Regional Security Manager Americas




Houston, TX, US


We are looking for a Regional Security Manager to join our Global Health, Safety, Security; Environmental and Quality (HSSEQ) Neste Group Security team in Houston, Texas.

The Security Manager Americas works closely together with the Head of Group Security, the Neste operations and all entities in the organization in the Americas region.

The role will be adaptive to continuous development to meet the changing business requirements of the constantly growing business across the Americas. The role has an important strategic component and opens up a high degree of freedom to further develop this position and is therefore aimed at a candidate who sees this as a challenge to be taken together with the whole HSSEQ organization at Neste.

Your main responsibilities in creating a sustainable future are

  • To represent the Security related expertise to support decision makers in the business in strategic decisions and related subsequent business activities.
  • To implement Neste security principles, standards, and practices.
  • To facilitate Crisis Management planning and training.
  • To ensure compliance with national and international regulations
  • To carry out Security Threat Assessments as required (e.g., M&A projects and high-risk areas)
  • To advise on physical security issues pertaining to the operation of the company.
  • To perform both civil and criminal investigations as required.
  • Has the duty to suggest any improvements to working practice especially those relating to security.
  • Travel to support business needs of Neste entities which could be up to 50% of the time

    You will work closely with the Head of Group Security; Neste Corporate Security organization; Neste US HSSEQ organization; Business Unit leadership teams and line management; and Neste common functions, e.g. such as Cyber Security, Risk Management, Sustainability, Procurement, HR, etc. to lead security activities and ensure programs associated with Neste strategy are supported in alignment with corporate Neste Security policies and procedures in the Americas region.

    You will report to the Head of Group Security who is based in Espoo, Finland.

    Please see complete job description online.


    The best combination to success in this role:

    • Bachelor’s Degree required with a minimum of 7-10 years of supervisory/management experience in the security/intelligence field;
    • Demonstrated ability to develop, manage and drive implementation of above mentioned requirements in a key position across different organizations
    • This role expects, but also enables, a high degree of personal freedom to actively shape and support the Neste strategy.
    • Security risk management and threat analysis skills are required as are demonstrated skills in writing and review of security procedures and plans;
    • Strong competence with Corporate Security knowledge and good understanding of relevant international practices and local laws and regulations
    • Able to work in a structured way is expected; prior experience in using management tools is an important prerequisite
    • Good communication skills and good ability to work in English (written and oral)
    • Ability to communicate with all levels of the organization and stakeholders
    • Strong cultural awareness required; prior work experience in a multinational workplace preferred;
    • Leadership and influencing skills


      How to Apply:

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