Job Description

Global Asset Protection: Security Systems Program Management - Senior Manager

The position is open for all locations in Australia.

The individual selected for this new position will serve as the key link between leadership’s security vision and Accenture’s existing security operational structure.  This new role will be responsible for coordinating the development and overseeing the implementation of new enterprise-wide security programs, with an emphasis on enterprise physical security systems, and security operation centers (SOCs).  This includes the development and implementation of technical security policies, plans, and procedures for all Accenture sites globally, encompassing a scope of over 500,000 employees in about 1400 facilities in 120 countries. This individual should be a subject matter expert in program management and enterprise security systems, should be familiar with cutting edge technological developments in security system design, and should have experience working with CIO, Legal, HR, and InfoSec to bring projects to completion in a timely and cost-effective manner.  


  • Work with Accenture IT stakeholders to establish a worldwide program for physical security system installations.

  • Ensure Global Asset Protection leadership is fully informed of status, deliverable deadlines, and actions that are behind target

  •        Prepare weekly status reports and attend team status meetings

  •       Enable the development of multiple SOCs by researching and ensuring that the appropriate and/or latest technology is leveraged for use in the field to safeguard  Accenture’s assets

  • Stay abreast of industry best practices in SOC strategy, design, and management.
  • Develop cost-effective business cases and system integration plans in collaboration with other GAP colleagues and cross-functional management from IT, Facilities, HR, Legal, Data Privacy, Marketing and Communications, and Workplace
  • Establish near-term goals and provide input to longer-term goals within area of responsibility; contribute to long-term plannin
  • Screen external service providers and develop initial contract relationships
  • Serve as a subject matter expert for corporate security training program management
  • Actively collaborate with Accenture leadership to develop opportunities to deliver value to new or existing Global Asset Protection security systems
  • Communicate critical feedback and best practices from all regions to management
  • Develop relationships and material with partners internal and external to Global Asset Protection
  • Establish trusted relationships with key decision-makers across the Accenture organization
  • Develop and manage project budgets, deliverable timelines, and resource planning as needed
  • Act as an internal consultant to GAP and all other Company stakeholders to advise on security programs to mitigate risk and protect the organization, its entities, and affiliate
  • Partner with Accenture IT stakeholders in the strategy, design, development, and implementation of systems in the SOCs
  • Develop a deep understanding and ability to influence the creation of quality metrics
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Experience as a Subject Matter Expert across a full scope of physical security systems, operations, and responsibilities
  • 2+ years of experience designing and/or implementing security systems
  • 5+ years of direct experience in a security systems role
  • 6+ years of experience in private sector corporate security or in Government specializing in property protection, access control systems, crisis response, CCTV, and executive protection. 
  • Communicate at a technical level with technical professionals, as well as communicate complex technical concepts to non-technical management
  • Experience in designing, reviewing, selecting, and/or implementing access control security systems and technology across multiple international locations. Must include thorough understanding of camera, access control, security operations center, mass notification, and visitor management tools/technology
  • Demonstrated ability to lean into risk while also responding quickly and effectively to security, safety, and sensitive situations
  • Ability to meet travel requirements, up to 25%

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Professional Qualifications

  • Ability to develop trusted client relationships
  • Ability to innovate and challenge norms
  • Proven ability to build, manage, and foster a diverse team
  • Ability to connect with people around a sense of purpose and shared goals and to motivate and inspire

Preferred Qualifications

    • Advanced degree in Homeland Security, Education, Business Administration, Electrical Engineering or similarly applicable field
    • Clear and compelling communicator with experience coordinating a team with members working remotely
    • Excellent leadership, management, planning, and organization skills
    • Experience working and managing a thriving multi-cultural environment virtual team
    • Understanding of and/or experience with driving innovation in various working environments
    • Understanding of industry trends and drivers for corporate security systems
    • Knowledge of innovative work styles, such as Design Thinking or similar methods for driving creative thought
    • Large-scale and/or global transformation experience
    • General understanding of legal, employment law, data privacy, and corporate terminology

    • Strong cultural sensitivities

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