IT Information Security Officer (Expat)

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Tianjin China, China
$70,000 - $95,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Aug 02, 2017
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Our client is one of the largest automotive manufacturers in the world. The firm is recruiting worldwide for this important position and offers ~$60,000.00 - $80,000.00 - Euro - Yearly + Expat Package. Candidates MUST speak German and English.

By investing in a new large-scale component facility for gearboxes in China, our client has confirmed its technological leadership in the Asian market. Within the next 3 years, this plant will introduce three new types of transmissions to the Chinese market, which will set new standards in terms of quality and driving comfort for the customer. 

The vacancy offers great opportunities for professional and personal development, diverse and challenging tasks as well as working in an international working environment 

Job Description

  • Draft and actively communicate business cases for information security measures to raise security awareness of all employees
  • Develop, review, and implement all information security policies, standards, and procedures
  • IT Risk Management – Identification of IT related risks
  • Establish disaster recovery and business continuity plans
  • Ensure adequacy for data security activities such as documentation, classification, regulatory compliance, and the implementation of data security controls
  • Establish a communication interface, consolidate expert technical knowledge and share best practices between the Group and the local company
  • Identify protection goals, objectives and metrics consistent with corporate strategy
  • Integrate a higher-level information security strategy (e.g., Group strategy) into the local scope (scope of the ISMS)
  • Plan, manage, and monitor local operating figures for information security and report defined
  • Provide consulting and support for local projects, processes, and instances on the subjects of information security
  • Plan and manage the local information security organization and the assigned lower level  information security structures 
  • Plan, perform, administer, and report self-assessments of the local company (scope of the ISMS) and coordinate the deadlines of the local execution with the central Group offices
  • Organize and conduct exercises for emergency cases in connection with information security


  • Bachelor of computer science / Bachelor of information systems or higher
  • 2+ years as Information Security specialist or 5+ years as IT Project Managers
  •  Proven experience in IT infrastructure, information security, application security controls, business continuity and/or project management
  • Strong understanding on the value of Information
  • Strong understanding on IT controls and risks; Proficient in the information risk management
  • Experience with the ISO 27002 standard and its implementation in a company
  • Experience with common IT frameworks and standards e.g. COBIT and/or ITIL
  • Understanding of emerging threats, including tactics, techniques and procedures used by advanced adversaries
  • Experience with ISO27001 based audits a plus
  • ITIL V3 certification is preferred
  • Certification in at least one security domain, e.g., CISM, CISSP, PSPCISSP is preferred.
  • PMP certificate is a plus
  • Excellent communication skills in both verbal and written form in German and English,
  • High level of personal integrity and initiative, and the ability to professionally handle confidential matters