Senior Physical Security Specialist

Mexico City, Mexico City, Mexico

Full Time Contract Mid-level / Intermediate
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  • The successful candidate will act as a senior security manager for one of Control Risks’ Clients. The senior physical security specialist will provide advice and direct the Client’s security operation, including directing subcontractors and training programmes.
  • Manage localized operational and capital budget – ensuring all security services and solutions are delivered within budget
  • Develop and manage all security, safety and crisis management training to the Client’s employees within Mexico
  • Manage the development of and deliver crisis management exercises such as fire evacuation, bomb threat, earthquakes and active shooter, etc.
  • Act as liaison between the Client’s business and the managing agents contracted security personnel to ensure appropriate levels of security and customer service are provided at the employees and visitor entrance(s) to the office
  • Manage the Client’s guard operations vendor performance
  • Oversee the effective delivery and performance of contracted transportation security services which ensure the safety of the Client’s female employees to and from the office
  • With the Client’s Business Continuity team, ensure all business continuity plans and documentation remain current, and are tested frequently – in accordance with the Client’s agreed framework
  • Oversee the administration of the enterprise security system(s), ensuring compliance with SOP’s and standards within Mexico
  • Lead or support (as required) any location specific investigation
  • Develop and mature location/regional security metrics, in line with global guidelines for Mexico / Latam
  • Provide monthly and quarterly metrics reports to the regional head of corporate security to demonstrate the value/output of the security function in Mexico
  • Drive/lead any other risk mitigation initiatives
  • Provide support to ensure effective delivery of the regional travel safety and duty of care program
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Please DO NOT apply if your experience is in health and safety (no applicant will be considered)
  • Bachelor’s degree in security relevant field and/or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of experience in physical security industry
  • Experience in corporate security environment for a global company
  • Strong working knowledge of physical security systems and components
  • Deep understanding of crisis communications and operations, using risk management methodologies
  • Experience with access control and other security systems
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Advanced use of English
  • Advanced use of Microsoft office tools


  • One or more professional certifications, such as PSP, CCP, CISSP, or other comparable certifications


  • Private Health & Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Training & Development
Job perks/benefits: Career development Health care Travel
Job region: North America
Job country: Mexico
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