11 days old

Manager Security - P120864_S2

Riverwoods, IL 60015
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At Discover, be part of a culture where diversity, teamwork and collaboration reign. Join a company that is just as employee-focused as it is on its customers, and which is consistently awarded for both. We're all about people and our employees are why Discover is a great place to work. Be the reason we help millions of consumers build a brighter financial future and achieve yours along the way with a rewarding career.

Responsible for the security and safety of employees and facilities, and the protection of organization assets. Provides leadership and direction on all security and life-safety functions at the site/geographical region(s).

  • Manages the annual operating budget; executes the mission within budget.
  • Briefs senior and executive management on the status of security concerns.
  • Develops, plans, organizes, and directs the activities of on-site security personnel and ensures their actions comply with legal and regulatory requirements, and meets corporate and customer needs.
  • Leads and develops a well-trained security team with core competencies necessary to manage risk, stay ahead of security threats, and positions the team to effectively respond to incidents.
  • Develops, implements, and manages regional strategic planning and coordination of the security function aligned with the organization's overall business objectives.
  • Develops and implements policies, procedures, standards, training, and methods for identifying and protecting intellectual property assets, personnel, property, facilities, operations, or material from unauthorized disclosure, misuse, theft, assault, vandalism, product tampering, espionage, sabotage, or loss.
  • Develops and documents standards for measuring efficiency and effectiveness within the region and reports project quality metrics and progress to the executives and stakeholders; reviews root-cause analysis to understand issues and identify process/methodology improvements.
  • Works with site leadership and all stakeholders to manage complex security improvements across business units, service organizations, and regional geographies.

Minimum Qualifications

At a minimum, here's what we need from you:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Criminal Justice, International Studies, Law, Security Management, or related field
  • 4+ years of experience in people management
  • 8+ years of experience in Law Enforcement, Military, Corporate Security, Intelligence, or related field
  • In lieu of a degree, 15+ years of experience, at least 10 of which are in Security, Law Enforcement, Military, Intelligence Analysis, including at least 6 years of people management
Preferred Qualifications

If we had our say, we'd also look for:

  • Master's Degree in Business, Criminal Justice, International Studies, Law, Security Management, or related field
  • 10+ years of experience in Law Enforcement, Military, Corporate Security, Intelligence, or related field
  • CPP

Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, among other things, or as a qualified individual with a disability.



  • Banking / Finance
Posted: 2019-09-11 Expires: 2019-10-11

Welcome to Discover
We strive to be the leading direct bank and payments services company. Our mission is to help people spend smarter, manage debt better, and save more to achieve a brighter financial future.

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