Director, Corporate Security

Employer:Kraft Foods Group, Inc.
Location:Northfield, Illinois, United States
Director, Corporate Security-1500009
Job Description
The Corporate Security Director is responsible for hiring, assigning, developing, coordinating, influencing, leading and measuring all corporate Security programs, personnel, contractors and consultants. This role is responsible for the strategic identification and evaluation of all-hazard (manmade and natural) security risks, threats and vulnerabilities as well as related programming to prevent, protect against or mitigate harm to people, assets, property, product and brand reputation.
The incumbent will collaboratively ensure that Kraft’s security programs meet or exceed industry proven practices and standards as well as applicable federal, state, and local regulatory expectations. The incumbent will act as a primary subject matter expert, resource, and liaison for law enforcement and security regulatory agencies; partnering closely with Corporate Facilities, Finance, Human Resources, Information Services, Legal and Supply Chain for qualitative and quantitative risk mitigation performance. The Corporate Security Director will additionally advise and guide cross-functional resources including the Kraft Corporate Security Advisory Council (CSAC).

 Develops strategies to identify, assess, prevent, protect and mitigate all-hazard risks, threats and vulnerabilities to safeguard people, assets, product and property; to maintain continuity of operations and ensure profitability.
 Develops, implements, manages, advises, surveys or audits all security programs, policies and procedures. Programs include but are not limited to: all-hazard risk awareness communications; criminal injury and loss prevention/mitigation; alarms and life-safety surveillance systems; facility access and visitor control; incident detection, response and reporting; critical incident and investigations management; and personnel at risk protection.
 Serves as the central resource, responsible for promoting consistency in the company’s physical security policies, procedures and practices for protection confidence and compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and other compliance requirements.
 Establishes ongoing communication with senior leadership on the status of security issues, evolving risks and related recommendations.
 Contracts for, manages, develops or provides performance oversight for all security service providers, consultants and contractors.
 Develops metrics to measure the effectiveness and efficiency of all security programs and personnel.
 Provides oversight for proven practice informed standards and guidance including access control for corporate offices/facilities, management of employee identification badge programs and guidance for of the selection, installation and maintenance of security systems (e.g., alarms, access control, automated locking, and video/audio surveillance equipment) and all related services.
 Reviews, informs, specifies and ensures contract requirements and performance capabilities, service level agreements and metrics reporting criteria for all security contractors and services.
 Develops training and awareness efforts for employees, contractors and visitors to establish a “culture of care” to prevent or mitigate security incidents including workplace violence.
 Supports leadership in the development and maintenance of business continuity and crisis management/incident command programs, including planning and conducting exercises with local first responders.
 Proactively establishes and maintains relationships with appropriate government and law enforcement agencies.
 Acts as lead or technical support for major incident investigations involving security and safety related issues.
 Assists in developing budgets and forecasts to support business needs, goals and objectives.
 Monitors and stays current with security-related proven practices and technology.
 Ensures protocols for 24x7x365 response and notifications for alarms, emergencies, or critical incidents.
 Manages relationships with third party vendors for security services.
 Leads Kraft efforts to advance Food Defense and all-hazards risk mitigation in the community, Food and Security sectors.
 Participates as a core member of the Company’s Special Situation Management Team.
 A Bachelor’s degree in business/management, law enforcement/ criminal justice or a related field; advanced degrees or industry certifications such as CPP (Certified Protection Professional), CFE (Certified Fraud Examiner), Food Defense or similar credentials preferred.
 Second language fluency is a plus.
 Minimum of ten (10) years of progressively responsible security and safety program management or related experience in risk/security management with performance metrics.
 Cross-functional team leadership and risk mediation experience with consumer products, production, distribution, supply chain logistics operations, and corporate environments.
 Demonstrated ability and performance history for working to meet and exceed assigned objectives, on budget, including management of third party service providers.
 Knowledge and experience with Emergency Preparedness, Critical Incident Management, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery principles and programming.
 Knowledge and experience for introduction, management and maintenance of industry accepted standards and proven practices for employee safety, physical security, personnel and asset protection technologies and protocols.
 Demonstrated ability to build, manage and forecast budgets with understanding of financial impacts including return on investment of decisions/recommendations.
 Knowledge and experience regarding related state, local and federal laws, regulations and proven practices.
 Excellent verbal and written communication, as well as interpersonal social skills.
 Ability to advance to next level of management in six sigma continuous improvement environment.
 Ability to be on call or assure critical incident response 24x7x365.
 Ability to travel 25%, or as needed.

Kraft Foods Group, Inc. is an equal employment employer and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals. As an equal opportunity employer, Kraft Foods Group, Inc. is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the American’s with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 847 646-6044 for assistance.

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