Area Security Manager
Chennai, Tamil Nadu - India

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Job Summary:

The Area Security Manager assigned to one of Pinkerton largest global clients will drive the development and standardization of security policies and programs for safeguarding corporate business operations. This position has direct management responsibility for the delivery of effective corporate security operations and emergency/incident response. Provide support in safety, and business continuity, as well as physical security design/installation in Corporate Office.

Essential Functions:

  1. Represent Pinkerton's core values of integrity, vigilance, and excellence.
  2. Facilitate, coordinate, and support the creation and execution of business continuity management, crisis management and incident response program.
  3. Good command over data management with working knowledge of managing the worksheets in excel.
  4. Provide input to support security design projects during construction phase and evaluating security fit-out plans.
  5. Develop scheduled security related training workshop, in line with Corporate Security Program for security team and associates within Corporate Office.
  6. Perform other security related duties as required or assigned by Regional Security Manager (RSM).
  7. Good command over knowledge of transport management with managing the escort guards under transport security.
  8. Coordinate with stakeholders during any incident and assist in incident management.
  9. Coordinate with the local authorities in case situation demands in collaboration with RSM.
  10. All other duties, as assigned.

Education, Experience, and Certifications:

Degree (or higher) in criminal justice, security, law enforcement, or equivalent education with eight to ten years of experience in the development of security plans, policies, trend analysis, intelligence, investigations, and security awareness training programs. Ex Armed Forces Officer with up to five years of experience within a corporate security setting will also be considered. CPP, PSP, CISSP, CISM certification is preferred. Pinkerton is an inclusive employer who seeks candidates with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.


  • Understanding of crisis operations, risk management, and crisis communication.
  • Strong working knowledge of physical security systems and components.
  • Attentive to detail and accuracy.
  • Adaptable to varying situations requiring well-informed decision making with minimum supervision.
  • Effective written, verbal, and presentation communication skills.
  • Able to analyze complex situations, think outside of the box, and recommend solutions.
  • Able to multi-task and organize workload for effective implementation.
  • Able to adapt as the external environment and organization evolve.
  • Client orientated and results driven.
  • Able to work independently while also effectively collaborating with others.
  • Advanced skills in 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.
  • Must be able to see, hear, speak, and write clearly in order to communicate with employees and/or customers.
  • Occasional reaching and lifting of small objects and operating office equipment.
  • Ability to adjust focus between close and distance vision.
  • Frequent sitting, standing, and/or walking.
  • 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.