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Summary

With twenty years in the security market working on both sides, for security companies and clients, my professional background emcompasses a whole range of knowledge in security management.  Able to respond quickly to clients needs changes with imagination & innovative solutions, but consistently maintaining profitability. Complementary education and experience in management, budgeting and forecasting.
Consistent record of forging strong relationships. Able to work effectively with multi-disciplined teams and across departments.

Core competencies include: accountability, evaluating performance, excellent people skills.

Work experience

2013Present

Chief Security Officer 

Terminal Zarate - Port Facility 

Core responsibilities are : a) management - development and implementation of security policy standards, guidelines and procedures in the largest Port facility in Argentina.
b) Management of physical protection; asset protection, workplace violence prevention, access control systems and video surveillance.
c) Leads operational risk management activities.
d) Work with outside consultants as appropriate for independent security audits (physical security,

20102013

Security Consultant

Secure Audits

Buenos Aires, Argentina, Argentina - Owner & founder

Jan 2008Mar 2010

Area Manager- Mobile Services

Argentina

Area Manager deployed effectively Securitas Mobile Division locally. Designed and developed GPS Solutions as a new business unit in the company´s portfolio.

Sep 2003Dec 2007

Branch Manager -Physical security services

Argentina

As a Branch Manager I achieved the alignment of 950 security officers in consistency to Corporate Management Model. Managed, mentored and motivated a 15-member junior management team. Implemented quality system procedures reducing operational costs. Key clients(ING, AMEX, GM, NOKIA, AVAYA,), Promoted security education programs for managers and employees. Managed GM and Nokia Global Agreements. Met company financial goals and ensured GM guidelines.

Aug 1999Aug 2002

Key Account Manager 

Wackenhut Search

Buenos Aires, Argentina. Key Account Manager. Managed Global Accounts: GM, United Airlines, Continental & Ryder as a single point of contact. Performed full-range of accounting management, including sales, cost accounting, budgeting and forecasting. Maintained extensive records of purchase orders.  Developed a self-directed management team to implement progressive changes. Reduced the accounts receivable turnover by 15 days by successfully resolving customer grievances and facilitating punctuality of customer payments

Sep 1996Aug 1999

Project Leader

Wackenhut Search

Project Leader Alarm Monitoring Developed the residential business unit responding to customer needs and accumulating required information for establishing accounts. Designed a cost effective tailored service for the American Embassy(CAMS) combining guarding services and electronic security. Deployed security surveillance and monitoring services to Canadian Embassy and to the Ambassador residence, located in Buenos Aires suburbs.

Dec 1993Aug 1996

Marketing Manager

Western Union-Pago Facil

Buenos Aires, Argentina Marketing manager and established the West Agent Network(Easy Pay Division), providing a significant development of new transactions. As a liaison between Agents and the Senior Management, created the House Organ, and implemented Pago Facil Card, an affinity program with a list of Membership Benefits which strengthened the link among them, and prevented drop outs. The output resulted in a loyal and consolidated Agent Network.

Education

2014Present

ISPS Certification

Prefectura Naval Argentina.

The ISPS Code is an amendment to the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Convention (1974/1988) on minimum security arrangements for ships, ports and government agencies.

19971997

Diploma in Corporate Security

Universidad Comillas MAdrid and Bureau Internacional de Negocios

The undergraduate studies gave me a profounf knowledge of residential and corporate security.

Certifications

2015Present

CPP&PSP

ASIS

At present I am studying to achieve both ASIS Certifications : CPP and PSP.