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Role Summary: Current risk assessment shows an upward trend in the security & crisis activity across KSA/Bahrain Region. The purpose of this job is to lead Saudi Arabia Security Council and serve as a Country Security Manager to the Regional Security Director [RSD] who is aligned with the KSA/Bahrain Region CEO, Crisis Leaders Council, each comprised of the business security and crisis leaders within the geographic area of responsibility, in meeting company–wide security and crisis management objectives
Essential Responsibilities: As a Regional Security Director, you are primarily required to follow the strategies outlined by the RSD for the whole of KSA/Bahrain Region. Following shall be ensured and complied to manage and provide effective leadership for Saudi Arabia:
Crisis Management & Business Continuity Proactively work on completing National / Site Crisis Management Plans, Site Emergency Response plans and work with Business Security Director to ensure Business Continuity Planning & Impact Preparedness is initiated and completed Proactively plan and ensure that threat based crisis management drills and table top exercises with other functions under the leadership of KSA/Bahrain Region RSD are executed in an effective manner Devise plans for Emergency Notification Protocols and ensure that call trees are tested via the GE-Emergency Notification System Ensure that an Incident response strategy is implemented and tested in regular intervals Ensure that the Emergency Evacuation triggers are identified and an Evacuation plan for GE Staffs is always ready. Travel Security & Journey Management Ensure Executive Protection protocols are in place that includes review of venues, accommodation, routes, & transport services as you will be required to conduct and manage of Executive Protection Ensure to carry out Hotel Risk Assessments to ensure delivering GE Security Approved Hotels and their transportation for GE staffs traveling across Saudi Arabia Ensure to work around with Security Vendors to arrange journey management for GE Staff in High Risk Locations Maintain and update Country Security Profiles for each quarter Physical Security & Risk Assessments Ensure vetting, monitoring, contracting & management of security service & systems vendors providing Journey Management (including Meet & Greet & Security Escort), Hotel Secure Transfers, Security Systems etc. for Saudi Arabia Ensure to carry out Site Risk Assessments for new / existing GE / client sites in Saudi Arabia Lead Security Operations Centers across Saudi Arabia and identify where physical guarding is required Ensure that infrastructure designs that includes access controls systems, CCTV cameras, Physical Guard Force are in place, per GE Standards in Saudi Arabia Ensure to identify and conduct Security Awareness Trainings for Site Security Leaders and GE Staffs as outlined through GE Global Security Policies and as outlined by the RSD Intellectual Property / Data Loss Prevention (IP/DLP) Support / Run data analytics, investigations and provide support to IP Councils and the Data Loss Prevention Council (DLP). Ensure to partner with CISO/IT, Legal and HR for IP/DLP program implementation in Saudi Arabia Support of Compliance operating reviews
Intelligence / Operations Liaison with local security apparatus, local security networks including embassies, and intelligence agencies in Saudi Arabia Work with MENAT Regional Operations Centers (ROC) to monitor the environment and be provided with 1st hand information on fresh Incidents, latest and escalating threats. Kidnap & Recovery Ensure to act as an Operational / Tactical team for K&R Incident Management Strategic Team Conduct and Manage emergency response and become a liaison with the family
Qualifications/Requirements: Qualification: Experience in law enforcement, security or intelligence for governmental agencies or major multi-national corporations. Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree or equivalent. Concentration in management, criminal justice, law enforcement technology or similar field or equivalent experience. Extensive experience in managing and conducting international security operations including physical security, investigations, personal protection and crisis management.
Training Required: Roles and Responsibilities GE Reporting Tools (Gensuite, TAS) Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) GE Workplace Violence Policy (WPV) GE Organizational structure at Regional and Global levels GE Investigation training GE Compliance and Privacy standards GE Site Assessment Tools DRI (Disaster Recovery Institute- BCP training) Kidnapping and recovery (K&R)
Requirements Extensive experience in managing and conducting security operations including physical security, investigations, personal protection and crisis management. Demonstrated leadership experience and ability to effectively lead cross-functional teams. Demonstrated ability to manage projects and deliver results. Ability to use Power Point, Excel and related computer software. Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to operate effectively at all levels of the Organization. Oral and written communication in English is essential. Self-Starter, proactive, able to work independently with minimal direction, able to maintain confidentiality and handle matters discreetly. Effective time management and organizational skills; able to balance multiple priorities. Effectively problem-solve and resolve a variety of issues and topics. Ability to quickly identify and prioritize issues, create solutions and meet deadlines.
Desired Characteristics: Owns relationship with local, Regional law enforcement, safety forces, and Federal Agencies. Understanding of Security best practices. First Aid/First Responder Training. Understanding of Criminal laws and related legislation in Region.
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