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Cybersecurity Advisory Manager

Company: Kimberly-Clark
Location: Dallas
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Cybersecurity Advisory Manager

Job Description

The qualified candidate for this rolecan be located in Dallas, TX. -OR- Roswell/Atlanta, GA.

Join a team of explorers seeking innovation

We always ask, "How can we improve this?" and we're looking for like-minded managers. This is one business that's not chained to the status quo. We stay ahead by keeping on top of trends, recognizing market gaps and looking to fill those gaps in ways that give us an advantage. As a manager, your sense of exploration will guide your team to discover new ground. Our diverse, welcoming environment assures that all people are respected for who they are as well as what they contribute. Join us in our rewarding and profitable journey.

Summary of role:

The Cybersecurity Advisory Manager will deliver security guidance and enforcement consulting to internal and external organizations (IT, business functions, and external vendors/partners). This individual will lead a team of Cybersecurity Advisors and will work alongside the Cybersecurity Business Information Security Officers (BISOs) to evaluate needs of key stakeholders to find solutions, identify risk, and track the mitigation of data related risk that present high risk and regulatory penalties to Kimberly-Clark as a global business.

These efforts will focus, and include, data protection risk/threats to Kimberly-Clark IT Infrastructure, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Emerging Technologies (Cloud, BYOD), Secure Supply Chain & Third-Party Vendor Risk; to include information security compliance (HIPAA, SOX, PCI).

This is a management level role, with global responsibilities and direct reports. The ideal candidate will need to be able to handle technical escalations and represent the organization in technically, politically, or challenging engagements. Facilitate team operations and ongoing execution of work activity. Backup all teammates in all engagements as necessary/warranted.

--- Lead the global Cybersecurity Advisory team, providing guidance and driving service delivery and support for global business units

--- Partner with Cybersecurity (CISO/BISO, Strategy, Operations, Architecture and Engineering) and IT Business Partners to understand the Kimberly-Clark business and help minimize cybersecurity risks with existing solutions and new initiatives

--- Work closely with IT Business Partners and Enterprise Architects in designing system solutions following a risk-based approach and ensure the solution is aligned with internal controls and security policies

--- Facilitates the decision-making process with identifying and managing resources needed to support service delivery objectives

--- Support stakeholders with remediation of risk, gaps or issues identified during the vendor risk assessment that exceed the risk tolerance of the company

--- Collaborate with the Sales, Marketing, Supply Chain, HR, Legal and Finance organization to evaluate third-party vendor cybersecurity risks and provide guidance for remediation

--- Ability to develop technical white papers and best practice guidelines to achieve consistency with applying and enforcing security policy

--- Provide assistance with Threat Modeling, Penetration Testing, SDLC, Code Security Reviews and Cloud security reviews

--- Collaborate with Kimberly-Clark Legal team to understand global data privacy and data security requirements

--- Maintain a broad understanding of compliance across applications and networks for PCI, HIPAA, PII, and SOX


--- Bachelor's degree required, preferably in computer science or information systems

--- 2-3+ years of leadership experience, providing coaching and mentoring to direct reports to support continued growth and development

--- 10+ years of Information Technology, with a background in security and compliance experience

--- Strong leadership skills with the ability to clearly and succinctly explain the importance of team objectives and their alignment with long term organizational goals; strong relationship, team building and facilitation skills

--- Experience working in Agile or Waterfall methodology and a deep understanding of phased approaches to the Software Development Life Cycle

--- Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with both technology/development and business partners; strong technical communication skills, both written and verbal; ability to explain technical security concepts to executive stakeholders in non-technical business language

--- Ability to independently influence others to achieve objectives

--- Experience working in a matrix model, as the Cybersecurity Advisory team supports operational and transformational efforts globally across Kimberly-Clark

--- Service level management experience

--- Knowledge and experience of Information Security Risk and Security governance

Preferred qualifications:

--- While experience in several IT disciplines may provide a solid framework for this position, hands-on results from performing IT risk assessments, information security consulting or IT audits are most beneficial

--- Experience in the following regulations and frameworks: PCI, ISO 27001/2, SOC/SSAE 18, HIPAA, GLBA, NIST 800

--- Security certifications such as CISSP, CISM, CEH, CISA, etc. are a plus.

Your passion for exceeding expectations makes you the right choice

You know from your own consumer experience the power of being attended to and rightfully treated as though you are very important. If that's the level of service you are committed to motivating others to give back, you're a manager we want to meet. At our organization, people from different personal backgrounds all have boundless opportunities to make a difference. Come grow with us.

Kimberly-Clark makes the essentials for a better life with well-known brands that matter every day - at home, school, work and on the go. Throughout our 148 years, we have challenged conventional wisdom to innovate products that better meet the needs of consumers. We have created new categories with top brands like Kleenex--, and redefined categories with Huggies-- and U by Kotex--. While growing our $18+ billion global business, we help build careers through collaborative teams that push boundaries and endless opportunities to work with some of the world's most recognized brands. Our 43,000 employees are changing the world for the better, too, generously giving back to communities and causes around the globe.

For Kimberly-Clark to grow and prosper, we must be an inclusive organization that applies the diverse experiences and passions of its team members to brands that make life better for people all around the world. We actively seek to build a workforce that reflects the experiences of our consumers. When you bring your original thinking to Kimberly-Clark, you fuel the continued success of our enterprise. We are a committed equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

With an inclusive culture, our employees - and the original thinking they bring to Kimberly-Clark - make us stronger. EOE disability/vet.

K-C requires that an employee have authorization to work in the country in which the role is based. In the event an applicant does not have current work authorization, K-C will determine, in its sole discretion, whether to sponsor an individual for work authorization. However, based on immigration requirements, not all roles are suitable for sponsorship.

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Keywords: Kimberly-Clark, Dallas , Cybersecurity Advisory Manager, Executive , Dallas, Texas

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