This OSPA recognises those who are outstanding suppliers of manned security guarding. In the modern world the provision of manned guarding services has become a much more skilled task. Motivating staff, managing resources in an increasingly competitive and price sensitive environment, up-skilling, recognising the distinct importance of front line leadership, making the most of technologies, forging internal and external partnerships and making them work are just some of the trends that are leading to new approaches and thinking about manned guarding. The object of this category is to recognise the outstanding performers in making a positive difference.
The judges will be looking for evidence of outstanding performance in:
This OSPA recognises the security consultant – individual, team or company – demonstrating outstanding performance in any aspect of security consulting. Consultants often play a key role in security in offering expertise and insight which can transform the quality of service, product or system that is offered. It recognises the existence of distinct skill sets and crucially the ways these are harnessed and managed to make a difference to security strategy and/or practice.
This OSPA recognises outstanding performance by security installers/integrators, be that individuals or companies. Excelling at security installations/integrations requires a rounded approach and often skill sets that include security expertise, project management and customer care. Although security installations/integrations are about adding value the precise benefits will vary by type of client and type of installation/integration. This OSPA recognises those who excel at security installations/integrations.
This OSPA recognises an outstanding new product that has been designed and implemented to improve any area of security practice, and has been introduced to the security market in the last 12 months. The key point about new products is that they have a marked effect on improving security performance; that is that they add value and have clearly identified benefits.
The Judges will be looking for evidence of outstanding performance in:
This OSPA recognises outstanding performance in risk management and threat identification. Risk management solutions identify and manage the risks facing an organisation, which consequently adds value to the client. The winner of this OSPA will have evidenced innovative strengths to the solution, highlighting the ways in which the solution has driven their client’s performance.
This OSPA recognises an outstanding manufacturer of products that service the security market. Manufacturers of any security product in any market can enter. The winner of this OSPA will have shown outstanding performance in manufacturing a leading edge security product (or products), which has produced clear beneficial results for customers.
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