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Security Advisor
Summary
Title:Security Advisor
ID:524
Department:Corporate Security
Location:Herndon, VA
Salary:$110,000 per year (starting) $115,000 per year (6 months) and $120,000 per year (1 year)
Experience (Years):5+
Description

Security Advisor – Herndon, VA

Who Are We? AS Solution is a security company dedicated to keeping our clients safe, happy and productive. We specialize in executive protection services for corporations and serve high net worth individuals, family offices, NGOs, celebrities and embassies.

Led by a strong management team with extensive international experience in the security industry, AS Solution employs approximately 600 persons worldwide. We are open for business 24/7/365 from offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia and Africa. In addition to our own staff, we also maintain a broad network of closely vetted security providers to enable our clients to travel and do business safely, worldwide

 

Job Details

Duties & Qualifications:

The Virginia based Security Advisor will join a team of security professionals who are responsible for managing the ASNA client’s corporate security programs throughout the United States.  The role supports several cross functional teams in the arena of corporate security and safety, as well as offers support to global team members as directed. The position will report to the Head of Security for the Americas. This security professional will manage day-to-day security operations, large corporate special events, key customer engagements, budget, and all other security related challenges as directed.

  • Managing a large guard force across multiple regions throughout – as well as serving in support roles to the global team
  • Identifying and managing emerging threats
  • Assisting in conducting security risk assessments and surveys
  • Maintaining situational awareness of the area of responsibility
  • Managing access control processes and equipment
  • Overseeing the deployment and quality of physical security
  • Planning and staffing very large special events
  • Security incident reporting and when needed investigations
  • Security budgeting and financial reviews
  • Interface regularly with security vendors
  • Develop and provide security awareness sessions
  • Manage security incidents and crisis
  • Conduct security audits and manage gaps to closure
  • Conduct comprehensive quality checks of all security services
  • Budget and financial management of areas of responsibility
  • Conducting basic investigations / fact findings to incidents
  • Developing security service and security integrator vendor relationships
  • Leads planning and execution of security vendor Service Level Agreements/ Key Performance Indicators, capacity, and workflow plans for single /multiple functional areas in one or more sites
  • Able to define metrics, goals, and strategic direction across functional area(s) in support of overall group vision
  • Leads initiatives and champions projects within and outside of organization or region; influences all participants when driving projects to ensure success
  • Identifies opportunities and risks, dives deep, and works with internal and external teams to implement solutions
  • Communicates effectively with senior management and leaders across the organization to determine security priorities and direction
  • Creates the development of internal and external security related communications across organization
  • Creates goal-setting, performance management, and retention strategies across multiple teams
  • Leads and drives development of security personnel skills sets

 

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Security, Law Enforcement, Business Management, Accounting or similar studies; Alternatively, accredited equivalent documented educational hours of course study
  • 7 years’ experience on a corporate security team with progressive management roles or equivalent experience
  • US resident

Preferred –

  • Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Security, Law Enforcement, Business Management, Accounting or equivalent education or experience
  • CPP, PSP, CISSP or similar certification
  • Strong working knowledge of physical security systems and components
  • Understanding of crisis operations, risk management, and crisis communication
  • Experience in providing security oversight at high rise buildings or other office settings / equivalent
  • Experience with access control systems
  • Experience writing and publishing security standards
  • Intermediate to advanced use of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook
  • Ability to travel 25% of the time with little to no notice
  • Ability to stand long hours, lift 20 pounds and work at times in an industrial environment
  • Skilled in developing metrics and in conducting security related trend analysis
  • Ability to manage tactical (daily) operations and participate in development of strategic program plans
  • Experience in briefing senior management
  • Demonstrated experience in conducting basic investigations / fact finding
  • Familiarity with global security organizations
  • Ability to develop and deliver security awareness training programs
  • Understanding of business continuity and incident command system
  • Experience with the collection and analysis of threat intelligence
  • Ability to speak multiple languages that are common in the region is a plus
  • Preferred to have basic knowledge of LENEL access control system
  • Prior law enforcement or similar military experience
  • Advanced skills in maintaining a budget

Competencies –

  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Development of cross-functional/peer relationships
  • Working with diverse teams and cultures
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely (both written and verbal, presentation and interpersonal skills)
  • Results-oriented person with strong delivery focus who can work independently and collaboratively with global team
  • Good decision making
  • Motivated to take ownership
  • Self-starter
  • Excellent written/verbal communications
  • Excellent organizational, planning, prioritization skills and attention to detail
  • Problem solving skills
  • Ability to function within a remote working team
  • Working knowledge of legal contracts, budgeting and key terms
  • Able to work efficiently and accurately to meet tight deadlines and prioritize
  • Experience with rapid organizational growth
  • Strong oral and written communication skills are critical, as well as the ability to think clearly, analyze semi-quantitatively, problem-solve, scope
  • Technical/process requirements, and prioritize tasks.
  • The ability to comfortably and confidently present to all levels of the company

Compensation & Benefits:

Annual Salary: Starting –$110k - After 6 months – $115k – After 1 year $120k
ASNA offers industry leading benefits, which are available to all full-time employee:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision coverage provided by United Healthcare
  • Free employee life insurance 
  • Paid employee training and development
  • 401K eligibility after 1 year of employment
  • Employee assistance programs
  • Paid holidays and flexible PTO (Paid Time Off)
  • Career advancement & relocation opportunities
  • Great company culture and work/life balance

 

No phone calls. Please allow 7-10 business days for applicant feedback.

AS Solution North America is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

CA PPO# 17384; CA PI# 28245; Office: 11674 Central Avenue, Suite C, Chino, CA 91710