Senior Regional Security Manager

Employer: Brown Brothers Harriman
Location: London

Job description
The Senior Regional Security Manager actively participates in the leadership, administration and continuity of the Global Security Department. The role directs the international security staff and contracted vendor resources in identifying, developing, implementing and maintaining security processes across the organization to reduce risks, respond to incidents and limit exposure. Utilizing a risk-based approach, the Senior Regional Manager recommends relevant prevention programs, as well as detection, mitigation and intelligence gathering strategies to the Head of Global Security, and executes their implementation upon direction.

Security Operations

Senior Regional operational management and of International global security operations, to include both proprietary and vendor staff.
As dictated by Senior Global Security Management, oversees the implementation and management of a comprehensive centralized global security program to include: the direct oversight of security operations, access control procedures, alarm and CCTV and Identity Management for employees/vendors/visitors.
Assisting with the management of intelligence and analytical data, the analysis of said data, and response to potentially urgent or crisis situations.
Responsible for maintaining specific awareness of international security risks; manages the program designed to ensure the safety and security of operations, assets, and at-risk employees.
Responsible for managing the certain program and drills associated with crisis management, life safety, and emergency preparedness.
Under the direction of the Department Head and in consultation with other business lines, coordinates continuity, crisis and communication protocols.

At the direction by the Head of Global Security and Global Security Management helps to establish the standards for reporting, escalation and response within the parameters accepted for the investigative processes, including the development of training and escalation processes for non-security personnel.
Act as a strategic business partner, key advisor, and subject matter expert to all stakeholders, and by direction when appropriate, conduct or participate in investigations related to a variety of internal and external matters.
Risk Assessment

In keeping with industry standards, best practices, and international regulatory constraints works to proactively identify and mitigate all manner of risks and threats to Firm assets and personnel.
Manages programs and procedures to assist in identifying risk by monitoring, collecting, evaluating, and analyzing data or information, risk assessments, global incidents and trends both internally and externally.
Global Travel risk assessments and monitoring
Intelligence Analysis

Aggregate, organize, analyze, interpret, and summarize information to provide actionable intelligence and situational awareness.
Maintains close relationships with high-level law enforcement, intelligence, and private sector counterparts to include in-country security and international security agencies; provide briefings as appropriate based on relevant intelligence received.

Management Responsibilities
Provides advice and counsel to the Head of Global Security regarding personnel management issues, including work priorities and assignments, and assists with performance monitoring.
Works with staff to identify career objectives and helps them prepare individual development plans.
Assists in the collection of appropriate performance, cost, and efficiency metrics for the Global Security Department and for reporting key performance indicators to stakeholders.
Continually and effectively communicate security issues and decisions impacting business operations with appropriate internal and/or external stakeholders.
Manages contracted vendors, ensuring performance, terms and SLA’s are satisfied and invoices are accurate.

Education level and/or relevant experience(s)

BA/BS degree or equivalent work experience
12+ years of experience in corporate security, a local or federal law enforcement agency, or government intelligence agency
6+ years of people/staff management experience

Knowledge and skills (general and technical)
Demonstrated practical experience with security/risk/incident/crisis management.
Successful track record influencing stakeholders in order to implement strategy and achieve results in times that can be fast-paced, pressurized and of high volume
Demonstrated understanding of the regulatory, legal, and criminal justice systems and proven ability to coordinate incident response and investigations with law enforcement and government entities.
Effective in communicating security and safety programs, risks, potential and actual outcomes of the program, both verbally and in writing, so they are persuasive, placed in the appropriate context, and understood by the recipient.
Maintains expert knowledge of specific regulations imposed by foreign government agencies, consulting with other members of the security function, as well as consulting with operating unit and field personnel.
Excellent analytical skills (both verbal and written) and the ability to interact effectively at all levels.
Work involves sensitive and confidential information; discretion is essential.
Advanced PC Skills- Microsoft Office Suite, SharePoint, Database research, open-source, risk/security analytical/analysis.
Other requirements (licenses, certifications, specialized training, physical or mental abilities required)

Any of the following certifications is a desirable benefit: Certified Protection Professional (CPP), Physical Security Professional (PSP), or Certified Emergency Manager (CEM)
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) highly desired.
Ability to travel, including overnight and international travel.