Security Manager

Location: Cairo, Egypt

Salary: Competitive

Job Description

  • EMEA
  • Full Time
  • Cairo, Egypt
  • Competitive USD / Year
  • Salary: Competitive

We’re proud to be partnering with a leading global manufacturing company and have an excellent opportunity for a Security Manager to join their team. This is a great time to join as they are evolving their portfolio, totally transforming and expanding their business whilst building their future with clear purpose.

You will be reporting to the Regional Security Manager, with a dotted line into the Security Director.

As a Security Manager you will be managing, organising and overseeing all related Security activities, acting as the key contact to teams, managing security issues for commercial, manufacturing and other business units.


  • You will plan, implement, drive and follow-up security programs’ requirements, mitigating all security risks for their people and reputation
  • Managing local security, ensuring they have received sufficient training to perform their roles
  • Developing, coaching and mentoring direct reports to raise the necessary skills and knowledge
  • Evaluate emerging business and operating models for potential Security risk; highlighting exposure with management and stakeholders
  • Identify and solve Security issues, maintaining situational awareness of the country, including internal and external risk
  • Maintaining excellent communication and regular liaison with stakeholders and functional peers to align Security strategies and service levels with strategy and objectives
  • Performing functional security risk assessments and reviews; identifying and addressing risk and non-conformities, reporting Security incidents
  • Conduct root cause analyses and security investigations and implement corrective action and measures
  • Perform yearly health checks, ensuring local business is fully compliant with Security regulatory requirements, protective measures, contingency plans and emergency response procedures
  • Plan, organise and deliver security training programs to all local staff, building a robust and sustainable security culture
  • Provide expert support to local management on tactical and practical emergency response management, whilst communicating with employees, including security briefs, alerts and instructions
  • Introduce and keep up to date training records applicable to OHS legislation
  • Perform annual “Zero Based Budget”, providing inputs to OB central revisions
  • Ensure effective budget management by implementing proper planning, analysis, and monitoring spending on a regular basis, encouraging the team to generate productivity and cost reduction initiatives
  • Keeping accurate and up to date Security related incident and events reporting requirements
  • Develop, implement and manage test emergency response protocols in order to protect people, business, assets and reputation disasters
  • Manage security & incident investigation, analysis and reporting to identify patterns and causes which will provide guidance and recommendations to prevent reoccurrence
  • Mobilize as part of a security response team to incidents and events
  • Select, appoint, manage and oversee local third-party service provider’s performance, ensuring that it consistently meets all requirements and standards by developing a comprehensive KPI measurement and monitoring system


  • Completed bachelor’s degree with relevant postgraduate professional certifications and/or occupational training
  • Experience in a corporate operational security environment in a country security manager role, or equivalent
  • Hands-on experience dealing with national and international security issues, as well as knowledge of specialist security systems
  • Strong leadership skills, with the ability to lead by example
  • Capable of coordinating budget planning and forecasting, leading risk, threat and intelligence programs
  • Understanding of Crisis Management and emergency response best practice
  • Comfortable working with ambiguity in a complex environment
  • Ability to build strong business relationships and establish strong networks
  • High level of personal and professional integrity
  • Full professional proficiency in English; Arabic language skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience conducting security risk assessments and audits, familiarity with supply chain security standards (i.e TAPA, C-TPAT)
  • OHS training or certifications (such as NIOSH or equivalent)
  • PC Skills: MS Office package, Power BI

This is an excellent opportunity with a fantastic organisation!

We look forward to receiving your application

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