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Job Title:  Director of Global Security & Safety

Location: 

Southlake, TX, US

Req ID: 52919

Job Family: Finance/Accounting

 

Sabre Corporation is a leading technology provider to the global travel and tourism industry. Headquartered in Southlake, Texas, USA, Sabre operates offices in approximately 60 countries around the world. At Sabre, we make travel happen. Positioned at the center of the business of travel, our platform connects people with experiences that matter in their lives. Today, Sabre is creating a new marketplace for personalized travel. It is our people who develop and deliver powerful solutions that meet the current and future needs or our airline, hotel and travel agency customers. Join our journey! 

Job Description

The Security Director provides efficient and high-quality executive security support to the CEO and Senior Executives. The role also has responsibility for security programs related to office physical security, life safety emergency procedures, and others. This role manages risk to Sabre’s senior executives and ensures mitigation through assessment, monitoring, and implementation of appropriate strategies.  The position is based in Southlake and requires travel, interaction with the company’s executive team, the ability to work well autonomously and in a team setting.

 

  • Provides leadership and support for Global Security & Safety’s (GSS) Executive Support Program for the CEO and other senior executives – with a focus on executive protection and special events security management 
  • Manages and may arrange for extra protection for key employees
  • Manages the team responsible for the security activities of the organization.
  • Manages and executes security at company events in support of the executive team, clients, guests and various business units 
  • Utilizes protective risk management and intelligence-led risk methodologies to plan and execute protection and security projects 
  • Executes overall physical security management and protection for all Sabre offices, staff, assets and processes, and manages the executive visitor protocol 
  • Execute GSS’s Security Risk Review program in Southlake collaborating with the necessary team members to ensure adherence with Sabre Control requirements 
  • Develops and provides executive residential security support to select locations 
  • Conducts ongoing threat, risk and vulnerability assessments and cooperates with company risk intelligence team for protective intel management 
  • Safeguards and maintains highly sensitive and confidential information 
  • Assists in the coordination of high-risk travel safety programs for Sabre travelers 
  • Assists with investigations and ensures compliance with corporate policies and procedures 
  • Coordinates updates for the Site Emergency Response Plans (SERP) for all Sabre locations
  • Directs the Emergency Response Team at all Sabre offices and facilitates training for team members 
  • Supports the global Office Response Teams (ORT) as an active member in coordination with the Crisis Management Team 
  • Performs incident management anytime and anywhere, inclusive from non-office locations and during non-business hours 
  • Coordinates, manages and administers vendor relations and contractual agreements for protection-related programs 
  • Serves as a local member of the Work Place Violence (WPV) Threat Assessment Team (TAT) 
  • Proactively alerts Sabre management in a timely fashion of incidents posing a threat to company personnel, property and/or assets 
  • Engages with security organizations and professional councils with the aim to keep abreast of industry developments 
  • Ensures liaison with local law enforcement, and Diplomatic Security Service (DSS) Regional Security Officers (RSO) in countries where protective tasks occur 
  • Participates in Global Security team training exercises and builds bench strength in the GSS team 
  • Manages and tracks expenses, budgets and activities
  • Manages Health and Safety programs, globally
  • Develops, implements and maintains security procedures to meet required codes and regulations
  • Ensures all required security manuals are current, globally
  • Selects, develops and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function

Job Requirements

Qualifications

 

  • Minimum of twelve years specialized law enforcement, military and/or corporate security experience with at least 6 years of executive protection (EP) experience in these organizations 
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent professional experience 
  • Possesses EP training and experience in the following specialties: team member, detail leader, primary and secondary vehicle driver (including armored vehicles), medical (First Aid, CPR, AED), protective intelligence, use of force and firearms 
  • Possess a minimum amount of 4 years in US Law Enforcement or select US Military roles, good conduct and honorable discharge 
  • Experience managing security details in domestic and international locations, both low and high risk 
  • Operational understanding and fluent usage of today’s technology tools across all platforms (PC, tablet, smartphone-smartwatch, radio, satellite, tracking device, etc.) 
  • Strong interpersonal skills, tenacity and proven ability to drive results in a complex environment and at different hierarchical levels 
  • Promotes collaboration and exhibits a strong commitment to team success 
  • Ability to communicate effectively across all levels of the organization 
  • Preferably holder of a LEOSA firearm permit and/or concealed carry permit in the state of TX 
  • Ability to adapt quickly and work successfully with stakeholders of diverse backgrounds to include differing geographies and cultures 
  • Maintains a high level of physical fitness and can work nights and weekends as required and at times work uninterrupted with a 24/7 availability during protective tasks (includes working long hours without breaks) 
  • Demonstrated professional and relevant experience in physical security management, risk assessment, and mitigation measures 
  • Fluency in English required, and additional language skills preferred 
  • Familiarity with facility security, processes and environment as well as standard corporate procedures to ensure compliance with policy 
  • Ability to liaise with internal security and business groups to ensure compliance with Visa policies, internal and external regulatory requirements, government regulations, and security best practices 
  • Possess a current valid passport and driver’s license 
  • Familiarity with facility security, processes and environment as well as standard corporate procedures to ensure compliance with policy 
  • Ability to liaise with internal security and business groups to ensure compliance with Visa policies, internal and external regulatory requirements, government regulations, and security best practices 
  • Possess a current valid passport and driver’s license

 

Reasonable Accommodation

Sabre is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. Applicants applying for a Sabre position with a disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may contact Sabre's Compliance Office at compliance.office@sabre.com.

Affirmative Action

Sabre is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals. EEO IS THE LAW

 

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