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Supplier Security Manager

Posting Country:  United Kingdom
Date Posted:  24-Oct-2021
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.

Location: Newbury/Paddington

Our Team:

Cyber Security

At Vodafone Global Cyber Security, we help our customers to remain secure and resilient in a world of increasingly sophisticated cyber-attacks.  We offer a unique combination of highly resilient networks, enterprise-class cloud platforms, advanced security systems and expert advice, helping limit the risks of a mobile workforce, such as commercial losses, regulatory breaches or threats to individuals, whilst enabling productivity and employee satisfaction.  Joining us as a Supplier Security Manager, you can be part of our empowering our Cyber Security function. The Future is exciting. Ready?

This role is responsible for the cyber security risk management of the end to end lifecycle of Vodafone suppliers from contracts and onboarding to end of life. The role is key in managing and reducing the Cyber Security risks posed by our suppliers across all Vodafone using tools and associated processes, and covering different controls throughout the supplier lifecycle.     

We are in the process of delivering against our 2025 vison with the first stage being centralisation of local market supplier activities into the global team.  The role supports the globalisation programme and local markets as they go through the migration to create a single worldwide capability.

With us you will:

• Liaison with suppliers to gather relevant information and establish the level of cyber security risk
• Support internal stakeholders within Vodafone to help them understand the supplier security process, relevant policies and outputs from the process
• Responsible for End to end cyber security risk assessments on suppliers and tracking risk reduction plans
• Develop and maintain the interface between the supplier security process and other risk processes within Vodafone
• Identifying areas of continuous improvement in our tools and processes both within the SCS team but also with the stakeholders we impact. taking team responsibility to project manage prioritised initiative that will deliver an improved outcome for Vodafone, our suppliers and our customers.
• Working closely with the rest of Cyber Security as well Vodafone Procurement Company, Group Privacy and Group Corporate Security team to support overall supplier management and governance

Apply if you have:

• Knowledge and experience of third-party information security risk management, and general information security background (previous work with ISO27001 or similar information security standard would be beneficial)
• Excellent negotiation & influencing skills with ability to work and drive collaboration inside and outside of Vodafone
• Ability to work with complex and varied data sources to identify recommendations and create meaningful reports/presentations that accurately reflect performance and trends
• Ability to problem solve through simplification and innovation with a focus on the outcome, value and experience


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.