17 Feb 2015

Vice President Global Corporate Security Asia (Hong Kong Based)

Employer: Metlife
Location: Hong Kong
Job ID: 81449
Job Description
MetLife, Inc. is a leading global provider of insurance, annuities and employee benefit programs, serving 90 million customers. Through its subsidiaries and affiliates, MetLife holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.
Founded in 1868, MetLife continues to build upon its long history of providing unique solutions for its customers by launching new and innovative products, expanding its role as a leader, and continuing to provide high quality financial solutions that are backed by a trusted, well-recognized brand name and strong financial performance. Today, MetLife counts over 90 of the top one hundred FORTUNE 500® companies among its corporate clients and is the largest life insurer in the U.S. and Mexico.
The Global Technology & Operations area within MetLife is seeking a London-based corporate security leader with at least 10 years of relevant experience. He or she will report to the Head of Global Corporate Security as Vice President, Global Corporate Security – Asia and will oversee MetLife’s corporate security operations in all of Asia where MetLife is present.

Responsibilities
This position has regional accountability for developing and directing MetLife’s Asia security program from both a strategic and tactical standpoint and will be based in Hong Kong. The incumbent will be responsible for providing a full range of protection, crisis management and response, event security, executive protection and security-related risk assessments including:
Regularly and proactively assesses and mitigates ongoing and emerging risks to MetLife’s associates, sites and operations
Establishes and maintains relationships in the region with appropriate government and law enforcement agencies
Oversees implementation of MetLife’s workplace and site security standards and processes
Oversees training and other educational efforts for regional employees to establish a culture of security and prevent workplace violence
Works closely with Global Head of Crisis Management to oversee implementation of crisis management protocols; responds to regional security incidents and crises, when appropriate
Provides security-related risk assessments
Oversees implementation of requisite corporate security technology
Communicates regularly on the efficiency and effectiveness of Asia’s security program
Provide subject matter expertise on security issues to senior management
Responsible for managing regional security personnel, including hiring, directing, evaluating and developing security team associates.

Job Requirements
At least 10 years of intelligence, military or private sector experience in delivery of security programs with a significant international component
Prior leadership experience in corporate security or a similar private sector setting
Effective oral and written communication, including the ability to make presentations to high-level executives and prepare written policies and reports
Strong security network of government agency, global law enforcement, third party risk providers and security peers
Proven ability to manage security vendors
Comprehensive knowledge of current security and emergency response techniques, issues, equipment, procedures and security threats
Bachelor’s degree required. Advanced degree preferred
Chinese, Japanese, Korean or other relevant regional language skills a plus.

Equal Employment Opportunity
MetLife is proud to be an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We are committed to attracting, retaining and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is the policy of MetLife to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by law.

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MetLife is proud to be an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We are committed to attracting, retaining and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is the policy of MetLife to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by law.
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