The Manager, Executive Protection Services, operates with integrity and exceptional discretion. Works with moderate supervision, researches, assesses and writes in-depth reports and advisories on security risks to senior executives. Provides rapid assessments of potentially imminent security situations, sensitive developments and complex threat issues. Identifies, tracks, and monitors emerging security threats and trends impacting other Fortune 500 executives. Keeps abreast of changing domestic and geopolitical events which could impact stability and operations. Prepares briefs on protective intelligence issues for senior management.
Maintains internal and external contacts that focus on threat and risk issues. Conducts research into various reference archives and databases to extract information contributing to threat and risk analysis or due diligence of background investigations. Maintains liaison throughout appropriate company functional entities and external counterparts.
The ideal candidate will develop and implement protective service plans in support of the Chairman, CEO, and other senior executives of the company and their families, and visiting VIPs to promote a safe environment for conducting business. Contributes to protective programs to include personal protection, facility, residence, and event security; ground and air transportation, and special projects. Evaluates and documents standards of measurement of quality and effectiveness of programs. Oversees the procurement, installation and operational instruction of security equipment required at the residence, vacation homes or offices of executives. Participates in the development and maintenance of personal profiles and conducts risk assessments of all personnel covered within program. Provides direction, training, oversight, and leadership to other, less experience security personnel.
These services may require long hours including nights, weekends and holidays. Candidates must be willing to travel domestically and internationally (up to 25%), sometimes on short notice.
Assist in the identification and assessment of potential security threats in locations of interest to Capital One; providing situational insight and timely information to aid decisions on security postures
Review and conclude on pertinent data from intelligence reports from confidential, open source and third-party providers regarding the threat environment
Manage and/or directly participate in the development and implementation of security plans in support of company special events
Provides verbal briefings in one on one meetings or to large groups of associates on event security
Develops and provides tailored threat assessments in response to executive needs or requests
Interacts with other members of the financial services, intelligence, and law enforcement communities to share and benchmark security threat management practices and forge professional relationships
Coordinate the initial notification to any threat emergency involving corporate executives or as directed by security senior management
Perform on-site security and travel risk assessments, identifying and establishing rapport with key local law enforcement, security, and government officials
Oversee the delivery and innovation of the executive residential security program
Lead or collaborate on production of strategic and tactical products programs
Assist with special due diligence cases and other open source investigations/research
Develop strong working relationship with all levels of management
Our ideal teammate has the ability to:
Make decisions, while under stress, that provides for the safety and security of the Capital One executives, associates, visitors and assets
Maintain established relationships and continue to liaison with law enforcement, intelligence communities and threat management and industry specific organizations such as ATAP, IPSB, CPLC, ASIS EPC and others
Actively participate and at times lead threat management team response representing Global Security and Executive Protection’s viewpoint
Organize, document and present accurate information in a logical sequence in support of decisioning
Develop graphs, charts, tables and other illustrative devices
Identify and analyze security issues and gather information to determine causes and possible solutions.
Be an innovative and creative problem solver
Navigate ambiguity and exercise a moderate degree of autonomy in decision making.
Be adaptable to, and champions change
Possess a “Customer Focused” business acumen
Influence peers and customers strategically
Demonstrate a “learning agility” to remain current in subject matter expertise
Provide specific executive protection or intelligence analyst training from an accredited organization
Provide knowledge of or experience with investigative techniques / methodologies
High School Diploma or GED
At least 5 years of experience developing and implementing security plans in response to identified security risks
At least 7 years of experience in a corporate executive protection environment or high-net worth individuals
At least 2 years of supervisory executive protection experience
Graduate from executive protection school
Completed Evasive defensive driver training
Bachelor’s Degree in security Criminal Justice, International Relations, Homeland Security, Security Management or security related field
Certified Protection Professional (CPP) certification
At least 7years of experience developing and implementing security plans in response to identified security risks
At least 9 years of experience in a corporate executive protection environment or high-net worth individuals
At least 5 years of supervisory executive protection experience
Valid U.S. driver’s license
CPR, Basic First Aid Training
Experience with residential alarm systems, CCTV, and digital video systems integration
Experience in various defensive tactics including the use of force
Be physically fit, have a neat and professional demeanor daily
At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.
About Capital One
At Capital One, we’re building a leading information-based technology company. Still founder-led by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Richard Fairbank, Capital One is on a mission to help our customers succeed by bringing ingenuity, simplicity, and humanity to banking. We measure our efforts by the success our customers enjoy and the advocacy they exhibit. We are succeeding because they are succeeding. Guided by our shared values, we thrive in an environment where collaboration and openness are valued. We believe that innovation is powered by perspective and that teamwork and respect for each other lead to superior results. We elevate each other and obsess about doing the right thing. Our associates serve with humility and a deep respect for their responsibility in helping our customers achieve their goals and realize their dreams.