Role details

Manager, Cyber Security & Risk (Retail/Consumer Goods)

Manhattan   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Cyber Security & Risk Management Manager opportunity reporting to Director
  • Oversee team to carry out IT Security, Cyber Security, and Data Protection goals

About Our Client

Our client is a global consumer goods company.

Job Description

The key responsibilities of the role are as follows:

  • Performs focused risks assessments of existing or new services and technologies to ensure the protection of the organization's information assets and our customer information
  • Communicates risk assessment findings to stakeholders
  • Provides consultative advice to information security customers that enables them to make informed risk management decisions
  • Identifies and implements appropriate controls to effectively manage information risks as needed
  • Ensures compliance with industry, regulatory and company defined policies and standards
  • Identifies opportunities to improve risk posture, developing solutions for remediating or mitigating risks and assessing the residual risk
  • Maintains strong working relationships with individuals and groups involved in managing information risks across the organization
  • Performs IT General Control, Application control audits, PCI DSS and other IT related reviews
  • Identifies weaknesses in internal controls and opportunities to enhance operational efficiencies
  • Monitors and assesses Digital/Cyber risks utilizing security tools to proactively identify potential new threats and escalate as necessary
  • Tracks remediation of audit issues noted in internal and external audit reports

The Successful Applicant

Candidates will be evaluated based on their ability to demonstrate a proven track record of proficiency at the following competencies:

  • A commitment to the crucial concept of promoting security as an enabler and not an inhibitor of business
  • Strong organization, prioritization, rationalization and analytics skills
  • An ability to cultivate and build collaborative working relationships with a broad range of enterprise stakeholders
  • A well-developed understanding of and appreciation for business needs and a commitment to leading the information risk management team in delivering high-quality, prompt, and efficient service to the business
  • A well-developed understanding of and appreciation for organizational mission, values, and goals and consistent application of this knowledge
  • Strong decision-making capabilities, with a proven ability to weigh the relative costs and benefits of potential actions and identify the most appropriate one
  • An ability to effectively influence others to modify their opinions, plans, or behaviors
  • An ability to communicate complex and technical issues to diverse audiences, orally and in writing, in an easily-understood, authoritative, structured and actionable manner
  • A working knowledge of the following areas of technical expertise: information policy formulation, cybersecurity management, IT risk assessment and management, business continuity management, IT governance formulation, IT vulnerability management, and organizational change management, IT financial management and IT audit
  • Understanding of information security fundamentals and general security technologies





Typical Education and Experience:

  • BS in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field. MBA is a preferred
  • 8+ years of professional experience in running an information security or IT enterprise risk management (ERM) function, including analyzing and applying information security risk, risk management, IT Audit and privacy practices
  • 10+ years of relevant work experience, including consulting and general industry experience
  • 10+ years of experience working with national and international regulatory compliance frameworks such as ISO27000, COBIT, NIST, HIPAA, and PCI DSS
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), and/or Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)

What's on Offer

Competitive Base, Bonus and Benefits

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