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Regional Third Party Risk Management Lead

Zurich, Switzerland

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Regional Third Party Risk Management Lead

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Job ID R0014365 Date posted 11/15/2019 Location Zurich, Switzerland

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Job Description

At Takeda, we are transforming the pharmaceutical industry through our R&D-driven market leadership and being a values-led company. To do this, we empower our people to realize their potential through life-changing work. Certified as a Global Top Employer, we offer stimulating careers, encourage innovation, and strive for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our global teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.

Are you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company that will inspire you and support your career?

If so, be empowered to take charge of your future at Takeda. Join us!

OBJECTIVES/PURPOSE

  • Execute the full lifecycle of information security and data privacy third-party risk assessments as needed, either individually or through available resources, with the region.
  • Collaborate with internal third-party relationship owners and third-party representatives to recommend necessary security and privacy controls to effectively mitigate risks to Takeda
  • Evangelize third-party risk management processes across business lines to help influence a strong culture of proactive awareness for third-party security risks

ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Maintain and mature the third-party risk management process framework for security and privacy risk, including necessary standards, procedures, and technologies
  • Execute the full lifecycle of information security and data privacy third-party risk assessments as needed, either individually or through available resources.
  • Provide clarifying support, where necessary, to internal third-party relationship owners or third-party representatives in their efforts to provide responses to the security and privacy risk assessment questionnaire.
  • Coordinate with Legal and Procurement representatives to ensure proper security and privacy clauses are included in third-party contracts
  • Effectively translate third-party responses to assessment questionnaire, using sound judgement, into concise risk exposure reporting for delivery to internal stakeholders
  • Collaborate with internal third-party relationship owners and third-party representatives to recommend necessary security and privacy controls to effectively mitigate risks to Takeda
  • Ensure robust tracking and remediation of third-party security and privacy risk exposures identified through assessment processes
  • Evangelize third-party risk management processes across business lines to help influence a strong culture of proactive awareness for third-party risks
  • Provide any necessary training and awareness related to the third-party security and privacy risk assessment process
  • Contribute to the gathering and distribution of periodic program metrics and/or dashboards
  • Provide insights on other security risk management matters, as necessary, in collaboration with the broader Information Risk Management team.

EDUCATION, BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

  • Essential
    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
    • 8 years of proven experience in information security and/or third-party risk management
    • Demonstrated experience understanding of security principles, IT security controls, and related technologies and products
    • Strong verbal/written communication, with ability to effectively interact with professionals at all levels and to translate complex risk matters into concise messaging
    • Capable of effectively managing shifting priorities
    • Excellent communication, interpersonal, presentation and organizational skills
    • Experience effectively operating in and navigating a global organization with teams located across geographies
    • Able to prioritize, delegate, and foster the development of high-performance teams to lead/support an environment driven by customer service and team work

  • Desired
    • CISSP or CISM certification
    • Pharmaceutical industry experience is strongly preferred
    • MBA or advanced degree preferred

Locations

Zurich, Switzerland

IRL - Dublin - Citywest - Commercial

Worker Type

Employee

Worker Sub-Type

Regular

Time Type

Full time

Job ID R0014365

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