Enterprise Security Vice President
Description About this role Technology & Operations
Technology & Operations is the backbone for both the client lifecycle and the investment lifecycle. The group's Follow the Sun Model ensures that the firm's operations are consistent and efficient across all investment products, client channels and regions, helping to deliver an outstanding client experience and drive scalability. Technology & Operations is driven by a global network of Operating Centers of Excellence, which centralizes knowledge and equips support teams with the data and timely information needed to innovate and deliver on behalf of internal partners and clients.
BlackRock's Technology & Enterprise Service Group seeks to provide BlackRock Employees with robust technology infrastructure and strategic workplace solutions to deliver a consistent employee experience around the world, while handling information security and data integrity. Teams aligned to support the firm's functions. Enterprise Security
Global Enterprise Security (GES) has responsibility for ensuring a risk-based management approach to protect BlackRock staff and visitors, reputation, physical and information assets and operations from disruptive events. The team leads key Security Programs, including Corporate Security, Business Continuity, Crisis Management, Health & Safety. Enterprise Security is part of BlackRock's Global Enterprise Services group which also includes Corporate Travel, Private Aviation, Real Estate, Facilities Management and Premiere Support across the firm.
Based in New York the Executive Protection Specialist will be responsible for:
Providing executive protection to key BlackRock executives in NY and while on business travel Supporting the Global Events Team and Corporate Security Team with executive event planning Detail on these areas is outlined below:
Executive Protection duties will include leading all aspects of trip planning, execution and logistics as well as coordination with numerous internal and external teams ranging from our executive office staff, Corporate Travel and Private Aviation teams, third-party security firms, and security personnel at other firms and organizations.
Executive Protection agents are responsible for providing security to BlackRock executives in their home location and through extensive global travel. These trips will often involve engagement with local security providers and require advance visits to ensure logistics are carefully planned and executed.
The role will also require close coordination with our Corporate Security team through provision of support for security matters ranging from site security to investigations. Corporate Event Executive Protection Coverage
The person selected for this role will be responsible for supporting executive activities related to Corporate Events. This includes managing relationships and communications with the Corporate Events and Corporate Security teams and reviewing all global events to resolve which events require executive protection coverage. The selected candidate will be responsible for working with the security team and, at times, security vendors to ensure that security is provided as needed. Based on the event characteristics and executive travel, the selected candidate will at times be required to provide assistance during events and help oversee other resources in their provision of security.
The position will be responsible for managing relationships with law enforcement agencies and security providers in order to ensure our ability to cover events and acquire assistance when required.
In order to succeed in this role the successful applicant will require excellent judgment, strong communications skills, the ability to partner with groups outside GES and the ability to know when to communicate and raise issues. The candidate will be capable of effectively partnering with key partners and will have a strong awareness of the BlackRock Corporate Culture and the ability to resolve measures that are appropriate in that environment. The successful candidate will have a successful track record interacting with all levels of management with an emphasis on engaging to the happiness of senior partners. Additional Responsibilities will include:
- Provide support to the Corporate Security and Events team at corporate events and help lead all aspects of staff and vendors providing security at those events
- Provide executive protection services including trip planning, advance work, driver services, close protection, event coverage and coverage for business trips
- Coordinate security in executive office space
- Lead all aspects of staff and lead executive protection vendors, including the acquisition of new vendors as vital
- Maintain strong ties with Local, State and Federal Government law enforcement officials to ensure BlackRock is able to respond appropriately to events or crises. A special emphasis is required in the NY City area where we maintain our global headquarters
- Provide security support and advice to the BlackRock Events staff for meetings and events where executives will be present to ensure appropriate level of protection
- React and advise on regional security developments and security incidents impacting operations.
- Promote security awareness and always instills a culture of collective and individual responsibilities for practicing good security.
Travel : Extensive
To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of benefits including a strong retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive healthcare, support for working parents and Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about. About BlackRock
BlackRock's purpose is to help more and more people experience financial well-being. As a fiduciary to investors and a leading provider of financial technology, our clients turn to us for the solutions they need when planning for their most important goals. As of June 30, 2020, the firm managed approximately $7.32 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide.
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BlackRock will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest or conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.