ABB is a pioneering technology leader with global scope and an employee base of more than 147,000 people. To support our continuous growth and ensure adequate protection of ABB information against evolving threats, we are expanding our global Information Systems (IS) Risk & Security organization.
We secure tomorrow’s Internet of Things and Connected Objects world!Are you a seasoned IT professional with experience in information risk security and compliance, eager to grow in a fast-
paced, diverse and ever-changing environment? Do you welcome complex problems and ambiguous situations as an opportunity to develop?
Then expose yourself to the latest trends and challenges in IS security and join our trusted team of experts delivering proven risk & security services for our business, customers and regulators.
The Security Liaison Officer is an important role within the IS Risk & Security Target Operating Model. Being the key contact point with local stakeholders you will work collaboratively to ensure good knowledge, uptake and application of the Global IS Risk and Security services and processes.
You will report to the Security Liaison Regional Manager for Southern Europe and Africa and be responsible for Security Liaison in the following countries :
Cote d'Ivoire, Cameroon, Algeria, Egypt, Spain, Morocco, Nigeria, Portugal, Senegal, Tunisia
The successful candidate may be located at a major ABB location in one of the above countries.
The key responsibilities are :
Playing an interface role for a number of countries by ensuring that the global services properly meet the needs of the unit in IS Risk and Security as well as local IS compliance areas
Engaging with business units through communication of the IS Risk & Security programs, services and changes to Country Management, Local Business Units, IS Business Engagement Managers (BEMs) and Country IS via the appropriate channels
Providing Local support in managing major multi-vectored incidents that may occur and liaising with external parties locally when needed (such as national security agencies, external auditors etc.)
Creating stakeholder trust in the IS Risk and Security capability to deliver solutions and services which add business value and protect assets.
Working collaboratively to facilitate accountable asset owners having an overview of the security status of their assets through respective Security services and taking any necessary remediating actions
Acting as a single point of contact to gather security enquiries and evaluate and prioritize IS Risk & Security demands received from Business Engagement Managers and other relevant stakeholders.
Through active engagement in areas covered by the ABB IS Risk Dashboard the Secrity Liaison Officer will facilitate improved awareness and actions towards getting to and remaining at a green status
The role will also provide help and support for security awareness and education at the local level
In countries which are in scope this role would be responsible for driving local compliance with the local IS teams. Acting as the second line of defence and providing evaluation of design of controls and driving ABB SOX methodology locally.
Supporting the local IS teams in relevant internal or external audits and other local IS compliance areas
Your experience and skills :
You will have :
5+ years of Information Systems experience of which 2+ years in Information Security and / or IS Compliance
Expertise in understanding of IS Risk, Security and Compliance requirements (E.g. SOX-IT) in global organizations
Excellent communication skills including the ability to communicate effectively during the normal course of operations or during a crisis
Fluency in verbal English is required, excellent writing skills in English are essential
Security Certifications (CISSP, CISM, etc.) and / or Auditor certifications (ISO 27001 auditor, CISA etc.) as well as good knowledge of ITIL processes are desirable
Internal experience of ABB departments at managerial level and ways of working is advantageous
You are :
A team player, having the ability and desire to work colaboratively as part of our team
An effective communicator with stakeholders at all levels in IS and in the business
Experienced in influencing, convincing and persuading individuals to act in a compliant way