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Security Operations Manager – West Coast (Project Hire)

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 710664BR Location Los Angeles, California, United States Business The Walt Disney Company (Corporate) Date posted Oct. 03, 2019

Job Summary:

At Disney, we‘re storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world.

West Coast Security Operations is responsible for the security and safety of cast members, guests and the protection of company assets for all non-theme park locations in all areas of the West Coast of the United States, including Burbank, Glendale and Los Angeles.


  • Serve as the primary Security liaison between Fox Security and all assigned physical sites, business units on the Fox Lot.
  • Responsible for physical security standards, processes and tools employed for the West Coast to ensure the personal safety of all employees, staff, guests, intellectual property and other related company assets.
  • Define and deliver an effective security program by proactively evaluating threats, assessing risks, planning, auditing, evaluating and implementing key security initiatives for The Walt Disney Company assets.
  • Conduct threat assessments and develop mitigation strategies utilizing Global Security resources for threats to company assets.
  • Oversee comprehensive risk assessment analysis for company acquisitions, new facilities and remodeled sites. Implement advanced security measures to address identified vulnerabilities.
  • Responsible for identifying security vulnerabilities and defining objectives in accordance with regional goals relating to company sponsored events and business unit support.
  • Accomplish regional objectives by establishing action plans, timetables, and outcome measurements; obtaining and allocating resources; reviewing progress; making mid-course corrections.
  • Oversee and coordinate physical security strategies for all west coast assigned sites and partner with Global Security Technology and Disney Design & Delivery teams on capital projects to augment tactical security measures at assigned off property locations.
  • Investigative oversight with appropriate collaboration with Global Investigations, Human Resources, Employee Relations and Law Enforcement as required.
  • Approach strategic decisions in a consultative manner with emphasis on innovation, communication and incorporation of current and future needs of the business.
  • Ensure that the regional service model design, supports long term needs and strategy of the various lines of business (LOB) in the organization. Leverage operational efficiencies to improve customer experience. Create value through process simplification and service improvement.
  • Facilitate proactive partnership and communication with key corporate leaders to address and develop prevention strategies for high-risk workplace issues.
  • Demonstrates resiliency and sound judgment in dealing with business and corporate challenges.
  • Maintain robust relationships with local, state and federal law enforcement leadership by actively engaging and partnering on key initiatives and activities.
  • Identify tactical operational priorities during annual operating plan process.
  • Effectively manages third party vendors associated with supplemental security services by monitoring contractual obligations and maintaining vendor performance associated with supplemental security services.
  • Additional responsibilities as required.

Basic Qualifications:

This position requires a high degree of sound business acumen, independent judgment, technical expertise and functional mastery. The successful candidate will lead an innovative, world class security program and develop solutions to address unique and business-critical matters.
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum 10-15 years in positions of increasing responsibility within the security field.
  • Minimum 5-10 years of experience in managerial roles and developing and implementing departmental strategy, visions and directives.
  • Capable of handling multiple, complex and paradoxical situations.
  • A self-starter who is organized, intuitive and a collaborative problem-solver with the ability to be effective in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.
  • A creative problem solver with a high level of initiative and a strong sense of personal accountability and consistent follow-through
  • Ability to show or develop keen insight into, and appreciation for, new trends, and customer needs by using data to effectively address complex, unusual, and critical matters and opportunities.
  • Ability to adapt to fast paced environments with changing circumstances, direction and strategy
  • Strong leadership and influence skills.
  • Demonstrates resiliency and sound judgment in dealing with business and corporate challenges
  • Ability to understand, interpret, analyze and develop consensus within an organizational climate of diverse operational activities.
  • Ability to travel for domestic projects as needed.

Additional Information:

12 month Project Hire.


About The Walt Disney Company (Corporate):

At Disney Corporate you can see how the businesses behind the Company’s powerful brands come together to create the most innovative, far-reaching and admired entertainment company in the world. As a member of a corporate team, you’ll work with world-class leaders driving the strategies that keep The Walt Disney Company at the leading edge of entertainment. See and be seen by other innovative thinkers as you enable the greatest storytellers in the world to create memories for millions of families around the globe.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with The Walt Disney Company, which is part of a business segment we call The Walt Disney Company (Corporate).

The Walt Disney Company is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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