Information Security Officer

Vattenfall AB
Berlin, Hamburg, Amsterdam, Solna or other Vattenfall location in Sweden
den 27 november 2018
den 7 januari 2019

Vattenfall has embarked on a new journey where digitalisation is a corner stone. The energy landscape is changing and requires Vattenfall to adopt with it in our endeavour to harness on emerging opportunities like Internet of things (ability to steer devices and loads at the edge of the grid) and E-Mobility (charging infrastructure and networks). In order to meet these challenges Vattenfall is now searching for individuals with the right grit and determination to be part of our information security team that supports Vattenfall's journey to execute on the new strategic direction in our new energy landscape.

We are not just looking for a specialist in information security area; you should have high energy and are a person who can gain trust and commitment on all levels of our international organisation. You should perceive yourself as both an information security specialist as well as a transformation manager.

If you meet our highest standards, we offer you a position of unlimited opportunities in an exciting and transforming industry.

Main tasks and responsibilities as an Information Security Officer:

As information security officer, you will have a key role within information security governance of Vattenfall. You will develop information security and cyber policies, undertake risk assessments and compliance reviews as well as provide insight and guidance to key business stakeholders. You will manage the Vattenfall Information Security Management System and associated industry Information and Cyber security certifications. Information security is an increasingly important discipline for Vattenfall business through an increased digitalization, emerging cyber threats and regulations.

• Further develop and maintain our group wide Information Security Management System.

• Perform and educate on how to perform information asset classification workshops in the organisation.

• Perform and educate on how to perform risk assessments in the organisation.

• Drive behavioural change to continuously improve information security performance through coordinated Group-wide programs and initiatives.

• Raise the information security awareness in the organisation

• Within the area of information security, you will cooperate with and support the Vattenfall Group as well as collaborate with external agencies and organisations.

The Information Security Officer is part of the Corporate Security & Resilience Function and reports to the Chief Information Security Officer.


Your profile and qualifications:

• Academic degree within relevant area to information security.

• Relevant certifications such as CPP, CISSP, CISM are a major plus.

• Minimum 5 years of experience in relevant information security position.

• Experience of Information Security Management with an international focus.

• Our best candidate masters our group language English, both spoken and written on an excellent professional level.

• Knowledge of working methods and requirements in the energy industry.

You know this area well and have a pragmatic attitude and like to work in a dynamic international environment. You are someone who can ask critical questions and constantly strives for improvement.

Location: flexible (Berlin, Hamburg, Amsterdam, Solna or other Vattenfall location in Sweden)

At Vattenfall we are convinced that diversity contributes to build a more profitable and attractive company and we strive to be good role model regarding diversity. Vattenfall works actively for all employees to have the same opportunities and rights regardless of gender, ethnicity, age, transgender identity or expression, religion or other belief, disability or sexual orientation.

We welcome your application in English, including CV and cover letter via the link below, no later than January 7, 2019.

For more information about the position you are welcome to contact hiring manager Mikael Vos +46 702 02 62 94. For more information about the recruitment process you are welcome to contact Recruiter Ann Nilsson, +46 727 08 57 55.

Since Vattenfall is part of the Swedish critical infrastructure many of our positions are security classed. If this position is security classed the final candidates can be subject to a security vetting process, according to the Swedish legislation

We look forward to your application!

Trade union representatives in Sweden Michelle von Gyllenpalm & Leif Sjöberg (Akademikerna), Anders Bohlin (Unionen), Christer Gustafsson (Ledarna), Juha Siipilehto (SEKO). To get in contact with the representatives, please call Vattenfall´s switchboard +46 8 739 50 00.

Our organization

We are one of Europe's major retailers of electricity and heat and one of the largest producers of electricity and heat. Vattenfall's main markets are Denmark, Finland, the Netherlands, Germany, the UK and Sweden. The Group has approximately 20,000 employees. The Parent Company, Vattenfall AB, is 100% owned by the Swedish state, and it´s headquarter is located in Solna, Sweden.

Vattenfall believes that information security is an essential component of a leading sustainable energy company. Protecting our information assets are essential to maintain the trust of our customers, employees and suppliers. Managing information security risks effectively is core to our approach.

The Corporate Security & Resilience function strives to be a modern security function that is flexible, agile and has great knowledge of emerging threats. The group function provides regulatory and security requirements, support to the business and governance to Vattenfall Group to mitigate risks and to ensure regulatory compliance.