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Job Overview

This role is an individual contributor which leads the GRC domain as part of the security group. The Governance, Risk, and Compliance Manager is responsible for assessing and documenting Outbrain compliance and risk posture as they relate to its information assets.

This role requires highly skilled technical and information security expertise for the development and implementation of the information security risk management program.

This role will lead the ITGC domain and be the liaison on the privacy domain between legal and will collaborate with Product, R&D, MIS, IT, BI and Internal controls. Responsibilities require leadership and project management experience, as well as expertise to ensure effective system-wide security & risk analysis; standards and testing; risk assessment; awareness and education; and development of policies, standards and guidelines.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate to define and implement cyber security & ITGC standards and develop supporting organizational policies & procedures.

  • Working closely with the Head of Security to develop and implement strategies for governance and compliance related to corporate-wide security initiatives

  • Design technological solutions for controls and compliance in an automated environment

  • ​​Testing the design and operating effectiveness of technical and administrative security controls

  • Designing and implementing data protection policies, processes, and procedures to align with GDPR and Information Security policies, especially for cloud-hosted data

  • Be the compliance and technical interface between legal, Product and R&D in order to translate regulations to technological requirements as part of the privacy and security by design framework

  • Partner with various business units to ensure controls are adequate, appropriate, and effective.

  • Support internal and external audit processes for relevant compliance programs such as SOX and ISO.

  • Perform security and compliance assessments on new and existing systems, processes, technology.

  • Develop relevant documentation including workshop materials, process flows and policies & procedures.

  • Perform business impact analysis and assist with the development of IT/InfoSec risk register.

  • Determine procedures for the aggregation of high-quality, accurate data from multiple information sources including Business Processes, Risk Taxonomy, Issue Management, Monitoring & Testing.

  • Perform periodic gap assessments to validate compliance on an ongoing basis.

  • Stay up to date and informed on developing regulatory concerns and changing IT and information security trends.

  • Maintain up-to-date understanding of legislation and regulations that impact information Security like. Data Protection Act (2018), GDPR, CCPA, Schrem II

Desired Technical skills:

  • Significant experience with legal and regulatory compliance standards such as SOX (ITGC), ISO, GDPR, CCPA, PCI-DSS, etc.

  • Security-related certification, such as CISA or CISM, is an advantage .

  • Familiarity with ISMS and security frameworks, particularly NIST Cybersecurity Framework.

  • Strong understanding of fundamental information security concepts and technology.

  • Experience with IT governance, risk, and compliance management in a large global environment.

  • Experience with Privacy domain and PIA processes is advantage

Desired Personal skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Strong presentation skills

  • Advanced project management skills

  • Ability to work independently as well as within a team

  • Ability to work in a global environment

  • Desire for constant improvement

  • Passion for problem solving and simplification of complex problems

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