Director GRC | Job in Atlanta, GA. | Advantage Solutions | #2022-406781

Principal, GRC, Information Security and Risk

Advantage Solutions is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in retail, digital & e-commerce technical solutions, outsourced sales, merchandising, category management, and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers, and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. The Company services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics, and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.

We are currently seeking a Principal, GRC Information Security, and Risk for an exciting net-new remote role. This position is responsible for developing, implementing, and monitoring strategic and comprehensive enterprise cybersecurity and IT compliance management program. The Director will provide the vision and leadership necessary to manage the security risks to the organization and will ensure business alignment and effective governance.

What you will do:

Leadership and Strategy Management

· Sets the direction for the company’s data and cybersecurity protection and oversee Technology governance and policies

· Directs strategic risk guidance for IT projects, including evaluation and recommendation of technical controls

· Develops the company’s security strategy, security awareness programs, security architecture, and security incident response

· Manage existing Identity and Access Management solutions and provide guidance for improvements to processes and technology

· Provides project management and leadership to staff and external resources in support of established goals and objectives, improved efficiencies, and problem resolution

Enterprise Cybersecurity Management

· Develops effective security controls by evaluating new cybersecurity threats and IT trends. Oversees development of security awareness programs

· Evaluates potential security breaches, coordinates response, and recommend corrective actions

· Assess existing environments (applications and infrastructure) for existing vulnerabilities

· Educates the companies leaders on appropriate security risk and mitigation strategies

· Define and report on information security metrics

IT Compliance Management

· Develops, maintains and publishes up-to-date security policies, standards, and guidelines. Oversees training and dissemination of security policies and practices

· Collaborates with business units as needed and coordinates the IT component of both internal and external audits, federal and state audits to ensure security programs follow relevant laws, regulations, and policies

· Maintains current knowledge of the industry and regulatory trends and developments for the enterprise

· Ensures accomplishment of all objectives in accordance with the company’s policies, procedures, and strategic direction

People Management

· Manages and is responsible for hiring, developing and retaining talent using company-wide processes, tools, and resources. Manages the day-to-day operations of the team

· Execute all aspects of the performance management culture, including development discussions and regular coaching and feedback, Performance Improvement Plan creation and delivery

· Responsible for building and growing a high performing team through strategy sessions providing innovative thoughts and solutions

Qualifications we are seeking:

· Field of Study/Area of Experience: Computer Science or Information Technology Systems Security, or related field

· 10+ Years of experience in cybersecurity with at least 15 years of experience in the field of Information Technology

· Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Certification

· Excellent Written & Verbal Communication Skills

· Well Organized, Detail Oriented, & able to Handle Fast Paced Work Environment

· Ability to Provide Cross-Functional Leadership

· Ability to Direct, Lead, & Develop People

· Ability to Ensure High Levels of Service & Quality are Maintained

· Team Building Skills

· Expert Technical Knowledge of Software Applications, Processes, Products, & Hardware Architecture

· Knowledge of Information technology infrastructure library (ITIL) (certification preferred) with respect to security administration and information technology governance in a multiplatform environment

· Knowledge in establishing cybersecurity and risk metrics for reporting

· Sustained leadership in a large organization involving multiple stakeholders

· Management skills, e.g., budget development and administration, policy development and implementation, personnel administration, staff training and development

· Ability to work with diverse people; effective oral and written communication skills

We look forward to doing great work with you. Apply today!

Director GRC

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