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Mid $100s, Bonus
Relocation Package: No
Job Type: Full-Time
Required Education: BA/BS, Masters Preferred
SecurityRecruiter.com has been engaged to identify and recruit a Director of Security for an international company that is challenged to abide by compliance regulations across many country borders. The Security Director will develop security policies and procedures, monitoring practices and mechanisms to mitigate corporate risk while safeguarding corporate assets and the personal safety of employees. Specific Job Duties Include: • Monitoring governmental databases to identify individuals who are identified by the US government as Blocked Entities (BE), Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) and lists of excluded personal maintained by HHS and OIG. • Develop, implement, interpret and manage background checks on potential employees, vendors, subcontractors and clients as required to comply with foreign and US Law. These laws include but are not limited to OFAC, Patriot Act, ITAR / Export Control and FCPA). • Liaise with domestic and international law enforcement and regulatory agencies as required. • Support risk analysis of current or new international business opportunities and due diligence of acquisition targets with foreign operations. • Advise International Travel function by developing and implementing policies for personal safety for international travelers and identifying countries in which business activities may be prohibited by law or in which employees may be at risk. Maintain an internal database of legal prohibitions affecting travel and business activities. • Support IT by developing, implementing and managing compliance with world-wide requirements regarding the safety, security and transport of electronic data and electronic equipment including EU data privacy. • Develop, implement, interpret and manage policies to safeguard corporate assets such as electronic data and technology subject to stringent regulations as required by various worldwide laws. • Support investigations of potential or actual violations of company privacy / security violations or breaches. • Coordinate physical access controls at company facilities around the globe. Candidates who are local to Chicago, IL are strongly preferred. However, candidates who do not live in Chicago but who meet the requirements as shown below will be considered. Chicago based candidates can expect travel in the 20% range. Candidates who live outside Chicago should expect a higher percentage of travel.
Job Requirements: A BA/BS is required and education at the Masters level is appreciated. Candidates will likely have early career experience with a federal (FBI, Secret Service, Department of State), state or local law enforcement agency and will have a significant 5-15+ year background in Corporate Security where their experience was international in nature. Experience with a global Fortune 500 company is highly preferred. Candidates who lack corporate security experience will not be considered. Required Experience: • Significant International experience • Experience with FCPA (Foreign Corrupt Practices Act) regulations • Extensive experience conducting international OFAC checks and investigations • Significant experience in creating security compliance policies and procedures and administering such regulations globally. • Experience in presenting training programs on security topics and in developing security / compliance training materials. • Experience in developing, managing and implementing budgets. • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills IL-Chicago, Other locations considered $140,000 - $155,000+ Base, Bonus Bachelor Degree Required, Masters Preferred