Security Manager
FHI 360 - Washington, DC

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FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology– creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Security Manager in Washington, DC.

Position Description :
Provides technical expertise to members of FHI 360’s Emergency Team as they plan, develop, direct, and coordinate effective security programs designed to identify and mitigate risk to employees, executives, visitors and material assets at multiple operating locations. Serves as the primary advisor to senior executives regarding security matters. Leverages extensive subject matter expertise in the security arena in order to provide strategic guidance to the organization on a wide array of issues, seeking innovative ways to identify and address organizational security risk in a manner that will support continued growth and innovation. The Security Manager will:

Manages, and coordinates, security programs to address a variety of issues including, privacy, physical security, investigations, regulatory compliance, illicit trade, and ensuring that programs meet appropriate regulatory guidelines.

Serves as a resource for security issues across the organization.

Responsible for managing of security professionals and vendors to safeguard the company's assets, and intellectual property, as well as the physical safety of the employees and visitors.

Assists with identifying security and related goals, objectives and metrics consistent with corporate strategic plan,

Prepares risk and threat assessment reports and recommendations to senior management.

Develops and establishes security policies and procedures.

Provides advice and counsel to management on matters relating to employee and property safety and security.

Compiles, submits records and reports as required reflecting and recording departmental activities.

Complies with all applicable laws, statutes, or standards from regulatory and accrediting agencies.

Investigates risk management and public relations issues..

Maintains good working relations with all external agencies including governmental and international agencies

Works with local management to gain insight on local regulations.

Adheres to and applies all aspects of security regulations in a consistent manner.

Monitors security conditions and conducts ongoing analysis of data received from both external and internal sources..

Conducts training needs assessment with key stakeholders resulting in increased security management capacity.

Comprehensive knowledge of the protective service industry, government security directives, and classified contract process.

Strong knowledge of current and emerging security technology, clearance processing, document control, and physical security.

Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Demonstrated project management skills for long and short term projects.

Ability to develop, administer and evaluate security training.

Ability to plan, coordinate and direct the work of others in discharging the protective services mission.

Ability to work with external agencies including governmental and international agencies.

Ability to work effectively in a team environment and work closely and communicate clearly with all departments and its affiliates.

Responds quickly and effectively to crisis situations occurring in the international arena.

Stays abreast of social, cultural, legal and criminal issues, nationally and internationally, and their impact on the organization and its business.

Manages unit goals and activities in conjunction with sound security and management concepts.

Identifies and defines objectives, strategies and priorities relating to security matters for the organization. Initiates and facilitates changes to improve security services through effective communication, collaboration and interdisciplinary problem solving.

Provides direction and guidance in maintaining security services and protection.

Assists with the preparation of the annual budget.

Maintains and reviews budget reports, identifies variances and takes corrective action as necessary.

May provide technical supervision to field-based security officers.

Represents the Security Department at all requested or required functions.

Minimum Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree or its international equivalent in Security Administration, Homeland Security, Criminal Justice, or related field.

Requires 5+ years of security experience in corporate or government organizations or military asset protection programs.

Demonstrated experience with implementing security strategies, policies, procedures and standards.

Demonstrated experience with risk management and contract and vendor negotiations.

Articulate, professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive manner with clients and staff.

Master’s degree or its international equivalent preferred.

ASIS Certified Protection Professional (CPP) designation desired.

Prior work in a non-governmental organization (NGO).

FHI 360 has a competitive compensation package. Interested candidates may register online through FHI 360's Career Center at or through the Employment section at . Please submit CV/resume and cover letter including salary requirements. Please specify source in your application.


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FHI 360 is a leading human development organization dedicated to improving lives by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our...