Security Risk Coordinator
Dubai, Dubai - United Arab Emirates

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Job Summary:

The Security Risk Coordinator, assigned to one of Pinkerton's largest global clients, will play a critical role in supporting the organization's global risk management efforts.The Coordinator is responsible for delivering and supporting a wide range of risk management activities including the promotion of security standards and operational and third-party risk management outcomes. This role collaborates closely with internal stakeholders to ensure effective security risk management practices are developed, communicated, maintained, and contribute l to the overall success of the client's Corporate Security objectives.

Essential Functions:

  1. Represent Pinkerton's core values of integrity, vigilance, and excellence.
  2. Assist with the development, maintenance, and enhancement of the organization's security risk framework and ensure it is updated and aligned with industry best practices.
  3. Assist Global Programs & Services leadership and the Risk Management Program Manager with risk-related projects and ensure the achievement of defined scopes, on-time, and on-budget goals are achieved.
  4. Propose, scope, and manage projects related to the continuous improvement of risk management practices, processes, and tools.
  5. Educate and train internal stakeholders on the application of the risk framework and provide guidance and support to ensure its effective utilization.
  6. Work closely with cross-functional teams to embed or align risk management principles relating to business processes and decision-making.
  7. Support the development and delivery of effective risk assessment solutions to adequately address Corporate Security's complex operating environment.
  8. Conduct comprehensive risk assessments across the organization, identify, and analyze potential risks and vulnerabilities.
  9. Collaborate with business units to develop and implement risk mitigation strategies, risk mitigation plans, and monitoring mechanisms.
  10. Regularly review and update risk assessments to adapt to changing business conditions and external factors.
  11. Prepare and deliver regular reports and presentations on the status of the global risk program to Corporate Security leadership and stakeholders.
  12. Act as a point of contact for internal customers seeking guidance on risk-related matters and provide timely and accurate information.
  13. Research and stay current with relevant industry regulations and standards related to risk management.
  14. Ensure that the organization's risk practices and processes comply with all applicable legal and regulatory requirements.
  15. Implement best practices in risk management to drive operational excellence.
  16. Provision concise, detailed reports and technical analysis, to customers, based on concrete evidence and verified datasets.
  17. Interact with industry SMEs, vendors, customers, other contingent workers, Corporate Security teams, and the wider client organization to align projects, capabilities, and best practices.
  18. All other duties, as assigned.

Education, Experience, and Certifications:

Bachelor's degree in security or risk management with seven years of experience in enterprise, security, or operational risk management within a regional or global corporate environment. Pinkerton is an inclusive employer who seeks candidates with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.


  • Able to utilize sound judgement to determine the right goals, inform decisions, and design long-term solutions.
  • Able to lead complex programs where the problem and/or the plan/strategy may not be defined and recommend sound solutions.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills.
  • Able to work independently, under pressure, and collaboratively at various levels within the organization.
  • Attentive to detail and accuracy.
  • Able to find a path forward in difficult situations.
  • Clear and concise in verbal and written communication skills across locations, roles, and functions, industry groups, and internal/external key stakeholders.
  • Able to identify trade-offs: time vs. quality vs. resources.
  • Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously with competing priorities and deadlines.
  • Attentive to detail and accuracy.
  • Computer skills; Microsoft Office.

Working Conditions:

With or without reasonable accommodation, requires the physical and mental capacity to effectively perform all essential functions;

  • Occasional reaching and lifting of small objects and operating office equipment.
  • Frequent sitting.
  • Ability to work flexible hours (including ‘after-hours') to meet demands of globally dispersed team.
  • Travel, as required.

Pinkerton is an equal opportunity employer to all applicants and 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.