Director, Global Security

Employer: Flowserve
Location IRVING, Texas US

Company Overview 
Flowserve is the recognized world leader in supplying pumps, valves, seals, automation, and services to the power, oil, gas, chemical, and other industries. With more than 18,000 employees in more than 55 countries, we combine our global reach with a local presence.
Position Description The Director of Global Security will be responsible for proactively creating and maintaining a safe and secure global environment by safeguarding the company’s employees, assets, information, and reputation. The DGS will primarily oversee and coordinate global security (physical/site and personnel/traveler) efforts across the company and identify security initiatives and standards. This position reports directly to the Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer (CECO) and acts as an advisor to company management and personnel worldwide. The DGS will be responsible for: planning, organizing and managing security programs to protect employees and physical assets, as well as executive protection; ensuring compliance with site security programs specified within the scope of global security policies and strategic planning; managing and directing security service providers and ensuring compliance with contract requirements; and planning for optimum utilization of personnel and equipment to provide adequate coverage and capability to detect and respond to security or emergency incidents. The DGS will also support and assist in: IT/cybersecurity, IP protection, business continuity, crisis management, and investigations. The DGS will assist the CECO with the formulation and implementation of policies, procedures, budget development, and management of security assets and resources.

• Liaise with multiple functions across the company (Operations, IT, BI&C, Legal, HR, Corporate Communications, SHEA, Risk Management, Finance, etc.) to coordinate and mobilize all global security efforts to ensure the protection of employees, physical assets and information.
• Develop and implement global security policies, standards, guidelines, procedures, and risk controls; ensure standardization of security throughout the company and company-wide compliance with all mandated policies.
• Stay well informed of current events and geopolitical developments (especially those that pose a risk to the company) to ensure the company is fully prepared and equipped to protect its people and assets around the world.
• Provide regular up-to-date status reports to the CECO and Senior Management.
• Lead the travel safety program worldwide including preparation of risk assessments and travel safety briefings for employees traveling to elevated risk destinations; oversee executive protection.
• Oversee the development of, and be the enterprise champion of, a corporate security awareness and training program; conduct awareness training across the company
• Develop and maintain relationships with government and non-government agencies that can assist in the acquisition of information and the protection of the company; maintain relationships with local, state and federal law enforcement, as well as international counterparts, including private sector counterparts worldwide.
• Work with external consultants as appropriate for independent security audits and support services; remains current with the capabilities, service standards and equipment of vendors of security equipment and services and makes recommendations as to the procurement and utilization of such services, solutions and equipment.
• Performs immediate investigation and mitigation of threats, and crisis incidents toward FLS employees and facilities globally; trend analysis of disruptive events to support GS Risk Assessments of affected locations; and conduct in-depth analysis of emerging markets and potential adverse impact on business operations
• Formulation and implement policies, procedures and budgets to provide the most cost effective protection of employees and assets of the FLS while maintaining the operational efficiency and business goals of FLS.

Position Requirements 
• Advanced Degree; and/or industry certification such as CPP, CFE, PSP preferred
• Government security clearance or eligibility for recertification/renewal preferred
• 7+ years of experience in a federal, state or local law enforcement agency which included site/force protection
• 3+ years of experience in a corporate security function in a multinational company, which included personnel security, physical site security, and asset protection responsibilities
• 2+ years of experience in a supervisory/team leader role, responsibilities of which included personnel management and operations management
• Proven track record of success in corporate security operations in complex, multi-site global operating footprint; experience coordinating/working corporate security operations outside of the US
• Ability to make critical under-pressure decisions in emergency situations; experience and ability to coordinate and/or direct multi-faceted, multi-level response efforts in times of crisis
• Experience of working with multiple stakeholders, government agencies, and regulators whose activities affect the company’s security and crisis management efforts; these include business, government and non-governmental organizations at the local, state, national and international levels
• Strong business ethics and integrity required; must have a keen sense for protecting company sensitive, confidential and proprietary information
• Ability to develop briefing and training presentations for all Global Security function areas, including senior management
• Excellent oral/written communication, crisis management, negotiation and persuasion skills
• Flexible, disciplined and task oriented, able to deliver results
• Able to travel domestically and internationally (a minimum of 35%)
• The successful candidate will have a global view, experience interacting with a diverse workforce, and a commitment to creating a strategy-based security function

Percentage of Approximate Travel Required 35%