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Security & Compliance Officer

Date: Jan 6, 2022

Location: Pune, IN

Company: AkzoNobel

We’ve been pioneering a world of possibilities to bring surfaces to life for well over 200 years. As experts in making coatings, there’s a good chance you’re only ever a few meters away from one of our products. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. We’re active in more than 150 countries and have set our sights on becoming the global industry leader. It’s what you’d expect from the most sustainable paints company, which has been inventing the future for more than two centuries.

Job Purpose

  • Communication of security information and requirements to all relevant internal and external parties, in all relevant situations (DOUBLE)
  • Provide guidance to GBS-IM staff in performing activities in areas of security, compliance and risk management
  • Support the GBS-IM Team in mitigating identified risks for example by making use of automated controls and/or monitoring reports
  • Manage the IT Continuity Planning, facilitating improvement across GBS-IM
  • Develop and maintain a set of KPI’s that provide sufficient information to allow IM to ensure required compliance
  • Act as Focal point of contact for internal and external auditors
  • Act as single point of contact within for all Security & compliance related activities.
  • Lead compliance efforts with regional IS teams in areas such as InControl, ITCP, IM Manual compliance, and Audits.

Key Accountabilities

Security Management

  • Ensure AkzoNobel security policies and basic security guidelines are well and thoroughly implemented as set by CIO Office
  • Coordinate and take ownership for all major IT security initiatives and activities
  • Prepare and support security IT audits. Follow up on agreed improvements
  • Support mitigating identified risks by making use of automated controls and or monitoring reports
  • Understand and monitor Security KPI’s (and define, as needed) to ensure compliance
  • Ensure a well-documented and continuous improved Internal Control Framework and coordinate all IM related activities necessary to minimize the IT security risk to business
  • Act as a single point of contact for internal and external auditors for matters related to IT security
  • Be part of relevant IT Security forums and project acting as the interface taking active part of the overall development of IT security
  • Communicate relevant security information and requirements to all relevant internal and external parties
  • Follow up on vulnerability scanning reports with vendors and ensure mitigating actions are completed in agreed timelines
  • Execute quality checks for IT security implementations and proper risk analyses
  • Coordinate and take ownership for all major IT Security initiatives and activities within GBS-IM
  • Lead compliance efforts with IS teams.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, business administration, or a related field of study
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in IT security/ governance/ compliance area in an international corporation,
  • Significant relevant work experience and broad knowledge of information security issues in IT security management (physical security, windows security, End-point security, Application security) and compliance issues (also in standard platforms and applications)
  • Has experience/ is familiar with concepts like SIEM, Security Analytics, Cyber Threat Intelligence, Vulnerability Management, IT Service Management
  • Candidates with one or more of the following certifications are preferred; CISM, CISSP, CCSK, OSCP

Exposure on cloud environment security would be a plus


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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.

Requisition ID: 17359