Jul 26, 2022
Czech Republic

Job Description

Director Information Security Governance, Novartis, Prague, Czech Republic

Novartis protects 750 million patients and employs more than 100,000 employees in over 140 countries.

As a Director, Information Security Governance within our Technology Transformation function, you will be within the Information Security & Risk Management team. As part of this role, you will define and implement enterprise information security risk and controls processes to protect patients and company information both internally and at third parties.
You will also establish security governance across functions and deliver enterprise policies, awareness and training programs as well as provide in-country business partnering.

Your key responsibilities:

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Lead the Information Security Governance Operations team
• Ensure security risks are managed in line with ISRM strategy, the policy framework, laws and regulations and best in class industry standards
• Design risk, gap and compliance assessment processes, ensure implementation of the information management framework to safeguard the integrity, confidentiality and availability of information owned, controlled or processed by Novartis
• Responsible for risk, gap and compliance assessment tools, collaborate with SNOW COE to implement, improve such tools
• Drive the development of actionable insights and risk mitigation plans to ensure that any opportunities for improvement are identified and acted upon as early as possible
• Develop effective training programs and documentation for the risk, gap and compliance assessments and coordinate delivery across functions and countries.
• Prepare, review and oversight reports and/or presentations to document the outcome of risk, gaps and control maturity assessments for the relevant governance or LT boards

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse teams representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Minimum Requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:
• Extensive experience in Information Security Risk Management, it would preferable if this was within a pharmaceutical or similarly regulated environment.
• Experience of Audit & Governance within an IT and/or Information Security environment.
• Demonstrated ability to engage with compliance, audit, and operations team as subject matter expert
• Good organisational and communication skills
• Strong interpersonal and stakeholder management skills
• Excellent IT and Technology skills.
• Proficient English (written and spoken)

Desirable requirements:
• High levels of initiative and a continuous improvement mindset, with the ability to work independently towards established goals

You’ll receive:

Competitive salary, Annual bonus, Pension scheme, Share scheme, Health insurance, 25 days annual leave, Flexible working arrangements, subsidized dining facilities, Employee recognition scheme, learning and development opportunities.

Why consider Novartis?
769 million. That’s how many lives our products touched in 2020. And while we’re proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people’s lives?

We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous, and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you’re given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you’re empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and where you’re surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges.
Czech Republic
Information Technology
Full Time
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Director, Information Security Governance

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