Security Specialist - Protective Security (Sydney/Melbourne)



Sydney, NSW, Australia
Posted on Tuesday, May 7, 2024

Company Description

Join the team redefining how the world experiences design.

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Thanks for stopping by. We know job hunting can be a little time consuming and you're probably keen to find out what's on offer, so we'll get straight to the point.

Where and how you can work

Our flagship campus is in Sydney. We also have a campus in Melbourne and co-working spaces in Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide. But you have choice in where and how you work. That means if you want to do your thing in the office (if you're near one), at home or a bit of both, it's up to you.

What you’d be doing in this role

As Canva scales change continues to be part of our DNA. But we like to think that's all part of the fun. So this will give you the flavour of the type of things you'll be working on when you start, but this will likely evolve.

About Protective Security and this role:

At Canva, we’re all constantly striving towards our Crazy Big Goals! Protective Security’s role is to create a safe and secure environment for our people while embracing the company’s values of inclusion and belonging. As the Senior Security Analyst, you will be integral to enabling our people to do their best work safely and securely, no matter where in the world they are.

In this is a primarily onsite role based out of our Melbourne or Sydney campus, you will be involved in a diverse range of security and safety risk management activities. You’ll support the uplift of our global campus security posture and improvements to campus incident and emergency management. A key part of this is the development, implementation and maintenance of security operational policy, processes and playbooks.

About the group:
The Security Group is responsible for protecting Canva’s people, spaces, systems, and data from information security threats and physical security threats. As a converged approach to security, our teams work together, and with other teams across Canva to prevent, detect and respond to physical security risks.

What you’ll be doing

  • Support in the development and implementation of Canva’s campus safety and security policies and procedures. Lead in their maintenance so they remain fit for purpose.

  • Support Canva’s security and safety incident management and response delivery. Investigate and report on safety and security incidents.

  • Partner to develop and deliver safety and security training programs for Canva’s workforce and campuses, including emergency response procedures.

  • Identify and report on security trends.

  • Stay up to date on industry best practices and emerging trends in safety and security to continuously improve our processes.

Required Experience

  • Background in security operations and risk management, ideally in a global multisite environment.

  • Demonstrated experience developing and maintaining security and safety policies and procedures.

  • Experience in physical security or safety incident management, including post-incident reviews, with a focus on continuous improvement.

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to effectively communicate safety and security information to diverse audiences.

  • Knowledge of relevant safety and security regulations, standards, and best practices (e.g. AS 3745-2010).

Beneficial Experience (not required, but helpful)

  • Network of contacts in law enforcement, security and risk management.

  • Experience delivering training or security-themed awareness activities.

What's in it for you?

Achieving our crazy big goals motivates us to work hard - and we do - but you'll experience lots of moments of magic, connectivity and fun woven throughout life at Canva, too. We also offer a stack of benefits to set you up for every success in and outside of work.

Here's a taste of what's on offer:

  • Equity packages - we want our success to be yours too
  • Inclusive parental leave policy that supports all parents & carers
  • An annual Vibe & Thrive allowance to support your wellbeing, social connection, office setup & more
  • Flexible leave options that empower you to be a force for good, take time to recharge and supports you personally

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Other stuff to know

We make hiring decisions based on your experience, skills and passion, as well as how you can enhance Canva and our culture. When you apply, please tell us the pronouns you use and any reasonable adjustments you may need during the interview process.

Please note that interviews are conducted virtually.