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Security Assurance Senior Specialist - Supplier Security

Posting Country:  Hungary
Date Posted:  02-Jan-2022
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

At Vodafone, we’re working hard to build a better future. A more connected, inclusive and sustainable world. As a dynamic global community, it's our human spirit, together with technology, that empowers us to achieve this. 

We challenge and innovate in order to connect people, businesses, and communities across the world. Delighting our customers and earning their loyalty drive us, and we experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

With us, you can be truly be yourself and belong, share inspiration, embrace new opportunities, thrive, and make a real difference.

Hello, there! We are _VOIS. 

Our name might be new to you, but our work impacts millions of people around the globe every day. We evolved from a shared services organization to become a global TechCo with over 24 thousand employees operating from Hungary, Romania, Egypt and India. Together, we are the engine that powers Vodafone around the world.


Innovation is our main tool to deliver talent, technology and transformation to our Vodafone partners, while our people are our top priority. Through our 100% Human initiative, we help our people to develop their careers with unique learning and development opportunities while supporting their wellbeing with programs that focus on a healthy work-life balance. 
At _VOIS, we are constantly looking for disruptive ideas and new ways to work. If you want to experiment and learn fast, integrated into an international, multicultural and inclusive team, then _VOIS is the place for you.
Come and help us create the future together.


Security Assurance Senior Specialist - Supplier Security



Your role in a nutshell:

Are you passionate about security and would like to play an important role in ensuring the organisation is safe? This is a global role that is ideal for if you are looking for an opportunity to apply your skills in a challenging and fast paced environment. You will be responsible for ensuring there is reasonable assurance over the security controls in place at third parties and suppliers that provide products and services to Vodafone. As the Third Party Security Assurance Senior Specialist, you will:

•    Act as the subject matter expert for supplier on-boarding activities, contract negotiation and security assurance reviews of third parties and suppliers to manage the security risks of suppliers.
•    Build and maintain relationships with internal stakeholders such as Legal, Procurement, Cyber Security and with Vodafone third parties and suppliers to ensure that they are assessed, on-boarded, monitored and off-boarded with appropriate due diligence related to security matters.
•    Monitor ongoing compliance of third parties and suppliers depending on their risk profile.
•    Carry out security assurance activities for Vodafone’s critical and high risk third parties and suppliers.
•    Oversee all supporting activities, including KPI and MI reporting, flagging risks and issue remediation.


What you will love in your role:

•    The role is a fantastic opportunity to drive sound management of third party and suppliers’ security risks across the organisation
•    Provide high-quality professional advice to business units and contract leads in areas of Corporate Security and supplier security assurance, articulating the practical risks and business impact, and agreeing solutions.
•    Support the ongoing identification and implementation of improvements to the Supplier Security Assurance framework to reflect the changing threat environment and best practice assurance approaches
•    Perform security assessments of third parties and suppliers based on their criticality, recording results accurately and initiating appropriate assurance response.
•    Produce high quality, informative and accurate reports in respect of supplier security assurance assessments.
What will you bring to the team:

•    Significant experience of providing security supplier assurance in a complex global organisation as the role requires engagement with internal stakeholders across the organisation and Vodafone global suppliers to ensure that the company effectively manages the security risks of suppliers.
•    In-depth knowledge of ISO standards in relation to security and business continuity. 
•    Excellent stakeholder management, communication and influencing skills.
•    Thorough understanding of supplier governance, understanding of security management processes, practices and technical countermeasures.
•    Ability to analyse complex information and identify key and relevant points, including communicating in a relevant and easy to understand manner.
•    Desirable professional qualifications such as CISSP, CISM, CISA, CRISC, ISO 27001 Lead Auditor, ISO 22301 Lead Auditor by a recognised professional body. 

In return we provide you with:
•    A dynamic environment where innovative ideas are always welcome;
•    A collaborative community where your professional goals and work are supported by a diverse team;
•    Access to internal trainings through Vodafone University and external trainings via other providers;
•    A supportive internal coaching and mentoring culture;
•    Opportunities to participate in company activities and Vodafone Foundation events;
•    Corporate assets, including a laptop and mobile phone with Vodafone RED subscription (unlimited EU talk + 20GB data); 
•    Vodafone HOME discounted fleet services for employees and their friends & family
•    Cafeteria package;
•    Private Medical Services;
•    Employee Assistant Program to support your wellbeing and mental health;
•    To ensure our colleagues’ health & safety we are working from home until the end of the pandemic. In the long run we will be meeting each other max 2 times/week in our fully refurbished, digital office.


#movewithus #_VOIS

Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised and rewarded. We are committed to promoting Inclusion for All with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey.