Corporate Security Manager in Istanbul, Turkey

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Corporate Security Manager – 2407022476W


Kenvue is currently recruiting for:

Corporate Security Manager

This position reports into Regional Security Director for EMEA and is based in Istanbul, Turkey

Who We Are

At Kenvue, we realize the extraordinary power of everyday care. Built on over a century of heritage and rooted in science, we’re the house of iconic brands – including NEUTROGENA®, AVEENO®, TYLENOL®, LISTERINE®, JOHNSON’S® and BAND-AID® that you already know and love. Science is our passion; care is our talent. Our global team is made by 22,000 diverse and brilliant people, passionate about insights, innovation and committed to deliver the best products to our customers. With expertise and empathy, being a Kenvuer means to have the power to impact life of millions of people every day. We put people first, care fiercely, earn trust with science and solve with courage – and have brilliant opportunities waiting for you! Join us in shaping our future–and yours.

What You Will Do

The Corporate Security Manager is responsible for Leading The Middle East as part of a new global corporate security team that is being deployed to support our new consumer health company, Kenvue. Reporting to the Director EMEA Region, the Manager for The Middle East has direct oversight for a number of physical security functions that positively impact the protection of associates, visitors, facilities, and assets. The role supports the implementation of global security policies and programs throughout The Middle East and surrounding region to mitigate risks, respond to incidents, limit exposure to liability, and create secure working conditions.

Key Responsibilities

  • Contributes to the continuity and growth of the business by providing suitable security services

  • Serves as the risk mitigation and intelligence leader for the sub-region

  • Maintains a security culture among associates by promoting situational awareness and sharing information related to security conditions and trends

  • Coordinates internal/external security investigations within the sub-region

  • Establishes and maintains effective liaison with local/state/federal law enforcement and external security committees/partnerships in support of the Global Security mission

  • Oversees site physical security risk assessments in the sub-region

  • Partners with stakeholders to assess and monitor adherence to the Global Security Minimum Security Standards (MSS)

  • Liaises with business leadership: Legal, HR, IT, Quality, Facilities, and other functional areas in the development and deployment of standardized strategies, policies, procedures, best practices, and security programs

  • Supports HR and the Business leadership during high risk employee separations

  • Collaborates with activated Crisis Management Teams (CMTs) and the Operational Crisis Response Team for all hazards including natural disasters, pandemics, and geo-political events

  • Coordinates security support for special events, business meetings and travelers, as required

  • Supports training/security awareness requests, as appropriate

  • Drives adoption of global security technology standards within the sub-region

  • Identifies “Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats” within the sub-region that facilitate the development and implementation of security programs that support risk mitigation


What We Are Looking For

Required Qualifications

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree is required

  • Proven experience in corporate security management or 8 years of experience in law enforcement is required

  • Demonstrated leadership skills

  • Demonstrated organization skills and sound judgment

  • Must be results-objectives-goal oriented, a cost-benefit analyst, and decision-maker

  • Ability to brief at all levels of the company and communicate openly and candidly across business units and operating companies

  • Must possess strong oral and written communication skills, including strong listening skills

  • Able to prioritize, plan, execute and multitask work programs on own initiative with a developed sense of self-knowledge, knowing own limitations, and able to judge when it is necessary to consult/inform/involve others, often in short timelines

  • Ability to oversee and manage external vendors

  • Sub-regional threat and risk awareness/perspective

  • Computer literacy and have proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite are required

  • Must have proficiency in English; Working knowledge of Arabic or French would be an advantage.

Desired Qualifications

  • An advanced degree in Criminology or Police Sciences, Business Administration, Forensic Sciences, or Security Management

  • Security Certification(s), including CPP from ASIS International

  • Prior private sector experience involving corporate investigations and/or providing security services

  • Experience working in a decentralized environment where decision-making is shared

  • Experience supporting Executive Protection Team initiatives and interacting with business partners such as meeting planners, event personnel, and administrative staff members

  • Autonomous problem solver & decision-maker

  • Strong interpersonal skills to interact/relate to people from different cultures; with the ability to form strong/effective relationships

  • Experience in organizational change management and managing multiple projects and workstreams simultaneously

  • Courage to deliver difficult messages

  • Able to manage through change while showing respect for how things work today

  • Ability to mentor & motivate others

  • Manage through ambiguity and complexity

  • Maintain the highest standards of integrity in personal & professional life

What’s In It For You

  • Competitive Benefit Package

  • Paid Company Holidays, Paid Vacation, Volunteer Time, Summer Fridays & More!

  • Learning & Development Opportunities

  • Employee Resource Groups

Kenvue is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Primary Location Europe/Middle East/Africa-Turkey-Istanbul-Istanbul

Job Function Security

Req ID: 2407022476W

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