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Established in 1806 as a small soap and candle business in New York City, Colgate-Palmolive is now a truly global company with products sold in over 200 countries and territories under such internationally recognized brand names as Colgate, Palmolive, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sorriso, Kolynos, elmex, Tom's of Maine, Sanex, Ajax, Axion, Soupline, Haci Sakir, Suavitel, PCA SKIN, EltaMD, Filorga and Hello as well as Hill's Science Diet and Hill's Prescription Diet.

Colgate-Palmolive is a leading consumer products company that serves hundreds of millions of consumers worldwide with brands and products across four core businesses – Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition. We are committed to offering products that make lives healthier and more enjoyable, and programs that enrich communities around the world.

Every day millions of people trust our products to care for themselves and the ones they love. Our goal is to use our technology to create products that will continue to improve the quality of life for our consumers wherever they live.

A career at Colgate-Palmolive is an excellent opportunity if you seek a global experience, constant challenge, and development opportunities in an environment that respects work/life effectiveness.

Job Title:  Regional Security Manager

Travel Required?:  Travel - 25% of time
Date:  Aug 26, 2021
Remote working option during the current situation

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Region
# 110235 - Guatemala, Guatemala, Guatemala

Purpose of the Position

Lead all aspects of the implementation of approved Global Security programs across the region and confirm the effectiveness of these initiatives and strategies. These include but are not limited to facilities protection, investigations, supply chain security, Brand protection, workplace security, travel security, personal security, and coordinating executive and event protection.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Working in consultation with Global Security: identify, develop, implement and maintain security processes, practices and policies throughout the operational region to reduce risks, respond to incidents and limit exposure and liability in all areas of assets. Responsible for leading the Global Security strategy for Colgate Palmolive, region-wide in Central America
  2. Coordinate Risk & Crisis Management of the facility (administrative offices, plant, and warehouses), personnel, product and cargo. , physical, people and reputational risk.
  3. Incorporate approved Global Security standards and guidelines into projects to include construction, renovation and production related projects. Ensure conformity of current and planned security operations with countries applicable laws and regulation
  4. Ensure the strategic planning for assets security
  5. Lead visit to business units, where it is responsible for the regulatory compliance in business processes, administrative and security of the Company in order to identify vulnerabilities.
  6. Conduct risk assessments in the localities where our facilities are located, Expats residences, hotels, and areas of operation for Sales force activity.
  7. Supervise accurate administration of Budget expenditures, assets and projects. This includes the development of design and cost proposals for new initiatives.
  8. Be the liaison with Governments, Police, security agencies, OSAC Country Councils, and Chambers of Commerce.
  9. Build links with peers and leaders across the Division. Benchmark with partners and peers in the industry and share standard methodologies.
  10. Responsible for facility security equipment, repair & maintenance of armored cars, guard costs and NVO costs for Security Budget.

Basic Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 8 years of Corporate Security experience
  • Previous experience in the private sector
  • Experience working in the Central America region
  • English proficiency
  • Security management, threat analysis, security procedures and plans writing
  • Understanding of emergency management and life safety policy
  • Solid understanding of technical security systems (CCTV, alarms, Access controls) and experience in uniform guards services management
  • Knowledge in Logistics security
  • Knowledge in crisis management planning and training
  • Knowledge in conducting investigations

Equal Opportunity Employer
Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, marital status, veteran status (United States positions), or any other characteristic protected by law.

Are you interested in working for Colgate-Palmolive? You can apply online and attach all relevant documents such as a cover letter and resume or CV. Applications received by e-mail are not considered in the selection process. Become part of our team. We look forward to your application.

Colgate-Palmolive is a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition. Colgate sells its products in over 200 countries and territories around the world under such internationally recognized brand names as Colgate, Palmolive, elmex, Tom’s of Maine, Sorriso, Speed Stick, Lady Speed Stick, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sanex, Elta MD, PCA Skin, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Science Diet and Hill’s Prescription Diet. 

For more information about Colgate’s global business, visit the Company’s web site at To learn more about Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® oral health education program, please visit To learn more about Hill's and the Hill’s Food, Shelter & Love program please visit To learn more about Tom’s of Maine  please visit

Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.

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