Physical Security Specialist

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Physical Security Specialist , Korea


Job Overview:


The Country Security Manager, Korea will manage and execute day to day Physical Security 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.

The role 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 Country Security Manager 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:


Physical Security Administration

  • 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, Close Protection, Workplace Violence and Kidnap Preparedness.
  • Provide training and employee security awareness programs.
  • Conduct internal investigations as needed.
  • Oversee physical security incident reporting and resolution.
  • Identity & Access Administration – coordinate with local stakeholders to process ID /Access badges in accordance with GPS standards
  • 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).
  • Maintain close relationship with law enforcement and emergency responders.
  • 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 (country).
  • Seek to drive operational excellence and quality assurance by providing best practices, problem solving, and guidance within his / her area of responsibility.
  • Primary area of responsibility will be South Korea with candidate based out of Seoul, however security support coverage and operations may include other countries and locations across the Asia Pacific region on an as required basis.
  • Serve as liaison to executive management / provide reports / champion internal goals and manage KPI's.
  • Conduct performance reviews and people management, where appropriate.


Experience, Education, and Certifications:


  • 8 years’ experience in physical security industry or equivalent (military, law enforcement, etc.) or 3 years’ minimum experience in corporate physical security
  • Need to have minimum 5 years of project management experience in relation to installation of Electronic Security Systems (ESS)
  • Preferable to have administrative experience on C Cure 9000 and Genetec. Experience on other ESS platforms may be considered on a case to case basis  
  • Physical security domain experience, preferred but not required (i.e., workplace violence, travel safety & security, event security, close protection (VIP/International), kidnap preparedness, cross border – global/regional, and leadership in areas of contract/vendor management)
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred and/or adequate experience.
  • Ability to pass background verification.
  • Bilingual (English and Korean) skills are a mandatory requirement, which includes comprehensive Korean and English language written and spoken skills
  • Need to have minimum 5 years of project management experience in relation to installation of Electronic Security Systems (ESS)
  • Preferable to have administrative experience on C Cure 9000 and Genetec. Experience on other ESS platforms may be considered on a case to case basis  




We are SAP

SAP innovations help more than 400,000 customers worldwide work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. Originally known for leadership in enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, SAP has evolved to become a market leader in end-to-end business application software and related services for database, analytics, intelligent technologies, and experience management. As a cloud company with 200 million users and more than 100,000 employees worldwide, we are purpose-driven and future-focused, with a highly collaborative team ethic and commitment to personal development. Whether connecting global industries, people, or platforms, we help ensure every challenge gets the solution it deserves. At SAP, we build breakthroughs, together.


Our inclusion promise

SAP’s culture of inclusion, focus on health and well-being, and flexible working models help ensure that everyone – regardless of background – feels included and can run at their best. At SAP, we believe we are made stronger by the unique capabilities and qualities that each person brings to our company, and we invest in our employees to inspire confidence and help everyone realize their full potential. We ultimately believe in unleashing all talent and creating a better and more equitable world.


SAP is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to the values of Equal Employment Opportunity and provide accessibility accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAP and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team: Americas: or, APJ:, EMEA:


EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

 Requisition ID:333013 | Work Area: Administration | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time  | Additional Locations: 

Requisition ID:  333013
Posted Date:  Jun 8, 2022
Work Area:  Administration
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Seoul, KR, 06292

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