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Security Manager Australia Pacific

Requisition Number:  37885

Sydney, AU

Company Description

Servicing corporate, governmental, and non-governmental clients globally, International SOS, a pioneer & leader in International Health & Security Risk provides tailored support through our 27 Assistance Centres worldwide.

As a Security Manager, Information & Analysis and Assistance, you will be responsible for the day-to-day direction, guidance and analytical line for all internal and client-facing deliverables. Additionally, you will be responsible for the day-to-day security case management direction, supervision and guidance for the Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Islands region.

Job Description

  • Supervise the Information & Analysis and Assistance global capabilities delivered out of Sydney, providing guidance on reports and cases for the team of Security Specialists.
  • Act as a regional analytical lead for the Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Islands region and will work closely with other Lead Security Analysts and relevant Medical I&A leads on issues of overlap.
  • In collaboration with the Content Services professional community shape how Information & Analysis should be delivered and presented to clients in an audience-centric way across the multimedia digital space.  
  • Collaborate with relevant stakeholders across the Assistance Centre, Flight Desks Travel Advisors, Content Services & Medical I&A professional communities to ensure comprehensiveness of output and overall economy of effort.
  • Provide on-the-job training and support for the Security Specialists, covering both a regional and a global remit. 
  • Contribute to ensuring International SOS has a best-in-class security I&A and Assistance capability by participating in projects relating to functional enhancements, such as intelligence collection tools and trainings. 


  • Minimum 5 + years’ experience in Security Intelligence analysis and production analysis and production including a period specialising in a specific geographic region in a relevant sector such as: private sector risk management, military, government, NGO, journalism; relevant academic studies.
  • Experience on the ground in the Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Islands region.
  • International work experience in challenging, remote or hostile environments, is desired.
  • Crisis Management experience is desired.
  • Public speaking, client-facing presentation and/or media experience, is a desired.

Additional Information

  • Strong knowledge of political and security landscape within Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Islands and global security issues.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including ability to explain complex situations to non-expert audiences.
  • Experience in planning and managing security assistance operations.
  • Experience in conducting profile specific security risk assessments.
  • Ability to critically analyse multiple streams of information under time pressure and produce actionable insights.
  • Knowledge of all stages of intelligence cycle including multi-source direction and collection.


Master’s degree (or relevant professional training) in a field related to security intelligence, international politics, international relations or similar.

Travel Requirements

As required, travel to countries in the region to assess the current security situation, local provider capabilities and expand the existing network of security Information & Analysis and Assistance contacts to further support clients and aid operational planning.