements

SIA Door Supervisor licence

Total cost

Between £340 and £500 including your licence fee

How to become a Security Command Centre Manager

To become a Security Command Centre Manager, you must first obtain an SIA Door Supervisor Licence.

To get an SIA Door Supervisor Licence, you will need to successfully attend the 4 day course, as well as pass all 3 of the multiple-choice exams and practical assessments. The SIA Door Supervisor Licence starts at £159.99 and has a licence fee of £190.00, which is valid for three years. 

Depending on the company that you are working for, most employers will require that you also hold a valid CCTV Licence. 

To get an SIA CCTV Licence, you will need to successfully attend the 3 day course, as well as pass 2 multiple-choice exams and practical assessments. The SIA CCTV Licence starts at £179.99 and has a licence fee of £190.00, which is valid for three years. 

In addition to the legal requirements, you will likely be required to have previous experience working in the Security Industry in order to be a Security Command Centre Manager. Though, this will depend on your employer’s requirements.

Become a Security Command Centre Manager

Start a successful career as a Security Command Centre Manager by following these steps:


1
STEP ONE
Book your Door Supervisor course

This is the first step to become a Security Command Centre Manager.

2
STEP TWO
Pass the course

The course consists of three multiple choice exams and a physical assessment.

3
STEP THREE
Apply for your SIA Door Supervisor licence

You can apply for your licence through the postoffice after passing the course

4
STEP FOUR
Apply for jobs in your area

Once you have your licence, gain some experience then you can start applying for Security Command Centre Manager jobs in your area


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£149.99

LICENCE FEE

£190

VALID FOR

3 years

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Typical job description and responsibilities

The responsibilities of a Security Command Centre Manager can vary slightly depending on the company you are working for and the size of the team that you are managing. However, some of the most common responsibilities include; 

  • Coordinating all security personnel
  • Monitoring all security activity 
  • Ensuring that proper safety procedures are followed
  • Controlling entry to the specific location you are in charge of
  • Client communications

In summary, Security Command Centre Managers are expected to go the extra mile to communicate with their team and perform well by all means necessary. 

It is a good idea to keep in mind that this role may require you to work weekends, holidays and nights. Having a flexible approach to this role is necessary.

 

How much does a Security Command Centre Manager actually earn

The average salary of a Security Command Centre Manager can vary depending on previous experience, qualifications and the company that you are working for. 

On average, Security Command Centre Managers can make anywhere between £17.00 to £22.00 hourly.

Which personality traits suit this career the most

  • Detail Orientated
  • Alert
  • Dedicated
  • Trustworthy
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Team Leader

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