Regional Security Manager (RSM) - Greater China

China, Shanghai - RHQ
Legal - Security
Intellectual Assets/Property

Posted on 17-05-2022

About Umicore

Reducing harmful vehicle emissions. Giving new life to used metals. Powering the cars of the future. As a global materials and technology group, we apply our specialist knowledge to offer materials and solutions that are essential to everyday life. We aim to be a clear world leader in materials for clean mobility and recycling and have turned our sustainability approach into an even greater competitive advantage. With ambitions like this, imagine what you could do?

About Support Functions

A global organisation. It’s not just those in our industrial sites and technical centres that are vital to Umicore’s growth. Across our support functions we ensure that we continue to grow and evolve – whether it’s by making sure our decisions are commercially viable, enhancing our reputation, building new customer relationships or finding the right people who can build on what we’ve already achieved. The variety of our work means we cannot stand still. We need to find new ways to do things, discover new solutions and develop new ideas. Which is where you come in.

What you will be doing

  • Propose and manage Security related projects in and across the sites in Greater China, thereby ensuring a harmonized and consistent approach of security within the sites in line with local legislation and Corporate guidelines; 
  • Assist the local security responsible in the plants with the translation and implementation of global policies, guidelines and multi-site initiatives; You take initiatives and lead regional projects to increase security awareness;
  • Ensure exchange of best practices across the sites within the region;
  • Remain up to date with respect to applicable security legislation within the region and inform & train site security responsible about relevant developments; 
  • Perform security audits in the sites in your region taking into account specific legislation. You assist the local security responsible with the security risks assessment of the plant or site taking into account  local or Business related specifications in the domains of Physical security, Information security, Transport security, Travel security, Supply Chain security, Integrity and Code of Conduct.
  • Act as an active member of the security community including the Regional Security Managers network and of the Corporate Security team where you work closely together with the security experts.
  • Communicate with the different BU’s in your region on request of the corporate security department to align on the different security domains: Physical security, Information security, Transport security, Travel security, Supply Chain security, Integrity and Code of Conduct.
  • Investigate and follow up on reported incidents after consultation with or on request of the CSO.

Who we are looking for

  • Master or bachelor degree;
  • Experience with physical security and ideally (intellectual) asset protection;
  • Preferably supported by security certifications.
  • Experience with managing projects in a matrix organization;
  • Experience in an industrial environment and good knowledge of Umicore is a plus;
  • Experience with or interested to learn and lead in all subdomains of security: physical security & site access control, hardware and software for implementing security protective measures, contractor & visitor management, information security protection (excluding cyber IT), operational excellence in security, transport security, travel security; supply chain security and integrity
  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken. Others languages 
  • Risk management, auditing and performing investigations.

What we offer

We aim to lead the way. Not just for our customers, but for our employees too. That is why we strive to create a collaborative environment in which we can all succeed, and a culture through which we can all share ideas, develop our expertise and advance our careers. We engage in building an inclusive work culture that offers equal opportunities for all employees irrespective of their diverse backgrounds. As you would expect from a world-leading organisation, we will also reward your contribution with a competitive salary and benefits. With all this and more, imagine what you could do?

If we can become a world leader in recycling and clean mobility,IMAGINE WHAT YOU COULD DO?


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