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IT Security Manager in Smorum at William Demant Group

Date Posted: 3/2/2018

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Job Description

IT Security Manager – William Demant Group

Are you good at developing and implementing security standards within IT security and information management?

Do you want a chance to influence how IT security is being rolled out in a global setting – with the latest technologies applicable?

Then you are the one we are looking for to join our Global IT team at William Demant.

William Demant Group is a leading global company within hearing healthcare. We are the company behind the commercial successes of such world-renowned brands as Oticon, Bernafon, Sonic, Oticon Medical, Maico, Interacoustics, Grason-Stadler and Sennheiser Communications. The Group operates in a global market with companies in more than 30 countries, has a total staff exceeding 13,000 and generates annual revenues of more than DKK 13 billion. Currently, we are proud to say that we are #41 largest MedTech-company in the world.

The organization

The Global IT team consists of app. 260 employees. We deliver core infrastructure, user workplaces, and business applications across all business units at William Demant. Together with our ambitious and talented colleagues, you will be part of an innovative and challenging environment based on trust and openness as well as experiencing a strong will to achieve great results.

The team

The role as IT Security Manager is placed in our IT Security (ITS) team in IT Infrastructure & Operations. The ITS team is responsible for the full lifecycle of security solutions – from doing the design and architecture to overseeing the operations. Furthermore, the team also establish an enterprise security stance through policy and training processes. We are in the frontline for IT security globally towards the business units and responsible for driving our strategic initiatives.

Your Mission

As IT Security Manager your role is to further strengthen our IT Security team and take IT security to the next level globally. We expect you to already have gained some experience within information management and IT security, and expect your responsibilities to grow over time.

Together with the IT Security team, you will be responsible for developing and managing IT security. You will be responsible for managing IT security analysts to ensure that all business systems are functional and secure. You will also be managing the operational security staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. You will report to our CISO. 

You will develop and maintain IT security standards, best practices, architecture and systems to ensure information system security across our enterprise. You will be responsible for implementing procedures and methods for auditing and addressing non-compliance to information security standards.

Job Content

  • Create or implement security standards, policies, and procedures
  • Write or review security-related documents, such as incident reports, procedures, processes, and other operational or tactical initiatives
  • Monitor security policies, programs or procedures to ensure compliance with internal security policies, licensing requirements, or other applicable security requirements, policies, regulations and directives
  • Analyze and evaluate security operations to identify risks or opportunities for improvement
  • Identify, investigate, or resolve security breaches
  • Prepare reports or make presentations on internal investigations, losses, or violations of regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Communicate security status, updates, and actual or potential problems, using established protocols
  • Collect and analyze security data to determine security needs, security program goals, or program accomplishments

Your profile

You have approx. 5 years of experience within IT security - perhaps in a similar role.

You are used bridge the gap between technology and business processes and it motivates you to create value for the business as you focus on both the outcome and processes.

Furthermore, you have some experience with managing IT security and not afraid of being hands-on. In this position, you will have many different interfaces, which is why you have experience with building momentum in the interaction with multiple stakeholders.

Your skills

You have experience with two or more of the following:

  • Information Security Policies
  • Network Security
  • Change Management
  • Quality Management
  • Technical Management
  • Strategic Planning, Supervision
  • Decision Making
  • Problem Solving
  • Analyzing Information.

Personal skills

  • You are positive by nature; you focus on solutions rather than problems, optimistic, good in tolerating uncertainty and adapting to new challenges and changes
  • You are proactive and confident, result oriented and have excellent communication skills
  • Your work approach is pragmatic, constructive, structured and systematic and you make an impact through clear communication
  • You are resilient, conveying self-confidence and able to work under pressure
  • You are a natural leader, who can inspire and motivate others, see clear directions and the big picture
  • You work effortlessly in English.

You can expect

  • You will play an important role in Global IT organization and a central role in IT Infrastructure & Operations
  • A job in a fast growing, international organization with many contacts and career opportunities
  • A possibility to work with global projects, design and implement them in a global context together with energetic and engaged colleagues
  • State of the art technology and work in an exciting industry with tremendous growth
  • Flexible working conditions and teamwork based on knowledge sharing and professional respect

How to apply

We are screening applications continuously, and are looking forward receiving your application not later than 6 April 2018. If you would like to know more about the position, you are very welcome to contact CISO Niels Søby Vesterager, tel. 45 5117 6674.

We look forward to hearing from you!