Director, Information Security

Accountor Group is building a brand new IT Function to support the group’s growth. Therefore, we are now looking for hard-core talents with hunger, views and skills to build a totally novel IT capabilities to support business growth. Every team member will have their own area of responsibility that they will define a strategy and create and implement new practices for.

At Accountor we do not settle with average. Instead, we are looking for brave forerunners that are looking ahead into the future. If you consider yourself as such a person and in addition have strong project management skills, are an expert on information security and IT risks and have excellent co-operation and network management skills, you might be the person we are looking for to the position

DIRECTOR, INFORMATION SECURITY 

Your main area of responsibility will be information security and IT risks. Your goal is to create and implement a strategic, group-wide information security and IT risk management program to ensure the integrity, confidentiality and availability of information inside the group. Furthermore, you will facilitate information security governance through implementation of a hierarchical governance program, including the formation of an information security steering committee or advisory board. You know you have succeeded when the group’s new Information Security Policy is implemented, and security enhancement, risk management and mitigation plans are up-to-date. You will report to the Group CIO.

You will co-operate daily both with your team members from the Group IT function and with different stakeholders inside the Group and external service providers. An important part of your job is change management – you will influence and consult different stakeholders in matters concerning information security and IT risks to reach your targets. You will co-operate closely with the top management and support them in making better decisions concerning issues related to information security and IT risks. Your work tasks will for example include developing and maintaining up-to-date security policies, standards and guidelines, creating and managing information security and risk management awareness training programs for employees and contractors and building a framework for roles and responsibilities with regard to information ownership, classification, accountability and protection. You will work in a dynamic environment and lead several projects simultaneously under strict timelines.

To be successful in this position we see that you need to have:

  • Ability to manage networks, remote workers and change
  • Strong IT-project management skills
  • University degree in related field (Master’s degree preferred)
  • Knowledge of common information security management frameworks, such as ISO 27001, COBIT and NIST.
  • Fluent Finnish and English, knowing other Scandinavian languages is an advantage
  • Professional security management certification, such as a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) or other similar credentials and/or previous experience in Agile and LEAN methods are seen as an advantage

So why should you join our new Group IT team? In this position you get to both create something new and implement it in practice. At Accountor Group you will also be part of a dynamic, international scale up company with high ambitions and passion for results.

Your office will be located in the Group management office in the Helsinki area. The work requires occasional traveling to Accountor’s country offices (Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Russia, and Netherlands).

Please apply by sending your CV and application via the link below latest December 18 2017.

For more information please contact Group CIO, Matti Malinen, tel. +358 40 544 9556. Matti will be best available 12:00-15:00.

Do you want to know more and meet some of the people you would be working with? Please watch this video and learn more about the job!

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