Global Security Technology Manager

BP Corporation N.A.

Job Family Group:

HSSE Group

Job Description:

About the Role:

Sitting within RC&S, Intelligence, Security and Crisis Management (ISC) is the overarching function, delivering geo-political insight, emergency management support and security protection to bp. The security function risk assesses identified security threats and handles security barriers to ensure business is conducted securely, wherever the opportunities arise.

The Global Security Technology Manager (GSTM) is the technical expert in bp Security, working with the Global Energy Transition Senior Security Manager. In this role, you will deliver specialist expertise and advice relating to security tech strategy, policy and key equipment or software selection and implementation decisions! This role is viewed as an Individual Contributor responsible for keeping the bp Security team appraised of new, emerging and existing security technology solutions and for taking a leading position in relation to security tech decisions on individual projects across bp.

In addition to security technology duties, the GSTM will be an integral part of bp Security and from time to time will be encouraged to take a leading role in any situational response as advised by bp Executives, Group Leaders and Senior Level Leaders.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead on providing knowledge of new, emerging and existing security technology systems and provide your expertise across the bp’s Security teams as they implement technology driven projects in their respective regions. Additionally, work with other teams delivering global projects such as Workplace and ensure appropriate input and mentorship.
  • Provide ISC’s security input into the Cyber Operating Risk conversation to help manage bp’s Internet of Things (IoT) security network protocol and drive implementation to ensure Cyber Operating risk is accurately handled. You will do this by providing your expertise and by developing a security technology strategy and implementing Technical Security Policies, Standards and Guides, to ensure a consistent and effective approach across ISC, including security network architecture and designs.
  • Maintain strategic relationships with security integrators, and other security experts in both private and public sectors to keep your knowledge current. You will partner closely with our security integrators (including managing their digital access requirements and associated cyber training) and you will forecast multi-million dollar capital and operating budgets to ensure agreed security technology requirements within projects are funded appropriately.
  • Attend meetings in the role of bp Security Technology Manager and act as the authority on technological specifications. Identify security technology risks and where appropriate, conduct technical security assessments, ensuring the best coordinated solution is recommended and supported through to implementation.
  • Deliver project management support where security technology solutions are required, in particular to manage timelines, budgets, action and risk logs and drive escalation where vital to ensure each project is delivered on time and budget with respect to security technology.
  • Collaborate with internal Security teams to use the appropriate risk management tool to ensure your recommended security technology mitigations for each project are recommended and implemented line with assessed risk and provide an effective barrier.
  • Deliver digital and information security expertise to the project teams. In particular to work closely with all security leads and security tags within business units to ensure the relevant digital and information security systems and protocols are accurately implemented. Additionally ensuring all new digital products conform to bp’s digital security standards. You will be the conduit between site based security teams and wider bp network engineering/IT teams.
  • Operating with little direction and proposing changes where needed, you will frequently interact and communicate well with senior management, external parties and colleagues across bp.

Role Requirements:

  • We would like you to have a bachelors degree or relevant experience of an equivalent nature as well as a formal qualification within security technology.
  • Demonstrate a strong and successful track record of delivery in a private/public security role with specialisation in electronic, technological security systems.
  • Have detailed technical knowledge of security systems such as (but not limited to): CCTV, Access Control (including c-cure 9000), PIDS, Video Analytics (including Genetec Security Centre), Shot detection, physical barrier technology, cloud-based solutions.
  • Have extensive experience implementing security solutions large projects across multiple operating environments.
  • Have extensive IT knowledge of servers and where they integrate into security systems.
  • Possess knowledge of cyber security protocols that protect digital systems.
  • Be comfortable participating in high level leadership team meetings and influencing budget discussions.
  • Be able to develop policies, protocols, and training exercises to ensure compliance and preparedness.
  • Have experience working with national and local law enforcement agencies; experience with international agencies preferred.
  • Have experience with the creation of budgets and arguments to support expenditure, & capital project management.


Membership of an appropriate professional security body (e.g. The Security Institute or ASIS) would be useful and Security Certificates (e.g. CompTia A+/Security+/Network+) of benefit.

Considering Joining bp?

At bp, we support our people to learn and grow in a diverse and exciting environment. We believe that our team is strengthened by diversity. bp is committed to encouraging an inclusive environment in which everyone is respected and treated fairly. There are many aspects of our employees’ lives that are meaningful, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life. These benefits can include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy, excellent retirement benefits, and more!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Travel Requirement:

Up to 25% travel should be expected with this role

Relocation Assistance:

Relocation may be negotiable for this role

Remote Type:

This position is a hybrid of office/remote working


Driving and transport safety, Hazard communication, Hazmat incident response, Human Performance, Incident investigation and learning, Personal Safety, Process safety culture, Process Safety Engineering, Process safety hazard recognition, Process Safety Management, Process safety metrics, Project and construction safety, Reporting and classification, Risk Management, Safety Compliance, Safety Leadership, Workplace violence awareness and response

Legal Disclaimer:

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, socioeconomic status, neurodiversity/neurocognitive functioning, veteran status or disability status. Individuals with disabilities may request a reasonable accommodation related to bp’s recruiting process (e.g., accessing the job application, completing required assessments, participating in telephone screenings or interviews, etc.).  If you would like to request an accommodation related to the recruitment process, please contact us to request accommodations.

If you are selected for a position and depending upon your role, your employment may be contingent upon adherence to local policy.  This may include pre-placement drug screening, medical review of physical fitness for the role, and background checks.

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