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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.


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