Director, Security Intelligence and Investigations


Smithfield Foods


Smithfield, Virginia


The Director of Security is responsible for corporate security investigations and intelligence programs. You will lead complex research and analysis, using a variety of automated systems, to develop pertinent data for investigations. Collaborating with cross-functional teams, you will lead diverse, complex, and sensitive investigations into issues of significant consequence to the company. You will provide written and oral presentations of investigative results, which enable and support risk management decision-making.

The position summary states the general nature and purpose of the job. Overall accountabilities are defined in this section.

Core Responsibilities

  • Accountable for the delivery and operational excellence of strategic security programs and personnel. Programs include Crisis and Incident management, Intelligence Collection, Workplace Investigations, Physical Security, Threat Assessments, and Access Control.
  • Proactively anticipates the security needs and influences the development and deployment of reasonable mitigation strategies as needed.
  • Provides concise and relevant briefings on unique security-related situations and represents Corporate Security in high level meetings.
  • Develops, coordinates, and leads complex security special projects/initiatives from concept, design and development to implementation and review.
  • Coordinates with external law enforcement agents in the investigation and resolution of accidents, theft or other losses, or allegations of illegal behavior.
  • Oversees internal and external security investigations.
  • Assesses, develops, and executes security strategies and plans with Contract Security services and personnel to secure building perimeters, access points, staff work areas.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university and 10+ years of progressive experience working in threat and vulnerability management, crisis management, risk compliance, identity/access management or other related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience, required.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a position of leadership to include team development and management, required.
  • Prior Law enforcement experience, preferred.
  • Confident communicator and presenter; must have expert-level verbal and written skills
  • Self-starter who is energetic and motivated, and desires to go the extra mile
  • Demonstrated ability to organize, prioritize, and manage multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
  • High degrees of professionalism, decision-making ability, judgment, tact, discretion, poise, instinct, and diplomacy
  • Possess a wide degree of creativity and latitude with organizational, time-management, and planning skills
  • Must be highly resourceful, adaptable, detailed, deadline driven, and flexible within a frequently changing environment
  • Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic environment.
  • Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while building strong working relationships and a positive work environment.
  • Ability to work evenings, weekends, and travel extensively, approximately 30%, remain connected and be available outside of regular business hours as needed


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