Event & Crisis Readiness Senior Specialist

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Scout Motors

Scout Motors

201-500 employees

Develops all-electric trucks and SUVs

Consumer Goods


Novi, MI, USA

Required Skills
  • 8+ years of relevant experience plus a BA/BS in a relevant field, OR 6+ years and MS/MA/MBA in a relevant field such as Security Management, Criminal Justice, or Business Administration. Relevant certifications or equivalent work experience will also be considered.
  • Proven track record of successfully managing event security planning and implementation through third party vendors and teams with at least 3 years in a supervisory role.
  • 5 years of experience in a corporate or public-sector emergency or crisis management program, including participation in a crisis/incident/emergency management program as a team member, leader, or program manager.
  • Strong in-depth knowledge of security principles, standards, and regulations (e.g., ISO 22301, ISO 31000, NIST) and their practical application.
  • Fluency with comprehensive safety and security models, including risk assessment methodologies, executive protection protocols and active and passive security measures.
  • Excellent understanding of crisis management principles and experience in developing and implementing crisis response plans with demonstrated experience managing complex, large-scale exercises that span multiple teams and multiple countries across the globe.
  • Experience managing a corrective actions program and developing strategies to remediate identified business risks.
  • Proven experience in designing and delivering effective security awareness training programs, ideally within a large-scale industrial environment.
  • Excellent analytical problem-solving and decision-making skills, with the ability to identify and assess potential risks and develop effective mitigation strategies.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to interact and collaborate effectively with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Relevant certifications such as National Preparedness Leadership Initiative (NPLI) or Certified Protection Professional (CPP) are highly desirable.
  • Ability to work and take decisions independently, handle multiple priorities, and adapt to changing circumstances in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.
  • Proven ability to lead and motivate a team, with a focus on fostering a positive and inclusive work environment.
  • Knowledge of relevant local, state, and federal regulations related to security and emergency management.
  • Build, execute and continuously improve security policies, planning protocols and operating procedures for off-site events, coordinating closely with Executive team, 3rd party vendors and external event management
  • Lead and coordinate corporate event security activities, including conducting physical site surveys, conduct travel and venue risk assessments prior to events and build risk-informed security plans coordinating with 3rd party vendors
  • Develop and implement corporate security policies, procedures, and guidelines to ensure the protection and continuity of company operations, assets, and employees
  • Lead and coordinate crisis management activities, including the creation and maintenance of crisis response plans and teams
  • Strengthen the culture, process, and embedment of staff and organizational preparedness through training and exercise initiatives
  • Oversee the design and delivery of security awareness training programs to educate employees on potential threats and best practices for prevention and manage high-risk or large scale business- and/or life-safety related incidents in accordance with documented processes, including managing day-to-day operational aspects of crisis management
  • Accountable for tracking and regular reporting, indicating compliance with annual program requirements
  • Manage relationships with external security vendors, consultants, and law enforcement agencies as necessary
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest security trends, technologies, and regulatory requirements, and provide recommendations for improvements
  • When necessary, conduct incident investigations, report on findings, and implement corrective actions to prevent future security breaches
  • Maintain effective communication channels with key stakeholders, including executive management, Commercial, Strategy, HR, IT, and Legal departments
  • Foster a culture of security awareness and compliance throughout the organization.
  • Other tasks as assigned by the Director, Security and Fire Protection

Scout Motors Inc. excels in the automotive industry by focusing on the development of all-electric trucks and rugged SUVs, emphasizing sustainable transportation solutions. This forward-thinking approach reflects the company's commitment to environmental responsibility and positions them at the forefront of emerging automotive technologies. Working at Scout Motors offers the opportunity to be part of a team that values innovation and is dedicated to shaping the future of the automotive sector.

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Detroit, Michigan



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