Director of Corporate Security

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Shangri-La International Hotel Management Limited

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Job description

Shangri-La International Hotel Management Ltd.

 

ARE YOU HAPPY WITH OK?

OR PERFECTION?

 

It takes a special kind of person to work at Shangri-La:

someone with an eye for details and the skills to perform;

someone with an attitude to deliver and a passion to delight.

Are you Shangri-La?

 

We are currently seeking a Director of Corporate Security to join our team in the Security Division at the Corporate Office in Hong Kong.

 

PURPOSE / OBJECTIVE 

 

  • Provide strategic direction and tactical management to ensure the security of guest, staff. Serves as an adviser on these matters to other Corporate officers and all properties
  • Coordinate an ongoing review of existing security programs and initiate the development of new programs, as needed, at all properties, company wide
  • Maintain close contact with other security professionals, stay apprised of new developments in security related advances in Technology, and advise how they may be applied in further protecting life and property
  • Monitor the political environment in all countries that could have an affect to the safety and security of guest, employees, and of owner’s assets
  • Proactive marketing of securities function relative to the Department’s capabilities and expertise
  • Serve as an advisor and counselor to each hotel Security Director or Security Manager, giving them support in terms of professional expertise, advise, encouragement, and criticism

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
 
  • Supervise and advise all hotel and company officers in the proper security functions of all properties
  • Responsible for internal security programs as well as for integrating industrial security concepts into design, engineering and construction of new facilities, and in the renovation of existing installations
  • Co-ordinate security issues between SLIM and all properties
  • Conduct security audits at each hotel at least once yearly
  • Issue reports on yearly security audits and insures follow up action is performed by all properties
  • Ensure that all properties have a functioning Loss Control Committee, staffed by management and rank and file staff
  • Develop, publish, and implement security policies and guidelines
  • Maintain guest relations through interaction with the sales and marketing teams both corporate and locally by addressing any customer concerns or needs in security matters presented by the guest
  • Provide technical assistance to manage issues of physical security, access control, CCTV systems, and other security related resources
  • Available to evaluate, discuss, and if necessary, travel to any property location as circumstances dictate
  • Provide assistance in the development of Crisis Management manuals in all properties and insure that they are updated at least once yearly
  • Fully committed on embracing and on cascading the Guiding Principles of the Shangri-La Strategic Plan

 

CRITICAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
 
  • Conduct ongoing reviews of existing security programs and initiate the development of new programs, as needed, at all properties, company wide 
  • Maintain close contact with other security professionals, stay apprised of new developments in security related advances in Technology, and advise how they may be applied in further protecting life and property
  • Review and monitor the political environment in all countries that could have an effect to the safety and security of guest, employees, and of owner’s assets
  • Proactive marketing of securities function relative to the Department’s capabilities and expertise
  • Serve as an advisor and counselor to each hotel Security Director or Security Manager, giving them support in terms of professional expertise, advise, encouragement, and criticism

 

PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
 
  • Possess analytical thinking mind set and can handle multiple priorities
  • Strong influencer and executor with proven track record
  • Focus and organized with the ability to optimized business initiatives

 

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

 

  • Effective negotiating, influencing and communication skills
  • Confident, assertive yet collaborative approach, organized, ability to motivate team members
  • Articulate with the ability to clearly explain business topics
  • Ability to work under pressure and prioritize workload
  • Self-motivated, self-managing and target driven
  • High integrity and ethical

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 
  • 10 years of experience in relevant experience in security management field
  • Strong security leadership experience in managing safety and security functions with expertise in risk, security control and crisis management
  • Experience working in corporate hospitality industry is an advantage
  • Approximate 50% traveling required

 

Requirements

See description

Job type
Full-time
Location
Hong Kong
Department
Security
Starting in
As soon as possible

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