Director Information Technology Security

Job Category: Cyber Security
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Bucarest

Long time established in Romania and undergoing an internal revolution in a fast paced and extremely competitive retail environment, the company is looking for an IT Security Director that will strategically drive the direction of Security within the company.

Digital technologies are to be merged with a historically traditionally managed retailer to bring more value to customers and performance to the company.


Policies and rules

●      Defines the IT security policy at country level, in accordance with the Group’s policy;

●      Participates in the elaboration of security rules, implementing the Group’s rules at country level;

●      Ensures that policies and rules are correctly implemented, together with the members of the executive management and the IT Department;

Governance of risks

●      Works closely with the IT Director ensuring that IT security is an integral part of every project in the IT department;

●      Works closely with business owners ensuring that risks, threats and consequences regarding IT systems are assessed and accepted by the departments involved;

●      Maintain company’s risk referential; maintain a list of accepted risks

Control and audit

●      Apply the group’s control framework and report the result to the Group CISO; make any arrangement for local security audit to be performed in a timely manner;

●      Creates the action plan resulting from the security audit, following the group’s recommendations and is responsible for following and reporting its evolution; the action plan will be validated by the members of the Executive Management of the company, by the IT Department and by the IT Security Directorate from the Group;

Awareness and training

●      Ensure that all employees receive a proper security awareness depending on their responsibilities; ensure that employees with a direct impact on cyber security are properly trained

Team and project management

●      Manage the security team and security third party

●      Leads all IT security projects, while organizing and supervising tests related to this area;

Incidents and crisis

●      Ensure that assets are properly supervised in order to monitor security events and detect security incidents;

●      Ensure that security incidents are mitigated and properly reported to stakeholders including group;

●      Coordinates (at an operational level) the crises related to IT security aspects, monitoring the execution of recovery plans and offering solutions to limit the impact on the business.


●      Minimum of 15 years’ experience in the Digital & IT space

●      Extensive experience in cybersecurity, threat protection & response, and security software

●      Fluent English

●      Hierarchical skill to manage a small team composed of experts

●      Very good transversal management skills

●      A security certification (CISM, CISSP) is a plus but is not mandatory

●      A good opening on the cybersecurity landscape is a key to success: current threats, especially locally, and a good networking environment

Seniority Level



  • Information Technology & Services 
  • Retail 
  • Computer & Network Security

Job Functions

  • Information Technology 
  • Management 
  • Other

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