Executive Protection Specialist Asst Manager

Employer: Special Safety Security Investigation
Location Los Angeles, CA

The role is also responsible for providing executive protection for executives located in the LA office.  This includes managing security in our executive space, providing close protection when required and delivering transportation services including driving and arranging third party transportation. 
The role will require onsite coordination with executive office staff, close coordination with the global travel team, coordination of vendor resources and collaboration with Special Safety and Investigations staff and third party security personnel at other firms.

This role requires experience and expertise dealing with senior executives and their administrative staff and excellent judgment balancing the requirement to maintain confidentiality with the need to escalate issues and concerns.  This role will require the ability to react to emergency situations involving global executive travel.


The position will report into the Americas Head of Corporate Security.

Responsibilities:Manage the global event protection program including review of events, prioritization, and allocation of resources
Provide security at corporate events and oversee staff and vendors providing security at those events
Manage budget and costs related to corporate events
Provide executive protection services including trip planning, advance work, driver services, close protection, event coverage and coverage for business trips
Oversee security in executive office space
Oversee and manage local vendors, including the acquisition of new vendors as necessary
Maintain strong ties with Local, State and Federal Government law enforcement officials to ensure Special Safety Investigations is able to respond appropriately to events or crises.  A special emphasis is required in the Los Angeles County area where we maintain our global headquarters
Provide security support and advice to the Special Safety Investigations Events staff for meetings and events within the region for the purpose of protecting the people attending as well as the protection of the firm’s reputation.
React and advise on regional security developments and security incidents.

o    Promote security awareness and instills a culture of collective and individual responsibilities for
      practicing good security at all times.
o    Create and deliver Security training to employees and security staff.


Requires a minimum of 10 years in the public safety, law enforcement or security field.
Requires experience working for C-Suite executives in the provision of executive protection  
Requires executive driving experience and experience providing advance coverage for events and trips
Requires experience providing services for corporate events
The position is based in Los Angeles County.  Candidates must live in the Los Angeles metropolitan area.  No relocation assistance will be offered.
Requires in-depth experience interacting with senior management.  Good judgment is essential as is the ability to know when to escalate issues and involve additional stakeholders.
Must be available during evenings and weekends to respond to unexpected emergencies and situations at any of Client's locations globally, especially in the Los Angeles area.

Required Competencies:

Good judgment, strong interpersonal skills and the ability to act without supervision
Clear understanding of knowing when to escalate issues and involve stakeholders
Thrives under pressure
Excellent collaboration and interpersonal skills with ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships at all levels within the organization – especially with senior management
Strong scheduling, prioritizing, and multi-tasking skills and able to work in a fast-paced collaborative team environment
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
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