Protective Design Engineer – EMEA Regional Focus

  • Anywhere

Control Risks is seeking a Protective Design Engineer to help our client advance its protective design program, including the development and application of their physical security standards for all new construction projects globally. The successful candidate will possess strong knowledge in security risk management, security design, new construction projects, and project delivery processes as they relate to protective design and physical security at a range of facility site types.

The position will build and implement a risk-based protective design program for the client’s global new construction portfolio. The candidate will develop governance (policies, SOPs, playbooks), conduct security risk assessments, develop recommendations for program improvements, and manage the implementation of the client’s physical security and CPTED standards into the design phases of all new construction globally.

This position will have an EMEA regional focus. The ideal candidate will have spent time working within the EMEA region.

This position will require the candidate to be on the East Coast.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Design a risk-based methodology for implementing protective security measures into the design of all new construction projects within the client’s global portfolio.
  • Ensure that all protective design requirements and CPTED standards are integrated into the design of all new construction projects.
  • Work with internal stakeholders to understand and implement the client’s physical security standards into all new construction projects.
  • Provide recommendations for security enhancements based on risk level, in accordance with the program’s risk-based methodology. Develop playbook that outlines security requirements for new construction based on facility type and risk levels.
  • Concisely articulate the impact of identified risks and appropriate mitigation measures for non-technical audiences and senior client stakeholders


  • Bachelor’s degree in architecture or engineering (civil, structural) and 7+ years of relevant work experience (e.g., design, construction, etc.).
  • OR Bachelor’s degree in a security related field w/ 7+ years of experience in technical and/or physical security design.
  • Knowledge of and experience with design and construction management.
  • Experience working in EMEA required.
  • Understanding of hostile vehicle design studies and models.
  • Understanding of blast design studies and models.
  • Experience with security project management.
  • Knowledge of CPTED standards.
  • Experience with communicating technical information to technical, non-technical and senior-level personnel.
  • Relevant professional registration(s) and/or certifications.


  • Control Risks offers a competitively positioned compensation and benefits package that is transparent and summarized in the full job offer.
  • We operate a discretionary bonus scheme that incentivizes, and rewards individuals based on company and individual performance.
  • 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.