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Deputy Director of Corporate Security

Open until suitable candidate is identified

Please quote vacancy number: OOP1002-1601


An exciting opportunity is available to join Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) as the Deputy Director of Corporate Security based in Prague, Czech Republic. Appointment to this position is contingent upon the successful completion of an intensive background investigation by the U. S. Government. This position is subject to travel 25% of the time or greater, often on short notice, and will involve travel to the 17 RFE/RL news bureaus located in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Russia, the former Soviet republics of Central Asia, and the Balkans.

RESPONSIBILITIES

As the Deputy Director, you will report to the Director of Corporate Security and will be responsible for developing, implementing and overseeing all aspects of security at each of the RFE/RL news bureaus, to include physical security, personnel security, information security and emergency bureau operations. The RFE/RL Corporate Security Department is on the cutting edge of developing realistic and dynamic plans for emergency bureau operations. As such, the Deputy Director will work closely with and supervise the Corporate Security Department’s Emergency Bureau Operations Specialist to develop and implement emergency operations plans at each bureau.

The Deputy Director is also responsible for conducting periodic physical security and risk management assessments at each RFE/RL news bureau to assure current security measures meet the security standards and guidelines set out by RFE/RL and the U.S. Government.

In addition to being in charge of the RFE/RL Bureau Security Programs, the Deputy Director will work with the Director, the Legal & HR Departments, the IT Security Officer and the Risk & Compliance Officer to conduct internal investigations or inquiries into issues involving inappropriate or illegal activity in the workplace, or other events and activities that are, or could be detrimental to the mission of RFE/RL.

The Director and Deputy Director of Corporate Security are ultimately responsible for the protection of RFE/RL information, no matter what form the information takes and will ensure safeguards are in place to properly protect the information. The Director and the Deputy Director will be the lead on all investigations and inquiries into incidents involving the potential, suspected or actual compromise or loss of sensitive Company information.

The Deputy Director of Corporate Security serves as the Director in the absence of the Director.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited U. S. or European Union university with a major in business, accounting, public administration or a related discipline.
  • The ability to successfully pass an intensive background investigation by the U. S. Government.
  • At least three (3) years of verifiable experience working in law enforcement, corporate security or with a non-profit organization where a part of the duties involved the investigation or inquiry into issues involving inappropriate or illegal activity in the workplace.
  • At least three (3) years of verifiable experience working in law enforcement, corporate security or with a non-profit organization where a substantial part of the duties involved conducting physical security and risk management assessments of facilities, and creating written reports in English of such assessments.
  • At least three (3) years of verifiable experience working in law enforcement, corporate security or with a non-profit organization where a part of the duties involved developing and implementing security risk mitigation strategies.
  • Have a general and articulable understanding of U. S. Government personnel and physical security practices and guidelines, and an understanding of how to implement such security practices and guidelines into organization / company operations.
  • Have a strong knowledge of current international issues, coupled with the ability to identify security risks that might develop from these issues and impact the security of RFE/RL operations.
  • Possess a broad based professional knowledge of information security (electronic and paper), communications security, security hardware, alarm and video surveillance systems, electronic security issues and safeguards.
  • At least five (5) years of verifiable experience working and living outside of the continental U.S.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to listen to and advise employees from a variety of cultures and locations on sensitive security matters.
  • Must be able to influence others and collaborate with all levels of personnel in each component of the organization.
  • English language (Proficient), mandatory.
  • Proficiency in Czech or Russian is a plus but not required.

Apply now

Should you be interested in this position please apply by sending your CV and a cover letter in English to jobs@rferl.org , including in the subject line the vacancy number as above.

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Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) is an international broadcast organization based in Washington, D.C. and Prague, Czech Republic. RFE/RL's programs -- via radio, the Internet, and television -- reach influential people in 23 countries, including Afghanistan, Iran, Russia, the Caucasus, and Central Asian nations. RFE/RL's mission is to provide accurate and reliable news and information to domestic audiences in the local language. RFE/RL broadcasts in 26 languages and attracts more than 26 million weekly listeners and online visitors. With more than 400 journalists, 750 freelancers, and 17 local bureaus, RFE/RL is one of the most comprehensive news operations in the world. It is funded by the U.S. Congress through the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG).

RFE/RL Standards

RFE/RL is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Positions at RFE/RL are considered Public Trust Positions, with appointment contingent upon the positive outcome of a background investigation.

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