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VP, Chief Information Security Officer

Information Technology
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The following listed requirements need to be met at a minimum level to be considered for the job:
  • Minimum 15 years of relevant information technology, risk, security, and compliance experience in a global environment; must have a broad range of exposure to all aspects of information security and a significant depth of technical expertise.
  • Minimum 10 years of management experience; experience in building and/or running information security teams.
Preferred Skills/Qualification
The below skills are attributes that are desired in the ideal candidate.
  • Proficient in global information and cyber security leadership, focused in the areas of critical intellectual property protection and personal data privacy requirements.
  • Experienced in working at executive levels and cross functionally across the organization to support business strategic goals and plans. 
  • Strong communication skills are needed to interact with team members, executive management, strategic partners and clients.
  • Possess a confident style which reflects emotional intelligence and a hands-on approach.
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements (e.g. SOX, GDPR, Transparency, etc.).
  • Deep understanding and service delivery in areas including, but not limited to, platform, network, and application security, data protection, mobility, 3rd-party oversight, advanced cyber threats, identity and access management, compliance and risk management
  • Strong technical skills relevant to cyber and internet security such as IDS/IPS, vulnerability management, cloud access security, security event management, threat intelligence, log management and proactive risk analytics.
  • Strong overall technical background and comfortable with data analytics, cloud/digital strategy and mathematical modeling.
  • Experience on large information security projects, assessments, audits, threat detection and response.
  • Demonstrated understanding of risk assessment procedures, policy formation and role based authorization methodologies, authentication technologies, and security attack vectors.
  • Technical proficiency in security hardware, software and services; ability to function as consultant to other information technology groups on security matters as a recognized technical expert.
  • Highly knowledgeable about the healthcare and life sciences business environment; pharmaceutical industry and drug development experience strongly valued.
  • Highly developed analytical, problem-solving, and consulting skills.
  • Strong change leadership, communication, influencing, and negotiation skills.
  • Strategic thinker, keeping big picture in mind while ensuring execution excellence.
  • Ability to manage complexity, help team prioritize, and make effective decisions in complex, cross-functional, changing environments. Proven leadership of high-performing cross-functional global teams in matrixed organizations.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related discipline; Master’s degree preferred.
  • Information security certification (e.g., CISSP, CISM, etc.) preferred.


Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Allergan is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other protected status.

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