Director of Security (Loss Prevention) at Marriott International

Marriott International is the world’s largest hotel company based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, with more than 6,000 properties in 122 countries and reported revenues of nearly $14 billion in fiscal year 2015. Its heritage can be traced to a root beer stand opened in Washington, D.C., in 1927 by J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott.Job Title: Director of Security (Loss Prevention)Location: NGA-Nigeria-Lagos-Sheraton Lagos HotelJob Number: 17002JMTJob Category: Loss Prevention & SecurityBrand: Sheraton Hotels & ResortsRelocation? NoPosition Type: Management  Start Your Journey With Us At Sheraton, we go above and beyond in everything we do. We are inspired by our guests and one another – and are driven to make things better. We love what we do, and we give it all we’ve got – on property and off. When guests stay with us, it’s not just a room with a bed that they’re buying. It’s an experience. We’re looking for someone who is ready to go beyond in everything they do. If you are someone with a genuine drive to improve your life and the lives of those around you, we encourage you to explore careers with Sheraton.  JOB SUMMARYManages security/loss prevention operations on a daily basis. Areas of responsibilities include protection of property assets, employees, guests and property, accident and fire prevention and response. Ensures that all areas of the property are safe and secure. Maintains logs, certifications and documents required by law and Standard Operating Procedures. Strives to continually improve guest and employee satisfaction while maximizing the financial performance of the department.CORE WORK ACTIVITIESManaging Security/Loss Prevention OperationsAssists in the development and implementation of emergency procedures.Conducts investigation of all losses of property assets and refers to proper management for disposition.Deploys security staff to effectively monitor and protect property assets.Comply with all Corporate Loss Prevention safety and security management guidelines and procedures.Conduct periodic patrols of entire property and parking areas.Recognize success across areas of responsibility.Handles complaints, settling disputes, and resolving grievances and conflicts, or otherwise negotiating with others.Identifies and makes recommendations for minimizing physical hazards and unsafe work practices.Implements action plans to monitor and control risk.Maintains required reports and documentation regarding patrols of property and parking areas.Provides means for obtaining necessary medical attention on a timely basis.Leading Security/Loss Prevention TeamsAttends pre- and post-convention and weekly forecast meetings to understand group needs and gather critical information to communicate to Loss Prevention officers.Celebrates successes by publicly recognizing the contributions of team members.Communicates the importance of safety procedures, detailing procedure codes, ensuring employee understanding of safety codes, monitoring processes and procedures related to safety.Encourages and builds mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among team members.Identifies the developmental needs of others and coaching, mentoring, or otherwise helping others to improve their knowledge or skills.Provides guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.Provides personal assistance, medical attention, emotional support, or other personal care to others such as coworkers, customers, or patients.Serves as a role model to demonstrate appropriate behaviors.Solicits employee feedback, utilizes an "open door" policy and reviews employee satisfaction results to identify and address employee problems or concerns.Strives to improve service performance.Utilizes interpersonal and communication skills to lead, influence, and encourage others; advocates sound financial/business decision making; demonstrates honesty/integrity; leads by example.Ensuring Exceptional Customer ServiceDisplays leadership in guest hospitality, exemplifies excellent customer service and creates a positive atmosphere for guest relations.Empowers employees to provide excellent customer service.Meet quality standards and customer expectations on a daily basis.Incorporates guest safety and satisfaction as a component of departmental meetings with a focus on continuous improvement.Conducting Human Resources ActivitiesAssists in minimizing cost of accident claims through aggressive claims management.Brings issues to the attention of Human Resources as necessary.Completes proper documentation and reports all employee accident and general liability incidents to Claims Reporting Service.Conducts hourly employee performance appraisals according to Standard Operating Procedures.Complete disciplinary procedures and documentation according to Standard and Local Operating Procedures (SOPs and LSOPs) and support the Peer Review Process.Administer property policies fairly and consistently.Maintain first aid and CPR certifications required for Loss Prevention officers.Handles guest problems and complaints.Identifies the educational needs of others, developing formal educational or training programs or classes, and teaching or instructing others.Provides services that are above and beyond for customer satisfaction and retention.Additional ResponsibilitiesAnalyzes information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.Develops and maintains a working relationship with local law enforcement authorities.Informs and/or updates the executives, the peers and the subordinates on relevant information in a timely manner.Provides information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.

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