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Information Security and Data Privacy Leader

City of London, England IT & Digital Solutions Full Time

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Job Title: Information Security & Data Privacy Leader Job Type: Full Time 39 Hours Location: IKEA Service Office, Wembley Competitive Salary About us IKEA UK & Ireland is has a vibrant culture where ideas are heard, where there is the opportunity to learn new skills and where the goal always is “to create a better everyday life for the many people”. We give down-to-earth, straightforward people the possibility to grow, both as individuals and in their professional roles. Job Description You will be the local business partner responsible for Digital while working as a seamless part of the global Ingka Group Digital organization. Ensure IKEA Digital products and platforms are delivered with excellence to meet the needs of customers and co-workers in order to enhance the whole IKEA shopping experience. To secure effective Information Technology (IT) that supports IKEA business processes by maintaining, developing and supporting reliable, robust and efficient Digital products and platforms. About You As a person, you are motivated to lead the organization in understanding the value that the function brings and how it makes a positive contribution to the business objectives. You strive for being able to provide real business value driving the protection and compliance of country information assets. You understand the Business and our values and how they apply to Information Security and Data Privacy. Furthermore, you enjoy solving potential business risks by mitigating non-compliance by using your expertise to identify relevant IT security and privacy controls. You keep up-to-date with changing legislation, to interpret the applicability to the country and learning new security technologies and methods. Finally, you share and live the IKEA culture and values. Essential Requirements: • 5 years of leadership experience, leading change within a complex organization • Advance experience of working in IT Security / Information Technology • Advance experience of risk management (Risk Assessment, IT mitigating controls) • Advance experience supporting solutions through the Security by Design phase (web, mobile solutions/applications) • Advanced experience in working directly with Data Privacy (Projects/Programmes) • Expert knowledge/experience of data privacy legislation controls to secure compliance • Intermediate / Advance experience of CIPP/x or equivalent qualification • Knowledge/experience of industry standards ISO27001, NIST About the Role / Assignment As an Information Security and Data Privacy Leader, you will implement the Information Security and Data Privacy strategy in the country and drive compliance to relevant internal steering documents and regulatory requirements in Information Security and Data Privacy in the country organization in order to protect the brand. You will operationalize Privacy by Design procedures and embed a Privacy by Design culture in the country. Moreover, you will support the Information and Business Process owners to implement the necessary Information Security requirements into their process or solution. You will: • Secure the effective implementation of the Group Information Security and Data Privacy strategy and common Group Digital goals in your country • Be a key business partner, securing the ‘Security and Privacy by Design’ concept and integrating the function into business processes • Enable successful navigation and compliance with our steering documents and local Data Privacy legislation • Lead change in the local organization to develop Data Privacy maturity and governance, and in creating an information risk-aware culture • Have accountability for the Information Security and Data Privacy incident management process, supporting with contact with local regulators and/or individuals, decision material and escalations as required • Provide skilled knowledge of IT security to the organization, contributing functional expertise to securely protect and safeguard all information assets • Manage local suppliers in the full lifecycle of activity from a Data Privacy and Information Security perspective, from selection through to contracts and continuous measurement activities If you have any questions or queries with regards to the role please contact: