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National Grid Regional Security Manager in Brooklyn, New York

About us National Grid is hiring a Regional Security Manager for our Security Group in Brooklyn, NY. Every day we deliver safe and secure energy to homes, communities, and businesses. We are there when people need us the most. We connect people to the energy they need for the lives they live. The pace of change in society and our industry is accelerating and our expertise and track record puts us in an unparalleled position to shape the sustainable future of our industry. To be successful we must anticipate the needs of our customers, reducing the cost of energy delivery today and pioneering the flexible energy systems of tomorrow. This requires us to deliver on our promises and always look for new opportunities to grow, both ourselves and our business. ## Job Purpose This role is based within the US and responsible for implementing the corporate security framework to ensure physical security risks are appropriately addressed, recorded and managed within the New York City region of the US business. To engage with the business in identifying security risks across National Grid US, ensuring they are logged on the appropriate risk registers and measures are put in place to either accept or mitigate such risks. This role is responsible for oversight of the US guarding program within its respective jurisdiction/geographic region ## Key Accountabilities + This position is responsible for supporting the Head of US Physical Security in deploying a US wide enterprise security policy, ensuring an appropriate and proportionate approach to security management across the New York City portfolio + Work with the Technical Support Unit, deliver security technology advice Represent the US Physical Security Team on security reinforcement programs including asset assurance reviews. + Represent the US Physical Security Team on acceptance testing of security projects. + Responsible for supporting US Government Counter Terrorism and Crime Prevention strategies, utilising relationships to influence and shape security policy. + Responsible for the efficient designing, developing, implementing and managing of security programs within role, to protect corporate assets and people against theft, acts of terrorism, and other such hostile activity. + Manage the relationship with key business partners to deliver security programs and solutions to safeguard the organization’s people and assets, ensuring compliance with regulatory and corporate standards. + Provide security advice, guidance for management of Physical and Personal security. + Responsible for working with and supporting the wider US Physical Security management team. + Respond as available and required to security incidents and assist and advise all areas of the business on security matters. ## Supervisory/Interpersonal- Experience Required + Supervise and manage National Grid US guard force members responsible for physical security at designated facilities + Develop strategic relationships with key internal and external stakeholders to enhance National Grid reputation and security posture + Manage programs, ensuring regulatory compliance and alignment with corporate standards that improve and maintain the protection of critical national infrastructure sites as well as ensure security awareness within the company. + Demonstrated experience with successful management and delivery of complex projects. + Possess team leadership skills. ## Qualifications + Educated to Degree level in a relevant discipline (or equivalent combination of education and experience). + 10 years law enforcement or related security experience preferred. + Strong knowledge of physical security controls. + Strong knowledge of compliance and regulatory requirements associated with Federal and applicable state and industry standards. + Strong knowledge of guard force operations within the US, commercial guarding companies, and Labor and Union regulations applicable to National Grid US. ## More Information This position has a career path which provides for advancement opportunities within and across bands as you develop and evolve in the position; gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills. Internal candidates will be assessed and provided offers against the minimum qualifications of this role and their individual experience. National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.
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