VP, Head of Resilience & Security

at Global Atlantic Financial Group
Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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Global Atlantic Financial Group is a leader in the U.S. life insurance and annuity industry, serving the needs of individuals and institutions. Global Atlantic is a majority-owned subsidiary of KKR, a leading global investment firm that offers alternative asset management across multiple strategies and capital markets solutions.

Global Atlantic is looking for a diverse team of talented individuals who reinforce our culture of collaboration and innovation. We are dedicated to the career development of our people because we know they are critical to our long-term success. Join our team and come grow with us. 

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Global Atlantic is seeking an experienced professional to lead the Business Continuity and Physical Security programs within the Corporate Services Team. The team seeks an individual with significant skills spanning both business continuity and physical security to oversee the day-to-day operations and to drive advances in maturity of the respective programs.  Global Atlantic strives to be a resilient organization while protecting its people and assets from unexpected business disruptions.

Key responsibilities include the following:

Lead the Business Continuity and Physical Security programs – manage people and vendor resources.

  • Business Continuity (50%)
    • Lead the Business Continuity program, including Business Impact Analysis, ongoing reporting, and testing (work from home, regional handover, and senior leadership tabletop drills included).
    • Drive collaboration across constituent groups throughout the organization with a focus on, but not limited to the Information Security Risk Management team and the Information Technology Disaster Recovery team.
    • Partner with Strategic Sourcing and Operations to establish and test resilience capabilities of external vendor resources.
    • Handle any crisis or event, including organizing and running calls with key leaders to develop and confirm strategy, partnering with Internal Communications on any necessary crisis communications, and completing an After-Action process to ascertain root cause and lessons learned
    • Ensure that all federal, state and local regulatory requirements are met to include business partner expectations.
  • Physical Security (50%)
    • Lead day-to-day operational needs of the physical security program.
    • Identify, analyze and monitor the risks to executives and business travelers and develops strategies to oversee and mitigate those risks.
    • Work with internal stakeholders to improve the company’s travel security program to ensure proper duty of care is given to the business traveler.
    • Manage US and Global political exposure risks and facilitate confidential inquiries for and on behalf of the business.
    • Advance the workplace violence program that consists of threat management, training and interaction with business units and individual sites

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in area of study relevant to business continuity and security required.
  • 10-12 years of experience in business continuity, security risk management, advance logistics and providing operational support is required.
  • Experience in the financial services industry is preferred.
  • Professional certification in both Business Continuity and Physical Security industry disciplines
  • Familiarity with business aviation a plus.
  • Competent IT knowledge, both in terms of the Groups systems and emerging popular technologies.
  • Ability to work with and best leverage software we are currently utilizing for physical security, crisis communications, and business continuity.
  • Strong MS Office skills, including ability to utilize MS Excel and PowerPoint to create strategic presentations for leadership and business sponsors.
  • Understanding of the Group's global strategies and ability to translate to local direction.
  • High ethical standards.

Key Skills, Abilities, and Competencies:

  • Executive presence with exceptional communication and relationship building skills; effective at building trust and the ability to deal directly with stakeholders across all levels of the company.
  • High comfort level with travel, cultural differences and honed skills related to logistical management.
  • Ability to lead people across a diverse range of services and needs.
  • Ability to create and manage a budget effectively.
  • Complexity and Problem Solving:
    • Must be able to manage third party contractors within an agreed budget and timeframe.
    • Comfort with ambiguity and ability to take initiative.
    • Innovative, calculated risk-taker who learns from mistakes.

Internal and External Contacts:

  • Security Operations and Security Systems/Technology.
  • Internal: IT, Human Resources, Legal, Facilities, EHS, Audit, Compliance, and senior leadership.
  • External security integrators, project management consultants and special technical resources.
  • International and domestic partners within law enforcement, intelligence agencies, etc.

Other Job Requirements:

  • Domestic and International travel required and ability to with little or no notice.
  • Passport and ability to obtain entry Visas as required.
  • Valid Driver’s license required.

Various jurisdictions have passed pay transparency laws that require companies provide salary ranges for any positions for which they are accepting applications. Global Atlantic has offices in Atlanta, Batesville, Bermuda, Berwyn, Boston, Des Moines, Hartford, Indianapolis, and New York City. The base salary range posted below is inclusive of the lowest cost of living geography to the highest in which we have a Global Atlantic office. 

Global Atlantic’s base salary range is determined through an analysis of similar positions in the external labor market. Base pay is just one component of Global Atlantic’s total compensation package for employees and at times we hire outside the boundaries of the salary range. Other rewards may include annual cash bonuses, long-term incentives (equity), generous benefits (including immediate vesting on employee contributions to a 401(k)), as well as a company match on your contributions), and sales incentives.  Actual compensation for all roles will be based upon geographic location, work experience, education, licensure requirements and/or skill level and will be finalized at the time of offer. Compensation for our more senior positions have a larger component of short-term cash bonus and long-term incentives. The base salary range for this role is  $137,525 to $261,954.



Global Atlantic’s total rewards package is reflective of our corporate values, particularly diversity, excellence and innovation, with a focus on inclusion, pay equity, and flexibility. We are proud to support your personal and professional growth and well-being through programs such as educational assistance, virtual physical therapy, remote/onsite fitness reimbursement, a medical second opinion program, pet insurance, military leave, parental leave, adoption assistance, fertility and family planning coverage. We strive to foster a culture of total well-being through community outreach and charitable giving programs.

We are active in our communities-

  • New York: Red Hook Conservancy, Girls Who Invest and The Bowery Mission
  • Boston: Cradles to Crayons, Project Bread, Let’s Get Ready, Rise Against Hunger, Salvation Army and many other local volunteer organizations in around the Boston area
  • Hartford: Habitat for Humanity, Foodshare, Humane Society, Hands on Hartford, Mercy Shelter and Dog Star Rescue
  • Indianapolis: Elevate Indianapolis, Gleaners Food Bank and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
  • Batesville: American Cancer Society Relay for Life, Angels of Giving, Margaret Mary Health Foundation, Ripley County Community Foundation, Safe Passage, Batesville High School Sponsorships, local area youth sports and food pantries, as well as many others
  • Des Moines: United Way, Central Iowa Shelter & Services, Junior Achievement of Central Iowa and Make a Wish Foundation
  • Berwyn: Food drive and will be planning an event to help a local family over the holidays
  • Atlanta: Packaged Good Organization, which helps the most vulnerable community members with providing personalized care packages for people in need including the elderly, our armed forces, the homeless and hospitalized kids
  • Bermuda: Sponsor of a weekly feeding program operated by The Hamilton Seventh-Day Adventist Church

Social platforms provide an environment to collaborate with others and participate in friendly competitions towards achieving physical, emotional and financial well-being. Our highly competitive health, retirement, life and disability plans can be tailored to best suit your needs and those of your whole family.

Global Atlantic is committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can meaningfully contribute to our success. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we do not discriminate in employment on any basis that is prohibited by federal, state or local laws.  More than that, we strive to be inclusive of all backgrounds and experiences, which we feel gives us a competitive advantage in the market and within our firm.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status.

Employees who require an accommodation to perform the essential functions of their job will participate in an interactive process which may include providing documentation. If you are hired and require an accommodation for any protected status, please email benefits@gafg.com.

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