Head of Security – Philips – Singapore

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Job Description
In this role, you have the opportunity to
Play a key role in executing, managing and safeguarding the security of our assets around Asia Pacific.

You are responsible for
Coordinating and deploying security activities in Asia. Leading the Security Officers in China, India, Australia and New Zealand. Act as the Local Security Officer for the Market, BG’s and Supporting Functions in APAC. Take inventory of assets, threats and controls, determine risks and develop mitigation strategies.
Manage the local security guarding contract (SLA) for the sites; industrial, warehouses, offices and R&D.
Your Key Areas of Responsibility are:
Develop Security Strategy for your Region;
Information Gathering and Risk Assessment;
Crisis Management, Incident Response and Recovery;
Incident Prevention, Securing People, Core Business, Information, and Reputation;
Business engagement: be an integral part of Philips business and local management
To succeed, you should have the following skills and experience
Strong business and interpersonal skills. The ability to analyze, understand, and explain the value proposition of security initiatives to business and market leaders. High degree of emotional maturity and the ability to calmly facilitate the appropriate resolution of difficult ethical and crisis situations.
A broad and potentially diversified set of skills, education, and experience is required. The officer will be a change agent, able to be quickly recognized as a highly credible senior-level resource. International experience is appreciated, with added value being given to one or more language proficiencies.
There are significant expectations for education and experience. Advanced degrees are highly valued and would likely enhance the officer’s credentials. In addition to degrees in security management, information security or criminal justice, additional professional security certifications are expected.

Must be self-motivated, highly organized, articulate, and possess excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to see the big picture as well as strong attention to detail.
Possess a strong teamwork ethic; must have the ability to work both independently and as part of a larger team.
Ability to work smart under pressure and efficiently on multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment where tight deadlines and unexpected complexities can crop up.
Motivated, positive attitude, and results-oriented.
English is our corporate language but additional language skills are a plus.
You will be part of Centralized Global Security team and will be reporting to the Head of Operational Security and a functional reporting line to Real Estate for outsourced security.

Security is an important topic of Philips leadership agenda and that means you have the rare opportunity to come in and have a recognized voice to drive and witness groundbreaking changes in our dynamic organization. As a customer oriented company, we’re used to listening to our customers and apply the same thinking to our employees. You will have an array of diverse career options open to you – across different functional areas, product lines, business groups and/or geographies. We offer competitive health benefits, a flexible work schedule, access to local well-being focused activities and flexibility in a career with a positive and considerate atmosphere in which to develop your talents further.