Energy Future Holdings Corp. is a Dallas-based, privately held energy company with a portfolio of competitive and regulated energy companies. TXU Energy, Luminant and Oncor, EFH's primary businesses, serve the high-growth Texas electricity market, which is one of world's largest and among the nation's most successful competitive markets. These businesses serve the high-growth Texas electricity market, which is one of the world's largest and among the nation's most successful competitive markets.
This position plans, directs and is accountable for the administration of security programs and contracts relating to the protection of EFH company personnel, property and assets. Position directs and is accountable for the conduct of investigations relating to the EFH Code of Conduct. Also, serves as the primary EFH contact person for law enforcement and regulatory interface including but not limited to Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) and North American Electric Reliability Council (NERC), relating to critical infrastructure protection activities conducted by federal, state and local government entities. Accountable for gathering and assessing information related to the wide range of security related events specific to the company and its various operations. Position is responsible for security incident response, management and recovery. This position reports to the Vice President, Associate General Counsel and Corporate Secretary.
Key Roles & Responsibilities Other duties may be assigned. Directly or through others, the incumbent will:
Acts as EFH relationship manager in administration of the contractual agreements between EFH and outside investigative and protective services providers.
Sets goals, objectives and priorities relating to EFH corporate security and outside contractor response to alleged violations of the EFH Code of Conduct.
Leads or oversees investigative reports, establishes and maintains communication with personnel at all levels of the Company including legal counsel, to ensure adequate response to, and investigation of, matters of interest to the Company.
Identifies, analyzes and communicates security related risks to the organization. Acts as a consultant to management at all levels in the company in regard to the planning and implementation of security measures.
Acts as the principal EFH representative to industry security groups, including but not limited to EEI, NERC and ERCOT.
Acts as the principal company liaison representative in relationships with federal, state and local law enforcement agencies including Texas governor’s office and DHS.
Analyzes risks and intelligence regarding executive protection and takes appropriate actions to ensure minimal disruptions to organizational responsibilities.
Provides support to facilities, business continuity and other organizations to demonstrate the processes in understanding the nature and probability of catastrophic and significant security risk events.
Evaluates security issues and formulates plans to minimize risks associated with international travel and/or operations.
Ensures risks are made known to senior management and directors through communication with the Corporate Secretary.
Provides subject matter expertise appropriate to knowledge of risk and the cost effective delivery of essential security services.
Manages the EFH Corporate Security response to allegations of violations to the EFH Code of Conduct. These investigations require internal coordination with Internal Audit, Human Resources, Legal and other management stakeholders. Because of the sensitive nature of the investigations, he/she must routinely interface with legal counsel in preparation for litigation, employment related hearings, etc.
Manages the EFH Corporate Compliance HELPLINE, a program by which employees may directly report concerns about possible violations of the EFH Code of Conduct.
Manages the company response to thefts and other criminal acts against the company and must create and maintain critical interface and liaison with all levels of federal, state and local law enforcement.
Serves as the EFH representative to industry and trade security groups and as a consultant to Company management on the protection of critical facilities, and as such he/she must be familiar with DHS and other governmental regulations and industry guidelines for the protection of the company, personnel and assets.
Ensures that EFH Corporate Security is in full compliance with the licensing and other regulatory requirements promulgated by the Texas Private Security Bureau and the Texas Department of Public Safety.
Education, Experience, & Skill Requirements
Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, criminology, forensics or a related field
ASIS Board Certified Protection Professional (CPP) is desired
Minimum of 5 years investigative experience in a corporate environment
Minimum of 5 years supervisory experience in a corporate environment
Possesses or is able to obtain “secret” level security clearance from FBI/DHS
Possesses or is able to obtain “manager” and “private investigator” level certification from the Texas Department of Public Safety
Demonstrated skills in complex matrix environment
Minimum of 5 years experience working for local, state or federal law enforcement
Strong leadership skills and ability to effective communicate within all levels of the organization
Working knowledge and technical familiarity with North American Electric Reliability Council (NERC), Critical Infrastructure Standards and Procedures
Demonstrated skills in business continuity procedures and disaster recovery
Detailed knowledge of Texas penal code
Familiarity or experience with international security operations
Familiarity with National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) and related regulations in security operations It is the policy of Energy Future Holdings, Luminant, and TXU Energy to comply with all employment laws and to afford equal employment opportunity to individuals in all aspects of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, disability, military service, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected under the law.