Cyber Security & Privacy Compliance Specialist


You have a strong interest and knowledge of cyber security and data privacy processes, frameworks, and practices, including extensive knowledge of how to assess compliance in a business environment. You are curious about systems, their attributes and a systematic approach to security and privacy. Further, you motivated by a thorough approach with a high attention to detail and complex requirements across a global landscape. You possess a passion for high quality planning, analysis, and structured delivery of work and are energized by continuous learning, with a renew & improve mindset.

Specifically, you have the following:
• Extensive knowledge and experience of Cyber Security and Privacy threat and control trends
• Extensive knowledge and experience of Cyber Security risk and control domains
• Broad knowledge of Digital Technology across all technology capability areas
• Broad experience of implementation of digital processes and systems in a large, complex organisation
• Extensive knowledge and experience of Cyber Security and Privacy technical and process controls design, implementation, and effectiveness
• Broad understanding of how the disciplines of data privacy, information security, data ethics and information management/data governance interact and complement one another
• Thorough knowledge of IKEAs corporate identity, core values and vision of creating a better everyday life for the many people
If you come from outside IKEA/Ingka, we understand that you don´t have an understanding for IKEA´s corporate identity – but if you are willing to learn, we are there to support you.

To succeed as a Cyber Security & Privacy Compliance Specialist, you will need:

• Experience of advice, requirements definition and solutions design for digital systems and processes
• Excellent written and verbal English communication skills
• Experience of formal methods of assessing business and technology risks
• Preferred: Experience or knowledge of retail IT and payment systems
• Preferred: Experience of working in a large retail, manufacturing, or logistics business
• Preferred: Experience of working in a multinational corporate business
• Preferred: Knowledge of IKEA Brand, culture, values, and way of working
• Preferred: Knowledge/experience in the field of risk and compliance

You have a strong sense of integrity and high ethical standards. And, of course, you share and live the IKEA culture and values and have a genuine interest in home furnishing.

As a Cyber Security & Privacy Compliance Specialist you will provide independent oversight and challenge on the design and implementation of all aspects of Cyber Security and Data Privacy throughout Ingka, providing assurance that the goals, strategies, implementation activities and timelines are in adherence with business direction and risk appetite as set by the Management and Supervisory Boards, as well as existing laws and regulations.
Amongst many tasks you will:
• Provide continuous oversight and challenge of Ingka’s Cyber Security and Data Privacy framework.
• Provide gap analysis against the agreed goals and strategy, as well as deviations in the implementation of the framework (including the timing) to ensure a smooth implementation and actions to mitigate gaps are established.
• Review and challenge Ingka’s Cyber Security and Data Privacy framework, providing independent assurance that it is compliant with existing laws and regulations.
• Provide regular, independent reporting to Management on the pace and completeness of delivery against agreed goals and strategy, including follow-up on all actions required to remediate gaps.

This position is placed in Malmö, Sweden and will report to the Compliance Manager.

You could think that we have supernatural powers, but the truth is that our team is really great at putting our insights together to detect potential risks early on. We’re a diverse group of people who work together to protect and strengthen the IKEA brand through our laser focus on risk management, data protection, compliance, business operations, health and safety. Thanks to us our assets, co-workers, visitors and customers can feel safe. At least we think that’s pretty cool!

If you have any questions about the position, please contact Matthew Miles at [email protected]. For questions about the recruitment process, please contact Carl Johan Petri at [email protected].

Please submit your application in English, consisting of a CV and cover letter, through the recruitment system as we are unable to handle applications by e-mail.

We appreciate your application as soon as possible, but please no later than 4th of September 2022.

For the candidate we want to offer the position, we do a transparent Pre-employment screening.

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