Date: Jan 8, 2021
Place: Amsterdam, NL
AkzoNobel has a passion for paint. We are experts in the craft of creating paints and lacquers and have been setting the standard in color and protection since 1792. Our world-class portfolio of brands - including Flexa, Sikkens and Alabastine - has been trusted by customers around the world. With our headquarters in the Netherlands, we operate in more than 150 countries and have 34,500 employees who are passionate about providing our high-quality products and services that our customers expect
Purpose of the role
With over 14,000 people and 100+ manufacturing site worldwide AkzoNobel Integrated Supply Chain (ISC) is the global function responsible for HSE & S, Manufacturing, Planning, and Logistics. In this role you support the ISC Function in AkzoNobel to develop, maintain and implement a framework for secure use of IT. Where IT systems play a critical role in our manufacturing processes these need to be secured against intentional and unintentional security breaches.
Scope of the role
You will be part of the Information Security Team within the Information Management Function and partner closely with stakeholders in the ISC areas of Global Engineering, Digital & Automation and Engineering and Technology and HSE & S, Security Management. These areas are governed centrally and as such the role is connected to all activities where security plays a role to run precise processes and deliver powerful performance.
You bring your specific expertise to support the Corporate Information Security Officer (CISO) with defining and innovating the Security Framework for IT in the Integrated Supply Chain (ISC). This Framework will be aligned with developments in demand from the ISC Function and needs effective communication to all parties involved. This includes participation in projects for the Digital Manufacturing Roadmap 2025 as a content matter expert. You also support Security Management in HSE & S to use the Framework in the assessments for Enterprise Performance Management.
Where specific security services in the ICS area need to be developed you act as project owner. You collaborate with Enterprise Architects in IM to define the Security Architecture around Industrial Control Systems and with Solution Architects in IM Center of Expertise and in ISC Digital Technology to ensure that solutions are Secure by Design.
As an experienced IT professional you have a good understanding of information security principles, frameworks and architectures and you are able to communicate about these at different levels in the organization. You are knowledgeable about relevant market standards and can apply these to your work. You are proactive in signaling security risks for the continuity of our manufacturing processes and reporting on these to the process owners. You have specific knowledge about the -security of- Industrial IT systems which makes you a trusted partner to work with colleagues and vendors on secure manufacturing. You can manage expectations of different stakeholders and do not wait to take the initiative if you see that action is required.
Expertise & Skills
You have broad knowledge of IT systems across the following areas: Connectivity, Operational Technology, IoT, Manufacturing Systems, Control Systems, Integration of IT and OT
You have relevant certifications / education and experience with OT Security standards such as ISA / IEC 62443 or NIST SP800-82
You take the initiative to solve problems and get alignment across different stakeholders
You can demonstrate consulting skills to manage the interests of different stakeholder
You speak English fluently and are able to explain technical concepts to a non-technical audience
You have experience with working in projects and using project management methodologies
We welcome your online application including a cover letter and resume. Please note that applications via mail won't be taken into consideration. Only online applications will be accepted, please go to www.akzonobel.nl/careers, reference 7729 or use the 'apply' link. For further information, please contact our Talent Acquisition department: +31 880 030 731, option 2 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org
A pre-employment screening may form part of the selection process.
An online assessment may be part of the selection process.
Agency or sales calls are not appreciated
All qualified applicants will be considered for the position without regard to their race, color, disability, gender, gender identity, marital status, nationality, ethnicity, religion or sexual orientation.
Requisition ID: 7729