Executive & Professional Recruitment

Security Star Power. It’s who you want to hire. It’s what we deliver.

Security Management Resources® (SMR) is a full-service search firm offering bespoke talent acquisition solutions. We bring only the best aspects of partnership with an executive search firm to our exclusive security sector recruitment practice.

Our deep reach into the security risk and business continuity communities coupled with our proprietary, privacy compliant database – the largest in our niche market – gives us real-time insight into the network of security professionals who have potential to play key roles in your organization’s growth. As a result, over 30 percent of the Fortune 100 have selected SMR as their recruitment firm of choice when seeking top security talent.

SMR’s team specializes in working across international borders with local and multinational organizations, successfully placing candidates in over 75 countries. We also successfully partner with start-ups, non-profits, small organizations and other Global 500 companies as they work to identify security professionals who are the perfect fit for their culture and requirements.

Security Risk and Resiliency Practice Areas

  • Executive Management and Administration
  • Brand and Supply Chain Protection
  • Resiliency, Incident Response and Business Continuity
  • Security Compliance
  • Technology and Cyber Security
  • Intelligence
  • Human Capital
  • Investigations
  • Physical Security
  • Regulatory, International and Domestic 

Key Elements of a Successful Search

Thorough client intake, a clear understanding of the market and transparent feedback are hallmarks of our ethical recruitment methodology. SMR clients and candidates benefit from our proprietary process that identifies professional competencies and skills relevant to security risk and business continuity disciplines.

SMR’s deep reach into the professional security community in both public and private sectors allow us to benchmark critical information you need to make the best hiring decision. Real-time salary data ensure you remain competitive in your acquisition of top talent.

Should you require them, our gold-standard assessment instruments provide insight into the candidates you are considering.

Strategic Search Options to Fit Evolving Needs

  • Diversity and Inclusion:

    As a woman- and veteran-owned business, SMR embraces diversity and inclusion in our own hiring practices and intentionally work with companies who prioritize the same. We are consistently successful at placing a diverse field of candidates in top-tier positions.

  • Legacy Searches:

    SMR can realign, clarify and even take over recruitments that have previously been unsuccessful. We can source new talent and quickly provide you with the right match.

  • Contract or Contract to Permanent Hire:

    SMR will find the right person for your organization who can successfully transition to be your next new employee when the time is right.

  • Multiple Positions:

    As an adjunct to our Organizational Assessment practice, our recruitment team can quickly staff multiple positions during a restructure.

Our Executive and Professional Recruitment case studies illustrate the value we bring to our clients.