Security Specialist

Philippines

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IBM Business Services
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The Job Description

Direct an organization's security functions, including physical security and safety of employees, facilities, and assets.

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Overall Job Role

  • Write or review security-related documents, such as incident reports, proposals, and tactical or strategic initiatives.
  • Train subordinate security professionals or other organization members in security rules and procedures.
  • Plan security for special and high-risk events.
  • Review financial reports to ensure efficiency and quality of security operations.
  • Develop budgets for security operations.
  • Coordinate security operations or activities with public law enforcement, fire and other agencies.
  • Attend meetings, professional seminars, or conferences to keep abreast of changes in executive legislative directives or new technologies impacting security operations.
  • Respond to medical emergencies, bomb threats, fire alarms, or intrusion alarms, following emergency response procedures.
  • Prepare reports or make presentations on internal investigations, losses, or violations of regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Identify, investigate, or resolve security breaches.
  • Monitor security policies, programs or procedures to ensure compliance with internal security policies, licensing requirements, or applicable government security requirements, policies, and directives.
  • Conduct physical examinations of property to ensure compliance with security policies and regulations.
  • Communicate security status, updates, and actual or potential problems, using established protocols.
  • Collect and analyze security data to determine security needs, security program goals, or program accomplishments.
  • Plan, direct, or coordinate security activities to safeguard company assets, employees, guests, or others on company property.
  • Create or implement security standards, policies, and procedures.
  • Monitor and ensure a sound, ethical environment.
  • Develop, implement, manage, or evaluate policies and methods to protect personnel against harassment, threats, or violence.
  • Develop, conduct, support, or assist in governmental reviews, internal corporate evaluations, or assessments of the overall effectiveness of facility and personnel security processes.
  • Assess risks to mitigate potential consequences of incidents and develop a plan to respond to incidents.
  • Direct or participate in emergency management and contingency planning.
  • Conduct threat or vulnerability analyses to determine probable frequency, criticality, consequence, or severity of natural or man-made disasters or criminal activity on the organization's profitability or delivery of products or services.
  • Supervise or provide leadership to subordinate security professionals, performing activities such as hiring, investigating applicants' backgrounds, training, assigning work, evaluating performance, or disciplining.
  • Analyze and evaluate security operations to identify risks or opportunities for improvement through auditing, review, or assessment.
  • Develop or manage integrated security controls to ensure confidentiality, accountability, recoverability, or auditability of sensitive or proprietary information or information technology resources.
  • Purchase security-related supplies, equipment, or technology.
  • Develop or manage investigation programs, including collection and preservation of video and notes of surveillance processes or investigative interviews.
  • Develop, arrange for, perform, or assess executive protection activities to reduce security risks.
  • Support efforts to reduce substance abuse or other illegal activities in the workplace.
  • Develop, recommend, or manage security procedures for operations or processes, such as security call centers, system acquisition, development, and maintenance, access control, program models, or reporting tools.

Daily Role

  • Evaluate employee performance.
  • Develop safety standards, policies, or procedures.
  • Supervise employees.
  • Analyze financial records to improve efficiency.
  • Maintain knowledge of current developments in area of expertise.
  • Manage organizational security activities.
  • Prepare reports related to compliance matters.
  • Communicate organizational policies and procedures.
  • Develop safety standards, policies, or procedures.
  • Analyze risks to minimize losses or damages.
  • Direct organizational operations, projects, or services.
  • Implement organizational process or policy changes.
  • Train employees on environmental awareness, conservation, or safety topics.
  • Manage organizational security activities.
  • Prepare reports related to compliance matters.
  • Communicate with government agencies.
  • Communicate organizational policies and procedures.
  • Develop safety standards, policies, or procedures.
  • Analyze risks to minimize losses or damages.
  • Develop emergency response plans or procedures.
  • Implement organizational process or policy changes.
  • Monitor organizational compliance with regulations.
  • Manage organizational security activities.
  • Develop operating strategies, plans, or procedures.
  • Analyze risks to minimize losses or damages.
  • Implement organizational process or policy changes.
  • Monitor organizational compliance with regulations.
  • Manage organizational security activities.
  • Purchase materials, equipment, or other resources.
  • Compile operational data.
  • Analyze data to inform operational decisions or activities.
  • Manage human resources activities.
  • Conduct employee training programs.
  • Manage organizational security activities.
  • Develop organizational policies or programs.
  • Develop safety standards, policies, or procedures.
  • Develop procedures to evaluate organizational activities.
  • Monitor facilities or operational systems.
  • Develop organizational methods or procedures.
  • Evaluate program effectiveness.
  • Manage organizational security activities.
  • Prepare operational budgets.

