Security Manager

Employer: Hershey
Requisition Number 62706


The Manager, Global Security provides security management oversight for Hershey Company facilities globally. This individual will participate in department risk assessment, program prioritization, program/procedure development, and program/procedure implementation activities, including but not limited to:
crisis management
food defense
global supply chain security
global associates protection
security integration with operations
site assessments
workplace violence mitigation
security training/education

This role provides assistance to all corporate and division facilities as well as personnel regarding issues such as aberrant behavior or illegal/unethical acts either by employees or directed against the Corporation and/or its employees.

Additionally, this individual performs daily administration functions including overseeing the contract security force account and maintaining knowledge of CCTV and access control systems.

Provides security management and oversight for all manufacturing, retail, distribution, and office facilities and operations.
Serves as security liaison to facility managers and the region’s leadership.
Maintains and manages the company’s travel tracker management system.
Assists with the Priority Alert messaging system.
Ensures security programs, procedures, and processes are implemented globally and verifies that appropriate measures are in place to provide adequate protection of company assets, personnel, product, and information.
Identifies significant security risks and potential mitigation measures, and provides this analysis to the Global Security Management team on an ongoing basis.
Assists with the design and implementation of specialized security programs in North America, serving as either primary or backup project manager.
Assists in confidential investigations of illegal/unethical behavior and ensures that all investigations are conducted in compliance with the appropriate statutes pertaining to criminal, civil and privacy issues.
Interfaces regularly within the professional security community, government officials, key vendors and law enforcement agencies both locally and in the region.
Provides Board of Directors support at meetings in and away from the Hershey , PA area.
Leads and implements the Global Security plan for various events and meetings.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Solid program development and project management skills, including the ability to design and implement complex security programs spanning multiple business units and functions.
Effective oral and written communication skills, with the ability to effectively work at all levels of the Company from the CEO to the hourly line employee.
Ability to exercise initiative, be self-directed, manage time and multiple priorities.
Extensive experience with key security skills and abilities, including but not limited to, corporate investigations, physical security, food defense, executive protection, risk analysis, compliance and emergency management.
Experience with domestic and international threat monitoring and analysis, including data retrieval and analysis from DHS, FEMA, US State Department (or their international equivalents), and other public and private resources.
Ability to effective interact with business managers from North American, Latin American, Asian, and East European cultures.
Experience handling highly sensitive investigative cases, working very closely with multiple departments and personnel relating to handling and managing incident investigations, including monitoring and responding appropriately to information received via Hershey “Concern Line” program.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Strong liaison skills.

Education and Experience:

Bachelor's Degree preferred.
Masters preferred
CPP (Certified Protection Professional) board certification preferred.


At least 5 years of investigative experience –OR– at least 10 years of experience with major law enforcement, intelligence, military force, and/or corporate security.
At least 4 years experience in security management experience with a large, multi-national company preferred.

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The Hershey Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The policy of The Hershey Company is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other categories protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

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