Global IT Security and Compliance Manager

Hitachi Rail Europe
London (Greater)
30 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you looking for opportunities to work on high profile rail projects and advanced technology alongside experts from the UK, Europe and Japan? Come and join the fastest growing rail business in the world!

As a global provider of total railway solutions, Hitachi Rail Europe has a growing international presence and product range. We are leading the largest rail modernisation project in UK history and delivering the UK’s next generation of rolling stock. We are working to Inspire the Next – and this is your chance to be part of it.

Your new role

In this exciting new role you will responsible for ensuring Hitachi Rail’s IT estate is secure and compliant to all internal and external standards.

Specifically, you will be responsible for the following deliverables:

  • Responsible and accountable for the management of Governance, Risk and Controls to ensure the provision of information workplace that is legal, secure and complaint in terms of Hitachi Policies, various legal requirements and industry best practices.
  • Responsible for ensuring corporate security policies are communicated, understood and adhered to within Global IT and the wider business functions as required. To advise on security requirements and ensure they are captured and specified in Service Level Agreements.
  • Responsible to ensure that all regulatory, corporate and technical security requirements are understood, formulated into actionable plans and driven to conclusion via across all corporate geographies and Hitachi Rail Companies, all 3rd party support partners and suppliers and any other parties for which we hold responsibility.
  • Responsible for co-ordinating & escalating Group IT global security activities during a security incident, to ensure early detection, problem analysis, management and resolution. This will involve working with trusted security third parties to define what action we need to take.
QualificationsEssential Requirements

  • Extensive knowledge of security and compliance with the experience and gravitas to influence outcomes
  • An understanding of security, risk and IT standards, policies and frameworks including ISO27001, COBIT, ITIL and ISO 20000, GDPR and initiatives linked to the Secure National Infrastructure.
  • Experience of defining and implementing policies and procedures within a large, complex, multi-national corporate environment.
  • Build strong working relationship & good stakeholder management
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. This role requires the job holder to be commercial, confidential and sensitive given the nature of the role.
  • Experience of working in a Global organisation.
  • Experience of conducting Security related investigations.
  • An understanding of the mission and business critical applications and infrastructure
  • Ability to drive through strategic change initiatives in line with defined requirements, whilst maintaining the existing service, managing/challenging business resistance to change where appropriate.
  • Proactive management of on-going supplier relationships to ensure service value to the Organisation.
  • Desirable

  • Ideally education to degree level or equivalent qualification.
  • Ideally holds either Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or Certification In Security Management (CISM)
  • Knowledge of working within the risk management framework
  • An understanding of Governance Risk & Control(GRC) processes and applications
  • Project management skills and experience, and the use of a structured delivery methodologies
  • Why Hitachi Rail Europe?

    At Hitachi Rail Europe you will find a passionate and collaborative environment. We operate according to our values of Harmony, Sincerity and Pioneering Spirit. As such, we work closely as a team and empower our colleagues to take ownership and become creative in our pursuit of excellence. We take pride in the contribution we make to society and we always act with integrity and fairness towards our customers, suppliers and colleagues.

    We offer a competitive salary and a generous benefits package. This includes a pension scheme with contributions up to 9%, health insurance, up to 28 days of annual leave and many more perks for you to choose from within a flexible plan that will meet your specific needs and lifestyle.

    If you like the sound of the above and feel energised by the idea of joining a great brand at a moment of exciting expansion, please apply now. We look forward to hearing from you!

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