New York, New York, United States
Teneo is the global CEO advisory firm.
Working exclusively with the CEOs and senior executives of the world’s leading companies, Teneo provides strategic counsel across their full range of key objectives and issues. Our clients include a significant number of the Fortune 100 and FTSE 100, as well as other global corporations.
Integrating the disciplines of strategic communications, investor relations, digital advisory, diversity & inclusion, management consulting, physical & cyber risk advisory, financial advisory, corporate governance advisory, political risk advisory, and talent advisory, Teneo solves for the most complex business challenges and opportunities.
Teneo Risk Advisory is one of four business segments within Teneo (alongside Strategy & Communications, Management Consulting and Capital Advisory), focused on offering CEOs a holistic approach to identify, manage, and mitigate operational risks to their businesses.
The business segment, led by former New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton, is comprised of a world-class team of security practitioners, investigators, analysts, technical advisors, and strategic partners with a broad array of operational and advisory backgrounds from the world’s most respected corporate, military, intelligence, consulting, technology, public health, and public-safety organizations. Teneo Risk Advisory helps organizations protect their most valuable assets: people, information, and infrastructure. Our tenet is prevention, problem-solving, and partnership with our clients. We provide comprehensive strategic guidance to build risk awareness, resiliency, and mitigation and also bring an added dimension to our clients’ risk-management capabilities. Our core offerings are: Risk Intelligence, Security Risk Advisory, Pandemic Response, Crisis Preparedness and Response, Cyber Security Risk Management and Private Client Advisory.
A Senior Vice President (SVP) within Teneo Risk is a core, client facing member of our account teams. As an SVP you are responsible for assisting with the definition and execution of strategic programs and initiatives in support of Teneo Risk clients. Senior Vice Presidents are highly motivated and dedicated individuals who are able to deal directly with senior clients and internal team members on strategy, new business ideas, thought leadership, and industry trends. The SVP reports to the COO and President of the division and will work closely with the team to manage client engagements and deliver best-in-class service.
As SVP Risk Intelligence, the individual will be primarily tasked however, with the build out and enhancement of Teneo Risk’s intelligence capabilities for Teneo and Teneo clients which include global threat monitoring and the design and delivery of security and geo-political risk intelligence products such as briefings, heatmaps, alerting, reports and white papers. This role is responsible for maintaining a network of intelligence resources that will improve Teneo Risk’s ability to identify threats and emerging risks pursuant to client engagements, as well as will build an information-gathering network that focuses on identifying threats in the digital and physical domains.
The ideal candidate is someone with experience in delivering complex threat intelligence concepts contextualized for the business environment. Outputs and products developed under the SVP Risk Intelligence will be used as foundational elements of client mandates where we provide corporate and private client security advisory, as well as can be sold as stand-alone intelligence products to enhance corporate operations. We have also seen clients adopt Teneo Risk’s intelligence products and services as an extension of their Security Operating Center (SOC) and as executive level briefings for decision-making and for input into other business-related activities such as market entry and business expansion analysis, executive travel, or mergers and acquisitions.
Responsibilities of the Senior Vice President Risk Intelligence:
Define and execute on Teneo Risk’s Intelligence strategy which includes Open-Source Intelligence, Investigative Intelligence, and Security Intelligence.
Establish Intelligence techniques to collect, organize, synthesize, and summarize data from multiple sources including from access to global intelligence sources such as law enforcement agencies, intelligence agencies, academia, think tanks, private sector, etc and incorporating traditional, social media, deep/dark web in order to provide strategic actionable and anticipatory information to key client decision makers. Develop and maintaining this network of intelligence sources.
Assist/lead the preparation of contemporaneous security alerts, daily/weekly analytical intelligence products, event-driven briefs, and strategic research projects.
Conduct targeted intelligence briefings to senior client management.
Work / guide junior analysts in the collection and review of information from intelligence sources
Support the identification, sale, and delivery of new client mandates in the security space
Drive impact and value on critical issues that confront Security Leaders such as CSOs, CISOs, General Counsel and Chief Risk Officers
Manage security projects and workstreams including definition of timelines, deliverables, creation of progress reports across the account team, the client, and vendors
Conduct research into emerging threats, trends in the security industry, and advances in technology or methodology and act as a conduit to share these evolutions with technical leadership within the client’s organization to incorporate in their security management planning
Evangelize security awareness and best practices throughout all levels of the client’s organization, considering the tactics, techniques, and procedures employed by malicious actors and how they evolve
Understand and articulate relevant physical, cyber and health security industry trends in order to help supply independent assessments on strategic opportunities and priorities
Establish mutually beneficial long-term relationships with senior-level clients and serve as a key member of the client account team, directing multiple efforts for clients
Serve as a role model and mentor to colleagues and drive and exemplify Teneo culture both internally and externally while working with our clients
10 to 15 years’ experience as a risk intelligence specialist and or security professional / head of security / head of security operations / security consultant, focused on protection of company assets for a Fortune 500 firm or major security consultancy
Individuals with no prior history either developing or managing risk intelligence of security programs or serving as a consultant to clients in the physical security sector will not be considered
Viable candidates will have:
Expertise in the development, design and delivery of the analytic methodology and approach for building intelligence products and services
Expertise with assessment of critical security threats, risks and mitigation strategies, including development of holistic security programs and deployment of such programs
Connectivity with global intelligence sources or the ability to quickly develop and secure a network of contacts for the purpose of intelligence gathering
Expertise with either selling security services, developing security solutions or managing large-scale security projects for the private sector
Expertise in managing a business, business line or security teams
Prior experience structuring and pricing security consulting deals such as security assessments, investigations, implementation projects, training programs, etc.
Project management skills including the ability to set project timelines and deliverables, manage resources and track and escalate project issues and risks
Extensive MS Project, MS PowerPoint, MS Excel and MS Word skills which serve as the foundation for all Teneo Risk Advisory work – Teneo Risk does not provide training in these programs – candidates are expected to be highly proficient in this area
Strong facilitation skills and a clear ability to build relationships with business stakeholders at all levels of a Fortune 500 client, including executive managers and vendors
MBA or Master’s degree desirable but not required