Intelligence Collection Manager
Austin, TX - United States

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Job Summary:

The Intelligence Collection Manager, assigned to a specific client, will manage multiple platforms and lead intelligence-related tasks, collection strategies, and source. The Collection Manager will drive communication and idea development across the organization while delivering conclusions on all projects.

Essential Functions:

  1. Represent Pinkerton's core values of integrity, vigilance, and excellence.
  2. Provide expertise and assistance for creation of collection strategies, postures, and plans.
  3. Produce timely, useful, and tailored intelligence reports and threat assessments.
  4. Monitor all-source information to proactively identify and assess threats that could potentially impact the client's global operations.
  5. Support an environment of protecting the client's employees, assets, and reputation through pro-active intelligence reporting, information sharing, and partnering with cross-functional partners.
  6. Provide guidance and interpretation regarding security intel and practices and programs to support operational planning teams.
  7. Assess security vulnerabilities, implement programs to address the concerns, and influence stakeholders and external partners, as required.
  8. Appropriately leverage resources, technology, information, and tactics in a manner that protects reputation and minimizes risk.
  9. Maintain data and utilize performance intelligence to assess program metrics, calibrate direction and demonstrate value to external partners.
  10. Serve as project leader, participating in cross-program and collaborative team meetings.
  11. Create, develop, and coordinate all source collection requirements.
  12. All other duties, as assigned.

Education, Experience, and Certifications:

Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice, Political Science, or a related field of study with at least five years of risk intelligence/analysis experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the essential functions of the job, as determined by the company.


  • Risk intelligence/analysis experience.
  • Law enforcement, military, intelligence, and/or corporate security experience.
  • Global security experience, preferred.
  • Security/intelligence accreditations, preferred.
  • Multiple language proficiency, preferred.
  • Able to work independently while managing multiple assignments with competing deadlines and priorities.
  • Strong project planning and implementation skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to identify complex security issues and customize, implement/execute innovative processes and solutions.
  • Sound judgment and decision-making ability.
  • Serve as a positive and effective team member.
  • Able to serve as a team/project leader, as needed.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills.
  • Able to build and maintain strong relationships with the client, internal, and external professional stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of industry and technology, data bases, and applications.
  • Computer skills; Microsoft Office.

Working Conditions:

With or without reasonable accommodation, requires the physical and mental capacity to perform effectively all essential functions. In addition to other demands, the demands of the job include:

  • Must undergo and meet company standards for background and reference checks, drug testing, and behavioral selection survey.
  • Maintain composure in dealing with authorities, executives, clients, staff, and the public occasionally under conditions of urgency and in pressure situations.
  • Exposure to sensitive and confidential information.
  • Regular computer usage.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently.
  • Must be able to see, hear, speak, and write clearly in order to communicate with employees and/or customers. 
  • Manual dexterity required for occasional reaching and lifting of small objects and operating office equipment. 
  • Close and distance vision and ability to adjust focus.
  • Ability to respond to security emergencies with flexible work hours.
  • Must be able to work days, evenings, weekends and holidays.
  • 24/7 availability year round.
  • Ability and willingness to travel to various international countries.

Pinkerton is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions without regard to race/ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital/prenatal status, pregnancy/childbirth or related conditions, religion, creed, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any protected status by local, state, federal or country-specific law.

*Current employees include Pinkerton and all Securitas divisions.

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