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Senior Security Consultant in Philadelphia, PA , at Gannett Fleming

Date Posted: 10/11/2018

Job Snapshot

What You Will Do

Company Overview

At Gannett Fleming, we believe in improving the lives of the people we serve. We believe in innovation and social responsibility. We believe in the diversity of our team and the creative solutions they provide. We believe in embracing change and emerging technologies while maintaining an unmatched standard of quality. We believe in creating an environment where employees can thrive at home and at work. We believe in engaging our employees, building lasting relationships with our clients, and, in turn, making a difference in the world.

Excellence Delivered As Promised. It’s more than a slogan. It’s our standard. It’s the expectation we place upon ourselves as individuals and as a company. It represents our commitment to our valued clients, industry partners, and employees. It’s our earnest pledge to do what we say. It’s the core of who we are as a firm and the foundation upon which all of our relationships and projects are built.

What You Will Do

Gannett Fleming's Security and Safety Practice is looking for an experienced Senior Security Consultant to assume a pivotal role in developing and managing security growth strategies on a national level within the Government market sector (Federal, State, Local).

This position offers flexibility relative to geographical location, as a result candidates may reside anywhere in the continental US, assuming a willingness to travel. The preferred location would be in the mid-Atlantic with a reasonable proximity of Washington D.C. 

Consulting services may include physical protection systems development, design, implementation and policy development, threat and vulnerability assessments, mitigation strategies, emergency response plans, and security planning guidelines, security investment prioritization, and/or security policy recommendations. The experienced consultant, a seller-doer, will have technical expertise in the area of security planning, strong project management experience, the ability to lead cross-functional teams, and the ability to lead business development activities this market to include:

  • Proposal development in response to RFI/RFQ/RFPs
  • Develop and maintain relationships with consultants, clients and client prospects
  • Effectively present and communicate Gannett Fleming service offerings to agencies, boards and authorities.
  • Attend trade shows, industry conferences and meetings
  • Provide assistance with conducting research and reporting findings


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in one or more of the following fields: electrical, communications, structural design; management science and engineering; security; public policy; or a related field
  • 15+ years of demonstrated experience in the security field
  • Track record of successful business development and the ability to plan strategically
  • Established relationships with key stakeholders
  • Demonstrated strength in communicating complex concepts effectively and persuasively to individuals and in presentations with multi-disciplined groups.
  • Ability to establish and cultivate effective client relationships

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree preferred
  • CPP (Certified Protection Professional)and/or PSP (Physical Security Professional) credentials strongly preferred, or equivalent.

Life at Gannett Fleming

For more than 100 years, we’ve been a leader in global infrastructure solutions with a focus on planning, design, technology, and construction management services for a diverse array of markets and disciplines. Across more than 60 offices, 2,000+ highly qualified professionals are united in an unyielding commitment to deliver excellence to every client and every project, every day.

Gannett Fleming is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, including veterans and disability status. Gannett Fleming Inc. will not sponsor an employment visa (e.g., H-1B visa), including any visa renewal during employment, for any candidate for this position. No relocation assistance will be provided for this position. Local residents will be given preference.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE: Unsolicited resumes from third party agencies will not be accepted.

Working Hours: 8 AM – 5 PM
Employment Status: Full-Time
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