Associate Director Regional Security Job

Date: Feb 16, 2019

Location: Benito Juárez, MX

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Requisition ID: GLO001406


Associate Director, Regional Security

MSD is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. Today, we are building a new kind of healthcare company – one that is ready to help create a healthier future for all of us.

There are four Regional Security Directors assigned to specific geographical areas. They are responsible for providing primary security support for all company assets and operations, which include sales and marketing; manufacturing; and research, investigations, physical-personnel, IPR and supply chain security. Incumbents are also tasked with a leadership role on security matters, developing regionally customized core security strategies to meet their client’s business needs and serve as a key resource to the senior management of their client group.


Reporting to the Latin America (NA) Regional Security Director, the Associate Director, Global Security (ADRS) will be responsible for supporting regional Global Security Group (GSG) Operations.  As part of a matrix global team, the ADRS will support the GSG NA Region’s Product Integrity Program; Insider Risk & Trade Secret Protection Program; Executive/Employee Protection; Crisis Management Program; Physical Security, and Aviation Programs.


Required Experience and Skills


•Provide primary tactical & strategic security support to specific divisional/regional operations.

•Establish and maintain seamless interface with regional management and operations.

•Analyze security exposures and implement cost effective passive, reactive, and proactive programs to address these exposures.

•As directed by Regional Security Director, conduct/support investigations within the region and/or also elsewhere as requested by Global Security Management. Will be required to travel extensively as directed.

•Maintain close liaison with government, industry, security, and intelligence professionals within the region.

Demonstrated experience interacting with law enforcement officials.

•Provide guidance and support to site and subsidiary security operations within the region ensuring that Global Security Group worldwide standards, policies and procedures are implemented and maintained.

•Provide support as directed in the areas of Executive Protection, Crisis Management, Site Security Surveys, and Risk Assessment/Risk Analysis.

Assist with supply chain risk assessments.

•Handles high volume & complex caseload with little oversight and maintain incident reporting database & measurements for region.

•Accountable to assigned client groups and GSG management for efficient and highly effective delivery of security services.

Provide security awareness training to the business and external partners as appropriate.




Degree or equivalent.

•Ability to
identify security issues and customize, implement/execute solutions.

•Security professional
with 5-10 years experience in corporate security, 5-10 years experience in law
enforcement/military or intelligence service within region. International
security experience and foreign language proficiency are desirable.

·       Fully bilingual in English and Spanish.

international security qualifications/accreditations either from public and/or
private sector are preferred.

writing and speaking skills, with proven “customer service” orientation.

ability to work in varying situations, from committee work in which a “team
player” approach is essential to situations in which considerable independence
and self-motivation is required.

ability to work with wide range of individuals from diverse backgrounds, countries
of origin, and at varying levels within the corporate structure.

range of professional contacts, polished interpersonal skills, excellent
research and writing abilities under extremely tight deadlines and competing
demands, and familiarity with the range of professional literature in this

ability to perform under pressure and respond rapidly to breaking situations.
Sound, proven judgment is a must.


Job: Global Security
Other Locations:
Employee Status: Regular
Number of Openings: 1
Shift (if applicable): N/A
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Company Trade Name: MSD

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