IT Security and Compliance Manager

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Polpharma Biologics is a state-of-the-art biological R&D and manufacturing facility, one of the most modern in Europe. We have a fantastic, international team of experienced experts and dynamic young scientists with common goals and values. Biotechnology is our passion.

Together we develop medicines, offering a new hope to patients suffering from serious diseases. We create a passionate and friendly workplace environment. Join us!

Your role

As IT Security and Compliance Manager you will define and deliver the objectives within the Information Security strategy and further enhance a security program that identifies and addresses compliance, security and privacy risks as well as security requirements. You will be working closely with the Head of IT and Senior managers across the business to develop and drive the compliance and information security agenda, ensuring that it meets complex compliance requirements. You will also will serve as the security expert for all technical solutions, managing risks and identifying opportunities for improving the company’s security profile, as well as collaborate with and support cross-functional teams of technical and non-technical key stakeholders to ensure security systems are functioning smoothly to reduce operational risk. You will be a primary point of contact for data privacy and compliance issues.

Your responsibilities

  • Leading our Information Security & Compliance function and team
  • Managing the process of gathering, analyzing & assessing the current & future compliance, information security and privacy threats to ensure constant monitoring of the information security best practices as they develop
  • Ensuring IT systems meets requirements regarding 21 CFR Part 11, data integrity, Gamp 5, GMP, annex 11 (Computer Systems Validation).
  • Ensuring design, development, and operation of secure & privacy-centric software, infrastructure, policies, and programs that balance best practices, business needs, and risks to continuously improve security posture and reduce the possibility of a data breach
  • Overseeing our network and application vulnerability scanning and penetration testing programs and coordinate remediation efforts in partnership with Infrastructure and Engineering teams
  • Contributing as a member of the Incident Response Team by conducting forensic analysis and troubleshooting to assist in the containment and remediation of security incidents and further identify compensating controls related to security findings
  • Managing compliance and security projects, providing expert guidance on compliance matters for other IT project but staying abreast of regulatory changes including cybersecurity developments and their impact on IT requirements, including relevant data privacy requirements.
  • Qualifying partners and vendors by assessing their security programs meet needs of PolBio and Pharma Standards
  • Establishing and delivering annual training programs
  • Assessing regulatory compliance (GDPR, etc.) and enact new programs or changes as regulations evolve and ensure compliance with existing laws

If you have

  • Extensive experience (10+ years) in Information Security, Technology Risk Management, IT Audit, and/or IT Compliance functions
  • Experience within the Pharmaceutical industry GAMP 5 and working within a GxP environment
  • Ability to clearly articulate security and risk-related concepts to technical and non-technical stakeholders at various business levels
  • Solid grasp of security standard methodologies; securing network and enterprise cloud applications and privileged access management technologies
  • Experience implementing cloud security standards for platforms such as O365, Azure.
  • Understanding of international privacy and data protection regulations, such GDPR
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, coordinate, work well under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to construct well-founded, clear, and concise analyses and recommendations
  • Critical thinking with strong problem-solving skills and a "can-do” attitude
  • Fluent English (spoken and spoken and written)

We offer

  • Private healthcare
  • Life insurance
  • Pension plan above national standards
  • Relocation package
  • Additional free day
  • and more…
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