Security Risk Manager
Dubai, Dubai - United Arab Emirates

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Job Summary:

The Security Risk Manager, assigned to one of Pinkerton's largest global clients, will play a critical role in supporting the organization's global risk management efforts. The Manager delivers and/or supports a wide range of risk management activities to drive security, operational, and third-party risk management outcomes while also collaborating closely with internal stakeholders to ensure effective risk management practices are developed and maintained.

Essential Functions:

  1. Represent Pinkerton's core values of integrity, vigilance, and excellence.
  2. Deliver a comprehensive global risk program strategy in alignment with Corporate Security's business objectives.
  3. Drive consistent program performance in relation to formal business and program metrics and targets.
  4. Under the direction of the Program Manager- Risk Management, assist with the development, maintenance, and enhancement of the organization's risk framework to ensure it is up-to-date and aligned with industry best practices.
  5. Partner with internal stakeholders regarding the appropriate application of the risk framework and provide guidance/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. Deliver effective risk assessment solutions that adequately address Corporate Security's complex operating environment.
  8. Conduct comprehensive risk assessments across the organization and identify and analyze potential risks and vulnerabilities.
  9. Collaborate with the Program Manager and business units to develop and implement risk mitigation strategies including the creation of risk mitigation plans and monitoring mechanisms.
  10. Regularly analyze, review with Program Manager, 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 leadership and stakeholders.
  12. Assist internal customers seeking guidance on risk-related matters and provide timely and accurate information.
  13. Stay current with relevant industry regulations and standards related to risk management and ensure that the organization's risk practices and processes comply with all applicable requirements.
  14. Continuously review, suggest improvements, and implement best practices to manage security, operational, and third-party risks more efficiently and effectively.
  15. Lead and manage a team of embedded Risk Specialists/Analysts and provide guidance, mentorship, and support.
  16. Provide leadership, mentorship, share knowledge, and risk-related training to team members.
  17. Support Risk Management Program and Corporate Security projects as a risk management SME.
  18. Propose, scope, and manage projects related to the continuous improvement of risk management practices, processes, and tools.
  19. Provide concise, detailed reports and technical analysis to customers, based on concrete evidence and verified datasets.
  20. All other duties, as assigned.

Education, Experience, and Certifications:

Bachelor's degree in security or risk management with five years of domain 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.
  • Able to recognize team strengths and growth areas and leverages strengths to build team engagement and cohesion.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills.
  • Able to work independently, under pressure, and collaboratively at various levels within the organization.
  • 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;

  • Exposure to sensitive and confidential information.
  • Regular computer usage.
  • Occasional reaching and lifting of small objects and operating office equipment.
  • Ability to adjust focus between close and distance vision.
  • Frequent sitting.
  • Able to work flexible hours to reflect the coordination and communication needs with a global 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.