Chief Employee & Travel Security Officer

You may not know our name, but you have surely used our innovations and solutions.


Our mission is to unlock the world and make it safer through cutting-edge identity technologies. Every day, around the globe, we are enabling citizens and consumers alike to perform their daily critical activities (such as pay, connect and travel), in the physical as well as digital space. We are transforming their lives by making the world more secure and yet also more streamlined.

We have brought together complementary know-how and technologies that have never been combined before for both the physical and digital era: secured connectivity, secured payments and secured identity management. Cybersecurity, biometrics, large scale distributed systems and Cloud computing, analytics and smart devices are at the core of both our physical products and our software and systems.


We serve our clients in 180 countries thanks to our 15,000 employees worldwide. 



Purpose of the Job :

The Chief Employee & Travel Security Officer is responsible for overall ensuring the security of all IST employees in the division, that IST Division’s employees security is appropriately planned, implemented and monitored in every permanent or temporarily location, anytime and anywhere, in coordination with physical security teams assigned for our productions Sites & RnD Centers.

His / her mains missions are :

to define, deploy & monitor employee security policies for all IST sites

to define, deploy & lead travel security procedures across all IST countries 

To act as leader & expert for his / her domain, especially in case of security incident or crisis with regards to the security of our people

Key Missions

Key Responsibilities / Main Activities : 


Workplace Security

To maintain, update & deploy IST employee security policies, in coordination with our physical security teams assigned for productions Sites & RnD Centers

To manage IST employee security compliance posture through permanent control (consolidate dashboards & KPIs for all sites)

Travel Security

To maintain & deploy travel security procedure, including tools and control its proper application, while ensuring compliance to the ISO 37031 standards

To elaborate security risk analysis on countries and locations and provides all necessary advices and solutions to IST managers and employees for securing their daily work & travels ; to monitor travelers and validate risky business trips

Other missions  

Incident & crisis Advisor / referent : to be the advisor / referent for all employee security topics across the division

To manage relationship with external security stakeholders (governmental, professional networks, etc..)- production sites external compliance security stakeholders (PCI, Visa, MC, AMEX, ...) are managed by IST physical security department -

To organize & lead security awareness for employee security activity  



Profile required 


Technical skills :

Demonstrated experience in employee & travel security, in another company or governmental entity (min 10 years).

Good knowledge of legal issues and adapted mindset for risk mitigation and crisis management



By choosing to work at IDEMIA, you can join the journey of a unique tech company. You can seize all the opportunities of our fast-paced environment. You can add your distinctive qualities to our global community. You can contribute to a safer world.


We deliver cutting edge, future proof innovation that reach the highest technological standards. We’re well established, and yet still agile. We aren’t too big, and we aren’t too small. And we’re transforming, fast, to stay a leader in a world that’s changing fast, too.


At IDEMIA, people can develop their expertise and feel a sense of ownership and empowerment, in a global environment, as part of a company with the ambition and the ability to change the world.


Our teams are close and collaborative; maintaining a dialogue and developing human connections matter to us. We are truly international and we know that diversity is a key driver of innovation and performance. We welcome people from all walks of life, regardless of how they look, where they come from, who they love, or what they think.


Each of our locations has its own advantages to offer a collaborative and friendly work environment.


IDEMIA. Expect the unexpected. Join the journey of a unique tech company.