20 Feb 2016

Executive Protection Professional

Employer:Novartis Corporation
Location: Fort Worth, TX
Job I.D: 183675BR

Job Description 
Novartis is recruiting for a Executive Protection Professional role. This position will be located in Fort Worth, TX.

A global healthcare leader, Novartis has one of the most exciting product pipelines in the industry today. A pipeline of innovative medicines brought to life by diverse, talented, performance driven people. All of which makes us one of the most rewarding employers in our field. We're committed to peak performance, improving the quality of life, and embracing and leveraging diverse backgrounds, cultures and talents to achieve competitive advantage.

The Executive Protection Professional will be part of the NBS organization. The core responsibilities for this role include the following:

Provide security and investigative services as required to support the mission of the assigned Novartis executive and Global Security. The Executive Protection (EP) Professional has the principle role of providing safe and secure journey management and personal protection for the executive (including security advice for residence and family) in addition to managing the planning and delivery of EP and journey management requirements for other Novartis Executive Committee/Board members (and other designated personnel as assigned). This individual will serve as the Security Driver for the assigned executive by providing safe, secure, and timely land transportation in the assigned area of operation. The role requires the individual to carry out security/travel risk analysis for the assigned executive while they are employed on company business, including a weekly Global EP risk assessment for ECN level personnel. Additionally the individual will conduct Global Security investigations as assigned by the Regional Head of Global Security in support of the Novartis Group’s misconduct reporting, product security, risk management and investigation framework.

Major Accountabilities:
For Executive Protection – Full lifestyle security planning and implementation.

Includes: advance reconnaissance; risk assessment and implementation of security controls; security driving; defensive driving; close protection; incident response and emergency planning; intelligence and threat-scanning; residential security (incl. family security) household and work contractor screening; technical counter surveillance measures; social media / internet vulnerabilities; security administration; multiple security stakeholder coordination; event / meeting security. For Investigations – management of assigned cross divisional/ cross functional Global Security investigations throughout the assigned region(s) as part of Novartis’ Corporate Governance response to internal fraud, corruption and other misconduct, and in order to counter pharmaceutical crime and preserve patient safety.
EEO Statement The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

Minimum requirements 
A minimum of a BA/BS degree.

Formal law enforcement, military or certified civilian security training/experience required. Advanced training/experience in personal protective services, close quarter protection, security driving,

1. Minimum of 5 years experience in full-time Executive Protection, 2 years of which should be in a corporate environment demonstrating knowledge of unarmed personal security (EP) fundamentals, concepts, and techniques.

2. Demonstrated experience in threat analysis and the development of Design Basis Threat (DBT) and / or Personal Security Vulnerability Assessments.

3. Demonstrated experience in event / meeting security.

4. Demonstrated experience in residential security protocols.

5. Demonstrated experience working with public sector officials while coordinating security for executives.

6. Experience in surveillance awareness, anti and counter-surveillance.

7. Demonstrated experience in planning and conducting investigations to evidential standard

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