Portico strengthens team with the appointment of Jose Saez as the new Project Manager

Jose Saez has been appointed as Portico Safe’s new Project Manager to spearhead the company, Portico’s latest security offering. He joined the specialist provider of high quality, tailored guest services’ this summer, in order to lead Portico Safe, Portico’s security offering that is designed to complement existing front-of-house services, or become the singular point of welcome.

Portico Safe

Portico Safe facilitates guest arrival and departure journeys, with a soft, yet secure approach. From operations to training, compliance and governance, Jose Saez will oversee all security contracts and will be responsible for up-skilling Portico’s front of house colleagues, so they have the right tools and knowledge to thrive in the security industry.

Jose Saez’s career in hospitality and facilities management has spanned more than 10 years, with over six years’ experience in operations roles. Prior to joining Portico, he was the Account Manager for CIS Security‘s front of house division, overseeing the security firm’s front-of-house contracts. He managed a team of 70 employees, including SIA licence receptionists, across a wide portfolio of London contracts, ranging from public sector to high-end corporate clients.

Vast project management experience

Portico is all about empowering people and I’m excited to support this in a security capacity for Portico Safe”

Jose Saez also previously held account and project management positions with Mitie, a renowned facilities management and professional services company, and Rapport, a boutique provider of guest services. Jose Saez, the Project Manager for Portico Safe at Portico, said “Portico is all about empowering people and I’m excited to support this in a security capacity for Portico Safe.

Concierge experience with a security mindset

He adds, “Portico’s front-of-house teams naturally have heightened awareness of people, impeccable attention to detail and dedication for delivering service excellence, so security awareness skills will be easy to teach and develop, with such a fantastic workforce. And that is our unique selling point, we provide a real concierge experience, with a security mindset built-in.” Paul Jackson, Managing Director at Portico, stated “As organisations return to the workplace Portico Safe will be fundamental in safeguarding people.

Jose’s wealth of security experience and guest services expertise made him the natural choice for this role.

We welcome Jose to the Portico family.

End-to-end security service

Portico Safe will deliver an unrivalled blend of security protocol and guest service as one.

With highly trained, SIA certified ‘Portico Security Operatives’ (PSO), the new offering will provide an end-to-end experience, a security service that can tackle security threats today and tomorrow while creating an inviting and engaging workplace.

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