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Regional Security Director (LATAM)

Mexico City
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Company AECOM

Job Title: Regional Security Director (LATAM)

JobID: 23339-1208953

Location: Mexico City, MEX

Description: **Business Line** AECOM Corporate

**Position Title** Regional Security Director (LATAM)

Mexico - Aguascalientes

Mexico City

**Job Summary**


The Regional Security Director (RSD) will be responsible for covering the Latin America (LATAM) region for AECOM Americas operations. The RSD will lead the region security initiatives, promote security, resilience and business continuity while maximizing the company’s ability to operate in a variety of challenging environments. This position will be responsible for identifying, developing, implementing, and maintaining security and risk/disruptive event management processes across the region to reduce risk, ensure security and resilience; and limit exposure to liability in financial, physical, intellectual property and personal risk. The RSD LATAM will report to the Corporate Director, Americas for AECOM Global Security & Resiliency (GSR).



* To develop and implement best practices, policies, procedures, and criteria for physical security programs consistent with AECOM’s global requirements and practices.

* To assist the Corporate Vice President, Resilience, Standards and Response, in developing a regional resilience program by implementing regional Resilience Teams.


* To manage and enforce applicable travel management programs.

* To provide local and regional security assessments in support of business operations.

* Promote security across LATAM and embed within key decision making processes.

* To provide assistance to the Corporate Director, Americas for GSR, as required, in other parts of the Americas geography.


* To liaise with other external agencies (e.g. law enforcement, security providers, government, security staff) in an effort to share information and benchmark security-related matters.

* To gather intelligence about events affecting AECOM.

* To actively participate in professional associations and relevant peer groups.


Up to 25% of the time

**Minimum Requirements**

+ 10 years relevant security experience (previous security position in a large cooperation or national police, armed forces or intelligence services and/or with international security organizations and consultants).

+ Bachelors degree

+ Strong communication and IT skills.

+ Robust project management skills, with the ability to coordinate activities, facilitate unit goals and manage resource requirements.

+ Knowledge of security systems, including access control; ability to analyze, evaluate and recommend new systems, policies and procedures.

+ Ability to develop and implement security standards and procedures.

+ Experience in international security issues, developing country profiles and intelligence.

+ Experience in regional disruptive event management and country evacuations.

+ Fluency in Spanish and English.

+ Strong relationship management skills.

+ High levels of resourcefulness.

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ Fluency in Portuguese.

+ Knowledge of LATAM criminal justice systems.

**What We Offer**

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

_NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM._

**_Job Category_** _Security / Force Protection_

**_Country_** _Mexico_

**_Position Status_** _Full-Time_

**_Requisition/Vacancy No._** _171453BR_


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