This position supports all Koch Industries Inc. (KII) affiliates in the Mid-West Region; support to other regions will be provided as required. This position can be located in Chicago or the surrounding suburbs.
The Regional Security Manager’s role is to enable and equip leaders, business partners and employees to drive performance and improvements in security risk management. This will be accomplished by identifying, assessing, and mitigating security risks aligned with the KII risk optimization philosophy, building strategic partnerships throughout the organization to become a trusted resource, and proactively sharing knowledge and subject matter expertise across all KII affiliates.
Specific responsibilities of the Regional Security Manager include:
Build and maintain strategic relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
Provide investigative expertise and support for internal and external investigations including conducting detailed root cause analysis.
Conduct Security Risk Assessments and make risk management recommendations aligned with the KII risk optimization philosophy.
Consult on workplace violence issues; conduct threat assessments and collaborate with stakeholders to develop and implement threat management plans. Proactively provide workplace violence prevention knowledge and training to KII affiliates.
Assist facilities to effectively implement the KII Security Compliance Standard.
Provide support and subject matter expertise to facilities regulated by the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS), the Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA), and other security regulations. Assist with the completion of Security Vulnerability Assessments, the development of Facility Security Plans, and conduct audits as required.
Maintain knowledge of current security technology and systems; leverage knowledge to efficiently and effectively protect people, property and information.
Security Knowledge & Skills:
Knowledge and experience to prevent and/or mitigate workplace violence threats.
Identification and assessment of security risks and development of risk management recommendations.
Knowledge and experience in complying with CFATS, MTSA, and other security regulations.
Knowledge and experience in conducting investigations.
A successful candidate will possess the following characteristics:
Ability to identify, extract, and analyze a large volume of information, communicate accurate, detailed and timely recommendations on security risks to the business.
Strong interpersonal and management skills, excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills.
Ability to manage multiple competing priorities and stressful situations with minimal supervision in a professional manner.
Initiative and drive required to work autonomously while effectively communicating with multiple stakeholders.
Ability to understand complex regulatory requirements and assist facilities with compliance.
Possess a high degree of integrity and professionalism.
Critical thinking and problem solving skills.
What You Will Need To Bring With You (Requirements):
3+ years’ security experience in a business or corporate environment
Ability to travel at least 50% of the time
Ability to work flexible hours including evenings, nights, or weekends
Koch Industries, Inc. (Koch) is one of the largest private companies in America according to Forbes magazine. It owns a diverse group of companies involved in refining and chemicals; process and pollution control equipment and technologies; minerals; fertilizers; polymers and fibers; commodity trading and services; forest and consumer products; and ranching. Koch companies have a presence in nearl...y 60 countries and employ more than 100,000 people. Since 2003, Koch companies have invested more than $60 billion in acquisitions and other capital expenditures.