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Global Assistance and Protection: Executive Protection Manager

multiple locations +view all Job No. r00196674 Full-time

Job Description

Organization: Corporate Functions/Global Assistance and Protection

Location: Washington D.C., New York, Chicago, San Francisco

Accenture is a leading global professional services company that helps the world’s leading businesses, governments and other organizations build their digital core, optimize their operations, accelerate revenue growth and enhance citizen services—creating tangible value at speed and scale. We are a talent and innovation led company with 738,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Technology is at the core of change today, and we are one of the world’s leaders in helping drive that change, with strong ecosystem relationships. We combine our strength in technology with unmatched industry experience, functional expertise and global delivery capability. We are uniquely able to deliver tangible outcomes because of our broad range of services, solutions and assets across Strategy & Consulting, Technology, Operations, Industry X and Accenture Song. These capabilities, together with our culture of shared success and commitment to creating 360° value, enable us to help our clients succeed and build trusted, lasting relationships. We measure our success by the 360° value we create for our clients, each other, our shareholders, partners and communities.  Visit us at www.accenture.com.  

People in the Corporate Function contribute to the running of Accenture as a high- performance business through specialization within a specific functional area and grow into internally focused roles by deepening their skills and/or developing new skills within an internal functional area.

The Global Assistance and Protection (GAP) Executive Protection Manager is a critical member of the GAP Executive Protection (EP) team with expertise in coordinating protective operations and event security protocols. The incumbent will manage vendors, equipment/technology, residential security initiatives, travel support, facilities assessments, region event security initiatives and close protection duties. In addition, the incumbent will collaborate with cross-functional partners, contractors, and vendors on threat response plans, executive transportation/travel logistics, persons of interest investigations, behavioral threat assessment investigations, security asset monitoring, and travel tracking programs. The incumbent will also work closely with global event planners at Accenture-hosted events and external events where Accenture personnel are present in their region. 

This position reports directly to the Associate Director of Protective Services and is expected to develop a close collaborative relationship with leadership from Accenture’s Businesses and Corporate Functions, including the Office of the CEO, CIO, Cyber Security, Legal, Travel, Workplace, Meetings & Events, Marketing & Communications, as well as HR. The incumbent is expected to liaise with domestic and foreign law enforcement, diplomatic organizations, and intelligence services.

The incumbent will provide executive protection and security leadership in a complex corporate environment that values collaboration, independent thinking, proactive problem-solving, integrity, collegiality, efficiency, and continuous organizational transformation.

Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

  • Serves as the primary point of contact for residential security initiatives impacting Accenture’s executives, to include the maintenance of emergency response team protocols, development of incident reporting procedures and security assessments of identified properties.

  • Coordinates executive protection vendors and accompanying support (if appropriate) for executive travel, in conjunction with ensuring threat/risk assessments are conducted as needed.

  • Coordinates with Accenture’s 24/7 Security Operations Center (SOC) for executive protection and event asset monitoring, geo-fence recommendations and incident notification to the GAP executive protection team.

  • Facilitates information sharing with Accenture’s SOC for regional events, along with executive travel and logistics.

  • Collaborates closely with other GAP teams for executive protection threat assessments, regional risk concerns, persons of interest investigations, behavioral threat assessments and threat response management.

  • Develops equipment inventory standards for executive protection equipment and maintains proper documentation to fulfill audit requirements, while ensuring technology/equipment meets or exceeds industry standards.

  • Supports development and delivery of expanded GAP executive protection programs to ensure proper support for Accenture’s executive leadership.

  • Coordinates across Accenture business units to ensure executive specific security standards are installed as needed, at Accenture facilities.

  • Conducts facilities assessments in line with Accenture facility standards, as well as risk/threat/vulnerability assessments, security advances for executive leadership travel, site advances for events, and other areas as identified.

  • Collaborates frequently with event planners at all levels, participating in pre-planning calls for upcoming events, coordinating appropriate event security support and staffing, and serving as the primary point of contact for events within the assigned region.

  • Serve as the primary close protection agent for any executive, as needed, which may require management of the executive’s personal logistics and coordination with executive staff.

  • Ensures adherence to corporate policies, specifically in the areas of privacy and record retention.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Role Requirements:

  • Incumbent must be able to work nights, weekends, and holidays as operational needs dictate and can travel on short notice, to include internationally.

  • Expected travel is significant, up to 50%.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 9 years security experience from a government agency or private entity, must include work in executive protection and event security.

  • Minimum of 2 years in the private sector working with executive leadership logistics, travel security, and events.

  • Bachelors Degree.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Specialized training in executive protection operations and logistics from a government agency or private security equivalent.

  • Fluency in other languages.

  • An advanced degree.

  • Proficiency in MS Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Office 365).

Professional Skills:

  • Demonstrated leadership in professional setting, either government or civilian.

  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting, either government or civilian.

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Compensation at Accenture varies depending on a wide array of factors, which may include but are not limited to the specific office location, role, skill set, and level of experience. As required by local law, Accenture provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in California, Colorado, New York or Washington as set forth below.
We accept applications on an on-going basis and there is no fixed deadline to apply.

Information on benefits is here.

Role Location                                    Annual Salary Range

California                                          $93,400 to $196,500

Colorado                                           $93,400 to $169,800

New York                                          $86,500 to $196,500

Washington                                      $99,500 to $180,800

 

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