OCS Philippines and CAT Security deploy 681 guardians for top-notch security and innovation

A nationwide security spectacle unfolds as 681 vigilant guardians from OCS Philippines gear up for deployment!

The security powerhouse, OCS Philippines, has solidified an unbeatable partnership with CAT Security, marking a strategic triumph. Today, we embark on a mission, dispatching dedicated security squads to various Lazada sites across the nation.

This deployment isn’t just routine; it’s a symphony of protection orchestrated with precision. Armed not only with unwavering commitment but also equipped with cutting-edge ‘monster’ toys, our team is poised to execute their duties with unparalleled efficiency and agility. The collaboration with CAT Security amplifies our capabilities, making us an indomitable force in the security landscape.

It’s more than securing spaces; it’s about embracing the future of safeguarding with flair and innovation. The deployment signifies a blend of expertise, dedication, and cutting-edge technology, ensuring a robust shield for the sites we protect.

As 681 guardians stand ready for duty, OCS Philippines continues to set the standard in security, demonstrating that safeguarding goes beyond the ordinary—it’s a commitment to excellence and a testament to our collective mission to ensure safety with style and efficiency.

OCS Philippines: Security General Formation

OCS Philippines takes immense pride in its role overseeing the strategic deployment of guards in collaboration with CAT Security for a high-profile retail project.

At the forefront of this initiative is our General Formation, a comprehensive strategy that establishes a robust security framework marked by unwavering vigilance and professionalism. Central to our operational excellence is the meticulous training and coordination that define our approach. Each security personnel undergoes rigorous training sessions, equipping them with the skills necessary to address diverse challenges and ensuring a cohesive and synchronized deployment. This commitment to preparedness guarantees a seamless integration of security measures, creating an environment where clients and customers can confidently engage in their activities without concern.

As a steadfast partner in the Retail Industry, OCS Philippines places the safety and integrity of the project at the forefront of its priorities.

We understand the critical importance of fostering a secure environment, not only for the physical assets but also for the overall well-being of everyone involved. Our team’s dedication to maintaining a high level of professionalism, combined with our emphasis on vigilance, sets the stage for a secure atmosphere that instills confidence in both clients and customers alike.

In navigating the intricacies of the retail landscape, OCS Philippines stands as a beacon of reliability and trust, ensuring that the security measures implemented contribute to a positive and thriving retail experience. Through our collaborative efforts with CAT Security, we reinforce our commitment to delivering excellence and setting the standard for security in the retail sector.

Group CEO, Rob Legge, outlines the OCS Best Strategy and Approach

The international facilities management landscape has been dominated by the same global players for a number of years. However, when OCS Group and Atalian Servest’s operations in the UK, Ireland, and Asia merged, it created a new company which had the potential to act as an industry leader and disruptor.

I have been involved in facilities management for close to three decades and it has become a real part of my DNA. Our merger earlier in 2023 was an opportunity to drive forward not only the business, but the entire industry. With our newly expanded, critical scale, we saw the opportunity to take stock of our purpose and values and ensure we were building the most compelling offering for our customers.

Our approach

When formulating a plan for the next phase of OCS’ journey, we established a collective vision of wanting to be the partner of choice in the industry, providing the most valuable service to any customer we worked with across each of our geographies. The culmination of this work was the formulation of OCS’ new strategy, BEST. It has been established to enhance how we serve our customers, empower our workforce, and contribute to the well-being of the communities we touch.

Today, our mission at OCS is clear: to make people and places the best they can be. We’ve embarked on this journey with the aim to create exceptional experiences, enhance productivity, refine our practices, foster communities, and ultimately, deliver outstanding outcomes. These aspects form the core of our strategy and are reinforced by our TRUE values.

Trust, Respect, Unity, and Empowerment—these values are the foundation of everything we do.

They guide our interactions with customers, colleagues, partners, and the communities we serve, ensuring a cohesive approach to our mission.

In an ever-evolving world, we believe that creating exceptional experiences is paramount. We understand that the value we bring is not just in our services but in the experiences we create. From a well-maintained office space that enhances productivity, to a clean and safe healthcare facility that promotes well-being, OCS is dedicated to improving every aspect of the human experience within the spaces we manage.

Our business is powered by best practice, consistency and our unique attention to detail. Ultimately, we will look to set the benchmark for our industry, harnessing the power of technology, innovation, and human expertise to create efficiencies for our customers.

However, this is not a one-step change but rather a continual process. To succeed in our mission, we must consistently look at improving our practices and ensure that our work aligns with the highest ethical and sustainability standards. Our commitment to best practices guarantees that we are not just compliant, but we set the standard for excellence in our industry.

