Oct 3, 2016

Physical Security Manager – EMEA

Employer: Booking
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Booking.com BV (the company behind Booking.com™, the market leading online hotel reservation service in the world) is looking for a Physical Security Manager within the Physcial Security and Response team. The team is designed to protect, prevent, detect, and respond to internal fraudulent behavior and employee physical security risks. The team is responsible with regards to all internal fraud and physical security events globally. Continuous improvement on detection and response capabilities is key.

We are seeking an experienced Physical Security Manager who will take ownership for reducing risk by preventing incidents if possible, detecting them when they happen, and swiftly responding when escalating. Based on developments, we are continuously innovating and improving our physical security. The successful candidate must have great communication skills to proactively inform and involve relevant internal stakeholders.


Lead the Physical Security agenda globally.
Help protect Booking.com by preventing, detecting, responding, and improving with regard to safety and physical security incidents.
Develop, initiate, maintain, and revise policies, strategies and approaches for Booking.com’s safety and physical security, seeing the big picture, and ensuring continuous improvement.
Regularly perform and update organization-wide safety and physical security risk analyses.
Work with other teams such as Office Management and Real Estate to realize improvements, as well as BHV teams, and externally with security organizations, the police and other external parties.
Provide training and support to share Physical Security knowledge and experience.

Excellent communicator, problem-solving skills, able to build strong relationships across a diverse stakeholder group, able to build consensus and drive action.
Global experience with Crisis Management and physical security across all geographical regions.
At least 5 – 7 years of knowledge and experience managing Corporate Physical Security.
Must have strong decision making ability and be self-disciplined.
Ability to work under pressure during moments of crisis and make fast decisions while keeping the security of     employees in mind.

Responsible for managing and approving physical security budgets globally.
BSc, MSc or equivalent, preferably in Risk Management or related work experience.
Ability to prioritize incoming escalations and requests appropriately using clear communications.
Self-starter, able to work independently, enjoys creating and implementing new initiatives.
Hands-on approach.
Fluent in English, both written and spoken.
Strong commercial attitude and interest.
Currently living in the Netherlands or prepared to relocate to the Netherlands.
Ability to travel internationally.


We are a performance-based company that offers career advancement and lucrative compensation, including bonus and stock potential. We also offer what is called the “Booking Deal” with competitive benefits. This position is open to worldwide candidates and in the case of relocation, we will assist you with a generous relocation package, ensuring a smooth transition to working and living in The Netherlands.

Booking.com BV, part of the Priceline Group (NASDAQ: PCLN), is the global market leader in online hotel reservations.  Established in 1996, www.booking.com is available in 42 languages, offers more than 600,000 hotels and accommodations in 212 countries, features 43+ million reviews written by guests after their stay, and attracts online visitors from both leisure and business markets around the globe. With over 17 years of experience and a team of over 8,600 dedicated employees in 155+ offices worldwide,Booking.com BV and its various support companies around the world operate an in-house customer service team, which is available 24/7 to assist guests in their native languages and ensure an exceptional customer experience.  The Booking.com group offers a dynamic work environment with a culture that is open, innovative and performance oriented, and believe our people and their passion is what makes us successful.

The hiring company Booking.com BV is the company behind Booking.com™, the market leading online accommodation reservation service in the world. Booking.com BV is looking for a Physical Security Manager - EMEA in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. All references to “Booking.com" refer to Booking.com BV.

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