Vice President of Global Accounts in New York, NY at Securitas Security Services USA

Date Posted: 1/8/2020

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    New York, NY
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Job Description

Job Code: 91966057107

Category: Area VP

This position is responsible for selected strategic global clients. Provides strategic direction and progressive leadership within a major vertical market with revenues in excess of $150 Million; has oversight of National and Global Contracts and Global Account Managers; responsible for establishing new and strengthening existing client relationships with emphasis on client retention, organic growth of existing clients, value added services and contract management, including rate increases and contract renewals.  Additionally, particular focus should be given to developing combined security services provider relationships, delivery of quality services, and effective, efficient operational and administrative management.

This position also plans, directs and coordinates activities relating to the protection, safeguarding and security of company assets, employees, invitees and others; ensures that established goals and objectives are accomplished with prescribed priorities, time limitations and with fiscal responsibilities; advises, makes recommendations, assists in the formulation of goals and objectives; designs, implements and monitors execution of strategies, procedures and programs; complies with federal, state and local legal regulations; and exercises independent judgment in the course of carrying out overall responsibilities and other activities as assigned.


  • Plans, examines, analyzes, evaluates and supervises security operations, inclusive of physical security assets and security personnel.
  • Prepares reports and records for Global Clients management team.
  • Leads business meetings and give updates to client on projects.
  • Meets with all pillar leads and discuss future strategy.
  • Experience working with and communicating with the C Level employee down to the entry level employee.
  • Strong Strategic philosophy with running large programs.
  • Process driven and the ability to pull apart processes and improve them.
  • Evaluates current practices and precedents for accomplishing segment activities and function relative to security.
  • Identifies and resolves security related problems.
  • Budget projections.
  • Develops preventative security programs, including the succession planning of future leaders.
  • Assists in preparation of emergency management and contingency planning.
  • Directs and coordinates with client and Securitas team to align with segment activities and security functions, utilizing knowledge of established policies and procedures and practices.
  • Programmatic oversight: manage audit compliance and standardization, ensure quality control.
  • Coordinate policies and practices Globally with all Securitas regions and countries that support clients & segment internationally.
  • Provides and guides excellent customer service and business development.
  • Nurture client relationships across all pillars.
  • All assigned duties or takes are deemed to be part of the essential functions, unless such duties or tasks are unrelated to the functions listed, in which case they are deemed to be other (non-essential) functions.
  • Employees are held accountable for successful job performance. Job performance standards may be documented separately and may include functions, objectives, duties or tasks not specifically listed herein.

In performing functions, duties or tasks, employees are required to know and follow safe work practices and to be aware of company policies and procedures related to Securitas values & ethics, job safety, including safety rules and regulations. Employees are required to notify superiors upon becoming aware of unsafe working conditions.

All functions, duties or tasks are to be carried out in an honest, ethical and professional manner, and to be performed in compliance with applicable company policies and procedures. In the event of uncertainly or lack of knowledge of company policies and procedures, employees are required to request clarification or explanation from superiors or authorized company representatives.

Job Requirements


Must have a reliable means of communication (i.e., pager or phone).

Must have a reliable means of transportation (public or private).

Must hold or be able to obtain a valid driver’s license.

Must have the legal right to work in the United States.

Must have the ability to speak, read, and write English.

Must have a High School Diploma or GED.

Must be willing to participate in the Company’s pre-employment screening process, including drug screen and background investigation.


Bachelor’s Degree in business administration, criminal justice, law enforcement, security or closely related field or 5 - 10 years of related experience performing directing a security program 

Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint.

Working Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including Visio, SharePoint and Teams.

COMPETENCIES (as demonstrated through experience, training, and/or testing):

  • Excellent organizational skills and extremely high attention to detail.
  • Communication proficiency.
  • Decision making.
  • Discretion.
  • Ethical conduct
  • Effective time management in order to deliver projects on-time and that meets expectations.
  • Ability to receive direct or indirect instruction in written, oral, diagrammatic schedule form, and act upon such instruction to accomplish a given tasks or project. In the event of unclear instruction, must have the ability to ask for clarification without prompting.
  • Competent writer, exhibits knowledge of spelling, grammar and punctuation.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, detail-oriented workplace where judgment and professionalism were necessities.
  • Capability to work under pressure with maintaining a professional image and approach with both internal and external customers.
  • Results driven.
  • Customer service oriented.
  • Ability to multi-task.

WORKING CONDITIONS (Physical/Mental Demands):

  • With or without reasonable accommodation, requires the physical and mental capacity to perform effectively all essential functions. In addition to other demands, the demands of the job include:
  • Maintaining composure in dealing with authorities, executives, clients, staff and the public, occasionally under conditions of urgency and in pressure situations.
  • Required ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently.
  • Computer usage which may include prolonged periods of data analysis.
  • Handling and being exposed to sensitive and confidential information.
  • Regular talking and hearing.
  • May be required to use vehicle in the performance of duties.
  • Frequent lifting and/or moving up to 10 pounds and occasionally up to 25 pounds.
  • Close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Extensive International travel required

Securitas is an Equal Opportunity Employer