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Senior Consultant, Security Risk Consulting

Control Risks

San Francisco, california

Job Details



Full Job Description

This role may be based in Chicago, Houston, Washington DC, or the San Francisco Bay Area.

We seek a highly motivated, detail-oriented, business-minded professional with creativity, initiative and project management skills to support our crisis and security consulting teams. This position is for a fee-earning consultant who will support clients and other team members across a broad range of risk management projects, with a particular focus on security risk management, risk assessment and risk modeling, and security and risk program strategy, design, assessment, improvement and implementation. This role will include project management, delivery of consulting services independently and on teams, and business development support activities.

Tasks and responsibilities

Client delivery

  • Deliver, either independently or as a member of a team, Control Risks’ consultancy services to clients by developing innovative solutions to complex security related risks. You will be responsible for scoping, managing, delivering and/or supporting projects across a broad range of security and crisis management domains including activities such as risk workshops, corporate security maturity assessments, gap analyses, program and organizational design, program/policy/plan development and implementation, training and exercises, and physical security design and reviews, among other areas.
  • Work with client stakeholder teams to ensure that business priorities are represented in our security solutions.
  • Actively lead on entire project lifecycle from first client enquiry to proposal development, project management, resource planning and tasking, financial management, quality assurance and project closure.

Business Development

  • Developing proposals for future client work.
  • Project scoping and planning, to support pricing of client work.
  • Contributing to and building complex, multi-service line proposals.
  • Continuously enhance client relationships through excellent delivery of projects, wherever possible in close cooperation with the various other departments in Control Risks.
  • Proactively seek opportunities to develop projects and business, including by cultivating long-term relationships with clients.
  • Contribute to marketing through public speaking engagements, the authoring of thought leadership pieces and development of marketing materials.


Knowledge and experience

  • 5-8 years of relevant work experience in global security, risk intelligence, and/or crisis management in a corporate or “in-house” setting or a risk management consulting role.
  • Experience managing projects and project teams
  • Familiarity with corporate security, risk management, and crisis management industry best practices.
  • Ability to successfully deliver quality solutions including written products and oral delivery of presentations and training.

Qualifications and specialist skills

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken)
  • Ability to travel up to 50% of the time and on short notice
  • A large degree of flexibility with regards to work schedule and peaks in work intensity
  • Exceptional interpersonal communications skills
  • Excellent report writing, presentation, project management, time management and prioritization skills
  • Ability to multi-task and balance competing requirements while maintaining attention to detail and quality of written work
  • Critical and analytical problem-solving skills; innovative and willing to join a creative and dynamic working environment
  • Confident, solution-oriented and with a positive attitude
  • High level of integrity, loyalty and discretion
  • Willingness to learn and develop new skills
  • Collaborative and a strong team player


  • All employees are expected to display behaviors reflective of our company values: Integrity and Ethics, Collaboration and Teamwork, Commitment to People and Professionalism and Excellence.

The base salary range for this position in California is $115,000-$125,000 per year. Exact compensation offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience.

Control Risks is committed to a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age or veteran status. If you require any reasonable adjustments to be made in order to participate fully in the interview process, please let us know and we will be happy to accommodate your needs.


  • Control Risks offers a competitively positioned compensation and benefits package that is transparent and summarized in the full job offer.
  • Control Risks supports hybrid working arrangements, wherever possible, that emphasize the value of in-person time together - in the office and with our clients - while continuing to support flexible and remote working.
  • Medical Benefits, Prescription Benefits, FSA, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Life and AD&D, Voluntary Life and AD&D, Disability Benefits, Voluntary Benefits, 401 (K) Retirement, Nationwide Pet Insurance, Employee Assistance Program.
  • As an equal opportunities employer, we encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join us and are fully committed to equal treatment, free from discrimination, of all candidates throughout our recruitment process.

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