Physical Security Analyst- New!

Global Law Firm- Chicago

Ref #984

Summary:

Are you interested in security, law enforcement, & geo-political consequences to business? Do you have college degree + 1 year of experience, ideally in law enforcement or military? Want to join a top global law firm in Chicago? Chicago area talent only.

As part of 8-person Security Department, candidate develops & implements security procedures to protect firm’s assets & personnel. Conducts research, analysis, & interprets intelligence data to detect terrorist, criminal & geo-political trends that may impact the Firm & personnel. Candidate develops security policies & procedures compliant with government guidelines & standards. 20% Global Travel. WFH 1 day/week. Shift: 9 am -5 pm, after hours on call for urgent events and safety threats.

Background:

Team is Security Department specifically for firm (globally). Team is in charge of security, life safety, crisis management & business continuity programs. Physical safety refers to access controls, investigations, protection of personnel & travel programming. 24-hour Security Operations Center (SOC) gathers safety threat information & reports instances up the chain. Team provides security services for staff.

Education and/or Experience: 

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree + 1 year of related experience, ideally in law enforcement or military.
  • Understands world-wide geo-political events & consequences to business operations.
  • Self-directed & able to work with little supervision.
  • Working knowledge of basic research principles & collection methods.
  • Able to verify & analyze information from variety of sources.
  • Knowledge of methods used to extract information from computer & online databases
  • Proficient in developing record systems, reports & secure system processing needs
  • Strong verbal & written communication skills
  • MS Office proficiency with Word, Excel, Access & proprietary databases, social media expertise
  • Available to travel.

Preferred:

  • Knowledge of security systems applications
  • General knowledge of law enforcement/security operations a plus
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, good judgment, 
  • Perceptive & Aware
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills & analytical problem-solving skills
  • Able to work harmoniously & effectively with others, preserve confidentiality & exercise discretion, work under pressure, & manage multiple projects with competing deadlines & priorities

Reasonable accommodations will be made for individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collect, organize, & analyze vendor provided intelligence designed to avoid disruptive efforts of crime, terrorism, geo-political events, etc.
  • Participate in team’s threat/risk assessment process (periodic & random security inspections & prepare security reports). 
  • Coordinate travel security program (review travel itineraries, provide briefings, & review security vendor activities) .
  • Work with team to create & maintain safety & security baselines for firm, assets & personnel (distribute security manuals, documents & related records).  Maintain security requirements & implement procedures for safeguarding proprietary & customer furnished data.
  • Conduct investigations to protect organization’s assets & personnel.
  • Coordinate response planning to contingency events (bomb threats, sabotage & severe weather).
  • Maintain inspection reports & records & advise Security Management of deficiencies & remediation efforts.
  • Assist in various security related functions as directed.
  • Act as liaison to all departments on security measures, procedures & needs.
  • Shift: 9 am -5 pm, after hours on call for urgent events and safety threats
  • Other duties as assigned.

 Interviews:

– Two rounds (Both In Office)

-PI – Predictive Analysis Personality Assessment

To Apply: 

Please send your resume, samples of your work and answers to the questions from www.lhazan.com/qa/ to Lynn Hazan: – lynn@lhazan.com. Please refer to 

“Physical Security Analyst” in header.