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Global Datacenter Support Vice President in Denver, CO at Securitas Security Services USA

Date Posted: 4/3/2019

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Job Description

Job Code: 88252423435

Category: Manager-Professional


Provides strategic direction and progressive leadership within the Datacenter vertical market; responsible for establishing new and strengthening existing Datacenter client relationships with emphasis on vertical market specialization, client retention, organic growth of new and existing clients, and providing value-added services.  Additionally, focus should be given to developing Integrated Guarding security services, delivery of quality services, global services coordination, and effective operational and administrative management for Datacenter clients.

Distinguishing Characteristics:

This job description applies only to salaried managerial positions responsible for clients within a vertical market.


  • The functions listed describe the business purpose of this job or position.  Specific duties or tasks may vary and be documented separately.  An associate might or might not be required to perform all functions listed. Additional duties may be assigned, and functions may be modified, according to business necessity.
  • All assigned duties or tasks are deemed to be part of the essential functions, unless such duties or tasks are unrelated to the functions listed, in which case they are deemed to be other (non-essential) functions.
  • Associates are held accountable for successful job performance.  Job performance standards may be documented separately, and may include functions, objectives, duties or tasks not specifically listed herein.
  • In performing functions, duties or tasks, associates are required to know and follow safe work practices, and to be aware of company policies and procedures related to job safety, including safety rules and regulations.  Associates are required to notify superiors upon becoming aware of unsafe working conditions.
  • All functions, duties or tasks are to be carried out in an honest, ethical and professional manner, and to be performed in conformance with applicable company policies and procedures.  In the event of uncertainty or lack of knowledge of company policies and procedures, associates are required to request clarification or explanations from superiors or authorized company representatives.

Datacenter Market Specialization

  1. Industry expert in the Datacenter vertical market; ability to develop security programs based on regulatory compliance and requirements of Datacenter companies; understands the client atmosphere where security operations will exist.  Implement specialized security services and programs that are specific to the Datacenter industry.
  2. Assist clients with protection of confidential and proprietary information; understand the importance of hosted as well as owned and operated Datacenter service environments; development of consistent procedures to support all aspects of the business.
  3. Understand the various global audit standards related to the Datacenter industry, as well as, international requirements for operations outside of the United States. 
  4. Understand the various global data privacy regulations affecting Datacenter operations.
  5. Advanced knowledge of electronic security systems (access control and video) including biometric authentication methods and products. 

Client Retention and Development

  1. Ensures the delivery of high-quality customer service through face to face and telephonic contact with global Datacenter vertical market clients; evaluates service quality and initiates corrective action as necessary, works closely with Country management teams to ensure service is consistently delivered across all sites. Establishes a strategic partnership with customers and provides specialized services specific to the Datacenter industry.
  2. Oversees and assists in the development of Datacenter client Key Performance Indicators (Scorecards) that improve performance for all Datacenter clients.  Shares KPI ideas with potential clients, current clients, and Securitas Account Managers
  3. Leads the creation, networking and implementation of global Datacenter best practices.  Identification, introduction and establishment of value-added services for the Datacenter vertical market that can be replicated across clients. 
  4. Evaluates and analyzes Datacenter vertical market business trends for potential impact and growth opportunities; demonstrates understanding and expertise in Datacenter vertical market security needs and service delivery.
  5. Coordinates with country sales teams on Datacenter business development priorities and key sales actions; assists clients in understanding full range of company products and specialized services; demonstrates understanding of contract terms and Datacenter risk factors.
  6. Prepares and presents RFI and RFP responses for clients and potential clients within Datacenter vertical market.  Assists with sales marketing efforts related to Datacenter customers. 

Employee Development

  1. Ensures that Securitas Branch Managers maintain a consistent focus on high quality customer service; provides guidance and support in the retention of profitable business; reviews customer satisfaction surveys and assists in the development and implementation of corrective action where needed.
  2. Facilitates teamwork and the implementation of progressive change.
  3. Maintains a positive, professional environment in full compliance with applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures; ensures that staff members understand and comply with applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures.
  4. Coordinates and develops global training programs for Datacenter officers.   
  5. Performs additional functions, duties and specific tasks of a similar nature and scope as necessary in order to achieve assigned business objectives. 

Job Requirements


Additional qualifications may be specified and receive preference, depending upon the nature of the position.


Bachelor’s degree and 10 or more years of experience in a field related to the security industry and/or business management, and substantial, progressively responsible managerial experience in the security industry, including supervisory experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the essential functions of the job, as determined by the company.  5 years of experience within the Datacenter industry.  Certified Protection Professional (CPP) designation required and other professional designations desirable. Other certifications may be substituted for CPP on a case by case basis.  Additional relevant experience can be substituted for the required education on the basis of one calendar year of experience for one academic year of education.

Competencies (as demonstrated through experience, training, and/or testing):

  • In depth knowledge of Datacenter security operations.
  • Success in business development and administration, and human resources management.
  • Skill in promoting legal and ethical practices.
  • Use of personal computer and spreadsheet software.
  • Ability to think strategically, synthesize business/financial data and develop innovative solutions.
  • Excellent planning, organizing and leadership skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills, including executive-level presentations.
  • Strong customer service and service delivery orientation.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact effectively at various social levels and across diverse cultures.
  • Ability to be an effective leader and member of project teams.
  • Ability to facilitate progressive change.
  • Ability to take initiative and achieve results.

Working Conditions and Physical/Mental Demands

With or without reasonable accommodation, a candidate must have the physical and mental capacity to effectively perform all essential functions described.  In addition to other demands, the demands of the job include:

  • Maintaining composure in dealing with authorities, executives, clients, staff, media and the public, occasionally under conditions of urgency and in pressure situations.
  • Successful passage of background, reference, behavioral selection survey, and controlled substance tests.
  • Required ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently.
  • Handling and being exposed to sensitive and confidential information.
  • Regular use of vehicle required in the performance of duties.
  • Regular talking and hearing.
  • Frequent lifting and/or moving up to 10 pounds and occasional lifting and/or moving up to 25 pounds.
  • Close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Frequent travel to client sites for oral presentations, group meetings, and site surveys.
  • Directing, motivating, training, coaching, and disciplining staff in a positive manner.
  • Reading and analyzing large volumes of reports and financial data, including computer usage.
  • Responding on an on-call basis to emergencies and incidents at all hours.

Classification History:

Created 03-2019 (KH)