Applications must be submitted by: October 23, 2017
Department: Technology and Security
Certified Protection Professional certification Some travel will be required
This position is covered by NERC CIP cyber security standards. Prior to being hired, promoted, or transferred into the position, the candidate must successfully pass a Personnel Risk Assessment, which includes identity verification and a criminal background check. Prior to being granted unescorted access to cyber secure areas, the candidate must attend cyber security training. Annual cyber security training is also required.
Advising business leaders with the development and implementation of appropriate physical security risk management, this position has security accountabilities for all physical security processes. Works closely with the Safety, Risk Management, business unit leadership, department heads and supervisors to enhance physical security risk management capabilities by utilizing effective security risk management practices and tools. Assumes responsibility for ensuring that physical security has appropriately addressed risk, providing reliable, complete, and timely reporting of risk management issues and strategies. Maintain an internal awareness of security threats, trends and opportunities pertaining to physical internal control systems and risk management programs.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develops and directs the physical security standards, resources and activities
Ensures the availability of personnel to preserve and protect employees, property, and facilities while minimizing exposure to revenue and workplace violence prevention
Develops and leads the enterprise crime preventative and response program
Partners with Safety department to ensure facilities and employee safety and security are
Manage corporate and facilities' guard force contract, deliverables and operations
Responsibility for maintaining standard approach for security site assessments and prioritizing improvements utilizing risk management concepts
Provides primary direction and support for physical security compliance and regulatory standards
Maintains the design and integrity of Access Control System and coordinates with necessary departments or agencies to ensure compliance
Represents company interests at incident command and/or emergency operation centers
Investigates thefts and damages to company, contractor, and employee property and works with employees, management and law enforcement agencies to document incident reports for risk and recovery
Develops and maintains strong relationships with local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies to ensure emergency preparedness enforcement and response
Maintains strong technical expertise in physical security industry
Reviews vulnerability assessments for all critical company properties and develops site specific security and remediation plans
Departmental budget and cost management
Ability to be flexible and adaptable
Ability to influence others
Ability to provide ongoing physical security intelligence and guidance to the business
Ability to identify mitigation plans and lead/coordinate with cross-functional teams
Ability to prioritize, schedule, organize, and complete assignments
Ability to demonstrate sound judgment in volatile situations
Ability to mentor and train team members
Experience developing and operating a Security Operations Center
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's degree in business administration, security management, criminal justice, or related discipline, with seven to nine years of related experience in the security field, or equivalent combination of education and/or experience related to the discipline.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Certified Protection Professional certification or relative security certifications are strongly preferred.
Level 2 Certifications strongly preferred
Must maintain CPR and First aid certifications
Current or the ability to obtain a U.S. Government security clearance preferred
Supervises professional and support staff; assigns and directs work; monitors workload and productivity; appraises performance; promotes staff training and development; provides assistance in analyzing and resolving problems. Interviews, hires, and trains employees; rewards performance; and disciplines employees.
Ability to speak clearly and persuasively in difficult situations
Ability to present physical security and risk management concepts and topics to a broad audience
Ability to communicate to employees at all levels about company policies, procedures, and processes
Advanced negotiation skills and ability to gain concessions without damaging relationships
Ability to develop and maintain strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
Ability to effectively listen and obtain clarification for prompt and effective resolution
Ability to apply the concepts of fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
Ability to use electronic security systems equipment, closed circuit television (CCTV), and recording software at multiple sites
Working knowledge of word processing, database, presentation, and spreadsheet software
ANALYSIS AND PROBLEM-SOLVING ABILITY:
Ability to identify, define, and solve complex problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists and to change priorities as events unfold. Ability to anticipate, influence, and assist the company in changing conditions and trends (internal and external) of importance to the direction of the company.
Independently identifies risk and makes sound decisions as situations arise. Ability to understand the physical security control of the Company and individual organizations to ensure proper access controls are accomplished and are consistent with company policies and procedures. Makes difficult decisions regarding coordination of efforts within the Company to restore critical systems and provide facilities or supplies.
SCOPE AND IMPACT:
Responsible for physical protection of company assets and its employees in all company facilities. Has direct impact to company revenue relative to cost avoidance in damage and theft to assets. Issues related to physical security can result in high negative exposure to the Company. Failure to maintain compliance with regulatory agencies can negatively impact the Company in regards to revenue and reputation.
Ability to stand or walk up to 1/3 of the time and regularly required to sit up to 2/3 of the time. Ability to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Manual dexterity is required to perform computer applications and good vision is required to perform all aspects of the job. May occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. May require long periods of time in interview, conference or meeting when one is required to talk and/or listen.
Some Travel required.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT
PNM Resources and affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. Women, minorities, disabled individuals and veterans are encouraged to apply.