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Director, Corporate Risk Services Chicago, IL Competitive plus Great Benefits

Director, Corporate Risk Services

Location: Chicago, IL |
Salary: Competitive plus Great Benefits |
Posted: 9 Jul 2020 |
Closes: 9 Aug 2020 |
Job Type: Permanent & Full-time |
Business Unit: US Secure Solutions |
Region / Division: North America |
Reference: G4S/TP/710250/194194

Job Introduction:


The world's leading private security organization, G4S, has an immediate job opportunity for a Director, Corporate Risk Services. As a Director, Corporate Risk Services, you will be responsible for business development, account management and developing productive cross selling relationships across G4S North America business units within the position’s regional area of responsibility. This position will act as a trusted advisor in areas of organizational risk management including risk consulting, protective services and investigations to our clients.  This position will attend conferences and regional events to present on service offerings and consult as a subject matter expert as opportunities present themselves.

G4S is a security provider for the United States government, fortune 500 companies, nuclear power plants, oil and gas companies, airport, ports, banks, hospitals, factories, warehouses, commercial facilities, residential communities and much more.

As a full time employee of G4S, you will be entitled to the following benefits:

  • Major Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Paid vacation
  • 401K
  • Opportunities for additional training to aid in your professional development

As an employee you will also be able to participate in the Promote Me! Community. Promote Me! is available to interested current employees as a way to express interest in further advancement, as well as gain information and encourage professional development.

Further, as a current employee you will be eligible to participate in large group rates for the following benefits:

  • Critical Illness
  • Accident Insurance
  • Whole Life Insurance
  • Individual Short-Term Disability
  • Pre-Paid Legal Services
  • Identity Theft Services
  • Pet Insurance

In addition, G4S provides benefits that are automatically available to all full or part-time employees, whether you enroll in a G4S insurance plan or not. And with no premiums to pay!

  • RxCut Pharmacy Discount Program
  • Doctor on Demand
  • Qualsight LASIK Savings
  • Perks at Work: G4S Employee Discount Program
  • Alliant Credit Union
  • Purchasing Power
  • Active & Fit: G4S Fitness Center Membership
  • FinFit: Financial Wellness Program
  • DailyPay: Access your pay when you need it

G4S offers job security, excellent pay and benefits, and career opportunities. We offer entry level careers, management careers, sales careers and executive careers across the United States and internationally.

Role Responsibility:

Specific Duties and Essential Functions

  • Business development inside and outside the G4S client base and develop productive cross-selling relationships with counterparts in other G4S business units
  • Respond on short notice (with assistance of Risk Operations Center) to client’s Corporate Risk needs 24/7 and ensure outstanding service is provided at all times
  • Develop responses for Requests for Proposal (RFP) and other professional writing in a thorough, correct, and expedient manner
  • Attend regional conferences, ASIS and other industry-related events. Present on Service offerings or subject matter expertise as opportunities arise
  • Manage current client accounts as well as progress further business development with existing clients
  • Manage or perform projects (investigations, training, protective operations and risk consulting), locally or globally, as required, with assistance from CRS FLA HQ 
  • Pursue payment from clients, as needed, to ensure appropriate operational cash flow
  • Regularly meet with regional G4S business units to facilitate the ISS concept
  • Identify, develop and manage regional internal and contractor resources who can support client operations and represent G4S professionally
  • Develop strong relationships with local/federal law enforcement within Region, participate in partnership programs where available
  • Manage regional financial performance, in order to meet revenue and profit goals
  • Participate in training to enhance sales, operations, and administrative requirements

The Ideal Candidate:

Education, Licenses and Certifications Required

  • Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Risk Management, Business or a related field

Type and Length of Specific Experience Required

  • Must possess a minimum of ten years of experience in corporate security, contract security or corporate risk services or equivalent military or law enforcement experience

Skills Required

  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Active listening skills
  • Ability to assess and evaluate situations effectively
  • Ability to identify critical issues quickly and accurately
  • Attention to detail


  • Must be at least 18 years old or the minimum age required by the state, if higher
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or a foreign citizen authorized to legally work in the United States
  • Knowledge, experience and understanding of the contract security industry
  • Highly organized/detail oriented
  • Subject to a drug screen to the extent permitted by law
  • Must be able to provide, upon job offer, a DD214 discharge document with discharge status indicated, if prior military

Physical Requirements and Environment

Environment:         Mostly indoor with minimal outdoor exposure to extreme cold/heat

Major activity:        Working on computer while sitting; standing; speaking; walking; listening

Physical efforts to carry out job duties:  Limited, to include some standing, bending, limited stretching and reaching

About the Company:

EOE Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

G4S is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
and an Alcohol- and Drug-Free Workplace

G4S will consider qualified applications with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

If you have any questions regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action or Diversity and Inclusion, or have difficulty using the online system and require an alternate method to apply, please contact our Corporate Human Resources Department at (800) 506-6265.

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