Manager, Executive Protection

Newark, CA /
People & Places – Global Facilities, Security, and EHS /
Leading the future in luxury electric and mobility
At Lucid, we set out to introduce the most captivating, luxury electric vehicles that elevate the human experience and transcend the perceived limitations of space, performance, and intelligence. Vehicles that are intuitive, liberating, and designed for the future of mobility.
We plan to lead in this new era of luxury electric by returning to the fundamentals of great design – where every decision we make is in service of the individual and environment. Because when you are no longer bound by convention, you are free to define your own experience.
Come work alongside some of the most accomplished minds in the industry. Beyond providing competitive salaries, we’re providing a community for innovators who want to make an immediate and significant impact. If you are driven to create a better, more sustainable future, then this is the right place for you.

The Executive Protection Manager is responsible for the development, implementation, coordination, and oversight of the executive protection program at Lucid Motors. This is a new position with the opportunity to build a program that aligns with Lucid Motors’ vision of a sustainable future.

The position will advise the Head of Global Security & Business Resiliency on all matters regarding executive protection, and ensure appropriate policies, procedures, and measures are in place to identify and mitigate security risks, and to monitor and document all executive protection activities.

This position is based in Newark, CA and will require global travel.

Job Responsibilities:

    • Design and lead the program to protect executives using a risk-based, data-driven methodology.
    • Select and leverage tools to ensure persistent threat monitoring in order to identify and manage threats.
    • Ensure the executive protection team exhibits the highest quality of professionalism, discretion, and decision-making.
    • Working with internal stakeholders and regional teams to advance security assessments to ensure preparedness and smooth operations on the ground.
    • Build and maintain strong stakeholder relationships with Legal, Finance, and Executive Admin partners.
    • Build and manage an executive protection training program to maintain high-quality skills and capabilities.
    • Develop programmatic goals with quantifiable metrics to assess program health and measure improvement.

Qualifications & Experience:

    • Experience leading an executive protection team.
    • Experience working with and leading contracted executive protection teams.
    • Experience interfacing with senior executives in the private sector.
    • 7+ years of experience providing protective services at a government agency, such as the U.S. Secret Service or the U.S. Diplomatic Security Service.
    • 3+ years of experience providing protective services in the private sector. 
    • Extensive knowledge of protective operations, tactics, and procedures.
    • Experience building risk frameworks and using data to drive decision making for protective services.
    • Experience managing compliance for disclosure and tax requirements.
    • Experience in a start-up or other fast-paced environment.
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