Philips Regional Security Officer (Director), Asia Pacific in Shanghai, China


In this role, you have the opportunity to

Play a key role in executing, managing and safeguarding the security of our assets around the globe.

You are responsible for

  • Coordinating and deploying security activities in the region or market. Take inventory of assets, threats and controls, determine risks and develop mitigation strategies.

  • Manage the local security officers.

  • Your Key Areas of Responsibility are:

  • Develop Security Strategy apart of the overall group security strategy, focused to your region

  • Information Gathering and Risk Assessment;

  • Crisis Management, Incident Response and Recovery.

  • Incident Prevention, Securing People, Core Business, Information, and Reputation;

  • Business engagement: be an integral part of Philips business and local management

You are a part of

The centralized Group Security team. You will be reporting to the Head of Operational Security. The Regional Security Officer has a double-hatted role and a functional reporting line to the Market or Country Leader where the officer is located.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • Strong business and interpersonal skills. The ability to analyze, understand, and explain the value proposition of security initiatives to business and market leaders. High degree of emotional maturity and the ability to calmly facilitate the appropriate resolution of difficult ethical and crisis situations.

  • A broad and potentially diversified set of skills, education, and experience is required. The officer will be a change agent, able to be quickly recognized as a highly credible senior-level resource. International experience is appreciated, with added value being given to one or more language proficiencies.

  • There are significant expectations for education and experience. Advanced degrees are highly valued and would likely enhance the officer’s credentials. In addition to degrees in security management, information security or criminal justice, additional professional security certifications are expected.

  • Must be self-motivated, highly organized, articulate, and possess excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to see the big picture as well as strong attention to detail.

  • Possess a strong teamwork ethic; must have the ability to work both independently and as part of a larger team.

  • Ability to work smart under pressure and efficiently on multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment where tight deadlines and unexpected complexities can crop up.

  • Motivated, positive attitude, and results-oriented.

  • English is our corporate language but additional language skills are a plus.

In return, we offer you

A path towards your most rewarding career. Succeeding in this role in a complex environment will open many doors for your long term career, in other areas in Philips or otherwise. We also believe that we are at our best as a company when you are at yours as a person. Thus, we offer competitive health benefits, a flexible work schedule and access to local well-being focused activities.

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum. Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways. Learn more by watching this video.

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