Site Security Manager
Shanghai, Shanghai - China

We are as invested in your career as you are.

As you navigate through these uncertain times, know that Pinkerton has been a stable, thriving corporation for over 170 years. As recognized leaders around the globe in the corporate risk management industry, you can rest assured that joining us now means moving to a future-looking company. We are here today, will be here tomorrow, and are a thriving community of over 2,000 risk management professionals.

This is just one of the several exciting career opportunities that are currently available.

Job Summary:

This is just one of the several exciting career opportunities that are currently available. The Site Security Manager will be responsible for managing guard service functions and security-related operations of the site assigned by the client. 

Essential Functions:

  1. Represent Pinkerton's core values of integrity, vigilance and excellence.
  2. Provide operational support regarding physical security operations at the client's campus;
    1. Ensure a safe working environment, supporting the organization including its core business functions, strategies, and policies of the client's Global Security department.
  3. Provide operational support in the evaluation, development, and implementation of regional site security strategies.
  4. Oversee and support all security related vendors and agents.
  5. Implement site security plans, security assessments, site specific risk/threat analysis and training awareness programs with the assistance of law enforcement agencies.
  6. Provide operational support and implementation in controlling the quality, productivity, and services delivery by security operators.
  7. Liaise with government, consular and private sector agencies to enhance security operations.
  8. Provide operational support to Asia's Regional Account Manager regarding contingency planning, risk/threat assessments, and the maintenance of effective networks across all business groups.
  9. Provide support in the implementation in response to intelligence for the protection against high security threats, emergencies, and contingencies.
  10. Provide o-site support and manage daily security operations involving individuals, teams, and vendors.
  11. Preserve the business infrastructure at local and regional levels in implementing and supporting strategic aims of the business.
  12. Provide multi-level communication between the business units in cooperation with individuals, teams, and vendors.
  13. Conduct periodic review sessions with vendors to achieve quality service delivery provision by suppliers and vendors.
  14. Manage and direct all security staff and ensure correct and continuous core business operations.
  15. Develop security policies, guidelines, and processes as directed by Asia's Regional Account Manager.
  16. Respond immediately to all security incidents and emergencies.
  17. Support the development for internal and external service optimization.
  18. Provide operational support to Asia's Regional Account Manager during incidents and emergencies and act as the Global Security representative in the initial stages of emergencies/incidents.
  19. All other duties, as assigned.

Education, Experience, and Certifications:

Bachelor's degree or equivalent with three to five years security site management experience. 


  • Security site management experience.
  • Bi-lingual skills; English and Standard Chinese.
  • Understanding of employment legislation related to security staff and their potential moves between providers.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Intelligence interpretation, security/risk threats and investigation management experience.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Possesses, or has the ability to develop, a network of key stakeholders within China.
  • Knowledge of current security technology
  • Effective problem-solving skills and sound decision-making ability.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Basic understanding of legal contracts, budgeting, and key terms.
  • Customer focused and detail orientated.
  • Assertive and self-motivated.
  • Able to work efficiently under multiple deadlines and competing priorities.
  • Computer skills; Microsoft Office and internet.
  • Experienced in arranging international travel and conference calls.
  • Serve as an effective team player.

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 which may include background and reference checks, controlled substance 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. 
  • Regularly requires intermittent sitting, standing, walking, running, climbing, squatting, and/or kneeling.
  • Requires constant use of hands and fingers to feel, handle or operate objects, tools, or controls, and reach with hands and arms.
  • Travel, as needed.

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.

This site uses cookies to provide you with a more responsive and personalized service. By using this site you agree to our use of cookies. Please read our Privacy Policy for more information on the cookies we use and how to delete or block them. Learn More