June 17, 2019

Author: SMR Recruitment Team

Chicago Cityscape. SMR Group is recruiting for a Director of Security.

This senior security leadership role requires strong experience to design and manage an enterprise-wide security and risk management program.


SMR has been retained to recruit for this senior-most security role in our client’s organization. Located in the metro-Chicago area of Illinois, you will develop, implement and direct a robust security and risk management program designed for risk reduction and incident response. Your extensive related experience plus strong administrative and management skills will ensure your success in this challenging role. You will also be a strong relationship builder, skilled at fostering productive interactions with external agencies and industry peers. A strong compensation program is in place for this key role. Please note that relocation is not offered therefore only candidates local to the Chicagoland area should apply.

Some of Your Responsibilities Include:

  • Design and oversee a strong security and risk management program to ensure protection of assets, infrastructure and people.
  • Oversee and manage contracted physical security protection personnel together with the systems associated with those functions.
  • Serve as the subject matter expert in the support of assured destruction of data and assets.

The Education and Experience You Need:

  • A University degree is required.
  • Business acumen inclusive of extensive administrative and supervisory responsibilities with major corporations and/or public sector security organizations.
  • Background incorporating security operations in a heavy manufacturing, refining and/or foundry environment is preferred.

Competencies and Skills That Set You Apart:

  • Strong communicator at all levels of management, able to present and influence effective solutions.
  • Analytical thinker who can effectively analyze risk and deploy innovative solutions.
  • Impeccable integrity and ethics.

Apply Here!

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