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Manager, Corporate Security
Date Posted
Saturday, January 06, 2018
Ontario, ON
Oil & Gas, Exploration, Mining, Energy

Requisition Id: 13581

Department: Technical Services Unit

Manager, Corporate Security is a new position reporting to the VP, Technical Services Unit.  The successful candidate will be expected to work closely with stakeholders at all levels of the organization including project and executive teams in Canada and the United States.  This position will help lead the design, implementation, and operation of the Corporation’s Security Strategy across all locations and will be the face of Corporate Security.

The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an ongoing awareness of security standards, best practices, and developments in the security and petroleum industry.

Summary of Responsibilities

  • Oversee the continued development, implementation, and maintenance of a Security Management System that ensures highly-effective, cost efficient security to project teams, operations, and all other business activities;
  • Develop education and training activities across the Corporation on security preparedness. Develop, assess and manage, and provide assurance that security risk is accurately assessed and appropriately managed in the business;
  • Lead in the execution of corporate security strategy that includes risk assessments, development and maintenance of required security policies, guidelines, standards and procedures;
  • Manage the activities of all members of the Corporate Security team including capital and maintenance security requirements through assigned personnel and contractors
  • Ensure emergency plans and procedures, as related to security, are effectively developed, implemented, exercised and maintained;
  • Respond to emergency incidents in primary role for Corporate Security according to the company's emergency response processes;
  • Proactively manage security intelligence analysis, distribution of management reports and provide effective recommendations;
  • Work with other managers in the team to ensure Physical Security, Event Security and Executive Protection are all managed in an effective and professional manner;
  • Monitor future development of corporate security to identify opportunities to reduce risk and create value by introducing new technologies and tools;
  • Oversee security investigations and act as a corporate security representative in association with law enforcement and emergency services personnel;
  • Provide specialized consultative advice to senior company leadership in all security functions and matters regarding protection of people and assets, security intelligence, and investigations;
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with key stakeholders; balance the needs and expectations of multiple stakeholders;
  • Maintain relationships with vendors and manage terms and conditions of agreements; and
  • Represent the company at industry associations and forums to ensure the sharing and adoption of security innovations and best-practices.


  • University degree in Business Administration, Law or Law Enforcement or Public Administration from a recognized program plus a minimum of 10 years related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Must have at least 5 years’ experience in a leadership role, leading Physical Security, executive protection, and risk management in a corporate organization.  Experience in the international environment and membership in ASIS (American Society for Industrial Security) would be beneficial;
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret and apply the provisions of all Federal, Provincial, State and Municipal codes, statutes, including the National Energy Board, CSA Z246.1 (Security Management for Petroleum and Natural Gas Industry Systems), BC Oil and Gas Commission, BC Human Rights Code and other employment-related legislation and policies;
  • Detailed knowledge of the current regional, national, and international threat environment as it pertains to the construction and operation of midstream pipelines and facilities;
  • Extensive experience conducting investigations with a thorough knowledge of criminal, civil, and regulatory law related to security management and energy security;
  • Ability to develop, implement, and evaluate security management processes and procedures including those applicable to personnel, physical asset, information, and travel security;
  • Knowledge of security technologies including video surveillance, access control, and threat detection systems;
  • Cyber security management and other security systems experience;
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise independent judgment and discretion in dealing with confidential and sensitive matters;
  • Ability to develop and foster relationships with law enforcement, security, intelligence and regulatory agencies to maximize the exchange of critical security and threat information;
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, and ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with company personnel;
  • Ability to communicate key security issues to senior management in an articulate, composed and concise manner;
  • Understand the principles of Business Continuity and Crisis Management, and Incident Management;
  • Existing network within intelligence and security (ensuring current information); and
  • Experience in managing local and global security suppliers.

No agency calls please.

Pembina is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans status or any other legally-protected factors. Accommodation for applicants with disabilities is available on request during the recruitment process.

Pembina Pipeline Corporation has been serving the transportation and midstream service needs of North America's energy industry for over 60 years. We process, terminal and transport our customers' products safely - all while protecting the environment and delivering on our commitments to our shareholders and community stakeholders. When we build something, we do it right.

Powering Pembina's growth are our smart, creative and energetic people who allow us to remain a disciplined and responsible energy transportation and service provider and a trusted member in our communities.

Our expectations are high, and so are our rewards. We treat our people well – whether it’s through our total compensation package, our community engagement and volunteer opportunities, or our numerous fun social activities. 

Pembina is a proud recipient of the 2018 Canada’s Top 100 Employers and Alberta's Top 70 Employers (2014-2017). We are also a strong supporter of Skills Canada.