Does playing a critical role in protecting company assets sound exciting to you? How about working for a global fintech company on an advanced team that is passionate about detecting and preventing all manner of threats and risk?
We’re seeking a Manager, Physical Security, based in our Costa Rica office Sound interesting? Here are some specifics :
Analyse the company’s operations to determine potential liabilities or risks : perform risk assessments for offices, departments, staff, etc.
as requested by the Regional Physical Security Senior Manager.
Investigate security incidents that occur in the assigned region; partner with Internal Investigations, Human Resources, Ethics, Legal, etc.
Manage the development and implementation of access and perimeter control operational procedures, conveying and verifying security requirements as per the Western Union standard documents, including : electronic and physical security systems to include overseeing the badge process;
applying and maintaining appropriate security controls to comply with SOX, SAS-70, PCI, internal and external regulatory requirements
Act as a liaison in the areas of the design and application of physical security systems for Western Union office locations, including implementation, administration and maintenance of central access control, closed circuit television systems, alarm systems and awareness training to employees, and request management software
Assist corporate real estate when reviewing new office space or moving locations as it relates to risk and implementation of security controls;
conduct risk assessments of office location and or assets as directed to by Regional Physical Security Senior Manager.
Assist in supporting the company’s executive facilitation / protection and event planning programs and supporting, as needed, other shared service such as Crisis Management and Business Continuity planning
Maintain high degree of discretion to ensure company’s interests and confidentiality are always protected
Manage the regions physical security procurement processes and requisitions
Manage and support the Global Security assets for all aspects of our Global Security programs. This includes support to all supported aspects of the Company in real time, minimizing risk due to system errors or failures : strong problem-
solving skills and the ability to utilize procedures as a guideline for executing a response are a must. No event fits neatly into a planned response, this individual must be very adaptable
Manage systems and daily reports associated with this program
Periodically represent Western Union at industry standards meetings, security threat prevention consortiums, and all other forums that develop next generation security enhancements
Build strong relationships with industry partners, technology vendors and other Western Union internal teams
Participate in creating and maintaining a safe and secure workplace in Western Union facilities
Partner with other Global Security teams to assist with Executive Protection, Event Security and Crisis Management programs as needed
What you will need to succeed :
Bachelor’s degree in an area of study relevant to this position or 5 years progressive experience in the armed forces, security, military police or with a major law enforcement organization;
public or private sector security organization is required
Experience with access control and camera systems implementation and maintenance proficiency with the following systems is preferred : Software House C-
Cure 9000 and FLIR (DVTEL) products
Ability to effectively communicate in English (speaking and verbal) Experience with Project Management experience (at least 5 years)
What will make you stand out :
Must possess effective written and oral communication and interpersonal skills with ability to deal with all levels of personnel and the public in a professional and effective manner
Experience in law enforcement or private industry specializing in financial crime investigations, fraud prevention and detection, risk assessment or compliance investigations
Experience in AML Compliance, legal / analytical / financial research, Bank Secrecy Act, Patriot Act, FinCEN, general risk-based compliance
Strong investigative instincts and a background in financial crimes investigations
Law enforcement network a plus
What’s in it for you?
Competitive global pay and benefits
Unparalleled experience as part of one of the most advanced compliance teams in the world, with opportunities to build valuable skills and grow your career
Diverse, global team with colleagues in over 50 countries
What it’s like here :
Western Union (WU) is a company on the move! We believe that when money moves, better things can happen. From small businesses and global corporations, to families near and far, or NGO’s in the most remote communities on Earth, WU helps people and business move money globally.
We have a rich legacy of innovation, and are continuing to develop new and more convenient ways for our customers to send and receive money through digital, mobile and retail channels.
We have a combined digital and retail network that spans over 200 countries and territories. Some companies specialize in cash-
based retail money transfer and others play only in digital. We are leaders in both!
Being on the Western Union team means being tenacious and goal-oriented. It means taking risks and quickly finding the path to success.
It means having integrity, and finding ways to make things work. It means thriving as part of a diverse, global team of over 10,000 people who are committed to moving money for better.
It means being driven to win, and to do work that makes a difference on a global stage. Sound like you? Apply now!
Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and success. Achieving our common vision depends on people with diverse backgrounds working together.
Who knows; your unique point of view could be the key to our next groundbreaking idea. We’d love to explore that possibility!
Western Union is proud to be an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy or related medical conditions), national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status or another protected category.