Employer: Covered Six
Location: Phoenix, Arizona, US
A high profile organization seeks a Director of Security for their Phoenix headquarters. This person will be part of the leadership team that supports the organization in policy development, executive security services, and vendor management. They serve as the security subject matter expert to all aspects of company business and to ensure appropriate levels of security support are provided to operations both at the headquarters and while traveling. The expectation of this position is to provide oversight and expertise in matters related to the protection of people, facilities, and corporate brand of the organization with integrity that is collaborative and professional. This candidate will have to be invested in the current mission of the organization.
Assures quality, consistency, and efficiency of security processes for operations/infrastructure, prevention, and crisis response across the organization by providing “hands-on” leadership for all Security functions.
Provide subject matter expertise and work with senior business leaders to evaluate security staff, ensuring a high level of talent and upgrading where necessary.
Collaborate with Executive Emergency Services planners to ensure a seamless process exists to implement appropriate responses to both minor and major crises.
Further develop and implement a Threat Management team and develop an intelligence-based threat assessment process that serves all business units across all geographic boundaries, including Media Security collaborations, including the development, implementation, and support of an international security program.
Conduct investigations and manage threats directed at personnel, facilities, and activities in collaboration with outside contract investigators and consultants.
Represent the organization in liaison efforts with local, state, and federal law enforcement, intelligence agencies, and other related government agencies. Maintain these relationships
Build and maintain a network of security vendors, resources and consultants to augment existing capabilities and to use as appropriate.
The Essentials - Preferred
Minimum 10 years of private security, military or law enforcement experience, with at least 5 years at the executive leadership level or Minimum 10 years of private security experience with at least 5 years at the executive leadership level.
Experience or understanding of developing security strategies in a private industry environment, criminal investigation with a clear understanding of the investigative process, and managing threats to persons and/or organizations.
Experience in developing and managing a criminal intelligence collection program.
Experience in conducting security and/or law enforcement activity in an international environment.
Experience in planning and managing security for public events and budget development and management
Strong, proven leadership skills in a diverse environment.
Willingness and ability to be a “working leader”.
A clear understanding of successfully operating in a collaborative environment.
Possesses the knowledge, skills, and ability to understand the current threat environment and to conduct meaningful threat assessments.
Maintain collaborative and productive relationships with “customers” at all levels within the organization.