Security & Operational Resilience Program Specialist

Chicago, Illinois, USA DHL Global Forwarding, Freight req84687 10/10/2019
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Job Title:Security Program Specialist

Job Location: Chicago, IL

DHL Global Forwarding (DGF) manages the flow of goods and information across a customer's global supply chain utilizing air/ocean/ground transportation, customs brokerage services, and dedicated warehousing/distribution centers. We are part of Deutsche Post DHL, the world’s leading logistics provider with operations in over 220 countries. Visit our career site on the web at

We have an exciting opportunity for a SECURITY PROGRAM SPECIALISTto oversee all Security and Operational Resilience Programs to include Security (with enhanced C-TPAT role), Occupational Health and Safety, Business Continuity Management and Transportation Security Administration (TSA), on a facility level.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Serves as primary point of contact for TSA to support regulatory compliance in facility operations;maintains continuous TSA availability (24/7/365)
  • Assists sub-Regional Security Heads in providing security, loss prevention, fraud management,conductinvestigations, security program development and management of CCTV, access control and intrusion alarm system installation/maintenance services on a facility level
  • Provides advice and guidance on the implementation of best practices relating to security, fraud, loss prevention, and security program development and implementation as it relates to DGF Logistics operations
  • Assist withperformanceof required activities to validate compliance with secure commerce best practices in connection with Supply Chain Security programs
  • Conducts risk/safety facility audits, communicates audit results, develops action items, and results that minimize risk
  • Implements Business Continuity Management (BCM) standards,guidelinesand procedures

Skills / Requirements:

  • BA / BS preferred
  • Minimum 10 years of corporate security and/or law enforcement experience
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent investigation, auditing, and report writing skills
  • Ability to create, present, and train internal and external customers
  • Strong decision making skills working autonomously
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

WHY JOIN our DHL team?

At DHL, you will be part of a strong team that respects its’ employees, society, and environment.You will interact with people from all over the world and get the chance to experience the unique international spirit of DHL.We offer benefits and programs to help you manage your time at and away at work to achieve a healthy work/life balance.DHL offers highly competitive compensation, incentive, and bonus plans.

In addition, DHL offers the following:

  • Paid time off: Holiday, Float Holiday, Vacation, and Sick
  • Medical, Prescription, Dental, and Vision plans
  • 401K plan with a match
  • Employee Discount plan
  • Tuition Assistance Plan

As the world’s leading logistics’ company, DHL offers a wide range of interesting job challenges and opportunities in our different divisions around the globe. Our performance management system supports us in recognizing your potential, evaluating your performance, and continuously planning the development of your career with DHL.We will always enable you to take on responsibility and encourage your growth, personally and professionally.

We are proud of our history and what we have created, a global market leader with 30,000 passionate employees. Our aspiration is to become the undisputed leader in our industry, when people think of forwarding; we want them to think DGF, because we have:

  • The largest global network with more than ~30,000 passionate employees
  • The most efficient processes and fastest response times
  • The best solutions and best customer service

Our Vision: The Logistics Company for the World
Our Mission: Excellence. Simply Delivered.
Our Purpose: We connect people, improving their lives.
Our Values: Respect & Results
Our Goals: Employer, Provider, and Investment of Choice, Living Responsibility

About DHL Global Forwarding (DGF):

DHL Global Forwarding (DGF) is the world leader in air freight services and one of the leading providers of ocean freight services. Around 30,000 employees work to ensure the transport of all kinds of shipments by air or sea. DGF's logistics solutions span the entire supply chain, from the factory to the shop floor. They also include special transport-related services.

Our business model is very asset-light, as it is based on the brokerage of transport services between customers and freight carriers. We consolidate shipments to achieve higher volumes, purchase cargo space at better conditions and optimize network utilization. Our global presence means we can offer a variety of routing options and meet our customers' increasing demand for multimodal shipments.

We are part of Deutsche Post DHL, the world’s leading logistics provider with operations in over 220 countries. Visit our career site on the web at

DHL Global Forwarding is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

Work Authorization:

DHL Global Forwarding will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which visa sponsorship will be provided. Individuals who need sponsorship for work authorization, now or in the future, are not eligible for hire for this role.

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  • Arbeitszeiten


  • Geschäftsbereich

    DHL Global Forwarding US

  • Reisetätigkeit erforderlich

    Below 25%

  • Beschäftigungsart

    Unbefristet Vollzeit

  • Arbeitserlaubnis erforderlich


  • Schichtarbeit

    Day time only

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