Divisional/Branch Manager

Legal definition for licensing – Property Guard/Security Technician/Security Consultant (as applicable)

A Branch or Divisional Manager manages the operations and sales development for the assigned location or division, to achieve growth targets, backlog and profit targets as per agreed budgets and to coordinate and develop partnerships with key customers and stakeholders.

Career level

Later career

Pay rate

$75k to $125k plus vehicle

  • Plan, organise, direct and control sales and operations and direct reports
  • Responsible for quality and presentation of the company image for the location or division
  • Responsible for the training and development of immediate team
  • Accountable for growth and profitability of location or division
  • Selection, interviewing, hiring and orientation of new employees (in conjunction with General Manager or CEO)
  • Ensure compliance with company policy, practice and procedures
  • Reporting to General Manager or CEO
  • Ensure health and safety requirements are followed
  • Promote and drive continuous improvement
Role Requirements
  • Must be 18+ years old
  • Experienced in running operations
  • Experienced in developing effective relationships and achieving targets
  • Must be confident in leading teams and setting standards
  • Accurate and methodical
  • Must have project management skills
  • Must have a clean criminal record
  • Able to work well under pressure
Skill Sets & Role Fit
  • Roles are non-gender and age specific
  • Understanding of health and safety, and industry standards and guidelines
  • Must be a team player and work harmoniously with branch/division personnel
  • Ability to influence others, to act as a coach and support team efforts
  • Ability to set and prioritise goals
  • Ability to direct and motivate others
  • Sales ability to match customers needs with company products and services
  • Business planning skills that produce and maintain profitable operation
  • General business management expertise
Working Conditions
  • Usually work regular business hours but may have to be on call or irregular hours
  • May involve travel
Industry Training
  • NZ Certificate in Management Level 6
  • Security Consultants Certificate of Competence
Indicative Pay Scales
  • Entry level – $75,000 to $80,000
  • Mid-level – $80,000 to $110,000
  • High level – $110,000 to  $125,000 plus vehicle
Industry Pathway Opportunities
  • General Manager
  • CEO
  • Business ownership
Other Sector Pathway Opportunities
  • Management Roles
  • Business ownership

This website is in an initiative of NZ Security Association, developed to promote the wide range of security careers on offer in New Zealand. The security industry is a growing sector with a range of exciting career pathways for you to progress through.