Senior Security Manager
Seattle, WA - United States

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Job Summary:

The Senior Security Manager, assigned to one of Pinkerton's largest global clients, will be responsible for critical strategic and operational programs and processes related to vendor and stakeholder management. The Manager engages effectively with business partners, vendor leadership, and subordinates to carefully analyze and provide innovative solutions for process improvement that facilitate a world class holistic security program. While utilizing a high level of subject matter expertise in vendor management and security risk, this role solves big problems through autonomy, imagination, and flexibility.

Essential Functions:

  1. Represent Pinkerton's core values of integrity, vigilance, and excellence.
  2. Oversight of guard force vendor management and compliance efforts.
  3. Ownership of strategic security programs and projects, with a focus on global alignment of process standardization.
  4. Management of multiple security workflows crucial to operational and strategic success
  5. In the area of responsibility, manage the security outreach efforts of the organization in accordance with global standards.
  6. Lead regular meetings with counterparts to assure regional alignment.
  7. Assist client leadership with budgeting planning and concerns.
  8. Oversee vendor invoice submissions.
  9. Assist with the collection and analysis of threat intelligence.
  10. Assist with security design and implementation for special events.
  11. Liaise with external law enforcement and public safety and security partners.

Education, Experience, and Certifications:

Bachelor's degree in criminal justice, security management, public administration, or business management with seven years of experience on a corporate security team with progressive management roles. Pinkerton is an inclusive employer who seeks candidates with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.


  • Knowledge of security risk management and associated operational processes that support a highly matrixed and progressive corporate security organization.
  • Working knowledge of physical security systems and processes.
  • Relevant FEMA Incident Command System certifications.
  • CPP, PSP, PMP or similar governmental certifications, preferred.
  • Expertise in workplace incident management, investigations, crisis management, threat intelligence, and contract security management, preferred.
  • Advanced presentation, proposal, and report writing skills.
  • Attentive to detail, accuracy, and speed.
  • Able to effectively conduct root cause analysis.
  • Commitment to diversity of thought and professional opinion.
  • Flexible, high output mindset.
  • Ownership focused.
  • Able to scale at the speed of the client.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills of complex issues.
  • Computer skill; Microsoft Office 365 Suite.

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, sitting, and/or standing.
  • Travel up to 30% travel, on short notice, as needed.

Salary & Benefits Information:
Rate of pay: $145,000 / year.

Benefit options include employer-paid life and AD&D, voluntary life and AD&D, medical, (HSA) Health Savings Account, (FSA) Flexible Savings Account, dental, vision, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(K), paid time off (vacation, personal, sick, and holidays) and several employee assistance-related programs. This information provides a brief benefit overview. Upon the acceptance of an employment offer, the new employee will receive comprehensive plan details based on specific eligibility rules.

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.