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Brown-Forman Director Global Security in Louisville, Kentucky

“This role allows a subject matter expert in corporate security the opportunity to set a footprint in the areas of executive protection, physical security, and supply chain resilience. They will demonstrate their phenomenal collaboration at all levels and will offer the opportunity to speak English and Spanish.” – SVP Chief Ethics, Compliance and Risk Officer

You Can Look Forward To

Global responsibility for:

  • providing a secure workplace for the company’s global workforce

  • protecting the company’s physical assets worldwide

  • ensuring the company’s compliance with Customs C-TPAT requirements

Lead the global security function to ensure the safety of both our employees and physical assets

Evaluate the type and level of security risks facing our global operations and implement programs to incorporate risk mitigation into the strategic planning processes for these operations.

Lead, in conjunction with Logistics, the C-TPAT certification process to ensure the company remains in compliance with the C-TPAT requirements.

Review and coordinate executive and personnel travel protection.

Advise senior management on significant security issues that could threaten our employees or operations.

What Makes this a great opportunity

Develop and implement global security operating procedures to ensure a consistent approach to protecting the company’s employees and assets.

Maintain a security framework that provides support to assets in low, medium and high-risk jurisdictions, including Brown-Forman sites, co-manufacturing partners, warehouses and event locations; and / or activities.

Develop, improve and distribute educational and awareness materials focused on workplace violence prevention, violence response plans, compliance education, and others.

Develop, improve and implement global executive protection policies and practices; ensure policy and practice fits with budgetary capacity and risk tolerances; and ensure policy stipulations are consistently applied.

Oversee security for major Brown-Forman events globally; identify, analyze and manage threats to Brown-Forman personnel and assets; liaise with local law enforcement and event security; implement appropriate security mitigation plans; oversee security of brand influencer activity.

Develop and manage the implementation of effective cargo security loss control measures.

Manage the investigation of significant security incidents, including the theft of company assets, threats to employees, unauthorized access to company property, etc. Ensure that all security incidents are properly managed at the local level.

Oversee the implementation of the C-TPAT requirements at the company’s production facilities to ensure compliance with the program’s standards and the continuation of the company’s C-TPAT certification.

What You Bring to the Table

Education: BA or BS degree in related field

Experience: Minimum of 10 years of progressive experience in corporate security (with at least 5 years experience as the head of the security function) and at least three years of international experience.

Significant knowledge of the global cargo security risk and demonstrated success in developing and implementing effective cargo security loss control measures.

  • In-depth technical knowledge of security standards, programs, techniques, and state-of-the-art equipment.

  • Capacity for proactive and strategic thinking and a track record demonstrating initiative, self-motivation, organizational leadership, and results-oriented attitude to influence outcomes.

What You Can Add to the Team

Experience: 15 years of progressive experience in corporate security, with an emphasis on Mexico and/or Latin America.

Languages: Fluency in English and Spanish

PLEASE NOTE: A more detailed job description is available if selected to move further in the process.

Brown-Forman Corporation is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. It is the policy of Brown-Forman Corporation to provide full and equal employment opportunities to all employees and potential employees without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability or any other legally protected status.

Business Area: Global Legal & Risk Management

City: Louisville

State: Kentucky

Country: USA

Req ID: JR-00003446

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