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Newell Brands Director, Info Security Governance Risk in Atlanta, Georgia

Job summary:

The Director of Information Security (GRC) reports to the Chief Information Security Officer, and is responsible for aligning security initiatives with enterprise programs and business objectives and for ensuring that information assets and technologies are adequately protected. The Director will be directly responsible for driving Information Security Governance, Risk and Compliance initiatives on a global level across all regions.

The Director of Information Security (GRC) is also responsible for proactively protecting information assets from unauthorized or inappropriate access, use or disclosure as well as business disruptions and will lead Security efforts to support global regulatory needs including but not limited to Data Privacy efforts. In addition to working closely with IT and the Business, regular interaction with internal and external auditors, Legal, Privacy and Ethics officers is also key to the success of the role.

Duties and responsibilities may include:

  • Develops an understanding of Newell Brands current and forward-looking threat profile using requirements to improve the Newell Brands Information Security Program and Information Security Management System (ISMS).

  • Responsible for managing Information Security Governance, Risk & Compliance functions to implement our global security policies, standards and controls at a global level.

  • Acts as lead representing Information Security in support of the global Privacy initiatives.

  • Responsible for partnering with global teams to ensure successful cross-functional Security needs are met including Incident Response, Identity and Access Management, Threat and Vulnerability Management and alerting and monitoring.

  • Monitors and reviews regulatory updates and issues relative to pertinent security regulatory requirements (such as GDPR, PCI or SOX) and escalates findings appropriately.

  • Directs communications/security awareness programs and risk analysis with global businesses.

  • Leads electronic discovery (http://searchfinancialsecurity.techtarget.com/definition/electronic-discovery) and digital forensic investigations.

  • Partners with IT and the Business to maintain disaster recovery (DR (http://whatis.techtarget.com/definition/disaster-recovery) ) and Business Continuity (http://searchstorage.techtarget.com/definition/business-continuance) Plans.

  • Provides expertise, guidance and advice related to all information security issues across global regions.

  • Protects valuable information and maintains the confidentiality and integrity of data through:

  • Knowledge of security management, network & protocols, data and application security solutions

  • Knowledge of industry trends and current and emerging risks

Qualifications - External

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Security, Computer Science, Information Management Systems, or related field required. Master’s degree preferred.

  • Certified Chief Information Security Officer (C|CISO), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or Certified Information Systems Manager (CISM), preferred. May substitute an equivalent combination of education, experience and other relevant industry certifications.

Required Skills:

  • 10+ years of progressive IT experience in a combination of Risk Management, Information Security and IT roles. At least 5 years must be in a global leadership role in Information Security.

  • Knowledge of applicable industry rules (ISO27001, GDPR, PCI, SOX, etc.), and expertise in Information Security best practices and implementing Information Security Frameworks.

  • Risk management experience with proven ability to effectively apply risk principles to challenging business situations.

  • Impeccable executive presentation and communication skills.

  • Excellent influencing and problem resolution skills.

  • Global experience preferred.

Newell Brands (NASDAQ: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate, Sharpie, Dymo, EXPO, Parker, Elmers, Coleman, Marmot, Oster, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Mr. Coffee, Graco, Baby Jogger, NUK, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Contigo, First Alert, and Yankee Candle. For hundreds of millions of consumers, Newell Brands makes life better every day, where they live, learn, work and play. Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal OpportunityEmployers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.

Newell Brands is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We provide all employees and applicants for employment with equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship, immigration status, marital status, military status, any covered veteran status, disability status, genetic information, caregiving responsibilities or any other basis prohibited by law.

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