Director of Security and Safety


Recorded Future


Boston, MA


Reporting to the Chief Security Officer, the Director of Security and Safety
is a professional responsible for overseeing and implementing security measures to protect an organization's physical assets, people, and information. The role involves developing and managing strategies, policies, and controls to ensure a secure and safe environment.

The Director of Security and Safety is responsible for planning, implementing, and managing comprehensive physical security programs to
safeguard the organization's assets, employees, and sensitive information. This role involves assessing risks, developing security policies and procedures, and coordinating security measures to prevent and respond to security incidents.

What You’ll Do as a Director, Security and Safety
• Conduct thorough risk assessments to identify potential physical security threats and vulnerabilities across multiple physical locations.
• Analyze and evaluate security risks to determine appropriate countermeasures.
• Develop and implement physical security policies and procedures.
• Ensure compliance with relevant laws, regulations, and industry standards.
• Oversee the installation and maintenance of physical security systems, including access control, surveillance cameras, alarm systems, and other security technologies.
• Coordinate with IT and facilities teams to integrate physical and information security measures.
• Train employees on security protocols, emergency response procedures, and security awareness.
• Conduct regular drills and exercises to test the effectiveness of security measures.
• Develop and maintain incident response plans for physical security incidents.
• Coordinate and lead responses to security incidents, including investigations and reporting.
• Manage relationships with local law enforcement, security service providers, contractors, and vendors.
• Evaluate and select vendors for security products and services.
• Implement and manage access control systems to regulate entry and exit from facilities.
• Ensure proper identification and authentication processes are in place.
• Security Audits and Compliance:
• Conduct regular security audits to assess the effectiveness of security measures.
• Ensure compliance with internal and external security standards.


What You’ll Bring as Director, Security and Safety:

• Bachelor's degree in security management, criminal justice, or a related field.
• 10+ years of proven experience in physical security management, with a focus on risk assessment and mitigation.
• Knowledge of security technologies, access control systems, and surveillance systems.
• Strong understanding of relevant laws, regulations, and industry standards.
• Excellent communication and leadership skills.
• Certification in physical security, such as Certified Protection Professional (CPP), is a plus.
• Previous experience in military or law enforcement is desirable.


How to Apply:

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