Apr 13, 2016

Security Manager , Latam America

Employer: Uber
Location: Latam America , Mexico City

Uber Overview

Uber is evolving the way the world moves in cities. By seamlessly connecting riders to drivers through our apps, we make cities more accessible, opening up more possibilities for riders and more business for drivers. From our founding in 2009 to our launches in over 300 cities today, Uber's rapidly expanding global presence continues to bring people and their cities closer.

The right person will thrive in an "all hands on deck" environment, loves finding solutions to people problems and can move quickly as a builder and do’er in a startup culture.

As a Regional Security Manager, LATAM, you will be responsible for the security and safety of Uber's staff, properties, and assets in LATAM. You will work cross functionally with local, regional and HQ leadership in order to execute on globally focused projects.

Be the Global Security POC for the LATAM Region and oversee functional security & safety for all staff, locations and operations
Establish a safe and secure work environment in the LATAM Region
Proactively identify, mitigate and manage threats
Ensure a regional resilience to incidents impacting the company staff, assets & operations
Ensure a cost & performance efficient program by the properly selecting, screening and managing of security vendors
Develop and implement a security awareness and education program and materials for our city teams
Audit current security & safety conditions and conduct threat assessments as required
Implement and manage the Travel Security Program for Travel to and in the LATAM Region
Establish and maintain a strong network of Police, Government Officials and Security contacts across the LATAM Region
Coordinate and manage Company responses to incidents as needed to address threats directed towards any staff, physical assets or operations. Turn lessons learned into new E&A materials and update the city teams as well as procedures.
Be the subject matter expert on Event Security and work closely with the city teams to provide and implement proper security measurements
Maintain strong relationships and effective communication across all business operations
Ensure the security & safety program is engaged with the direction of the business
Liaise with the regional workplace teams on the design and build off all new office space to ensure compliance with all group security & safety standards

8+ years experience in a security management role from which at least 4 years dedicated to the LATAM Region
High Level knowledge of LATAM specific threats, risks and operational challenges
Recent on the ground hands-on experience across the LATAM Region as the “Go to person” is mandatory, you’re it!!
A strong, flexible and not afraid for a challenge security professional for this awesome Security Ops role
Military or civilian law enforcement background is a big plus
Ability to manage security challenges in a constantly changing fast paced high threat environment
Direct experience in implementing and managing physical security systems
Strong experience managing contract security services in the LATAM Region, budget management and KPI's
An well established professional network of security and law enforcement contacts throughout the LATAM Region
Strong knowledge of implementing and managing a Travel Security Program
Being capable to foster a culture of Trust, Honesty and Integrity
Demonstrated knowledge of and hands-on experience with business continuity principles and crisis management
An experienced and strong communicator!!
Spanish language skills is a must, additional LATAM languages a big plus!!
Travel required as needed to get things done and stay connected in the LATAM region
A passion for Uber!!

Employees are showered with Uber credits each month.
Ground floor opportunity with the team; shape the strategic direction of the company.
The rare opportunity to change the world such that everyone around you is using the product you built. We’re not just another social web app, we’re moving real people and assets and reinventing transportation and logistics globally.
Sharp, motivated co-workers in a fun office environment.