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CISO / Information Security Director (m/f/d)

City:  Cologne
Job area:  Product & IT
Job field:  Product & IT
Seniority Level:  Director
Date:  Jan 16, 2021

At HRS “We love to make it happen”: We are the global market leader when it comes to tech- and data driven business travel solutions. Our enterprise business offers end-to-end hotel management solutions to more than 7,000 corporate businesses globally to simplify their business travel. State of the art service solutions like strategic consulting & hotel procurement, travel payment and expense solutions or efficient tools to manage corporate meetings and group booking facilitate the travel processes and guarantee savings along the value chain. Today we work globally with the Fortune 500, such as Google, China Mobile, Amazon, Siemens, Hitachi, Alibaba, Volkswagen, WorldBank.

We are looking for a “CISO / Information Security Director (m/f/d)” oversees and manage all initiatives of overall security of the HRS product and system landscape for the HRS Group, globally.


Your challenges

  • Directly responsible for all security related requirements, coming from HRS customers and will represent these requirements in the PPP and for HRS Group
  • Supervises development of (and ensures compliance with) corporate security policies, standards and procedures according to ISO27001/2
  • Integrates IT systems/development with security policies and data protection strategies
  • Collaborates with key stakeholders to establish an IT security risk management
  • Audits existing systems and provide comprehensive risk assessments
  • Anticipates new security threats pro-actively and stays up-to-date with evolving infrastructures and technologies
  • Monitors security vulnerabilities, threats and events in HRS networks and systems
  • Accountable for security incident mgmt. and coordination of investigation activities
  • Responsible focal point for IT- and Information-Security investigations
  • Prioritizes and allocates security resources (incl. externals) correctly and efficiently
  • Accountable interface for senior management to ensure security policies are being implemented, reviewed, maintained and governed, effectively


Your commitment

  • Completed studies in (Business) Computer Science, or comparable academic degrees
  • 5+ years' of  management experience in Information and IT- Security/Risk Management
  • Experience in the following areas: Information Security Governance, Risk & Compliance Background and Cloud Security Governance
  • Responsible for Security Operations
  • Knowledge of the GRC aspects of information security subject matter including:
  • Third-party cloud control assurance design principles and practices
  • Information Security best practices
  • In-depth knowledge of various with information security best practices. regulations and accreditations (e.g. Data Protection Act, GDPR etc.)
  • Advanced knowledge of risk assessment design and delivery
  • Knowledge of governance, risk, and compliance systems and how to implement a ISMS framework
  • Demonstrated experience dealing with security challenges and issues confronting a large, geographically distributed, departmentally diverse, global, customer-facing organization
  • Well versed in dealing with external security requirements from government security and audit resources
  • Preferred Skills: Industry certification (CISSP, CCISO, CCSK) or similar
  • Fluency in German and English, both written and spoken


Your rewards
At HRS we feel globally united and mutually responsible, a belief that is rooted in our company history and values: Thinking and acting like an entrepreneur, with everyone across the whole company being given the opportunity to take full ownership to deliver on our shared vision every single day.
You will work in a modern working environment with flexible working hours and the option to work from home. Our training and further education offers give you plenty of room for your personal growth and individual development

The small print – want to know more?
Our global company is located in more than 35 locations in all continents and we inspire more than 1.500 employees every day. To fuel our international growth we are always looking for passionate experts who have a strong team-spirit and will take on the challenge to pioneer the international B2B travel Industry.

Interested? Have a look at all of our company benefits.
Let´s make it happen – become part of the HRS Group Team.

Find out more about the HRS Group brands and its segments:
HRS Smarttrip              DS Destination Solution                   HRS Group                      HRS Global Hotel Solution

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