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Industrial Security Director

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Industrial Security Director

Category: Administration

City: Fairfax, Virginia, US United States

Position ID: J1221-2931

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

CGI Federal Inc. (CGI Federal) is a wholly-owned U.S. operating subsidiary of CGI Inc., one of the largest IT and business consulting firms in the world. CGI Federal is dedicated to partnering with federal agencies to provide solutions for defense, civilian, healthcare, and intelligence missions.

CGI Federal seeks a seasoned Industrial Security Director to oversee CGI Federal’s operational security program, procedures, and controls to ensure ongoing compliance with applicable government and company regulations and requirements. The Industrial Security Director serves as CGI Federal’s Facility Security Officer (FSO) and as an advisor to the Board’s Government Security Committee. The Industrial Security Director also serves as CGI Federal’s primary point of contact with the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA).

The Industrial Security Director manages CGI Federal’s Industrial Security Department of 25 security professionals and is responsible for ensuring CGI Federal’s ongoing compliance with its obligations under the National Industrial Security Program (NISP), its Special Security Agreement, and various foreign, ownership, control, and influence (FOCI)-mitigation instruments. Finally, the Industrial Security Director is responsible for providing strategic direction and guidance to CGI Federal’s executive management in matters of industrial security and risk mitigation and working collaboratively with CGI Federal’s Information Security Director in matters of cyber security and information assurance.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

Specifically, the Industrial Security Director will perform the following key activities:

• Leads the Industrial Security Department to enhance CGI Federal’s compliance posture and brand;

• Maintains ongoing compliance with the NISP and CGI Federal’s FOCI-mitigation instruments;

• Oversees the development and implementation of the Company’s Industrial Security policy and procedures in compliance with the NISP;

• Manages physical security architecture development and access control policies and procedures for the protection of CGI Federal members, visitors, and teammates;

• Oversees the development and implementation of awareness training and education for the Industrial Security and Insider Threat programs, including annual refresher training;

• Develops security metrics and delivers Quarterly Reports to the GSC on the Company’s Industrial Security and Insider Threat programs;

• Oversees the safeguarding of classified national security material and information;

• Develops and implements a comprehensive self-assessment program for NISP and contractually imposed security requirements;

• Oversees security incident response, as well as the investigation of security findings or compromises;

• Creates a culture of continuous improvement with regard to the Company’s Industrial Security and Insider Threat programs and identifies opportunities to improve corporate processes;

• Establishes partnerships and relationships with internal and external customers, stakeholders, peers, and direct reports to enforce and improve corporate policies, procedures, and processes;

• Identifies business risks and recommends mitigation measures to improve the Company’s security posture;

• Oversees spend management in the Industrial Security Department; and

• Works with executive management and other functional leaders to prioritize and coordinate security initiatives based on compliance requirements and risk management needs.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

The successful candidate must: (1) have a Bachelor’s Degree plus a minimum of 10 years of work experience in the field of Industrial Security, including significant experience as a senior Industrial Security Manager or FSO; (2) experience with managing a FOCI-mitigated federal government contractor’s industrial security program and all levels of classified programs; (3) must be a U.S. citizen with a current active Department of Defense Top Secret clearance with investigation in the last 6 years (and the ability to obtain higher personnel clearance levels in the future); (4) in-depth knowledge and experience with the NISP, FOCI-mitigation measures, Physical Security and Access control measures (including Intelligence Community Directive 705 for Sensitive Compartmented Information Facilities), and Personnel Security policy, process, and procedures; (5) demonstrated experience leading a team of industrial security professionals; (6) have a strong understanding of International Security Operations; and (7) have demonstrated leadership experience and personal networks with professional organizations such as NDIA’s Industrial Security Committee and/or DCSA-sponsored NISP working groups.

In addition, the successful candidate must: (1) be able to work independently with minimal supervision and simultaneously manage/coordinate multiple projects; (2) be detail-oriented, have strong organizational and emotional intelligence, and be able to interact effectively with members at all levels of management to include the Board’s GSC; and (3) have excellent verbal and written communications skills, including the creativity to develop training using plain and simple language to communicate compliance objectives.

Finally, the successful candidate should be an articulate and persuasive leader who can serve as an effective member of the senior management team and who is able to communicate security-related concepts to a broad range of technical and non-technical staff.

Accreditation as a Certified Protection Processional (CPP) and/or an Industrial Security Professional (ISP) Certification is considered a plus.

As a Federal Contractor, all members of CGI Federal, regardless of role or work location are required to be fully vaccinated effective January 18th 2022 under the current policy, and be willing to provide proof of status, with the exception of those with approved medical or religious accommodations.



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