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Head of Physical Security Germany (f/m/d) Job

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Date: Oct 15, 2020

City: Walldorf, BW, DE, 69190

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 242078
Work Area: Corporate Operations
Location: Walldorf
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Management
Employment Type: Regular Full Time



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Summary & Role Information
The Regional Physical Security Operations Team is part of the Global Physical Security Team. The Global Physical Security Team is part of the SAP Global Security organization within the Office of the Co-CEO board area.
As the Head of Physical Security for Germany (f/m/d), you are responsible to develop and enhance SAP’s Global Physical Security vision, mission and strategy on a regional level, to oversee entire organizational budget on a regional level and to manage the tactical and operational side of physical security operations.


  • Develop main strategy for organization on global or regional level 
  • Manage the tactical and operational side of Security Operations on a regional level
  • Oversee 24/7/365 SOC staffing and operations responsible for regional alarm monitoring, response and communications 
  • Actively engage in SAP’s Global Crisis Management Team serving as a regional CMT member or champion 
  • Leader of processes and interfaces across organizational boundaries inside and outside of Global Physical Security management that relate to area of responsibility.
  • Develop and provide reporting to in-line and executive mgmt. related to KPIs, SLAs and other internal and external goals/objectives/programs
  • Lead, develop and mentor a diverse team of security professionals

Experience (Role Requirements)

  • 8+ years of related professional experience in Corporate Security and in one or more related areas (military, law enforcement, private security, etc.)
  • Strong communication skills and fluency in German and English language - verbal and written
  • Experience with large scale security operations in a multinational company environment required
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in higher education certificates required; Master’s degree or equivalent preferred
  • Proven track record in building and growing security programs in a corporate environment
  • Strong leadership skills – at least 4 years of people management experience



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