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Assistant Director, Corporate Security

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Please quote vacancy number: ADMN170-2101


The Assistant Director is a well-rounded security professional who reports to the Director of Corporate Security. In this position, the Assistant Director oversees the overall day-to-day operations of employee and facility security at the Hagibor Office Building in Prague to include monitoring the daily operations and performance of the contract security guard force; directing the Corporate Security Administration Office; conducting periodic physical security systems and operating procedure assessments; and developing, implementing and maintaining all Company emergency & crisis response management plans as they relate to Hagibor Office Building operations. The Assistant Director’s duties extend beyond Prague with travel to RFE/RL regional bureaus and offices to assist with completing security surveys, risk assessments, and other assignments. This position is subject to travel 35% of the time or greater, often on short notice and frequently to hostile and unstable locations.

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Oversees the overall day-to-day operations of employee and facility security at the Hagibor Office Building.
  • Monitors the daily operations and performance of the contract security guard force at the Hagibor Office Building under the terms and conditions of the guard contract and makes periodic reports to the Director on the status of the guard contract.
  • Directly oversees the day-to-day operations of the Corporate Security Administration Office and supervises the Administrative Supervisor.
  • Under the guidance of the Director, serves as a security consultant to directors, managers, and to individual staff members regarding their security needs. This requires in-person meetings with staff in-order-to ascertain on a timely basis their security needs and any security issues that may impact their personal security and that of the organization.
  • Manages Security Activities in the Security Incident Tracking System (SITS) database.
  • Reviews and assesses the security posture of operations in Prague by conducting comprehensive risk analyses and threat assessments based on external and internal sources, prepares written reports of such, and briefs the Director and Deputy Director on the results.
  • Conducts periodic physical security systems and operating procedure assessments for the Hagibor Office Building and works with the Sr. Security Technician and the Security Guard Force to adjust security techniques, methods, and operating procedures as necessary. Briefs the Director and Deputy Director on the results of these assessments.
  • Assists the Director with the development, implementation, and maintenance of all emergency & crisis response management plans as they relate to Hagibor Office Building operations.
  • Works with the Security & Safety Specialist to implement and maintain the Hagibor Building Occupant Emergency Plan (OEP) as the Security & Safety Specialist is responsible for all company OEPs.
  • In support of the Deputy Director, travels to regional bureaus and offices to assist with completing security surveys, risk assessments, and other assignments.
  • Assists the Director with security incident investigations.
  • Assist the Director with liaison between RFE/RL and the law enforcement agencies of the Czech Republic.Assist and guide RFE/RL employees and their family members in matters - other than Visa issuance - that require interactions with the Czech Police at the Federal Police and Municipal Police levels.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited U. S. or European Union university

Work Experience:

  • At least three (3) years of verifiable experience working in law enforcement, corporate security or with an organization where a part of the duties involved management-level security related duties.

Competencies:

  • The ability to successfully pass periodic background investigations.
  • Have a general and articulable understanding of personnel and physical security best 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 general knowledge of communications security, security hardware, alarm and video surveillance systems, electronic security issues and safeguards.
  • 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.
  • Must be able to write clear, concise, and detailed reports in Czech and English.

Languages:

  •  English and Czech languages (Proficient), mandatory.

Should you be interested in this position please apply by submitting your CV and a cover letter in English.

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Appointment against this post is on a local basis only. Please note that for the locally advertised positions preference will be given to those with a work permit and/or a valid residence status in the Czech Republic. Locally recruited employees should reside within commuting distance of Prague, Czech Republic, or be willing to move to take up work. They are not eligible for allowances applicable to candidates who are internationally recruited. Rather, they receive statutory benefits as per Czech labor law. Salary scales for locally recruited employees are based on the best prevailing local conditions. RFE/RL does, however, cover the costs of interview travel and, upon appointment, some relocation costs.
Note: In response to changing operational requirements, RFE/RL retains the discretion not to make an appointment, or to modify the job specifications for a particular vacancy.


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