Position Summary :
The ambition of the security organization is to evolve to a business partner role, delivering value to the business while reducing and managing their risk.
This by following a risk based strategy and security improvement program with common objectives and controls. The Local Information Security Officer is key to ensure that information security within the entities is relevant, cost-effective and delivered in accordance with the Group Information Security Strategy.
The role holder is part of a community of ISO who are operating at regional level headed by the Regional Security Manager.
Dimensions of the roleBudget : local security budget represents part of the global security budget within the entities, aligned with group expectation.
No direct reports. Key responsabilities
Collaborate with and support the Group Security Practice. Interactions with AXA Partners CSO, CISO, Regional Security Manager, colleague ISO’s and other stakeholders as necessary to ensure presence, quality and effectiveness of processes & controls.
Serve as an expert advisor to the local entities in the implementation and maintenance of information security processes and controls.
Ensure policies, shared security services and action plans are implemented based on the Group Security Strategy
Identify and analyze risk, recommend appropriate mitigation options.
Assess the impact on the business environment and align appropriate mitigation actions or the prioritization of projects and investments within the entity.
Escalate the need to redirect investment or change practices to mitigate critical risks and ensure legal, regulatory or commercial compliance
Implement continuous improvement processes and activities (e.g. good practices, reporting, problem resolution) to ensure quality and relevance of information security services
Monitor and maintain system confidentiality, integrity and availability and manage information security incidents.
Promote a culture of information security and raise awareness
Oversee the execution of information security projects in collaboration with the central Governance, Risk and Compliance team.
Ensure development and maintenance of auditable processes to enforce consistency across the region
Identify and implement coordinated responses to information security audit and compliance issues Skills and experience
ISACA, SANS / GIAC or CISSP certifications preferred.
Strong knowledge of laws, regulations and standards that govern information security practices and frameworks such as ISO, NIST, SANS CSC, etc.
Strong background in IT risk analysis, auditing and / or information security practices with experience in financial / insurance industries.
Excellent problem solving skills.
Ability to plan and execute on project plans.
Ability to deliver work with minimum supervision and effectively operate in a dynamic global organization.
Information security awareness training experience.
Strong knowledge of risks and risk mitigation strategies.
Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks with shifting deadlines and priorities under limited supervision.
Demonstrated ability to interact effectively, internally and externally with all levels across the company including executive management.
Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in computer science, management information systems, information security or related field is preferred.
AXA Group is the world leader in insurance and asset management. We protect and advise our clients at every step in their lives, by offering products and services which satisfy their needs in the areas of insurance, personal protection, saving and asset management.
AXA is the leading insurance brand worldwide, with over 100 million clients. We are transforming from payer to partner for our client, with a strong focus on risk prevention.
Our mission : Empower people to live a better life.
Our values : Customer First, Courage, Integrity and One AXA.
AXA Partners is an AXA transversal business unit offering a wide range of solutions in assistance services, travel insurance and credit protection.
AXA Partners’ role is also to implement innovative solutions emerging from the AXA Innovation unit.
Our mission is to help our Corporate clients to enrich their customers’ experience, with more than 9,000 employees at their service anywhere, anytime.
By joining AXA Partners, you will work in a responsible company, which offers a real culture of expertise & diversity. Our focus is on accelerating the development of everyone’s skills, whilst offering attractive and competitive compensation and opportunities for professional development and growth.
Additionally, at AXA, we work to make a real difference to people - when amazing things happen and when we create opportunities for a better life, the feeling of pride is extraordinary.