IT Risk Manager

Lake County, Illinois, USA
Mar 09, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Key Responsibilities Includes :

  • Exhibit best practice risk management skills through effective internal risk controls, risk monitoring, risk assessment and improvement of risk management processes.
  • Organize, conduct and perform system risk and information security risk assessment and gap analysis process.
  • Ensure that technology risks are appropriately measured, prioritized, and tracked.
  • Improve and mature the AbbVie IT Risk Management practices
  • Execute Training/Awareness of IT staff regarding their role in managing risk
  • Keep abreast of current security threats and stay current with security technology evolution.
  • Documents and maintain the IT risk governance methodology
  • Produce risk reports, attend meetings and present your proposals to senior members of staff.
  • The establishment, maintenance and continuous update of an industry proven IT Risk management framework that ensures that AbbVie is following a systematic approach for the identification, assessment and management.
  • Ensures the IT Risk management program encompasses not just the negative impact of operations and service delivery, but also the benefit\value enabling risk associated to missing opportunities to use technology to enable or enhance business capabilities.
  • Assist in developing a model that enables the IT risk management process to guide risk appetite and risk sensitivity for the enterprise and ensuring that we align AbbVie's IT's risk appetite with the rest of the company.
Qualifications Basic:
  • Strong understanding of Privacy and legal concerns as it relates to global IT Risk management.
  • Technology risk management: at least 10 years work experience in the area of IT and technology risk, including at least 5 years at management level. Note: successful candidates are likely to have held roles such as IT Risk Manager, Risk Manager, IT Manager, Information or IT Security Manager, IT Audit Manager, IT Incident Manager or Business Continuity Manager;
  • Relevant technical qualifications such as MIRM, CRISC, CISM, CISA, CISSP etc.;
  • Relevant business experience/qualifications/knowledge: technology risk must be managed in the context of various other risks, opportunities and challenges facing the organization
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Business or related is required
  • Master's Degree or MBA preferred.

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