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We are always looking to expand our team of talented professionals to best meet the needs of our clients across the globe. We seek independent thinkers and solutions-oriented and skillful problem solvers.

Our commitment to each other is strong.

We place a high value on integrity and respect in the workplace. We want to be a company known for its ethical leadership; a place where employees are proud to work; and clients, partners, colleagues and others are at the heart of everything we do.

We hold ourselves to a high standard of performance. We prize innovative ideas and the teamwork it takes to make them into reality.

Great companies are judged by what they do, not by what they say. To be the best, we commit to continually push ourselves in new and exciting directions. Won’t you join us!

We are always looking to expand our team of talented professionals to best meet the needs of our clients across the globe. We seek independent thinkers and solutions-oriented and skillful problem solvers.

Our commitment to each other is strong.

We place a high value on integrity and respect in the workplace. We want to be a company known for its ethical leadership; a place where employees are proud to work; and clients, partners, colleagues and others are at the heart of everything we do.

We hold ourselves to a high standard of performance. We prize innovative ideas and the teamwork it takes to make them into reality.

Great companies are judged by what they do, not by what they say. To be the best, we commit to continually push ourselves in new and exciting directions. Won’t you join us!

CURRENT JOB OPENINGS

For more information on our current job openings, please contact the Human Resources department at careers@guidepostsolutions.com.

This position reports to the Regional Vice President and collaborates closely with other members of the organization. The Business Development Manager will be responsible for all prospecting/sales opportunities, efforts and successes within the company’s specified territory, and be a practitioner with business development experience in the security services industry.

In order to be successful, this position requires an experienced individual with in-depth physical security consulting knowledge, understanding of security operations and security technology, relationship management skills, sales and revenue generation experience, and proven written and verbal communication skills, i.e. a “seller/doer”.

JOB DUTIES:


  • Identify business opportunities within the Region through architectural client contacts, contractors, owners / end users, lead organizations, and lead generator software/platforms.

  • Execute the office business development plan and strategic approach. These efforts will be in collaboration with the regional management team, project managers and Marketing Team.
  • Liaison between regional management team, project managers, and the marketing team on all regional pursuits; attend pre-bid events and assist in making go/no go decisions on project pursuits.
  • Attend networking events to develop new relationships and strengthen the Guidepost brand including regional associations.
  • Build new sales initiatives and partnerships in the region; schedule and co-present Lunch & Learn programs and assist with regional symposiums, workshops, forums, and seminars.
  • Work collaboratively with marketing on meeting proposals, project deadlines, market strategies & promotional ideas, etc.
  • Work in CRM system while keeping pipeline updated; providing necessary reports to executive leadership.
  • Perform as a subject matter expert for physical security and corporate and operational security. Specifically, is considered a subject matter expert in the following domains:
    • Electronic Security Systems
    • Security Staffing and Guarding
    • Physical Security Measures
    • Risk Assessment Methodology
    • Workplace Violence, to include Active Assailant
    • Health & Safety
    • Travel Safety and Security
    • Event Security
    • Kidnap Preparedness
    • Close Protection, to include Executive Protection
  • Customer relations, including maintenance of customer satisfaction metrics, responding to customer inquiries, answering phone inquiries, and answering technical and operational end user questions.
  • Management of your time and our business development plan, including prioritization of tasks, timing and deadlines to manage multiple deliverables.
  • Effective communication & project documentation

COMPETENCIES:

  • Security Subject Matter Expert: Physical, Operational, and Electronics

  • Business Development
  • Strong Communications and Networking
  • Relationship Management
  • Strategic Marketer

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Ten (10) years overseeing operational security
  • CISSP, CPP and/or PSP
  • Demonstrable experience in Job Duties outlined above.
  • Preferred experience selling/operating within one or more of our target markets: security services, commercial real estate (office, retail, restaurants, medical, etc.), municipalities, architects/designers, dealers/distributors, developers, and/or contractors.
  • Understanding of project management life cycle, with an ability to read and understand proposals and develop from preliminary design through bid process to construction administration.
  • Understanding of Corporate Security, physical security, security operations and coordinating security efforts within a corporate environment.
  • Comfortable talking with new clients about new opportunities and expansion of existing engagements.
  • Experience in responding to RFP's and positioning the company for winning proposals.
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite 365 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook), InDesign preferred; advanced CRM experience, preferably Salesforce.

TRAVEL:
Travel out-of-area to client sites and overnight travel may be expected.

Guidepost is seeking an experienced professional with a sound understanding of technology, electronic discovery and specifically complex data analysis matters to work for its Technology Advisory Services practice based out of the New York or Washington DC office.

