Chief Information Security Officer - CISO

Job categories Information Security
Vacancy code VA/2022/HQ/24037
Level ICS-11
Department/office Headquarters
Duty station Copenhagen, Denmark
Contract type International ICA
Contract level IICA-3
Duration Ongoing
Application period 25-May-2022 to 22-Jun-2022

Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.

This vacancy is closed.

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The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful implementation of its partners' peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world. Mandated as a central resource of the United Nations, UNOPS provides sustainable project management, procurement and infrastructure services to a wide range of governments, donors and United Nations organisations.  

UNOPS Risk Unit, led by the Chief Risk Officer (CRO), is in charge of the enterprise-wide framework for risk management, internal control and information security and facilitating and overseeing its effective implementation across regions, functions and decision-making contexts. The CRO reports to the Chief Financial Officer and Director of Administration of UNOPS.

Under the overall guidance of the CRO, the CISO is responsible for shaping UNOPS approach to Information Security (IS) and related risks and risk responses. With a business-enabling approach, the CISO will collaborate closely with leadership, corporate functions and regional organization to drive risk-informed decision making and optimized security posture. Key duty is to ensure that addressing information security risks is embedded into the organizational culture, key Policies, processes and practices on data, IT and third-party management. The approach should align with leading international standards and ensure compliance with the applicable regulation.

Summary of functions: Information ...

Develops and implements sustainable business strategies, thinks long term and ex...

Education: A Master’s degree preferably in computer sciences, telecom...

UNOPS is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful imp...

Contract type: IICA Contract level: IICA-3, ISC-11 Contract duration: Ongoi...

Please note that the closing date is midnight Copenhagen time Applications ...
This vacancy is closed.


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