Leadership Solutions

Director, Global Security and Safety




New York, NY


The Security Director provides efficient and high-quality executive security support to the CEO and Senior Executives. The role also has responsibility for security programs related to office physical security, life safety emergency procedures, aviation security support and others. This role manages risk to Visa’s senior executives and ensures mitigation through assessment, monitoring, and implementation of appropriate strategies. The position is based in New York and requires travel, interaction with the company’s executive team, the ability to work well autonomously and in a team setting.

  • Provides leadership and support for Global Security & Safety’s (GSS) Executive Support Program for the CEO and other senior executives based in New York – with a focus on executive protection and special events security management
  • Serves as site security lead for Visa’s New York office and East Coast aviation hangar
  • Manages and executes security at company events in support of the executive team, clients, guests and various business units
  • Utilizes protective risk management and intelligence-led risk methodologies to plan and execute protection and security projects
  • Executes overall physical security management for the New York area offices, staff, aviation assets and processes, and manages the executive visitor protocol
  • Execute GSS’s Security Risk Review program in New York, collaborating with office managers and executive administrators to ensure adherence with Visa Key Control requirements
  • Develops and provides executive residential security support to select locations
  • Must have the ability to obtain Federal Air Marshal Service Armed Security Officer (ASO) certification and executes ASO tasks with company aviation assets flying into Washington Reagan Airport (DCA)
Please see complete job description online.


  • Minimum of twelve years specialized law enforcement, military and/or corporate security experience with at least 6 years of executive protection (EP) experience in these organizations
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent professional experience
  • Possesses EP training and experience in the following specialties: team member, detail leader, primary and secondary vehicle driver (including armored vehicles), medical (First Aid, CPR, AED), protective intelligence, use of force and firearms
  • Eligible to obtain a Federal Air Marshal Service Armed Security Officer (ASO) certification; possess a minimum amount of 4 years in US Law Enforcement or select US Military roles, good conduct and honorable discharge
  • Experience managing security details in domestic and international locations, both low and high risk Operational understanding and fluent usage of today’s technology tools across all platforms (PC, tablet, smartphone-smartwatch, radio, satellite, tracking device, etc.)
  • Strong interpersonal skills, tenacity and proven ability to drive results in a complex environment and at different hierarchical levels
  • Promotes collaboration and exhibits a strong commitment to team success
  • Ability to communicate effectively across all levels of the organization
  • Preferably holder of a LEOSA firearm permit and/or concealed carry permit in the state of NY
  • Ability to adapt quickly and work successfully with stakeholders of diverse backgrounds to include differing geographies and cultures
Please see complete list of qualifications online.

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