Director of Intelligence and Security Operations

Anvil Group - Tampa, FL

Full-time$75,000 - $90,000 a year
Anvil Group enables our clients to protect what matters most.

For organizations that want to protect their people, property, and performance against risks, Anvil delivers advanced technology-led resilience solutions which identify relevant threats, warn those affected, and prescribe what action to take.

Our vision at Anvil is to be recognized as the vital enabler of global business, and we believe that our employees are key to achieving this. Our people are empathetic, agile, reliable, and smart. We understand what is important to our clients, we adapt with determination and energy, we live up to our responsibilities, and we are intelligent in how we approach problems.

Job Summary

The Director of Intelligence and Security Operations is a full time, salaried position based out of Anvil's Tampa, FL office. The Director will be responsible for managing the day to day operations of the US Risk Intelligence and Security Operations Teams. This will include administrative duties along with training and developing the US Risk Analysts and Operations Security Managers. The Director will also assist the Sales Team in strengthening client relationships by delivering intelligence and operational support and consultation, understanding and management of intelligence and operational services, and giving Anvil’s clients a clear understanding of the services we provide on an ongoing basis.

Responsibilities and Duties

Risk Intelligence

Act as line manager to the US Risk Analysts, responsible for the day to day running of the team
Conduct biweekly one on one meetings with all direct reports, focusing on training new and current analysts for career progression within the department
Take ownership of monitoring errors and performance of US Risk Analysts and ensure results are fed back to TRIS administrator
Identify any emerging trends or upcoming events which could impact Anvil’s clients
In support of the Head of Risk Intelligence and UK Senior Analyst, provide an out of hours contact capability for other analysts
Participate in the monthly Country and City Risk Level Meetings
Security Operations

Operational Tasks:
Act as line manager to the US Operations Security Managers, responsible for the day to day running of the team
Conduct biweekly one on one meetings with all direct reports, focusing on training new and current staff for career progression within the department
Management of all of Anvil US’s strategic operational security services, including, but not limited to:
Journey management – secure car and meet and greet services
Close protection or security facilitation
Assist with crisis response
Risk, threat, and vulnerability assessments
Evacuation support
Assist with surveillance and counter surveillance
Manage the coordination of vetted security suppliers to carry out security services globally
Ensure that best practices are carried out in line with the Anvil terms, conditions, and SOPs laid out for the specific service
Be proactive and keep abreast of, and brief management on, global security issues or developing security situations issues that may impact Anvil’s clients
Provide informed opinions and objective analysis for resolution of a situation or advise means to support client safety and security

Security Assistance:
Be prepared to provide timely advice and operational assistance for Anvil Assist security cases, to be carried out with the support of other assistance and operational staff
Within an operational team, swiftly put security assistance into place to support Anvil clients’ requirements and act as a coordinator for those support services
In conjunction with their team members, provide pro-active and real-time advice to clients where any incident or situation might impact them
Qualifications and Skills


Bachelor’s Degree in a field related to security and/or intelligence
Minimum 5 years of relevant operational background providing security and/or intelligence services, preferably within a military, diplomatic, or law enforcement agency that is specialized in close protection operations in hostile or high threat environments
Minimum 5 years of people management experience
Ability to read, write, analyze, and interpret common business, technical, financial, and legal documents
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to develop and deliver presentations
Ability to create, compose, and edit written materials, including intelligence products
Work requires willingness to work a flexible schedule and occasional overnight travel
The ability to work alone or as part of a team in an often pressure intense environment where deadlines and priorities change constantly
The ability to think laterally and objectively, avoiding assumptions, while remaining unbiased throughout
Strong constitution to be able to deal with researching often harrowing worldwide events yet remaining culturally and politically sensitive at all times
Keen attention to detail with a strong emphasis on accuracy and getting the job right first time

Master’s Degree in a field related to security and/or intelligence
Compensation, Benefits, and Perks

$75,000-$90,000 annual salary, depending on education and experience
Potential for additional bonus earnings based on meeting established goals
Medical, dental, and vision insurance
Health savings account with company match
Voluntary life and disability insurance
401(k) retirement savings plan with company match
Unlimited paid time off
Tuition assistance and professional development
Referral bonus program
Commuter benefits program
Paid parental leave
Onsite gym
Business casual dress