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Job Description of a General Manager of a Security Company

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Security companies are contracted to supply security services for organizations. A general manager is responsible for all aspects of business operations for one or several local offices of a security company.

Education and Employment Requirements

A bachelor's degree in business, finance or a related discipline is required for this occupation. Employers will also require previous security management experience, and candidates to pass a criminal background check.

General Responsiblities

Responsibility for all aspects of business operations includes overseeing day-to-day operations to ensure success of the security company by maintaining financial budgets, ensuring adherence of policies and procedures, mentoring staff, and working with customers to ensure a high quality of service.

Management Responsibilities

These professionals make all business management decisions, which includes hiring or terminating employees, approving all expenditures, overseeing security procedures and sales efforts for the location.

Reporting Structure

Because general managers oversee all operations of one or several branch offices within an organization, they report directly to top executives of the organization's corporate office.

Compensation

In December of 2009, Indeed.com lists an average salary of $65,000 per year for these and related occupations.

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