An exciting coastal metropolis is the location for this new director level security role. The metro Miami region encompasses a string of destination communities on a stunning expanse of beachfront that stretches from Miami and Key Biscayne all the way to Palm Beach. It is a destination of choice for anyone looking for great weather, fabulous beaches, and amazing adventures. Many distinct cultures contribute their flavors to the vibrant cultural and food scenes in the area. The region retains its heritage with destination enclaves like South Beach while offering the cosmopolitan look and feel of one of the US’s top business centers. The region is also a major transportation hub and offers easy access to worldwide destinations.
SMR’s client is a high-profile non-profit that supports the vibrant locations where they operate. Their leadership teams focus on providing an elevated level of service with an eye to strengthening ties within the community and improving quality of life for all. They have a strong philanthropy program that reinforces their commitment to making the world a better place. In addition to ongoing programs, they regularly host special events around the region designed to increase awareness of their mission and ensure its longevity. They are also part of a network of dedicated domestic and international partners with similar public-spirited, humanitarian goals.
This senior leadership role will be responsible for developing a broad, effective security program for our client. You will work closely with organizational leadership to assess, prioritize, and enact strategic security and emergency preparedness programs. You will also audit similar programs at partner organizations and agencies to ensure they are equally robust, consolidating and streamlining resources as needed. Investigation of international and domestic threats and intelligence will also be part of your portfolio. You will be chartered with building strong relationships within the community, including local and government agencies. You will also be responsible for screening contractors associated with philanthropic projects, grants, and events.
This position is a wonderful opportunity for a senior security practitioner who has a keen understanding of servant leadership. Ideally you will have a degree in a relevant field of study, and your practical experience should include public sector work with a government law enforcement agency. Private sector experience should include broad knowledge of security policies, standards, and emergency planning. You must be a strong communicator and influencer who excels at collaborating with diverse teams both in the US and abroad. International travel is a requirement. You must also have a LEOSA permit. Relocation is not an included benefit for this position. The ideal candidate will already be resident in the metro Miami region.
No. Relocation is not an included benefit.
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Director of Security
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