Senior Regional Safety & Security Manager
Adobe Systems Incorporated
33d ago

The challenge

Based in the London area, Adobe’s Sr. Regional Safety and Security Manager contributes to the safety and security of Adobe’s world-

wide population and facilities by establishing strategic objectives, participating with other managers / teams in creating and supporting operational plans and implements various programs to meet the needs of the company.

This role is a hands-on delivery role as well as provides strategic management for the area. Adobe’s Security team exceeds the expectations of our employees and customers with their unique brand of support and inventive high touch programs.

We are looking for a dynamic manager with high EQ who values service and experience over enforcement and rigidity to continue to build our team in Europe and enhance Adobe’s workplace experience

This role is responsible for investigations, safety compliance, security risk management, event security, crisis management and emergency response, loss management, physical security system management and enforcing Adobe’s safety and security policies and regulations in their region.

Successful performance will require building strong partnerships with regional Employee Workplace Solutions, Employee Experience (HR), Legal and Business Leaders.

The position requires regular travel throughout the assigned region and annual travel to the United States.

To be successful, you must be a mentor, an influencer, a leader, a listener, a partner, a collaborator, a facilitator, a risk taker, a fixer and a subject matter expert.

You must be able to lean in, think outside the norm, find creative ways to solve issues, create an exceptional experience for your customers, think globally, adhere to corporate guidelines and processes, inspire your team, and understand security is not an obstacle to getting things done but a flexible part of how we work every day.

You will need to build extensive relationships up and down across many teams and functions to enable you to deliver our programs and support without a direct team of your own.

The ideal person is comfortable leading as a subject matter expert and working on the ground to deliver the content. Our team truly makes a difference and is part of what makes Adobe a great place to work.

What you’ll do

  • Works with the Sr. Global Safety & Security leadership team to establish overall security and safety strategic objectives for the region that support the company’s and department’s key objectives
  • Develop and deliver programs to support the objectives and builds cross functional support relationships to influence stakeholders and improve compliance across countries and cultures in the region
  • Act as liaison between Global Security and local Sr. Leadership in all areas of safety and security as well as any other duties as assigned
  • Meet with site leaders, regional executives and BU heads to understand their objectives and develop plans to mitigate risk exposure and improve employee safety through the business operations while enabling BU success
  • Responsible for establishing Safety & Security budget for all offices within the region, plan staffing and program support and monitoring and controlling all spending
  • Perform investigations in partnership with Legal, Employee Experience and other groups as required for policy violations, worker misconduct, criminal activity, workplace threats and other potential risks to Adobe and our personnel
  • Establish regional Crisis Management Program, conduct regional and site level training and act as regional crisis manager in the event of an emergency or disaster and support the company’s business continuity program
  • Develop strong partnerships with Facilities, Real Estate and Workplace Experience teams to deliver and support exceptional programs and services for employees
  • Conduct detailed site Security and Health & Safety Assessments for all Adobe properties within the region, prepares separate audit reports for each site with recommendations and work with appropriate management to rectify any problems / concerns encountered
  • Coordinate / provide security support at major company events in support of the marketing team or other business units
  • Manage and coordinate delivery of emergency response training, safety training and other programs though vendors and other personnel in the field
  • Own, manage and / or support global Safety and Security programs as assigned
  • What you need to succeed

  • Strong leadership without ego
  • Ability to effectively inspire, influence and lead across countries, cultures and business priorities
  • Be comfortable working at all levels of operational delivery and management
  • Experience in a role where you had responsibility for making life safety decisions
  • Corporate investigative experience
  • Ability to evaluate complex issues, influence leaders and create workable solutions
  • Understanding of local codes, regulations and working environment for the region
  • Excellent English verbal and written communications
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a global team
  • Bachelors degree required and at least 15 years related work experience, 8 years of which should be in corporate security management
  • Previous Law Enforcement or related government experience preferred
  • What leading at Adobe means

    At Adobe, we’re passionate about developing leaders at all levels of the organization from individual contributors to people managers.

    Anyone who’s considering a career with us should know that we evaluate leadership based on these five capabilities :

  • Demonstrating Strong EQ (Be Aware) Having a keen sense of self awareness is the foundation of leadership at Adobe. As a leader, we look to you to inspire teams to greatness with empathy and mindfulness of your impact on others from summer interns to the Board of Directors.
  • And whether you’re in headquarters, New York, London, Tokyo or Bangalore, you’re attuned to emotional, situational and cultural surroundings and adapt your approach accordingly.

  • Selecting Talent (Be a Recruiter) You’re a talent magnet! You’re masterful at attracting and selecting a diverse pool of top talent.
  • You realize that organizations get the best results when there is diversity of ideas and experiences and you actively foster inclusion.

    You’re also invested in building a strong internal and external pipeline of talent for current and future business needs.

    Your bar for top talent is unwavering.

  • Role Modeling Check-In (Be a Coach) We don’t believe in annual reviews and rankings. That’s why, feedback flows constantly at Adobe.
  • We believe that careers grow when feedback is iterative, not quarterly or annual. You’re an inspirational and effective coach;
  • a leader who sets challenging yet attainable performance expectations and holds the team accountable for doing the same.

  • Leading Change (Be an Agent of Change) Change leadership is what you do! In fact, you excel at it. You’re great at building support for change and getting teams aligned around a vision.
  • Your actions inspire those around you to see the opportunities, take risks and accelerate into motion.

  • Scaling the Business (Be an Owner) You’re a visionary. You know what it takes from a people, product, process and systems perspective to grow the business.
  • Your mission is to deliver an exceptional customer experience by championing global collaboration and driving accountability.

    Get to know the team

    Adobe’s Global Safety & Security Organization

    The Global Safety & Security team is part of the larger Customer and Employee Experience organization. This team plays a key role in delivering exceptional service and support for Adobe’s employees, customers and partners.

    Take a peek into Adobe life in this video and on our blog.

    More reasons why Adobe life is the good life

  • Skip those awful performance reviews.
  • Work in a place that cultivates great leaders throughout the organization.
  • Feed your brain and grow your skills with educational reimbursements of up to $10,000 per year.
  • Great time off programs.
  • Take care of yourself and your family in times of need. We have additional company-paid time for medical, parental, maternity and family leave.
  • Give up to $10,000 to your favorite cause each year, and we’ll match every penny.
  • Get generous reimbursement for your favorite wellness activity. Surfing? Judo? Knock yourself out. Kayaking? Whatever floats your boat.
  • Enjoy serious discounts on the Adobe software that will make friends jealous (oh, wait, you can share your discounts with your family and friends).
  • Winter break? Of course.
  • Those best places to work lists love us (in multiple countries).
  • Get adoption assistance, backup childcare, pet insurance, commuting reimbursement, and more.
  • The work is awesome. The people are awesome. We think there’s no better place to make an impact.
  • At Adobe, you will be immersed in an exceptional work environment that is recognized throughout the world on Best Companies lists.

    You will also be surrounded by colleagues who are committed to helping each other grow through our unique Check-In approach where ongoing feedback flows freely.

    If you’re looking to make an impact, Adobe's the place for you. Discover what our employees are saying about their career experiences on the Adobe Life blog and explore the meaningful benefits we offer.

    Adobe is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace regardless of race, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

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