Director, Corporate Security, Toronto, Ontario
Tilray is a federally licensed producer of medical cannabis. We are committed to setting the gold standard of care and excellence in our industry. We believe that commitment starts with a great work environment and benefits for our associates.
Looking to develop your career at the forefront of a rapidly expanding industry?
Ready to apply your talents to make a positive difference in the lives of patients across the country?
Reporting to the Managing Director and General Counsel, the incumbent serves as the executive responsible for the identification, development, implementation and management of the organization’s global security strategies and programs.
Role and Responsibilities
- Develop and implement the organization’s inaugural comprehensive security program, by development of an effective strategy to mitigate risk, maintain continuity of operations, and safeguard the organization (both people and assets).
- Align the overall security strategic vision with business objectives.
- Serve as internal expert on security matters for senior leadership and provide regular (or as appropriate) reports on security issues/threats.
- Assess, develop, update and enforce security plans and policies for employees and facilities.
- Conduct physical security site assessments and inspections to determine security status and recommend measures necessary to ensure compliance with existing policies, procedures and local and legal requirements.
- Develops relationships with law enforcement, intelligence and private security resources worldwide.
- Benchmark and drive continuous improvement by deploying state-of-the-art technology solutions and innovative security management techniques to safeguard the organization’s assets, including intellectual property. Establishes appropriate standards and associated risk controls.
- Foster a culture of security awareness including development and training to business units regarding safety and security.
- Oversee provision of travel/workplace safety/security training for employees.
- Manage traveler tracking program.
- Oversee intelligence gathering as it relates to identifying, evaluating and addressing any threats (including cyber) against the company and/or its employees.
- Establish and maintain strong and effective intelligence networks domestically and globally with local, provincial, state and federal law enforcement and other related government and intelligence agencies.
- Coordinate both internal and external resources to conduct threat and risk analyses of company facilities and in conjunction with company events and activities.
- Lead the company’s crisis management efforts and response to security incidents and threats.
- Coordinate investigative activities of all major external and internal investigations including cyber and physical security events, data issues, crimes about persons and illegal acts.
- Partner with Information Security, Business Continuity, HR, Legal and other departments as needed.
- Partner with other media and security industry colleagues in the development of emerging best practices to properly support security requirements.
- 4-year college degree is required, advanced degree preferred with certification (CPP, PSP, ISP, CTM, etc.)
- Minimum 3 years’ experience in a similar capacity
- Demonstrated experience developing and managing cross-border, multi-site security programs is key.
- Seasoned manager with a collaborative outlook and a proven track record as a team player and business partner.
- Ability to develop consensus within an organizational climate of diverse operational
- activities and regulatory environments.
- Ability to effectively communicate within all levels of the organization, including briefing
- executive management and governance Board committees on status of security issues.
- Demonstrated ability to develop and manage budget.
- Demonstrated experience and exposure in the international security arena dealing with
- security-related issues.