Empowering our workforce

Overall, OCS is made up of 120,000 individuals, most of whom are workers on the frontline. These are the people who sit at the core of our business, and it is only by empowering them that we can truly thrive. We encourage our colleagues to take ownership, make decisions, and shape the future of our business. This not only elevates the service we provide, but also gives our workforce the opportunity to progress their careers in our business.

As a business we have a fundamental commitment to social mobility. We ensure we recruit from the widest possible talent pool; we offer each of our colleagues ongoing training to support their career progression and we foster and invest in a diverse and inclusive culture.

Serving communities

Last but not least, we consider ourselves integral parts of the communities we serve. Our goal is to create a positive impact on the people and places we touch, fostering a sense of belonging and well-being. We aspire to be responsible and sustainable members of every community we serve.

We adopt this mindset right the way through the business and are continuously looking to evolve our approach to each of the ‘E’, the ‘S’ and the ’G’. It runs from our 2040 net-zero commitment, down to the work we do to supporting the individual communities we work in across each of our geographies.

OCS’ BEST strategy and TRUE values are at the heart of our mission to make people and places the best they can be.

We also believe they will be fundamental to our future growth as a business and industry leader – our commitment to this strategy and our values sets the stage for us to set a new standard in the industry. OCS is in a unique position and is primed for growth. We are a dynamic business and it is my ambition to make this company the market leaders in the facilities management industry. Reflecting on the first 6 months of my role as Global CEO, I believe we have the team to deliver on this ambition.

 

Rob Legge, Group CEO

OCS Group launches OSCi Academy to offer colleagues world-class training in data skills

OCS, a leading global facilities service provider, has invited employees from across its business to become part of its newly created OCSi Academy which is designed to help develop vital data skills and support career progression. It forms part of the Group’s commitment to empowering its people, giving them the tools and support to thrive.

The training will be delivered by Multiverse, a tech company focused on high-quality education and training through applied learning. In an initial trial, 15 OCS colleagues will enrol on a 15-month data apprenticeship, with plans to expand this next year. This investment by OCS into these apprenticeships aims to improve data-driven decision-making and efficiency across the business, supporting clients and employees to deliver better outcomes.

It comes as research within the company found that most employees whose role requires some data analysis spend a considerable amount of time each week wrangling data. 91% of respondents said they wanted to improve their data skills.

Daniel Dickson, Chief Executive Officer, UK & Ireland, said: “As part of our OCS TRUE values, we are committed to ‘empowering our colleagues through excellent working environments’ and providing these opportunities for developing new skills, is key to that. Our colleagues are already using data heavily to inform their decisions and deliver results for customers, and this new training will empower them to do so more efficiently and effectively. Not only are these vital skills that will help them in their job, but they are skills that will support them throughout their careers.”

Euan Blair, CEO of Multiverse, said: “The OCSi Academy has been designed to transform careers for the individuals that receive this world-class training while transforming their ability to make data-driven decisions and use technology to drive efficiency and results. Through meaningful, applied learning, apprentices at OCS will gain the relevant skills that will propel them forward in their career journey, and support them in their role today and in the future.”

Multiverse delivers world-class training in a wide range of qualifications in tech, data and engineering. Apprentices benefit from coaching with an industry expert and are supported by a thriving community with events, socials, mentoring and leadership programmes.

Ann Rogers-Bell welcomes Acting President of Stamford International University to PCS head office

On 4th August 2023, Ann Rogers-Bell, Managing Director of PCS Thailand, warmly welcomed Dr. Apithep Saekow, Acting President of Stamford International University, to the PCS head office.

Dr. Apithep Saekow attended the office for a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signing ceremony. The signing ceremony was witnessed by Dr. Manjiri Kunte, Programme Director at Stamford International University and Phassanai Doyle, Human Resources Director at PCS Thailand.

The MoU focused on internship programmes, industry research and employment opportunities. It provided a fantastic opportunity for PCS Thailand and Stamford International University to exchange both knowledge and expertise with one another.

Atalian UK, Ireland and Asia operations to merge with OCS Group to create new, leading international FM provider

Following the recent acquisition of OCS Group by Clayton Dubilier & Rice, Atalian confirms the sale of its operations in the United Kingdom, Ireland and Asia to the private investment firm.

In a move that will create one of the world’s largest international facilities service providers, Atalian Global Services has confirmed the sale of its UK, Ireland and Asia operations, along with its specialist automotive division Aktrion, to Clayton Dubilier & Rice (CD&R), the private investment firm that recently acquired OCS Group, with the intention that the businesses be merged over the next twelve months, opening a new chapter for the two firms.

Atalian’s Group CEO Rob Legge will become Group CEO of the newly merged businesses.