MSS Security

MSS Security has been selected as an Employer of Choice in The Australian Business Awards 2019.
The Australian Business Award for Employer of Choice [EOC] recognises organisations which have developed leading workplaces that maximise the full potential of their workforce through practices that demonstrate effective employee recruitment, engagement and retention.

MSS Security is Australia’s leading security guard, mobile patrol and emergency response service company with more than 6,400 employees. As a national security services provider operating for more than 100 years within Australia, MSS Security has gained unparalleled experience from partnering with its clients across all industry sectors, in all states and territories.

One of MSS Security’s strengths is the ability to provide services and resources to all areas of Australia, providing customers with a sense of ease regarding resourcing and reach. They have an established network of offices across Australia in all states and territories, complimented by 24/7 capability. State operations centres are supported by the National Operations Centre (NOC), operating afterhours from MSS Security’s Head Office, to provide around the clock support.

Their national footprint, includes six regional offices, allowing them to manage contingency both operationally and in specialist areas requiring specialist expertise. As such, their service is operationally delivered at a local level, with local people.

As a market leader within Australia, MSS Security is a trusted security partner who proudly manages approximately 390 contracts securing more than 1,300 client properties/sites nationally. They operate across diverse market sectors, whereby innovative best-practice service delivery developed in one sector, is adapted to others.

Their stable portfolio of clients is attributed to strong relationships, a distinguished company history, extensive experience and commitment to service excellence, unrivalled service capability and best practice standards. MSS Security is proud of its community involvement and corporate citizenship activities. The company encourages and applauds the efforts of many employees who are involved in community projects and fundraising activities.

In order to drive engagement levels up and attract high performing and diverse talent from within and external to the industry, their people and culture focus centres on developing methods for attracting, retaining, rewarding and communicating with their employees. In addition, a focus on development and progression ensures that MSS Security has a high performing culture and the best talent is attracted and retained within the business.

The Australian Business Awards are an annual comprehensive awards program which recognises organisations that demonstrate the core values of business innovation, product innovation, technological achievement and employee engagement via a set of established business and product award categories.

The Australian Business Awards are the national chapter of an integrated, hierarchical leadership initiative conducted on a national and international level. The Employer of Choice Award recipients will participate in the international chapter of the program at the World Business Awards whereby participants are provided with the unique opportunity to benchmark themselves against the top performers globally.

The process culminates in the selection of organisations which maximise the full potential of their workforce through practices that demonstrate effective employee recruitment, engagement and retention. The recipients are recognised as the elite of their industry earning a place amongst a distinguished group by having their achievements acknowledged and celebrated.

Organisational eligibility includes private companies, publicly listed companies, multinational subsidiaries, not-for-profit organisations, non-government organisations, educational institutions, franchise systems, partnerships, government departments, government agencies, local government and statutory bodies operating in Australia.

Entrant organisations are required to demonstrate their achievements across the key areas of Organisational Culture; Leadership & Strategy; Employee Education, Training & Development; Employee Health, Safety & Satisfaction; Performance Management; Recognition & Remuneration.

The Employer of Choice Framework is utilised as a structured model of assessment that enables the participating organisations to be benchmarked against world class performance standards.

The key attributes of the Employer of Choice Framework define the characteristics of high-performing, industry leading organisations that provide a stimulating and supportive workplace. The criteria and sub-criteria provide a robust set of requirements that are used as the methodology for benchmarking and learning among the participating organisations.

Entrant organisations are required to demonstrate their achievements across the key areas of Organisational Culture; Leadership & Strategy; Employee Education, Training & Development; Employee Health, Safety & Satisfaction; Performance Management; Recognition & Remuneration.

The program provides a notable opportunity for high-performing organisations which implement world-class human resource management practices to be acknowledged and celebrated for their achievements both nationally and internationally.

Conducted annually, the program engages with organisations worldwide to benchmark the full spectrum human resource management practises and to review their business performance through a global recognition and knowledge building initiative that is underpinned by the program’s established framework.

The program provides the ultimate platform for building knowledge, increasing employer brand awareness. reputation, equity, loyalty and retention through increased exposure, recognition and prestige.

At MSS Security, we are proud of the positive culture and environment we instil, maximising the full potential of our workforce through highly effective and meaningful programs. Delivering services to all market segments, our employees are supported by strong incentives, benefits and reward programs. Our consistency and passion continues to underpin our proven approach to the employee lifecycle and we are very honoured to have been awarded the accolade of ABA Employer of Choice 2019.

Margaret Stinson, General Manager People and Culture, MSS Security