Information Security Officer

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Information Security Officer

Information Security Officer with strong knowledge in Operational Technology

About the position

As one of many steps in our strive to become fossil free within a generation Vattenfall has embarked on a journey with digitalization as one of the corner stones. The energy landscape is changing and requires Vattenfall to adopt in our endeavor to utilize on emerging opportunities like Internet of things and E-Mobility as well as ramping up efforts to meet security threats to Vattenfall’s infrastructure. In order to meet these challenges Vattenfall is now searching for an experienced individual that can further develop and strengthen our operational technology security governance. You will be a part of an organization with a true ambition to become a benchmark business-oriented security organization. In this environment you are welcome to form a role where you get to use your knowledge and experiences to the full. In your role you will report to the Chief Information Security Officer and will work in close collaboration with our Group Operational Technology Security Officer.

Main tasks and responsibilities as an Information Security Officer:

As information security officer, you will have a key role within information- and cyber security governance of Vattenfall. You will, together with a team of dedicated colleagues and consultants, develop information- and cyber security policies and guidance. You will drive co-operation groups, plan and coordinate and participate in group-wide security projects and be an integral part of building up awareness and competence throughout the Vattenfall group. As Vattenfall is an energy company a solid understanding within the area of operational technology and industrial control systems is needed.

Your profile and qualifications:

  • Master of Science in Engineering or equivalent educational background

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in relevant positions

  • Experience of OT security management in multi-stakeholder environments

  • Experience of information security management with an international focus

  • Masters our group language English, both spoken and written on an excellent professional level.

  • Good knowledge of EU and national authorities’ working methods and requirements for the energy industry

Our right candidate will be structured, analytical, responsive and equipped with sound judgment. Your educational and communication skills are at a high level, as well as your integrity and your ability to keep focus on what is important for Vattenfall. You understand the technological and organizational challenges linked to information- and cyber security in general, and operational technology security especially, and strives for finding ways forward. You are a person who can gain trust and commitment on all levels of our international organisation and your ability to find ways forward is imperative.

Location: Preferably Sweden, location in any other of the Vattenfall core countries can be discussed.

At Vattenfall we are convinced that diversity contributes to build a more profitable and attractive company and we strive to be good role model regarding diversity. Vattenfall works actively for all employees to have the same opportunities and rights regardless of gender, ethnicity, age, transgender identity or expression, religion or other belief, disability or sexual orientation.

We welcome your application in English, including CV and cover letter via the link below, no later than January 25, 2021. Please do not wait until the last day, applications will be handled continuously throughout the application period.

For more information about the position you are welcome to contact hiring manager Mikael Vos For more information about the recruitment process you are welcome to contact Recruiter Peter Blixter, +46 72 237 32 02.

Trade union representatives in Sweden Rolf Ohlsson (Akademikerna) (Akademikerna), Anders Bohlin (Unionen), Christer Gustafsson (Ledarna), Juha Siipilehto (SEKO). To get in contact with the representatives, please call Vattenfall´s switchboard +46 8 739 50 00.

Since Vattenfall is part of the Swedish critical infrastructure many of our positions are security classed. This position is security classed and the final candidate will be subject to a security vetting process, according to the Swedish legislation

We look forward to your application!

Our organization

We are one of Europe’s major retailers of electricity and heat and one of the largest producers of electricity and heat. Vattenfall’s main markets are Denmark, Finland, the Netherlands, Germany, the UK and Sweden. The Group has approximately 20,000 employees. The Parent Company, Vattenfall AB, is 100% owned by the Swedish state, and it´s headquarter is located in Solna, Sweden.

The Corporate Security & Resilience function strives to be a modern security function that is flexible, agile and has great knowledge of emerging threats. The group function provides regulatory and security requirements, support to the business and governance to Vattenfall Group to mitigate risks and to ensure regulatory compliance.

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