Vice President Global Security

  • Executive package including bonus and LTIP
  • Europe
  • Posted: 10/04/2024
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 166116048

Job Details

Vice President Global Security
Based Amsterdam executive package including LTIP.
You must have the right to work in Europe as the role is not sponsored,
fluent in English and free to travel.

The Role
The VP Global Security is a key executive leadership role responsible for developing, implementing, and overseeing comprehensive security strategies and protocols across all aspects of the organization's manufacturing and corporate operations on a global scale. You will lead a team of security professionals to safeguard the company's assets, personnel, and reputation, against a wide range of internal and external threats.
This is a greenfield opportunity to develop a global security program.  You will offer strategic leadership to deliver:

  • Scope and communicate a clear vision, strategy, and roadmap for global security operations aligned with the organization's goals and objectives.
  • Collaborate with senior management to integrate security considerations into business processes, projects, and initiatives.
  • Identify areas of improvement and value frameworks for the business.
  • Direct and manage all aspects of physical security, including facility protection, access control, and surveillance systems.
  • Develop and maintain crisis management and incident response plans to effectively address security incidents, emergencies, and disruptions.
  • Develop a corporate standards policy and localised audits of company locations.
  • Conduct risk assessments and vulnerability analyses to identify and mitigate potential security risks and threats to the organization.
  • Direct an intelligence programme that recognizes regional threats and works with General Managers and assists them with localised issues.
The Person 
  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field (e.g., Security Management, Criminal justice, Business Administration), advanced degree preferred.
  • Extensive experience (typically 7+ years) in security leadership roles, with a proven track record of success in developing and implementing security strategies and programs at a global level.
  • Experienced in managing and planning budgets.
  • In-depth knowledge of physical security, cybersecurity, risk management, and crisis management principles and practices.
  • Strong leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively engage and influence stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and develop diverse teams, fostering a culture of collaboration, innovation, and excellence.
  • Experience working in multinational corporations or complex organizational environments.
  • Strong ethical compass and commitment to upholding the highest standards of integrity and professionalism in all aspects of security operations.

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