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Regional Security Manager - ANZ

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10041327 Location Sydney, Australia Business The Walt Disney Company (Corporate) Date posted Mar. 17, 2023

Job Summary:

Wherever you are in the amazing world of Disney, you are contributing to the stories of our iconic brands, recognised by audiences everywhere for entertainment, information and inspiration. Innovation, imagination and inclusion are at the core of Disney, defining the experience that we deliver as well as providing the foundation of our success. The scope of our business, combined with global growth and collaboration result in an inclusive employee experience characterised by continuous learning, development and achievement.

Reporting to the Vice President of Global Security, APAC-ME, the Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) Regional Security Manager position will provide oversight, assistance and response for all security needs across ANZ. This includes event security, production security, studio security, asset and content protection, investigative support, travel security, workplace security, security technology, and incident monitoring. In an emergency, the ANZ Regional Security Manager can respond, oversee and direct Disney assistance and support by providing operational capabilities, technical expertise, and policy recommendations in the performance of essential services along with TWDC Global Security internal partners, APAC business partners, third-party security vendors, law enforcement, etc.

 Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide risk assessment, plan development, vendor management, and security support for all TWDC operations in the region
  • Provide immediate stabilization and management for security incidents
  •  Integrate existing intelligence efforts to assess global security and geopolitical events to keep all ANZ business operations and safe, secure and resilient
  • Develop and implement comprehensive security plans for company events, productions, and other operations by effectively utilizing Global Security resources and successfully collaborating with key company stakeholders, external sources and law enforcement.
  • Engage with relevant local stakeholders including regional leadership
  • Develop/review risk assessments and security guidelines and design security plans and specialized guidance for higher-risk activities
  • Maintain collaborative relationships with internal Global Security partners and external law enforcement partners
  •  Conduct and oversee security assessment program and leverage external and internal partners’ for timely threat and risk evaluations and response
  • Ensure that safety and asset protections plans are communicated and delivered
  • Build and partner with the entertainment and security industry to identifying technology solutions to support security production requirements
  • Support the regional crisis management program in ANZ which supports the Walt Disney Company in its response to a variety of emergencies and provides resources to help prepare for any kind of disaster. This includes medical emergency support, First Aid and CPR/AED trainings, disaster response, bushfire preparedness, etc.
  • Escalates notification to leadership and maintains consistent communication on investigation results and remediation
  • Manages regional security vendors, service providers, etc.
  • Supports security and operations for Disney Studios Australia (DSA), which occupies a substantial 32-acre site in the center of Sydney. DSA consists of 9 world-class sound stages supported by production offices, workshops, theatres and a portfolio of around 50 supporting businesses.

Work, Health, Safety and Risk Management

  • Ensure WHS standards throughout the studios as well as development, implementation and continuous improvement of WHS Management Systems
  • Complete or oversee WHS reports, reviews and evaluations and report back to the business
  • Liaise with insurance providers to ensure DSA’s compliance with legislation and compliance with insurance requirements

Ideal experience:

  • 10+ years’ experience in private sector corporate security or a related public sector organization/law enforcement
  •  Bachelor’s degree in an area of study relevant to this position
  • Nice to have- Strong working knowledge of the feature film and TV production and post-production industries, services, and workflows
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to drive execution against a financial plan
  •  Strong interpersonal skills and ability to influence a diverse audience including experience working with external partners and business owners to bring product and assortments to the market
  • Successful experience working, and thriving, in a highly matrixed company structure
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to work on multiple projects in an efficient manner to meet dynamic deadlines
  •  Quick-learner with ability to take direction, work under pressure, and operate as part of a team Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience managing multiple stakeholders
  •  Strong Team Player – ability to build & foster collaborative partnerships across functions & departments
  •  Well-developed communication skills
  •  Ability to manage the organizational and cultural change efforts needed to ensure new, innovative concepts, business practices, and technologies are fully adopted and integrated into the business
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally as required

Preferred qualifications:

  • Graduate/Master’s degree
  • Professional certifications in security
  •  Experience in the entertainment industry

The Walt Disney Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to be a diverse workforce that is representative of our audiences, and where all can thrive and belong. We are committed to building a team that includes and respects a variety of voices, identities, backgrounds, experiences and perspectives.

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: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, Disney Parks, and Experiences and Products. 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 (Australia) P/L, which is part of a business we call The Walt Disney Company (Corporate).

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