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Information security and risk expert

  • Externa annonser
  • Remote


Volvo Group


Position Description

Be our new colleague

‘Data’ is a new function within Volvo Digital & IT with the goal to unlock the power of data for the whole Volvo Group to become a fully data-driven company! With data, the core component of our transformation journey, we will, together with our data talents, make the Volvo Group 2030 vision happen. We will take care of all the aspects of Data, how it is quality assured, documented, made available, prepared, and consumed through BI, Analytics and Machine Learning. We have an ambitious transformation in front of us, with an implementation of the Data Layer in Azure as well as the reinforcement of Data Governance and Data Management in the full Group.

The ‘Data’ function is a large multi-cultural organization with 600+ employees and contractors located mainly in 7 countries – Sweden, Poland, India, Belgium, Brazil, USA, and France. In this role you will be joining the Data Governance/Data Management team.

As an Information Security Expert within the Data unit, you will play a crucial role in developing and maintaining our information security strategy and risk management framework. You will be responsible for identifying, assessing, and mitigating security risks while ensuring compliance with relevant industry standards and regulations. This role is essential in helping us maintain the highest standards of data protection and cybersecurity. You will join the Data compliance and security team that work with creating / maintaining frameworks and advice/support to the rest of the Data unit. The role entails synchronization with many internal stakeholders such as our platform teams and various security departments throughout the Volvo Group. The position reports to the Data Risk Manager.

You will

  • Support Data initiatives with information security activities such as planning, risk analysis, requirement specification, verification, and validation.
  • Work with risk assessments and management to identify potential security vulnerabilities and threats and find and set requirements for mitigative actions.
  • Implement information security strategies from Volvo Group in our data platforms, create, document and follow-up information security processes for the Data unit.
  • Develop and maintain security procedures and guidelines to safeguard sensitive information.
  • Implement and follow up on security controls and measures to protect data and systems from threats.
  • Stay up to date with internal and external development within the security area and coordinate with various internal stakeholders.
  • Stay up to date with the latest information security related threats and technologies to provide proactive recommendations.
  • Help implement and ensure compliance with relevant internal and industry standards, such as ISO 27001, NIST, or GDPR.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to promote a security-aware culture within the organization.
  • Provide security awareness training to employees and stakeholders.

Who are you?

  • University degree in Information Security, Computer Science, other related field, or equivalent knowledge through relevant work experience.
  • Proven experience in information security, risk management, or a related role.
  • Relevant professional certifications is a plus.
  • Strong understanding of industry standards and legislations related to information security.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Familiar with security tools and technologies.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience from a large organization with many different stakeholders is a bonus.
  • Strong leadership and project management capabilities.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team and independently.
  • Fluent in English. If you speak Swedish or French this is a plus.

Kindly note that due to GDPR, we will not accept applications via mail. Please use our career site.

About us

We value your data privacy and therefore do not accept applications via mail.

Who we are and what we believe in

Our focus on Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity allows each of us the opportunity to bring our full authentic self to work and thrive by providing a safe and supportive environment, free of harassment and discrimination. We are committed to removing the barriers to entry, which is why we ask that even if you feel you may not meet every qualification on the job description, please apply and let us decide.

Applying to this job offers you the opportunity to join Volvo Group. Every day, across the globe, our trucks, buses, engines, construction equipment, financial services, and solutions make modern life possible. We are almost 100,000 people empowered to shape the future landscape of efficient, safe and sustainable transport solutions. Fulfilling our mission creates countless career opportunities for talents with sharp minds and passion across the group’s leading brands and entities.

Group Digital & IT is the hub for digital development within the Volvo Group. Imagine working with cutting-edge technology in a global team, represented in more than 30 countries. We are dedicated to leading the way for tomorrow’s transport solutions, guided by a strong customer mindset and high curiosity, both as individuals and as a team. Here you will thrive in your career in an environment where your voice is heard and your ideas are important.

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Group Digital & IT

State / Province

Västra Götaland



Employment/Assignment Type


Travel Required (maximum)

Occasional Travel

Functional Area

Information Technology

Flexible locations

Belgium,Gent (Oostakker),Oost-Vlaanderen, France,Lyon,Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Poland,Wrocław,dolnośląskie, Sweden,Göteborg,Västra Götaland

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