Physical Security Manager

Location:  San Rafael, California Category: Corporate

Description

BioMarin is the world leader in delivering therapeutics that provide meaningful advances to patients who live with serious and life-threatening rare genetic diseases. We target diseases that lack effective therapies and affect relatively small numbers of patients, many of whom are children. These conditions are often inherited, difficult to diagnose, progressively debilitating and have few, if any, treatment options. BioMarin will continue to focus on advancing therapies that are the first or best of their kind.

By providing a foundation for all operations company wide, BioMarin’s General and Administrative teams support our mission of providing first and best in class therapeutics to patients who live with rare diseases. Our teams include groups such as finance, legal, human resources, corporate compliance and ethics, and information technology. Come join our team and make a meaningful impact on patients’ lives.

BioMarin is the world leader in delivering therapeutics that provide meaningful advances to patients who live with serious and life-threatening rare genetic diseases. We target diseases that lack effective therapies and affect relatively small numbers of patients, many of whom are children. These conditions are often inherited, difficult to diagnose, progressively debilitating and have few, if any, treatment options. BioMarin will continue to focus on advancing therapies that are the first or best of their kind.

By providing a foundation for all operations company wide, BioMarin’s General and Administrative teams support our mission of providing first and best in class therapeutics to patients who live with rare diseases. Our teams include groups such as finance, legal, human resources, corporate compliance and ethics, and information technology. Come join our team and make a meaningful impact on patients’ lives.

 

SUMMARY:

The Physical Security Manager will play a vital role in the development and implementation of BioMarin’s Global Security program, which will oversee worldwide security programs to protect the company’s critical assets—our people, properties, and products. This newly created position will support and report directly to BioMarin’s Senior Physical Security Manager to develop and implement BioMarin’s physical security, associated programs, and underlying policies and procedures.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

General:

  • Oversees the daily operation of the contract security team and provides direction to ensure the sound execution of the site security contract and plan.
  • Manages incidents ensuring swift resolution, minimal disruption and identifying lessons to continually improve processes and responses.
  • Builds partnerships with internal stakeholders to enable the business and to maintain a secure work environment.
  • Stays current regarding industrial security practices, trends, and technologies, and maintains the site security program to the level of expectations desired by BioMarin Global Security.
  • Develops relationships and serves as the site liaison to public safety agencies including, but not limited to: law enforcement, emergency medical responders, as well as local and state emergency management and homeland security.
  • Serves as First Point of Contact for escalation of Physical Security issues and ensuing response.
  • Oversees and manages the Security Inbox to ensure the operations team is providing appropriate solutions within the required service level agreement.
  • Provides effective oversight of security system daily operations, including services and support ticket triage and management.
  • Provides consultation and integration coordination on access control and CCTV systems and related physical security equipment
  • Contacts appropriate security providers to schedule onsite service tickets for failed and problematic devices and drives repairs to completion.

Guard Force Management:

  • Manages and administers physical security operations at BioMarin offices in Northern California and fosters a culture of data-driven decision making.
  • Ensures compliance with all applicable policies, procedures, rules, and regulations. Identifies crime and issues and develops effective response measures.
  • Creates and maintains contracted guard force Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Post Orders.
  • Designs and delivers training programs for GSOC Operators and other contract staff in conjunction with contract guard leadership. Oversees/Manages/Supervises GSOC Operations.
  • Ensures Security vendors, such as Guard Services Provider, Security Systems Integrator, and other vendors meet company standards and contractual requirements.
  • Generates and tracks key performance indicators (KPIs) for guard force operations and selected vendor(s), including but not limited to: SLA performance, invoicing reliability, guard force incident response time, competence in training/real-world response, incident reporting accuracy, staffing levels, etc.
  • Reviews and analyzes guard force KPIs and other physical security-related metrics to support continuous improvements and optimize physical security for the corporation and reduce operating costs.
  • Liaises with contracted guard force Account Manager to professionalize, supervise, and maintain all aspects of Northern California guard force operations including review of all training for the contracted guard force provided by the designated company management.


REQUIREMENTS
:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, but will consider equivalent professional experience.
  • A minimum of 3 years of progressive experience in the security industry, demonstrating some subject matter expertise for physical security, security operations centers, and guard force management.
  • Experience working within a multi-site company. 
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate to diverse audiences at multiple levels within the company using written, oral and multimedia modalities.
  • Strong knowledge of computer operations and applications, including MS Office, Internet Browsing, and the ability to quickly understand security systems.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to independently manage projects without supervision or direction.
  • Demonstrated and effective communications skills/interaction with corporate staff.
  • Ability to be on call 24/7 to respond to company-related security emergencies.


DESIRED SKILLS:

  • Knowledge of security risk assessment and investigations and audits are a plus.
  • Experience working with access control systems, (C-Cure) intrusion systems, and IP based video management systems (Genetec).


PHYSICAL:

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds regularly, move safely over uneven terrain or in confined spaces, and willingness to work during extreme weather and in extreme conditions.
  • Ability to respond quickly to sounds, and see/respond to dangerous situations.


TRAVEL:

  • 10 - 15% domestic and international travel may be required.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.