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Senior Coordinator, Security Operations and Resilience - Firm Security

McKinsey & Company

McKinsey & Company

Riyadh Saudi Arabia
Posted on Wednesday, January 31, 2024
Risk & Compliance

Senior Coordinator, Security Operations and Resilience - Firm Security

  • Riyadh

Who You'll Work With

Based in our Riyadh office, you'll be a valued member of the firm security team, reporting to the Director of Security EEMA, based in Dubai with occasional travel requirements.
The firm security team is dedicated to ensuring the safety, security, and resilience of the firm's activities in the EEMA region.
This role is integral to maintaining the firm's security posture in the EEMA region. The position requires a proactive approach, strong collaboration skills, and a commitment to upholding the highest standards of security and resilience across various operational aspects.

What You'll Do

You will support the firm’s study, travel, and workplace resilience program by tracking and assisting higher-risk studies and travel programs to ensure the safe logistics options for both studies and travelers. You will develop and update travel safety protocols for frequently traveled contexts and implement workplace resilience programs and offer support to security coordinators. You will monitor and report incidents, hazards, and threats in the EEMA region, provide prompt responses to hazards, incidents, and threats and occasionally offer remote and on-ground support for events. Additionally, you will enhance team knowledge and capabilities through projects like knowledge objects, incident guides, and scenario training exercises.
Day-to-day, you will collaborate with security coordinators to coordinate and execute resilience programs and assist studies and travelers with logistics options, including approved hotel accommodations, transportation, medical services, and security. You will develop incident leadership plans, monitor incidents and provide threat updates, and triage incoming inquiries, including incidents, from the firm security team email. You will maintain and ensure data quality in IRM and ticketing systems, independently conduct threat assessments on complex issues and incidents and maintain connectivity with geographic security managers, syndicating monitoring, tiering, and mitigations for studies. Finally, you will sustain connectivity with study teams, office-based support teams, and team members and develop strong connectivity with external peer networks.


  • 3+ years of experience in security, project management, or data analytics
  • A bachelor's degree
  • Excellent command of English plus Arabic language preferred
  • Willingness to work flexible hours during incidents
  • Inquisitive problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently
  • A collaborative and inclusive mindset, enthusiastic about being part of a global team
  • Comfort dealing with challenges and ambiguity
  • Commitment to accuracy and openness to giving/receiving feedback
  • Digital literacy, cyber literacy, and data literacy
  • Strong values-driven approach
  • Very strong written and verbal communication skills, including strong drafting and self-editing abilities
  • International business exposure in an African and Middle Eastern context
  • Outstanding service attitude and a high level of professionalism
  • Exceptional and creative problem-solving skills with attention to detail
  • Strong team player
  • Excellent task tracking skills, capable of driving projects from beginning to end
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FOR U.S. APPLICANTS: McKinsey & Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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Job Skill Code - SESA - Senior Analyst, Security Operations & Resilience
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Posted to LinkedIn Date - Tue Aug 15 00:00:00 GMT 2023
LinkedIn Posting City - Riyadh
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LinkedIn Posting Country - Saudi Arabia
LinkedIn Job Title - Senior Coordinator, Security Operations and Resilience - Firm Security
LinkedIn Function - General Business;Other
LinkedIn Industry - Management Consulting
LinkedIn Seniority Level - Associate