1+ months

Sr Manager, Global Protective Services

Gaithersburg, MD 20877

Those who join Emergent BioSolutions feel a sense of ownership about their future. You will excel in an environment characterized by respect, innovation and growth opportunities. Here, you will join passionate professionals who advance their scientific, technical and professional skills to develop products designed-to protect life.

I: Job Summary

Lead and manage Global Protective Services operations at designated sites. Primary responsibilities include employee scheduling, first-line supervision, budget and infrastructure management, project management, performance management, personnel development, and management of contract security contracts. Responsible for enriching the culture of the department and living the Emergent Core Values. Plan, develop, and execute projects to successful completion on time and within budget and produce clear and concise written work. Develop global executive protection plans and lead all executive protection assignments. Effectively communicate with both internal and external stakeholders while professionally representing the company.

II: Essential Functions
Lead inter-site best practices for security operations
Create project plans, cost and timeline baselines, track and monitor project progress including financials, schedule, resource constraints, risks, and other appropriate project performance indicators
Prepare and manage budgets
Develop global security metrics used to track progress against department and company goals
Perform global program assessments against company and industry standards and drive continuous improvements for identified gaps
Develop and conduct global employee training programs on security and emergency management
Prepare and deliver presentations to all levels of the organization to include project and budgetary information
Ability to negotiate difficult matters and facilitate cross functional project teams
Provide leadership company-wide in the resolution of security related issues
Create an environment of continuous improvement, driving process and resource efficiency
Lead subordinates to achieve goals in accordance with company culture
Conduct performance reviews, develop and administer enhancement plans, and follow-up on personnel issues
Manage contract security vendor contracts to include ensuring appropriate staffing and performance
Develop plans and lead global executive protection for Board of Director meetings and at other times as needed
Have a working knowledge of all security systems
Assure communication of key Company/Department initiatives and objectives to staff
Provide proactive and timely updates to reporting manager, associates, peers, and other stakeholders
Perform global program assessments and drive continuous improvements for identified gaps
Develop working relationships with appropriate Federal, State, and Local law enforcement agencies
Represent Global Protective Services and Emergent during regulatory agency inspections. Interact with contract, corporate, and governmental agency auditors
Manage global emergencies and critical incidents
Conduct global investigations following established protocols and procedures; write and review incident reports
Conduct global site security audits & threat and vulnerability assessments as needed for Emergent properties. Use collected data to develop Site Master Security Plans

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work performed by those in this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, and other duties may be assigned.
III: Education, Experience & Skills
Bachelors Degree or equivalent education and training required
Minimum of 5 years of experience in security, law enforcement, or security systems experience required
Must have good written and oral communication skills.
Prior experience with developing and maintaining budgets
Strong Standard Operation Procedures (SOP) development, investigation and protocol writing skills, and demonstrated ability to critically evaluate content of such documents
Strong organization and time management with the ability to adhere to deadlines
Proficiency in MS Office products (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
Ability to obtain certification in Defensive Tactics, CPR, First Aid, AED, and Concealed Weapons Permit
Successfully meet minimum requirements for Physical Agility Testing and pass medical physical/ drug screening
Valid drivers license
Ability to work effectively with people of diverse backgrounds and promote a positive working environment, spirit of cooperation and positive reactions to change and conflict resolution
Able to travel globally, work an irregular schedule, evenings, weekends, or holidays as needed, additional hours during peak times or as required

Successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Individuals with qualifying medical issues or sincerely held religious beliefs or practices that may prevent them from getting the vaccine may request an exemption from the vaccine requirement.

There are physical/mental demands and work environment characteristics that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. This information is available upon request from the candidate.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform all essential functions.

Emergent BioSolutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and values the diversity of our workforce. Emergent does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Information submitted will be used by Emergent BioSolutions for activities related to your prospective employment. Emergent BioSolutions respects your privacy and any use of the information submitted will be subject to the terms of our Privacy Policy<> .

Emergent BioSolutions does not accept non-solicited resumes or candidate submittals from search/recruiting agencies not already on Emergent BioSolutions approved agency list. Unsolicited resumes or candidate information submitted to Emergent BioSolutions by search/recruiting agencies not already on Emergent BioSolutions approved agency list shall become the property of Emergent BioSolutions and if the candidate is subsequently hired by Emergent BioSolutions, Emergent BioSolutions shall not owe any fee to the submitting agency.


Protecting and Enhancing 1 billion lives by 2030 focuses our energy to improve the quality of life for individuals around the world, giving them the opportunity to experience the fullness of life.

Our drive towards this vision informs all of our actionswhether it is our approach to product development, manufacturing, encouraging employee health and wellness or giving back to the communitywe strive every day to achieve this shared goal.


  • Stand shoulder to shoulder no matter what
    • We combine our best thinking and communicate openly to support each other.
  • Break through thinking
    • We take smart risks, pursue innovation and challenge ourselves to constantly improve.
  • Own it always
    • Every person at Emergent is engaged and accountable for delivering on our commitments.
  • Compete where it counts
    • We set the right goals and respect each other as we conquer them together.



  • Biotechnology
Posted: 2022-05-16 Expires: 2022-08-28

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