Sr. Manager, Information Security Risk - Norcross, GA

Norcross | Georgia | United States

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Sr. Manager, Information Security Risk - Norcross, GA

3169 Holcomb Bridge Rd, Jefferson Plaza
Norcross, Georgia, 30071
United States

The opportunity:

  • WestRock is a large multi-national manufacturer with a complex IT environment that is growing largely through acquisition. 
  • This is a senior role that will be responsible for understanding enterprise IT risks and creating strategic plans to mitigate risk on a priority basis. 
  • Risks that are not remediated immediately must understood and accepted by corporate executives when appropriate.  
  • This role will lead a small team of other IT risk professionals.

How you will impact WestRock:

  • Maintain a risk registry of all enterprise risks.
  • Maintain the NIST cybersecurity framework process for the enterprise.
  • Translate business unit risk into prioritized action plans.
  • Drive corporate information security strategy based a risk-based methodology.
  • Perform risk management to minimize risks to acceptable levels.
  • Help lead the creation of and socialization the corporate information security strategy.
  • Review new business initiatives, identifying risk and make remediation recommendations.

What you need to succeed:

  • Bachelor’s degree or a similar level of training in IT and information security.
  • 12 years of IT experience with 8 years of experience focused on information security.
  • Minimally 5 years in an information security leadership role.
  • Must have strong communications skills with the ability to interface with both executives and technical staff.
  • Experience running risk management programs.
  • Experience with IT architecture planning.
  • Travel up to 30%, although this may be higher when ramping up.
  • Self-starter with the capability to motivate others.
  • Experience leading small teams of direct reports across a global enterprise.
  • Experience coordinating geographically-dispersed virtual teams.
  • Certifications a plus such as:  CISSP, CISM, CRISC and other similar certs.

What we offer:

  • Corporate culture based on integrity, respect, accountability and excellence.
  • Comprehensive training with numerous learning and development opportunities.
  • An attractive salary reflecting skills, competencies and potential.A career with a global packaging company where Sustainability, Safety and Inclusion are business drivers and foundational elements of the daily work.

WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans.


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