Executive Protection Director

Bank of America - Charlotte, NC3.8

Full-timeEstimated: $92,000 - $110,000 a year
Job Description:
This director formulates security protocols for the health and safety of the CEO/Chairman, Senior Management, clients, and associates at Bank of America.

Provides executive-level support to and strategic planning for Executive Protection Services (EPS) executive, crucial in executing the EPS mission and keeping the team on task. Directs the centralized Executive protective operational activities, domestically and internationally, to efficiently deploy and support EP advances and the protective details, assigned to the CEO and his senior management team.

Analyzes requirements for deployment of personnel and secure transportation needs for CEO protection while on travel and at events and deploys those for effective security.

Coordinates the security overlay with other business partners (Executive Travel, Corporate Communications, Protective Services, Corporate Workplace, Sponsorship Marketing, Security Preparedness & Major Events, and Aviation Operations) to effectively plan and execute CEO & Senior Leadership team protection. Coordinates the physical logistics and timing for the EP advance team and the Detail leader, anticipating issues and conflicts and resolving them. Coordinates the BAC EP security plan and protocols with external entities during all BAC market and client visits.

Responsible for coordinating a team of security professionals in the implementation of security plans in support of the CEO/Chairman and Senior Leaders of the Bank at both internal and external events based on a threat continuum and ensures consistent application of professional security best practices.

Develops strategic business relationships with lines of business that interact with clients ensuring that roles and responsibilities are well defined and issues and concerns are appropriately escalated.

Creates and deploys team routines and metrics for the measurement of specific performance points in the execution of the goals of the Executive Protection Team, then actively monitors the metrics for achievement of goals.

Establishes and maintains relationships within Local, State, and Federal Government entities to leverage and coordinate Executive Security through mutual intelligence sharing and role definitions.

Creates, or directs in the creation of, country specific security situational assessments and emergency response contingencies which include the possible evacuation of senior management.

Conducts domestic and international security site assessments for senior leadership, including security transportation protocols, utilizing recognized best practices used by US Government agencies recognized for physical protection.

Directs the collection and analysis of intelligence related data from a variety of sources to identify and evaluate and prepare analysis and mitigation strategies from findings, via written and verbal presentations, for key security and other business leaders.

Directs the formulation and publication of threat assessments of individuals who come to the attention of the Executive Protection Team through Senior Management and from the findings determines the level of dangerousness they present to our management team.

Directs and overseas the due diligence of single sourced security vendors in support of the travel of the CEO/Chairman and other Senior Leaders.

Required Skills:
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited University.
Ten years or more of direct dignitary protection and logistics experience, including supervisory, in a law enforcement capacity.
Current or recent Top Secret Security clearance from the U.S. Government.
Prior management experience managing a dignitary security team or security operations team with an emphasis on logistics.
Strong MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel skills
Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills to interact effectively with Bank management, staff, the public and federal, state and local law enforcement agencies.
Experience with inter-agency communications.
Experienced in writing detailed security plans and vulnerability assessments for physical protection/security.
Experienced in formulation and management of threat assessments.
Comprehensive knowledge of current security and law enforcement techniques, issues, equipment, procedures and security threats.
Ability to support the team on a 24/7 basis, or as needed, during crisis/security events.
Willing to travel.

1st shift (United States of America)

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