The Estee Lauder Companies Security Manager in Shanghai, China

Security Manager

Brand: Estée Lauder Companies Corporate Departments


As a member of the Estee Lauder Companies’ Global Security Team, the successful candidate will be responsible for assisting the Regional Security Director with the implementation and management of the Global Security strategy and programs in China; identifying, developing, implementing and maintaining trademark protection and security processes throughout China to reduce risks, respond to incidents and limit exposure to liability in all areas. This position will assist the Regional Security Director to be the primary point of contact in China to provide expertise, direction and support on all matters relating to physical security, supply chain security, counterfeiting trademark protection, security risk identification, analysis and mitigation, manufacturing operations, security awareness, crisis management, travel security, executive protection security, internal investigations, grey market investigations and other investigative matters. The incumbent will have a proactive approach and work closely with all business lines in the China Affiliate.


  • The “Duty of Care” of the employees of ELC is the highest priority. Therefore the monitoring of the travel security program and working closely with the travel security and risk management vendors, corporate security organizations/network and the ELC China Affiliate Office is highly important to ensure the safety/security of ELC employees and the protection of company assets.

  • Conduct On-Line Enforcement in China by monitoring the on-line platforms for grey market/counterfeiting activities & to remove websites selling counterfeit products of ELC brands and infringing on ELC trademarks to protect ELC China’s T-Mall business and overall business.

  • Work closely with investigation firms, law firms and law enforcement/regulatory agencies & other government agencies and jointly with other brand owners (to reduce cost) to monitor/direct counterfeit investigations in Mainland China pursuant to the China brand protection strategy.

  • Closely manage investigation/law firms to ensure that ELC’s requirements and objectives are met for counterfeit investigations in a cost effective manner.

  • Screen routine enquiries from law enforcement and other agencies by gathering, reviewing and evaluating relevant data and recommending whether sufficient information exists to warrant further investigation and enforcement action.

  • Conduct grey market investigations and financial (grey market) audits by researching required background information and data.

  • Conduct physical security audits.

  • Maintain case filing system to track and analyse relevant data. Monitor, follow-up and report on activities and provide relevant management information.

  • Conduct internal employee investigations.

  • Participate in meetings and conferences as required to develop the corporate security network.

  • Develop and conduct crisis management, security awareness, retail security/loss prevention training programs for the China Affiliate and trademark protection training programs for law enforcement agencies in China.

  • Conduct research to identify trends and threats to trademarks.

  • Liaise and attend meetings/conferences as necessary to perform duties and assist business and organizational development.

Job: Security / Facilities / Maintenance

Primary Location: Asia Pacific-CN-Shanghai

Job Type: Standard

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1st (Day) Shift

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Job Number: 1712612