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Senior Manager, Security Programs EMEA

Posted: 14 Nov 2020 Closes: 14 Dec 2020
GB, Virtual Location - UK Competitive
Permanent & Full-time 14810028


The EMEA Security & Loss Prevention team is looking for an expert Sr Manager Security Programs to lead a multi-disciplined security team of technical and non-technical experts. This team manages the underlying security programs and processes for the successful implementation of personnel security, physical security systems, education, awareness and training, information assurance, and program security. This position will have high visibility at the most senior levels of the businesses supported.

The position leads a team that implements physical security solutions and means and equipment that are risk based, cost effective and operationally acceptable to enable the prevention, intervention and investigation of security incidents, minimize losses, and mitigate risks to support the Security & LP teams within operational sites.
The role works cooperatively with the Global Security Office and other support functions leadership to define targets and priorities geared towards developing and implementing cost effective means and equipment solutions. The position leads the program and project management direction to effectively develop and implement all physical security initiatives, provides expertise and advice for physical security technology, and process development and deployment to support mitigation of shrinkage and loss and effective incidents' investigations.

Ensures all means and equipment programs and initiatives are based on threat and risk management principles and are dealing with relevant and prioritized risks.

Leads the function performance measurement by setting targets, indicators and measures to ensure cost- effective and efficient implementation of programs and projects.
Ensures that all projects and initiatives are planned and executed to meet all relevant regulatory, legal and labor requirements and obligations
Leads appropriate budgeting and allocations for cost effective security projects and solutions - ensures optimal usage of resources and implements solutions to support site S&LP operations, and activities to ensure the protection of physical and non IT information assets
Owns the development and deployment of cost effective and innovative S&LP technology solutions in compliance with GSO standards and guidelines to mitigate specific threats and prioritized and relevant risks
Accountable for the application of procedures as well as technical and physical security means and equipment to mitigate risks associated with the use of information resources in Amazon operations, processes and supply chains. Supports the preservation of the availability, integrity and confidentiality of information.
Owns the relationship with multiple Directors & Regional Leadership Teams, Establishes and maintains cross European Network, Develops relationships with private S&LP industry organizations and associations to support the company's needs and interests, and Develops relationships with S&LP organizations of customers, vendors, partners and stakeholder to ensure cross organizational coordination, cooperation and alignment of needs, requirements and shared interests


· Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Engineering, Technology, Security.
· Project Management - PMP, Scrum
· Proven experience in the security field
· Experience as a security program manager
· Experience in means & equipment security security domain
· Results oriented leader that possesses strong influencing skill and is comfortable working in a fast-paced and multi-tasking environment, with demonstrated ability to develop and manage functional team and manage budget.
· Comfortable at being a hands-on supervisor that actively acquires familiarity with teams strengths and service model so they can capitalize on the teams strengths and ensure it effectively uses established and leading edge technology, software, processes, critical information and data as well as the equipment and tools required for success in area of responsibility.
· Awareness of and ability to demonstrate experience with implementation of best practices related to the utilization of physical security systems,


· Master's degree or equivalent in physical security technology
· Prior experience in leadership concentrated on information security
· Substantive experience in physical security countermeasures and technology
· Ownership and program management of automation and technology implementation
· Proven leadership skills and strong business acumen
· Excellent verbal and written communication skills
· Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
· Exceptional customer relationship skills
· Meets/exceeds Amazon's leadership principles requirements for this role
· Meets/exceeds Amazon's functional/technical depth and complexity for this role


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