Executive Protection Manager

Employer:Security Industry Specialists, Inc.
Location: San Jose California United States

Position Summary:
The Executive Protection (EP) Manager, under the guidance of the Senior Director of Special Operations, provides comprehensive protective security services to designated clients and executives. The EP Manager is responsible for the development and maintenance of a corporate executive protection program to include policy and procedure development & refinement, budget oversight & maintenance, threat monitoring & management and team leadership & development.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities
Essential Job Functions

  • Provide protective escort and accompany designated executives on all movements and provide body cover to mitigate risk
  • Participate in providing protective service programs as directed for the President & CEO and other high-risk staff and their families
  • Manage all ongoing EP operations, to include personnel management, logistical support, operational planning and budget oversight
  • Act as a liaison between CEO, head of security, admin and support staff
  • Identify and write EP policies and procedures as they relate to current, new and growing operations
  • Initiate emergency-response actions in the event of crises, emergencies or threats to designated executives and provide first responder level medical support as circumstances dictate. Takes proactive measures to prevent such incidents and performs reactively
  • Conduct security threat assessments while reviewing the daily schedule and projected travel itinerary of the executives to identify potential security and safety related issues. Contribute to maintaining personal profiles and conducting risk assessments of all personnel under protective service and determine travel support needs including coordination of flight operations
  • Ensure reconnaissance of locations on the travel itinerary for designated executives are conducted to identify potential risks and countermeasures to mitigate the risk
  • Perform logistical support for the executive’s movements by coordinating with hosts, staff, drivers and others to ensure a seamless and consistent application of protective security measures while maintaining communication with the client Security Operations, support personnel and key stakeholders
  • Coordinate the planning and execution for visiting VIP’s to include Heads of State, political leaders and executives from other organizations to ensure a safe environment
  • Maintain a wide range of internal and external coordination to include liaison with federal, state, and local law enforcement officials, host-country government officials and site hosts to accomplish protective security objectives such as intelligence collection, analysis and threat monitoring
  • Participate in physical security programs to include corporate facilities, residence and hotels, charter aircraft, special events, ground and air transportation and special projects
  • Participate in professional forums and maintain current with trends, actions and issue with emphasis on terrorism, criminal threats, workplace violence, political instability, civil conflicts and developments in the executive protection
Additional Job Functions
  • Perform other related duties as required
Requirements Minimum Qualifications and Requirements
  • Minimum 10 years of experience with military, law enforcement, intelligence, public or private security organization with a minimum 1 year of experience serving as a EP detail lead
  • Bachelor’s degree or international education equivalent preferred
  • Successful completion of an accredited or international recognized Executive Protection course or school
  • Current or the ability to become current on all basic life support skills such as CPR, First Aid, AED
  • Experience with conducting Threat, Vulnerability, and Risk Assessments (TVRA) related to executive and personal security
  • Working knowledge of PC/MAC based software applications such MS Windows (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Possess excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Must have a solid understanding of obtaining open source information for Protective Intelligence to plan and staff operations appropriately
  • Proven track record of planning, organizing and executing all levels of EP, to include high risk and travel to high thread regions required
  • Must be able and willing to be available 24/7 as needed
  • Must be able and willing to travel as required (up to 50%)
What we can offer
  • Competitive annual salary: $100k - 125k DOE
  • Health, Dental and Vision benefits, plus access to dependent coverage and a variety of other benefits
  • Eligibility to contribute to a 401k Plan after the first year of employment
  • 2 weeks paid vacation
  • A dynamic and challenging work environment

Requisition Number: 15-0512