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Information Security Leader - Group Digital at IKEA Retail

Malmö, Skåne County IT & Digital Solutions Full Time

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At Ingka Group Digital, we daily work on being at the leading edge of technology and digital innovation. We make sure that we provide real business value by driving the protection and compliance of Ingka information assets. We are passionate for the IKEA business and our values and how they apply to the information risk management process. Furthermore we enjoy supporting the business to mitigate potential business risks by using our expertise to identify relevant IT security controls. We strongly believe that it is about learning and therefore we are passionate of learning new technologies and methods that we can apply in a variety of different situations. You have a minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience in Information Security and Data Privacy. Next to that you have demonstrable experience in implementing Security by Design, demonstrating a working knowledge of which security controls can mitigate certain risks. You have strong knowledge in industry standards, such as ISO27001, NIST, etc. Being an Information Security Leader at IKEA also means that you have strong communication skills and have proven to lead by example. You have to be able to convey the message to the wide spectrum of management and co-workers. You have the knowledge in following areas: • Excellent knowledge of implementing and supporting Security and Privacy by Design • Expert knowledge of IT Security controls and industry best practices in IT security • Good knowledge of how to do efficient, holistic Information Security and Information Risk management for the business and for global/local products • Good knowledge of performing complex risk assessments, and supporting risk mitigation planning and follow up • Good knowledge of possible Information Risks for the Ingka Group, its co-workers, customers, business partners and suppliers • Good knowledge in Data Privacy principles and the Ingka Data Privacy steering documents • Good knowledge of IT processes, global/local business solutions and IT infrastructure We are looking for someone who is self-reliant and strongly motivated to be part of building a world class function at one of the most known brands in the world. At Ingka we work hard, but also like to laugh. So we are looking for someone who has a positive and fun-loving attitude towards life and work. Furthermore it is important that you are a real team player, but also can work independently.


You are a valued business partner, anchoring Information Security and Data Privacy with the management of your area of responsibility, providing expert knowledge to all co-workers and driving the implementation of the Information Security steering documents, initiatives and goals. You will: • Lead and drive the change within your area of responsibility supported by implementing the Group IS/DP (Information Security and Data Privacy) direction and goals • Be an integrated business partner by establishing a close connection to the relevant management teams to secure our contribution to the business • Secure the necessary Information Security, Data Privacy and Information Risk information is available for decision making and it is known which critical information assets are adequately protected and which are not • Periodically report on the status of the Information Security Management System implementation and the Information risks within your organizational area(s) of responsibility, including the current threat landscape, trends, KPIs and incidents to relevant stakeholders • Provide hands on Information Security Subject Matter Expertise to your area of responsibility • Provide your area(s) of responsibility with IS/DP incident management support • Co-ordinate all IS/DP assessments and support stakeholders with the interpretation, risk mitigation and follow up of the results • Implement all relevant awareness and learning solutions for your area of responsibility and periodically report on the status • Continuously challenge and look for improvements in the ways of working and how we lead and steer the business ensuring we add value to our area(s) of responsibility Keep up-to-date on current and emerging trends, tools, methodology and leadership capabilities to further develop and align the area of Information Security


We set the digital agenda to keep IKEA leading in an uncertain and fast moving environment. We drive the development, provision and operation of our digital products and services through the use of new and existing technology using agile delivery methods to deliver at pace. At the same time, we provide a home for digital skills to both develop and extend the technical, people and business skills needed to ensure continuous development and growth of our digital capability


Let´s connect if you have questions regarding the role, please reach out to Jarkko Rautula at If you have questions regarding the recruitment process or other practicalities, please get in touch with Yvette van Zon at

This job is located in Malmö.