They will be responsible for financial and accounting consulting services as it relates to litigation and dispute resolution. A successful candidate will hold a college degree and possess experience or aptitude in all aspects of technology consulting and data analysis, including but not limited to the collection and synthesis of data, project management, spreadsheet and database creation, and SQL programming. Candidates will acquire skills in designing and executing solutions to complex financial problems, as well as analyzing complex data sets from relevant financial, transactional, survey, and other data systems. They will lead teams and be responsible for overall project management and execution.

JOB DUTIES:

  • Performing the day to day activities of projects including interaction with client personnel, internal members, and professionals from other firms involved in the engagement.

  • Applying accounting, financial, and analytical skills to various client situations and practice disciplines.
  • Designing and implementing complex database models to resolve disputes.
  • Utilizing forensic and data mining tools to search, recover, sort, and organize large amounts of electronic information in all phases of an investigation or litigation issue.
  • Organizing information to facilitate effective data access and analysis.
  • Maintaining detailed work-paper records of assumptions, methodologies, and information sources employed during the performance of all analytical tasks.
  • Delivering a quality product within established timeframes.
  • Preparing drafts of written analyses and reports for third parties on the project scope and/or results of activities.
  • Preparing presentations and exhibits for clients and third parties on the project scope and/or results of activities.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree with a minimum of 5 years of experience

  • Superior quantitative analysis skills
  • Client service orientation
  • Understanding of the litigation process
  • Experience working in consulting environment
  • Ability to manage multiple teams / multiple projects
  • Ability to define and evaluate scope of projects
  • Ability to evaluate processes and make improvements as needed
  • Ability to provide oversight to client deliverables
  • Quantitative background in one of the following fields: Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, MIS, Economics, Finance, Accounting, Engineering
  • 4-7 years professional experience with 1 or more of the following:
    • MS SQL
    • SharePoint
    • SAS
    • Visual Basic
    • C#
    • Litigation Support software
  • Superior written and oral communication skills
  • Strong problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Teamwork
  • Planning, Organization, Documentation
  • Ability to fully document analysis performed
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to adapt, be flexible and work in a dynamic / constantly changing environment

The Associate Project Manager will report to the Director, Design Services. This full-time position requires an individual with strategic planning skills, time management skills and proven written and verbal communication skills.

JOB DUTIES:

  • Coordinate and assist Project Managers (PM) in meeting project and client deliverable milestones and deadlines including:

    • Spec formatting
    • Drawing take offs and budget creation
    • QC/QA of drawings
    • Submittal Reviews – review of shop drawings and data submittals against approved designs and written comments of deficiencies
    • Specification writing from a template
    • Commutation with clients regarding new backgrounds and deadline
    • File management and drawing distribution
    • Shipment of documents and letter of transmittal creation
    • Technical expertise to manage project deliverables with the assistance of a PM
  • Back up for the Project Manager when needed, vacation / out of office coverage, etc.
  • Build client contacts, respond to customer inquiries (RFI’s), review and respond to project submittal documentation, answer phone inquiries, provide effective communication & project documentation
  • Management of your time and PM’s allocation of time for specific tasks assigned, including prioritization of tasks, timing and deadlines to manage multiple deliverables
  • Understanding task at hand and working with internal team to better process for accuracy, efficiency and productivity
  • Increase job contribution directly associated to company goals and initiatives, project support to Project Managers, your work as well as the team’s work efficiency and your job knowledge and skills
  • Understand and determine project needs of the client
  • Create and manage project management tools and files
  • Document management


COMPETENCIES:

  1. Project Management
  2. Security and Low Voltage Knowledge
  3. Communication
  4. Consultation
  5. Relationship Management
  6. Ethical Practice

TRAVEL:
Travel out-of-area to clients and overnight travel is expected.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s Degree or related experience in low voltage systems and construction required.

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Previous systems installation experience preferred but not required in the following systems:

    • Access Control
    • CCTV
    • Intrusion Alarm
    • Fire Alarm
    • Networks and Network Infrastructure
    • Nurse Call
    • Audiovisual
    • Public Address
    • Mass Notification
  • Design experience specific in the electronic security or low voltage systems areas a plus
  • Writing skills that can describe technical subjects in a clear and concise manner
  • Management of several concurrent projects, clients, and deadlines
  • Meeting and interfacing with the client or client representatives to review, discuss or problem solve issues related to system installations and design

This full-time non-exempt position. The primary responsibility of the Accounting Specialist will be to coordinate and execute all processes related to general accounting transactions. This position will provide the employee the opportunity to gain valuable hands‐on experience and maintain a key position working with the corporate accounting team.

Responsibilities:

  • Receive and log subcontractor invoices for entry in project accounting system and process through payables module

  • Manage and coordinate the timely preparation, processing of pre‐bills and month-end bills for local and offices support by local DC office
  • Set-up new cases and projects in Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains
  • Partner with various employees across all offices to ensure accurate and timely issuance of bills to customers to enable prompt payment
  • Provide prompt follow‐up to any billing and invoicing inquiries
  • Organize and maintain the billing files; other documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policy and accepted accounting practice
  • Voucher accounts payable invoices
  • Follow up and required data entry related to accounts receivable
  • Payroll processing for local employees includes documentation and expense review
  • Assist corporate accounting team on various special projects when assigned
  • Ability to perform under strict deadlines maintaining attention to detail
  • Ability to work overtime hours on certain key dates during the monthly close or other times in which the departmental workload is at a high level
  • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge and Skills Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; Associates Degree in Business, Accounting, or a related field minimally required.

  • Three (3) to five (5) years’ experience in billing functions, preferably in consulting (i.e. Law Firm, Accounting Firm, Architect Firm, Engineering Firm etc.)
  • Experience working with Great Plains and Jovaco software with an emphasis on the billing modules a plus
  • Intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Office with a strong emphasis in Excel and MS Word
  • Effective organizational and time management skills with experience working in a fast‐paced and high-volume environment with an emphasis on accuracy and timeliness
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact in a professional manner are required as this position will have a high level of exposure with both company employees and sub-contractors
  • Collaborative team player with the desire to assist all members of the accounting and local office team

This full-time position requires an individual with project management skills, subject matter expertise, design and strategic planning. Time management skills are essential with proven written and verbal communication skills.

JOB DUTIES:

  • Security and low-voltage system project management, design, implementation, and quality control

  • Manage consulting assignments for key clients and support large project team deliverables as directed by management
  • Meeting client budget, quality control, and scheduling requirements for assigned projects
  • Project scheduling & coordination, managing project budgets and overall profitability
  • Track project related issues and work with project team members to follow up on issues and status. Identify barriers to resolving issues and work to develop strategies to overcome barriers; provide follow activities around issues
  • Project scheduling & coordination
  • Project financial profitability
  • Customer relations, including maintenance of customer satisfaction metrics, responding to customer inquiries, answering phone inquiries, and answering technical end user questions
  • Responsible for effectively communication both internally and externally project documentation
  • Conduct field surveys and client meetings
  • Develop and implement best practices, standards and processes
  • Travel as required, Domestic and International
  • Other duties, as assigned

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent working experience of five (5) years in project management

  • Understanding of project management life cycle, with an ability to read and understand proposals and develop from preliminary design through bid process to construction administration
  • Strong writing skills
  • Ability to achieve project goals in a fast-paced environment with multiple competing priorities

PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Desired certifications based on specialization: ASIS CPP, PSP; BICSI RCDD; CSI CDT, CCCA; PMI PMP; and other construction and or project management certifications that bring value to our delivery of services

  • Experience designing electronics systems

Please apply via LinkedIn or careers@guidepostsolutions.com.

This full-time, non-exempt position supports the project management team in our Chicago office and the front office operations. As an integral team player to a dynamic office, this position requires excellent organization and communication skills, proficiency in computer programs, ability to multi-task, provide attention to detail, and a high level of professionalism.

JOB DUTIES:

  • Track each applicable stage throughout projects’ lifecycle and make sure that critical information is shared among the various team members

  • Assist in documenting project phases and creating summary reports for the team
  • Work with project managers in handling any project issues that may arise; and identifying work process improvements
  • Review and edit invoices and process billing; work closely with corporate headquarters in New York
  • Assist new hires in office logistics orientation
  • Book travel (international and domestic)
  • Maintain travel records, process and submit corporate expenses; reconcile credit card bill and review charges, collect applicable receipts
  • Maintain credibility of existing database by maintaining accurate CRM automated records, historical data on the sales process and updated contact information
  • Network within community relationships, attend and get actively involved with ASIS, as agreed upon with Regional Vice President
  • Assist in the maintenance of office equipment
  • Liaison with IT professionals, corporate headquarters and other vendors to support office needs
  • Assist in ordering office supplies and tracking office inventory
  • Maintain office records

COMPETENCIES:

  • Track Organization

  • Communication
  • Collaborative
  • Detailed
  • Relationship Management
  • Ethical Practice

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Track A bachelor's degree and/or 3-5 years of experience working in administration with scheduling and supporting teams

PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Track Experience working with project managers in the architecture, engineering and construction industry

  • Understanding of a project management life cycle
  • Strong communicator, both verbally and written, is a key component of this role

In addition to full-time employment, we also offer summer paid internship opportunities for students and recent graduates with an interest in pursuing a career in investigations, compliance, or security, as well as paid internships for law students focusing on compliance and investigations.

Guidepost Solutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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