General Activities

Getting Information Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
Thinking Creatively Developing, designing, or creating new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions.
Processing Information Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or verifying information or data.
Interacting With Computers Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.
Training and Teaching Others Identifying the educational needs of others, developing formal educational or training programs or classes, and teaching or instructing others.
Analyzing Data or Information Identifying the underlying principles, reasons, or facts of information by breaking down information or data into separate parts.
Developing and Building Teams Encouraging and building mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among team members.
Selling or Influencing Others Convincing others to buy merchandise/goods or to otherwise change their minds or actions.
Staffing Organizational Units Recruiting, interviewing, selecting, hiring, and promoting employees in an organization.
Coaching and Developing Others Identifying the developmental needs of others and coaching, mentoring, or otherwise helping others to improve their knowledge or skills.
Scheduling Work and Activities Scheduling events, programs, and activities, as well as the work of others.
Assisting and Caring for Others Providing personal assistance, medical attention, emotional support, or other personal care to others such as coworkers, customers, or patients.
Documenting/Recording Information Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form.
Developing Objectives and Strategies Establishing long-range objectives and specifying the strategies and actions to achieve them.
Monitoring and Controlling Resources Monitoring and controlling resources and overseeing the spending of money.
Performing Administrative Activities Performing day-to-day administrative tasks such as maintaining information files and processing paperwork.
Making Decisions and Solving Problems Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.
Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events.
Provide Consultation and Advice to Others Providing guidance and expert advice to management or other groups on technical, systems-, or process-related topics.
Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.
Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects.
Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems.
Coordinating the Work and Activities of Others Getting members of a group to work together to accomplish tasks.
Communicating with Persons Outside Organization Communicating with people outside the organization, representing the organization to customers, the public, government, and other external sources. This information can be exchanged in person, in writing, or by telephone or e-mail.
Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates Providing guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.
Resolving Conflicts and Negotiating with Others Handling complaints, settling disputes, and resolving grievances and conflicts, or otherwise negotiating with others.
Interpreting the Meaning of Information for Others Translating or explaining what information means and how it can be used.
Performing for or Working Directly with the Public Performing for people or dealing directly with the public. This includes serving customers in restaurants and stores, and receiving clients or guests.
Judging the Qualities of Things, Services, or People Assessing the value, importance, or quality of things or people.
Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.
Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards Using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.
Estimating the Quantifiable Characteristics of Products, Events, or Information Estimating sizes, distances, and quantities; or determining time, costs, resources, or materials needed to perform a work activity.

Office Activities

  • Telephone — Every day
  • Electronic Mail — Every day
  • Face-to-Face Discussions — Every day
  • Contact With Others — Constant contact with others
  • Responsible for Others' Health and Safety — Very high responsibility
  • Indoors, Environmentally Controlled — Every day
  • Frequency of Decision Making — Every day

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate possesses the following general knowledge, skills, abilities, interests and values.

General Knowledge Preferred

Psychology Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders.
English Language Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
Law and Government Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process.
Education and Training Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
Communications and Media Knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods. This includes alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media.
Computers and Electronics Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
Public Safety and Security Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.
Administration and Management Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
Customer and Personal Service Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
Personnel and Human Resources Knowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training, compensation and benefits, labor relations and negotiation, and personnel information systems.

General Skills Preferred

Writing Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
Speaking Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Monitoring Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Persuasion Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.
Instructing Teaching others how to do something.
Negotiation Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.
Coordination Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
Active Learning Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
Time Management Managing one's own time and the time of others.
Active Listening Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Systems Analysis Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.
Critical Thinking Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Systems Evaluation Identifying measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system.
Service Orientation Actively looking for ways to help people.
Reading Comprehension Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Social Perceptiveness Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Complex Problem Solving Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Judgment and Decision Making Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Management of Personnel Resources Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.

Personal Abilities Preferred

Far Vision The ability to see details at a distance.
Near Vision The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
Originality The ability to come up with unusual or clever ideas about a given topic or situation, or to develop creative ways to solve a problem.
Speech Clarity The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
Oral Expression The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
Fluency of Ideas The ability to come up with a number of ideas about a topic (the number of ideas is important, not their quality, correctness, or creativity).
Speed of Closure The ability to quickly make sense of, combine, and organize information into meaningful patterns.
Oral Comprehension The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
Speech Recognition The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
Written Expression The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
Deductive Reasoning The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
Inductive Reasoning The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
Problem Sensitivity The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
Selective Attention The ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted.
Category Flexibility The ability to generate or use different sets of rules for combining or grouping things in different ways.
Information Ordering The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
Written Comprehension The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.

Candidate Interests

Conventional Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow.
Enterprising Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business.

Candidate Values

Achievement Occupations that satisfy this work value are results oriented and allow employees to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment. Corresponding needs are Ability Utilization and Achievement.
Recognition Occupations that satisfy this work value offer advancement, potential for leadership, and are often considered prestigious. Corresponding needs are Advancement, Authority, Recognition and Social Status.
Independence Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to work on their own and make decisions. Corresponding needs are Creativity, Responsibility and Autonomy.
Relationships Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to provide service to others and work with co-workers in a friendly non-competitive environment. Corresponding needs are Co-workers, Moral Values and Social Service.
Working Conditions Occupations that satisfy this work value offer job security and good working conditions. Corresponding needs are Activity, Compensation, Independence, Security, Variety and Working Conditions.

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