1+ months

Global Head of Personnel Protection Job

Newtown Square, PA 19073

Requisition ID: 242080
Work Area: Administration
Expected Travel: 0 - 60%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time




SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. Thats why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures.
SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because its the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve peoples lives.

SAP Global Physical Security (GPS) mission is to provide Best-in-Class Physical Security Solutions, meeting Industry Best Practices to Protect SAP Brand, Personnel and Assets.  GPS is the Primary Physical Security Stakeholder in the SAP Organization, managing various Physical Security Services to ensure the Physical Safety and Security of SAP, and its Assets (Data, Facilities, Peoples, Products, Processes). 


This position will be responsible for the leadership and development of people and services within our Event and Personnel Protection Services team, supporting SAP events and personnel protection with regards to physical security. The qualified candidate will perform and participate in risk assessments, advise staff on security needs regarding on and off-site

This position will be specifically responsible for the development of strategic programs & processes, cross functional relationship with peers and stakeholders, and support of all global security requirements. The qualified candidate will report directly to the Vice President of Global Physical Security.  The Personnel Protection Services team is the primary interface with all L-1 level executives and event management to ensure that all security needs, and expectations are met with high quality, industry standard programs and services.



  • Provide industry leading protection for L-1/C-level Executives and other designated employees. This may include residential & aircraft security
  • Oversee employee high risk travel, with evacuations as needed
  • Partner with BCMP to ensure effective implementation of the global crisis management programs  
  • Partner with GPS functional leaders to effectively drive implementation of all programs within scope
  • Create and manage the Protective Services budget and financial business model, inclusive of partner and vendor programs
  • Liaison with internal SAP stakeholders/partners and external industry resources to achieve objectives, develop new programs and leverage resources for program and service delivery
  • Respond to Executive or Event emergencies as they arise, ensuring proper communication is sent out to those involved and/or affected, while maintaining proper client/security relationships through the contact and support


  • BS/BA Degree required
  • 10+ years of related (EP) and event security experience, combined with a minimum of 7 years of senior management and leadership experience
  • 10+ years law enforcement experience
  • Strong understanding of industry specific legislations and compliance requirements 
  • Proficient with all basic Microsoft computer software programs and communications techniques
  • Ability to communicate and articulate with a high level of proficiency in both the written and verbal format
  • Maintain all necessary licenses and certifications


We are looking for a strategic individual able to perform business analytics and planning objectives. A successful candidate will be an effective communicator with strong partnership skills and huaman relations skills to work accross teams in the SAP organization and delivery strategy with a customer focus. 


POSITION LOCATION: This role is based in our Newtown Square, PA office. 


To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAP and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team (Americas: Careers.NorthAmerica@sap.com or Careers.LatinAmerica@sap.com, APJ: Careers.APJ@sap.com, EMEA: Careers@sap.com). Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Additional Locations :

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

Job Segment: ERP, SAP, Compliance, Technology, Legal


Posted: 2020-03-12 Expires: 2020-06-18

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