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Country Security Lead (Senior Manager) - GWS

Hong Kong Island , Hong Kong

Ref#: 19006780

Date published: 25-Feb-2019

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JOB PURPOSE

• To be accountable to the Country Property Lead and other stakeholders for the delivery and implementation of global policies, procedures and strategies for security within the country and ensure the effective application of the risk assurance framework to evidence that existing security governance and risk control processes are effectively implemented and are being adhered to across the Region 
• To provide expertise and specialist support to the Country on all aspects of security management 
• To monitor the security related risks faced by the Group within the Country and take pro-active measures to reduce risk and minimise loss and communicate incidents to senior management and provide them with professional advice on all aspects of security 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

 As a security specialist in Country, directly responsible and accountable for the following: Security Policies and Procedures

• Implement the agreed Security strategy for the Group within the Country to anticipate likely threats and ensure mitigation plans are in place
• Implement Group-wide policies, procedures and standards for the management of security risks on behalf of the Bank to mitigate adverse incidents and / or minimise the impact 
• Assist direct and indirect reports and businesses with policy implementation to ensure compliance and ensure the safety of our staff and premises and compliance with regulatory requirements 

Threat Monitoring 
• Monitor and assess the security threats faced by the Country, advising senior management and other relevant stakeholders on their implications to ensure that pro-active measures are taken to mitigate or minimise potential harm or loss to our people, information or property and assets 
• Monitor all business travel within the Country to ensure staff travelling receive support and assistance when incidents occur 

Security Assessment and Review 
• Implement and manage a security risk assessment and review programme in the Country to ensure the timely identification of threats and the development of cost-effective security counter measures Security Management
• Develop and implement a Country Security Management Plan to ensure that security threats are identified and suitably mitigated 
• Ensure that suitable security procedures are implemented for all properties in country 
• Develop, implement and oversee, in conjunction with the guarding supplier, a security training and exercising programme for the incumbent guard force
• Ensure that access control provisioning is compliant with regulatory requirements and business needs 
• Ensure that CCTV provisioning, recording and data retention is compliant with regulatory requirements and business needs  
• Ensure the Security Risk matrix works effectively 
• Develop appropriate responses to security risks and ensure early engagement of stakeholders 
• Ensure the appropriate and timely escalation to senior management of all aspects of Security relevant to the Bank’s operations so that they can plan appropriately and keep regulators appraised 

Technical Assistance 
• Provide advice and expertise on all security technology including access control CCTV and security alarms within the Country 
• Provide technical assistance to areas that do not have specialist Security management resources 

Executive Protection 
• Implement policies and standards within the Country for the personal protection of at-risk staff members, including travel security and the provision of protection plans for major corporate meetings and events to ensure the safety of our executives and staff and the ability for high level meetings to be held without disruption or compromise to the staff or information being discussed.

Contingency Planning / Business Continuity 
• Assist the BCM team with the testing of Country level contingency and crisis management plans to ensure effective response in an emergency or crisis 
• Promote best practice and high standards in contingency planning by assisting to develop and exercise plans for specific emergencies that may affect their area of responsibility to ensure an appropriate and effective response to major incidents. 
• Advise Senior Management, Heads of Businesses and Functions on security related decisions during emergencies (e.g. evacuation of staff and closure of businesses) and participate in Country Crisis Management Team(s).