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Manager/TL, Site Security


St. Louis, MO
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As the Manager, Site Security, the incumbent will be responsible for supporting all physical, electronic, and procedural security processes and programs at the Meridian Medical Technologies locations in Greater St. Louis. The incumbent will ensure the Site is fully compliant with Pfizer's Minimum Security Requirements (MSR), and regulatory requirements as they relate to the security of people, facilities, product, materials, and Company reputation. Position is responsible for administrative oversight of the contracted Security Officer vendor, ensuring the vendor meets contractual requirements. Incumbent works with other vendors and system integrators providing services to the Site. Acts as the primary interface to local, regional and State law enforcement agencies, including regional Homeland Security, Regional Intelligence Fusion Centers and other protective services. Is the primary and responsible administrator for security systems, including access control, video surveillance, intrusion detection, visitor management, and incident reporting systems. Conducts confidential investigations, interfacing with Pfizer Global Security on matters falling under the serious incident reporting guidelines. The incumbent will interface with plant customers on security needs and assessments. The position will take an active role in managing the security portions of capital projects.


- Manage daily security operations for facilities and units operating within the MMT St. Louis area.

- Respond to requests for professional level security intervention in investigations, consultations, and decisions requiring more advanced technical security skills.

- Review security reports and daily activity logs and conduct in-depth review of items which fall outside of the normal security routine.

- Apply risk assessment and threat assessment tools, along with intelligence information, to provide a realistic and practical security posture. Uses the Pfizer MSR to determine basic compliance, using other products to tailor a program to the Site's needs. Negotiates with Pfizer Global Security on modifying/waiving MSR items not compatible with known threats and risks.

- Approve contracted security service staffing levels. Reviews and approves contractor invoices. Conducts quality reviews of contractor performance. (Note: This position does not have direct supervisory responsibility for the guard force, but rather utilizes the force as part of an integrated security program).

- Works with site managers, Human Resources professionals, and/or Pfizer Global Security (GSPOC) in the course of investigating code of conduct violations.

- Prepare budget forecasts for security operational programs.

- Provide education and awareness aimed at protecting Pfizer information from compromise.

- Coordinate with IT staff on automated equipment needs. Is the system owner and holds highest administration rights for all site security related automated systems.

- Manages visitor control operations, including EAR compliance with personnel identity.

- Review facility capital project requests (CPA) for security concerns, input, and consistency.

- Provide leadership in effective communications, coaching, training and development of colleagues consistent with Pfizer values, leader behaviors and practices.

- Coordinate with other site businesses to ensure asset and resource decisions are in the best interest of the Company. Conducts and documents an annual security risk assessment, in accordance with the MSR.

- Communicates with the GSPOC and Global Security Operations Center on issues and incidents outlined in the Serious Incident Reporting Guidelines.


Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution, with a concentration in security management, political science, intelligence studies, geopolitical studies, or human resources administration.

Certified Protection Professional (CPP) or Physical Security Professional (PSP) credentials preferred. Ability and commitment to acquire such certifications required.

Minimum 2 years experience as a Site Security Officer or Site Security Lead, preferably in the pharmaceutical, medical device, or medical product distribution fields.

A minimum of 5 years in a responsible charge leadership role.

Experience working with contracted resources to build an integrated security program.

(Previous military or public law enforcement experience may be beneficial, but is not a substitute for other qualifications.)

Experience working with the Department of Defense, Food and Drug Administration, or Drug Enforcement Administration, in a civilian capacity, is preferred. Experience working with regulatory agencies helpful.

Ability to influence behaviors in others, using reason and effective, positive communication.

Verifiable experience in the conduct of sensitive investigations required.

Verifiable experience in conducting risk and threat assessments and in applying such information into practice.

Familiarity with standard security equipment, including card access and alarm systems, CCTV systems, and incident and reporting software programs.

Note: Position may require incumbent to acquire and maintain Government clearances in order to receive sensitive intelligence information. Inability to acquire and maintain such clearances would be a disqualifying factor.


May require walking, standing, and or sitting for prolonged periods.

Must be able to drive between site facilities in the Greater St. Louis area.

Travel requirement of >10% of time.

Must be willing and able to work multiple shifts, including nights, weekends, holidays, and other times, with minimal notice.

Incumbent will be required to respond to emergencies, both by phone and in person as necessary, at any time.


Travel requirement of >10% of time.

Must be willing and able to work multiple shifts, including nights, weekends, holidays, and other times, with minimal notice.

Incumbent will be required to respond to emergencies, both by phone and in person as necessary, at any time.

**EEO & Employment Eligibility** (KING SITES ONLY)

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

This job is open only to Lawful Permanent Residents (as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(20)), or Protected Individuals (as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), namely, U.S. Citizens, Refugees, and Asylees.

**Sunshine Act**

Pfizer reports payments and other transfers of value to health care providers as required by federal and state transparency laws and implementing regulations. These laws and regulations require Pfizer to provide government agencies with information such as a health care provider's name, address and the type of payments or other value received, generally for public disclosure. Subject to further legal review and statutory or regulatory clarification, which Pfizer intends to pursue, reimbursement of recruiting expenses for licensed physicians may constitute a reportable transfer of value under the federal transparency law commonly known as the Sunshine Act. Therefore, if you are a licensed physician who incurs recruiting expenses as a result of interviewing with Pfizer that we pay or reimburse, your name, address and the amount of payments made currently will be reported to the government. If you have questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact your Talent Acquisition representative.

**Other Job Details:**

+ **Last Date to Apply for Job: 1/19/2018** Eligible for Relocation Package - Yes

Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.
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