Director of Security

[{{ $ | translate}}] Director of Security
Shangri-La Hotels


Job description

Shangri-La Bosphorus, Istanbul

The Director of Security is responsible of planning, directing and coordinating activities relating to the protection, safeguarding and security of company assets, employees, guests and others; ensures that established goals and objectives are accomplished with prescribed priorities, time limitations and with fiscal responsibilities; advises, makes recommendations, assists in the formulation of goals and objectives; designs, implements and monitors security policies, procedures and programs; complies with local legal regulations; and exercises independent judgment in the course of carrying out overall responsibilities and other activities as assigned.


Essential Functions

- Plans, examines, analyzes, evaluates and supervises Hotel's security operations, inclusive of physical security assets and security personnel.

- Prepares reports and records for management team.

- Evaluates current procedures, practices and precedents for accomplishing Hotel activities and functions relative to security.

- Identifies and resolves security related problems.

- Develops and implements alternative methods for security operation improvement.

- Coordinates activities within security area.

- Prepares periodic budget estimate and reports.

- Orders supplies and equipment as needed.

- Reviews financial reports to ensure security operation efficiency and quality control.

- Develops preventative security programs, including the supervision of security personnel.

- Performs audits of security related performance and conducts physical surveys of premise security, including security equipment condition.

- Conducts, supervises and prepares reports relating to internal investigations of any losses or violations of Corporate/Hotel regulations, policies and procedures; develops, implements and manages security training.

- Assists in preparation of emergency management and contingency planning.

- Serves as Hotel's liaison with public law enforcement, fire and other agencies as it relates to security at Hotel personnel.

- Performs, arranges and supervises executive protection.

- Performs other activities as assigned.

- Directs and coordinates, through subordinate and/or contract personnel, ABC Corporation activities and security functions, utilizing knowledge of established policies, procedures and practices.

- Resolves work grievances or submits unsettled grievances to the Human Resources Department and Management if needed.

- Prepares work schedules; assigns or delegates responsibilities.

- Provides work directives for subordinates.

- Sets deadlines to ensure completion of operational security functions.

- Interprets and disseminates Corporate/Hotel policy to subordinate personnel; and evaluates employee performance.




- Communication Proficiency

- Decision Making

- Discretion

- Ethical Conduct

- Organizational Skills

- Problem Solving/Analysis

- Results Driven

- Stress Management/Composure

- Strategic Thinking

- Supervisory Responsibility (Performance Management)

Job type
İstanbul, Turkey
Starting in
As soon as possible
Contract duration

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