Recruiters: Cheniere Energy Inc.
Extensive knowledge and experience is required in the security industry including security of personnel, assets, information systems (corporate and Industrial Control System), loss prevention, travel, and incident response. Knowledge of federal and international government security agencies and contacts is desired. Knowledge of natural gas / Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) industry is desired.
Critical Domains of Knowledge
The Chief Security Risk Officer should be familiar with the following corporate security domains:
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Strategy Design and Implementation: In close collaboration with senior business and functional leaders, develop a formal, documented, risk-driven global security strategy. Ensure that, at minimum, the strategy (1) defines the program’s mission, vision, risk basis, goals, organizational chart and structure, strategic program components, special focus areas, and the processes and resources required to maintain and improve the program over time; and, (2) establishes clear and specific operational priorities to achieve these goals within a three-to-five year period. Oversee its day-to-day implementation across the enterprise.
Risk Assessment and Information Gathering: Understand and assess the risks, threats and vulnerabilities confronting the organization and continuously align business and security resources behind these in a prioritized, risk-driven manner. Gather intelligence and information to assess the risk and exposure of company assets, information, and personnel in the countries, cities and areas in which assets, information, and people are located and business is conducted. Monitor, on a continuous basis, all security threats (such as terrorist incidents, significant protests or civil disturbance, and other country-specific security events) with potential implications for the program’s protective and due diligence mission and objectives.
Organizational Resilience and Preparedness: Lead and direct the organization’s preparation for events that could disrupt the continuity of business operations including targeted attacks (e.g., physical, cyber, informational); and criminal activity (e.g., fraud, embezzlement, theft). In addition to continuity of operations with regard to security incidents, oversee the company’s global emergency response and crisis management communication as it pertains to response to a cyber or physical attack. As part of this focus, undertake a robust approach to security incident prevention, response, management and recovery.
Protection of Human Capital, Core Assets, Information and Reputation: Ensure the security of the organization’s financial, physical and intangible assets through a balanced, holistic and integrated approach to the following:
Compliance: Oversee, or where appropriate support, the organization’s compliance with foreign, national, state and local regulatory requirements with respect to areas such as security, data privacy, data protection, and Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) standards.
Financial Planning, Budgeting and Performance Tracking: Manage, plan and forecast the operational and capital budgets for the global security program. Track program performance using an organized and systematic methodology of metrics, measurement and security scorecards.
Enterprise Security Risk Management: Coordinate whole-of-enterprise security risk management through a council or committee, likely including senior representatives from Information Technology, Legal, Operational, Human Resources/Facilities and Business/Marketing departments.
Stakeholder Relations: On issues related to security risk management, serve as the company’s chief liaison resource and maintain effective liaison with all internal and external stakeholders in the viability and success of the enterprise, including foreign, national, state and local law enforcement, intelligence, homeland security and industry regulatory agencies and their representatives as well as, where appropriate, media, investors, shareholders and strategic business partners to remain aware of the degree of any threat and the recommended mitigation measures.
Expertise, Skills and Abilities
The qualifications listed below are essential:
Education and Experience
The candidate must possess a minimum of 15 years experience in working and/or leading, at a senior level, a corporate or government security program, or both. Ten years experience in a corporate security environment, or commensurate senior security risk management experience, is strongly desired. Advanced education is a plus and enhances the candidate’s credentials. BA, BS, and Degrees in law, business administration, accounting and finance, security management, homeland security, information systems management or law enforcement and public safety are preferred. Knowledge of U.S. federal and international government security agencies is desired. The combination of experience and education should be taken into consideration.
Memberships, Licenses and Certifications
Active membership in recognized security organizations such as American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS), International Security Management Association (ISMA) or other professional security associations is desired.
Language and Computer Literacy Skills
Fluency in English is a requirement. Fluency in additional languages is encouraged. The candidate must have proficiency in Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
The CSRO will have significant discretion to build the corporate security risk management team. Direct reports likely include a deputy Security Director or IT Security Director, Guard Force Security Director, Security Analysts, Security Compliance Director, and others as the corporate security function develops.
Freeedom To Act:
Ability to multi-task and function in a highly-dynamic atmosphere; must exercise discretion independently.
Job is performed in a typical office environment but is subject to time pressures and constraints and is often dependent on input from others. Occasionally, work may be performed from home, after normal work hours or on weekends. Periodic travel as business requires. Must also be able to respond on short notice to manage international security and medical crisis intervention, if required. Subject to drug and alcohol testing, per applicable federal regulations or as required by Cheniere.
ADA Job Requirements:
Reasonable accommodations will be made to ensure that the essential functions of the job can be performed and not hinder the employee's performance due to physical, mental or emotional disability.
NOTES:Employer will assist with relocation costs.