Manager/Sr. Manager, Global Security

Kiniksa Pharmaceuticals

Kiniksa Pharmaceuticals

Lexington, MA, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 2, 2024

Reporting to the Sr. Facilities Manager, the Manager/Sr. Manager, Global Security will have overall responsibility for the ongoing safety and security of Kiniksa’s global operations. The Manager/Sr. Manager, Global Security will have oversight and accountability for the execution of procedures and processes to provide physical protection for all personnel and company property, day-to-day damage, vandalism, loss prevention and other related security risk programs across all sites.

This individual will assist in the strategic direction of short and long-term security strategies for all sites, as well as off-site events and supply chain risks which will need to grow and adapt with the company. The Manager/Sr. Manager, Global Security will be trusted by executive personnel and will travel with senior executives as required.

This role is based in our Lexington office. This role will follow an on-site schedule of 5 days in the office.

Responsibilities (including, but not limited to):

  • Develop and implement organizational security plans and operations
  • Oversees the administrative supervision of security and loss prevention; provides protection for personnel, company property, building access and visitor control
  • Responsible for security awareness programs, extra protection for key employees, travel security assistance, and security risk assessment and planning in the area of crisis management
  • Develops and implements procedures to meet required codes and regulations. Prepares and maintains all required security manuals
  • Coordination of technical security systems and access control for employees, visitors, and vendors
  • Executive protection procedures, including travel intelligence and personal protection
  • Provide guidance and training for staff and stakeholders
  • Strategy and project management for vulnerability assessments, investigations, travel security, and crisis management
  • Conduct internal investigations in accordance with legal requirements and company policies related to security of personnel, headquarters, supply-chain, or manufacturing where and when required
  • Coordinates activities with local police and emergency agencies as appropriate
  • Identify, analyze and monitor security trends affecting the Biotech industry


  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) with 3+ years of corporate security experience
  • Experience in pharma/biotech industry preferred
  • Demonstrated experience in the core areas of physical security, crisis management, investigations and project management required
  • Expertise in security systems, supply-chain security, intellectual property, vulnerability assessment, risk mitigation preferred
  • Ability to work irregular hours including nights, weekends and holidays as required
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate, present information, and build and maintain relationships with all levels in the organization
  • Salary is commensurate with experience
  • Kiniksa Benefits Summary - USA

Kiniksa is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider you without regard to your race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, age, genetics, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status, or any other legally protected category. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.