Join Our Team as a Security Specialist (f/m/d) Sub Regional Manager North


Are you ready to take on a pivotal role in ensuring the safety and security of SAP's employees, assets, and facilities? We're seeking a dynamic and experienced Security Specialist to lead our Germany Sub-Regional Security team in the North. As the Security Specialist Sub Regional Manager North, you will play a crucial role in managing day-to-day operations, driving strategic initiatives, and fostering a culture of safety and compliance.

Job Overview:
In this role, you will oversee the physical security of multiple SAP business locations, orchestrating a comprehensive security strategy that aligns with organizational goals. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams, manage vendor relationships, and provide valuable insights to enhance operational efficiency.


Job Overview:  
The Germany Sub-Regional Manager South will manage and execute day to day operations to ensure the physical safety and security of SAP employees, buildings and assets, which may have a very high level of regulatory, compliance, financial, and brand impact and/or a very high complexity of work and life safety.
They will manage day to day customer engagement, knowledge management, quality assurance and organizational learning.  And they will seek to foster programs to transfer the relevant knowledge across organizational boundaries, as directed by their line manager. 
The sub regional head will maintain the highest level of professionalism in all activities to represent the organization internally and externally, while serving as a trusted advisor and ambassador for SAP and affiliated companies. 


Job Description:

  • Provide overall physical security support and direction to multiple SAP business locations.  Maintain a site-by-site overview of budgeting/spend, existing conditions, contact data, and location specific information
  • Conduct physical building security risk assessments, surveys, and physical penetration testing
  • Manage contract security services (Guarding/Watchman), to include the development/implementation of Building Security Operations Manual at all sites
  • Manage electronic security systems and vendors, to include electronic access control, badging, visitor management, security video, intrusion detection systems, and control center operations
  • Execute the planning, design, bid, construction and commissioning activities for multiple concurrent projects, and oversee all aspects of physical security related to these projects
  • Projects include new construction and renovation (driven by Global Real Estate & Facilities), or system replacements and/or additions
  • Assess and implement personnel protection programs, consisting of Travel Safety & Security, Events, Personal Protection, Workplace Violence
  • Liaise with a Security Operations Center and oversee 24/7 activities 
  • Provide training and employee security awareness programs
  • Conduct internal investigations as needed
  • Oversee physical security incident reporting and resolution
  • Conduct presentation of physical security services when necessary
  • Partner/support SAP Health and Safety programs and ensure emergency responses are established
  • Report on physical security strategy and metrics (KPIs)
  • Review and management of SLA’s and KPI’s related to incident reporting, alarm management and identity access management
  • Maintain close relationship with law enforcement and emergency responders
  • Maintain plans and engage as required in crisis response within the regional area of responsibility
  • Work as directed by manager


Competencies and Skills:

  • Manage detailed programs related to the efficiency of the financial, operational and overall compliance of the organization. Seek to highlight ways to improve the effectiveness of the organization and its processes
  • Possess a good working knowledge and understanding of their industry and identify and collect key market information/trends and apply to the organization/processes
  • Manage and execute day to day delivery of multiple projects up and down the organization
  • Manage relationships often with global, regional and local senior management plus outside service providers and business partners
  • Manager of processes and interfaces across organizational boundaries inside and outside of Global Physical Security management that relate to area of responsibility
  • Seek to drive operational excellence and quality assurance by providing best practices, problem solving, and guidance within his / her area of responsibility
  • Area of responsibility will be regional and include multiple facilities
  • Serve as liaison to executive management / provide reports / champion internal goals and manage KPI's
  • Conduct performance reviews and people management, where appropriate
  • Manage and implement main strategy for organization on a regional level
  • Manage and be accountable for organizational budget on a regional level (operations and finance)
  • Manage the day to day tactical and operational side of the business on a regional level


Experience, Education, and Certifications:

  • 5+ years’ experience in physical security industry or equivalent (military, law enforcement, etc.) or 3 years’ minimum experience in corporate physical security
  • 3 years of direct experience in the majority of ”Job Description” and “Competencies and Skills” above
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred.
  • CPP certification preferred
  • Strong knowledge of the German language required, writen and spoken, foreign language skills preferred 
  • Evidence of continuous professional development



Why Join Us:
By joining SAP as a Security Specialist Sub Regional Manager North, you'll be part of a globally recognized company that values safety, innovation, and collaboration. Your expertise will contribute to SAP's success in maintaining a secure environment for our employees, assets, and operations.
If you're passionate about security, proactive in problem-solving, and ready to lead a dedicated team, we invite you to apply and be a crucial part of our mission to safeguard SAP's interests. Join us and make a difference today.


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Requisition ID: 379350  | Work Area: Administration  | Expected Travel: 0 - 20%  | Career Status: Professional  | Employment Type: Regular Full Time   | Additional Locations: #LI-Hybrid


Requisition ID:  379350
Posted Date:  Nov 25, 2023
Work Area:  Administration
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 20%

Berlin, DE, 10557

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