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Q1. Tell me about yourself and what you can bring to the role?

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“Thank you for giving me the opportunity to be interviewed for this Security Manager position with your company today. I would describe myself as a commercially driven Security Manager who always works with a senior management team to provide the best security solutions for their business. I have strong leadership skills, I have extensive knowledge of the security industry, I have exceptional time management and attention to detail skills, and I always take ownership of safety and security in a competent and robust manner. Over the years, I have built up extensive experience in all areas of security and because my historical background is security related, you will have the peace of mind that my knowledge is second to none, and your business will always be protected from potential threats. I can bring the ability to quickly implement and manage the security for all areas of your business, in-depth experience and expertise in conducting risk assessments and audits, the ability to oversee security investigations, and a confident approach to building and managing security teams. If you hire me as your Security Manager, I will work with you to ensure your commercial objectives are met, and I will take away the worry that security issues can bring for a business such as yours.”

Q2. Why do you want to be a Security Manager?

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“I want to be a Security Manager because not only do I have a background in the security sector which means I am very passionate about my work, but I also thrive on the responsibility that comes with the position. As a Security Manager, you have responsibility for a wide remit of responsibilities, and this is just one of the areas I very much enjoy. I also want to be a Security Manager because, to maintain competence in your role, you must take ownership of your ongoing professional development, and keep abreast of security updates and advancements within your industry. I have meticulous attention to detail skills, and I very much enjoy the challenge that comes with the role of a Security Manager.”

Q3. What are the most important skills and qualities needed to be a Security Manager?
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Q4. What would you do within the first 30 days of starting work as our Security Manager?
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Q5. Tell me about a time when you showed initiative as a Security Manager.
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Q6. Which security procedures and policies would you recommend for our company?
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Q7. What are your greatest strengths?
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Q8. What’s your biggest weakness?
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Q9. What are the different elements of a security budget?
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Q10. Describe a situation when you remained calm under pressure.
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Q11. What do you expect to be doing on a daily basis as our Security Manager?
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Q12. What would you include in a Security Incident Response Plan (SIRP)?
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Q13. Describe a situation when you dealt with an emergency.
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Q14. Describe the security risk assessment process to me.
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Q15. Tell me about a time when you had to defuse a confrontational situation.
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Q16. How would you deal with a situation where one of our employees was refusing to cooperate with company security procedures?
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Q17. What’s your management style?
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Q18. Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
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Q19. Why do you want to leave your current job?
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Q20. Why should we hire you as our Security Manager?
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Q21. That’s the end of your Security Manager interview. Do you have any questions for us?
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SECURITY MANAGER JOB DESCRIPTION INCLUDING DAY-TO-DAY RESPONSIBILITIES


As a Security Manager, you will have the overall responsibility for the security of a business. This will include the security of all buildings and premises, and IT networks and infrastructure.

Typical responsibilities and duties of a Security Manager include:

  • Conducting security risk assessments, creating, and implementing security policies, procedures, and operational protocols before disseminating these to all internal managers.
  • Ensuring all staff are trained in appropriate security measures and they are kept updated with security policies and procedures.
  • Controlling the security budget to ensure exceptional value for money is always achieved for your business.
  • Recruiting, training, and retaining security staff, and conducting performance reviews to ensure all employees under your supervision carry out their duties to the highest standards achievable.
  • Attending meetings with the senior management team to ensure security measures are in line with the organizations strategic goals and meet regularly with internal managers and supervisor to advise them on security threats and changes to operational security protocols.
  • Creating event specific security risk assessments and procedures.
  • Investigating, and resolving security issues including fire alarms and security breaches.
  • Liaising with external CCTV contractors.
  • Analyzing information, data, and evidence to improve business security, and creating monthly security update reports for senior managers.

THE SKILLS AND QUALITIES NEEDED TO BE A SECURITY MANAGERS

There are several essential skills and qualities needed to be a competent and effective Security Manager. You need proven and extensive experience in the security sector, suitable and legitimate industry recognized training and qualifications, a thorough understanding of relevant security technology and equipment from within your industry, and outstanding report writing and record keeping skills.

Security Managers also require strong organizational and planning capabilities because deadlines cannot be missed, the ability to remain calm and composed under stressful situations, be an outstanding risk assessor, and possess strong interpersonal skills to be able to work with everyone within the organization you are employed by.

Other skills and qualities required of a Security Manager include emergency response planning capabilities, IT, and computer skills, be a committed, reliable, and flexible member of the management team, and have a solid understanding of how to implement and manage security budgets.

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The following four tips will help you to prepare for your Security Manager interview. Please read the tips carefully and use them to help you prepare fully for your interview. Each of the tips has been carefully created to maximize your preparation time and performance at your Security Managers interview.

SECURITY MANAGER INTERVIEW TIP #1

Make sure you take the time to read the job description before you attend your Security Manager interview. Your knowledge and understanding of this important document will be assessed during the interview. It is also important to have a thorough knowledge of the duties you will be responsible for in your role, so make sure you download a copy and read it before you attend the interview.

SECURITY MANAGER INTERVIEW TIP #2

At the end of your Security Manager interview, you will have the opportunity to ask the interviewer several questions of your own. It is important to ask questions that assess what you can do in the role to help their company reduce the threat from security issues. Here are three great questions to consider asking:

Questions to ask at the end of a Security Manager interview:

  1. In respect of the security of your business, what’s the most important thing to you and how could I help you to achieve that within the role of Security Manager?
  2. Are there any proposed changes to your business over the next few months that I would need to consider when undertaking my duties as your Security Manager?
  3. What are the biggest challenges you have been facing recently in respect of security?

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The 21 questions featured on this page are the ones that have been asked the most during Security Manager interviews over recent years. We strongly recommend you prepare answers to all the questions listed on this page to increase your chances of success and to boost your confidence levels at the interview.

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Undoubtedly, one of the hardest interview questions to answer is, why should we hire you as our Security Manager? The interviewer will use the answers from all applicants to this question to determine which candidate will add the most value to their business. Here’s a great example answer to help you:

WHY SHOULD WE HIRE YOU AS OUR SECURITY MANAGER?

“You should hire me because I am a meticulous planner and organizer, I have very high standards and expect these from all staff under my control, I am a confident person who responds quickly and calmly to incidents and emergencies, and I can analyse data and information to ensure security threats and issues are eradicated. You should also hire me because it will always be my aim in this role to ensure you receive exceptional value for money in everything I do for your business as the Security Manager.”

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