Sr. Director Information Security

April 5 2021
Industries Food, Catering, Beverage
Categories Defence, Security, Information Technology, Security, Continuity, Risk, Trades, Technicians, Construction
Toronto, ON

Position Title: Sr. Director Information Security

Position Type: Regular - Full-Time ​

Position Location: Florenceville GTC

Requisition ID: 7681

We know the importance that food plays in people's lives – the power it has to bring people, families and communities together. Our purpose is to bring enjoyment to people’s lives through great tasting food, in a way which reflects our values.

The Senior Director, Information Security position requires a leader with sound knowledge of business management and a working knowledge of cybersecurity technologies covering the corporate network as well as the broader digital ecosystem. The Senior Director will proactively work with business units and ecosystem partners to implement practices that meet agreed-on policies and standards for information security. He or she should understand IT and must oversee a variety of cybersecurity and risk management activities related to IT to ensure the achievement of business outcomes where the business process is dependent on technology. The Senior Director will be responsible for implementing and running the enterprise information security program.

Key Accountabilities

  • Facilitate an information security governance structure through the implementation of a hierarchical governance program, including the formation of an information security steering committee or advisory board.
  • Provide regular reporting on the current status of the information security program to enterprise risk teams, senior business leaders and the board of directors as part of a strategic enterprise risk management program, thus supporting business outcomes.
  • Work with the vendor management office to ensure that information security requirements are included in contracts by liaising with vendor management and procurement organizations.
  • Create and manage a targeted information security awareness training program for all employees, contractors and approved system users, and establish metrics to measure the effectiveness of this security training program for the different audiences.
  • Understand and interact with related disciplines through committees to ensure the consistent application of policies and standards across all technology projects, systems and services, including privacy, risk management, compliance and business continuity management.
  • Lead the security champion program to mobilize employees in all locations.
  • Lead the information security function across the company to ensure consistent and high-quality information security management in support of the business goals.
  • Manage the budget for the information security function, monitoring and reporting discrepancies.
  • Develop an information security vision and strategy that is aligned to organizational priorities and enables and facilitates the organization's business objectives, and ensure senior stakeholder buy-in and mandate.
  • Facilitate a metrics and reporting framework to measure the efficiency and effectiveness of the program, facilitate appropriate resource allocation, and increase the maturity of the information security, and review it with stakeholders at the executive and board levels.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 7 - 10 years of experience in a combination of risk management, information security and IT or OT jobs (at least five must be in a senior leadership role)
  • Degree in business administration or a technology-related field, or equivalent work- or education-related experience
  • Professional security management certification is desirable, such as Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) or other similar credentials.
  • Sound knowledge of business management and a working knowledge of information security risk management and cybersecurity technologies
  • Up-to-date knowledge of methodologies and trends in both business and IT
  • Proven track record and experience in developing information security policies and procedures, as well as successfully executing programs that meet the objectives of excellence in a dynamic business environment
  • Excellent analytical skills, the ability to manage multiple projects under strict timelines, as well as the ability to work well in a demanding, dynamic environment and meet overall objectives
  • Project management skills: financial/budget management, scheduling and resource management

McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer. We see value in ensuring we have a diverse, antiracist, inclusive, merit-based, and equitable workplace. As a global family-owned company we are proud to reflect the diverse communities around the world in which we live and work. We recognize that diversity drives our creativity, resilience, and success and makes our business stronger.

McCain is an accessible employer. If you require an accommodation throughout the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials or accessible meeting rooms), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

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Job Family: Information Technology
Division: Global IS
Department: ​Information Security ​
Location(s): CA - Canada : New Brunswick : Bathurst || CA - Canada : New Brunswick : Centreville || CA - Canada : New Brunswick : Edmundston || CA - Canada : New Brunswick : Florenceville-Bristol || CA - Canada : New Brunswick : Fredericton || CA - Canada : New Brunswick : Grand Falls || CA - Canada : New Brunswick : Hartland || CA - Canada : New Brunswick : Moncton || CA - Canada : New Brunswick : Saint John || CA - Canada : New Brunswick : Somerville || CA - Canada : Ontario : Toronto

Company: McCain Foods (Canada)

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