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Organization: Corporate Functions/Geographic Services 

Location: negotiable

 

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Global Asset Protection: Security Systems Program Management - Senior Manager


Job Description


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.  

 

Responsibilities

  • 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 planning
  • 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 affiliates
  • 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



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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience designing and/or implementing security systems
  • Minimum of 2 years of program management experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of direct experience in a security systems role
  • Minimum of 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. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience as a Subject Matter Expert across a full scope of physical security systems, operations, and responsibilities
  • 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
  • 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

Professional Skills: 

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture. 

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

Accenture is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

 Equal Employment Opportunity

 

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

 

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

 

Accenture is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity
All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

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