Information Security / Head of Data Governance

  • Competitive
  • Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, Germany
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Greenwich Atlantic Associates
  • 14 Jan 19

My client, a global investment bank, are looking for a German speaking, information security professional for a senior role in Information Security / Head of Data Governance in Frankfurt. Reporting directly to the CRO, this role is responsible for the development, monitoring & analysis of information security risks and controls.

The Role


Responsibilities will span across the following areas: 


  • Policy Management
  • Security Risk Management (Logical and Physical)
  • Monitoring and Compliance Oversight
  • Security Awareness
  • Identity Management
  • Data Privacy
  • Governance of the use of data by staff
  • Business Continuity Planning

The Candidate


The ideal candidate will have the following experience:


  • Demonstrable experience in an information security related discipline;
  • An appreciation of data process flows, data governance and best practice;
  • Extensive Security Design and Architecture experience;
  • Experience in a banking, investment banking or investment management environment;
  • Managing the delivery of IT Risk Assessments aligned with firm-wide RCSA processes
  • Experience working with control Frameworks (COBIT, ISF SOGP) and Financial Services audit/regulatory requirements (SOX).
  • Delivery of business change projects.


Along with the above, the ideal candidate will have the following technical expertise: 


  • German language skills; 
  • In depth knowledge of a broad spectrum of security technologies incorporating network, operating system and application security;
  • Working knowledge over a range of operating systems and platforms including: Windows Server, Windows Desktop (7/10), UNIX (Linux);
  • Working knowledge of networks: LAN, WAN, routers (Cisco), switches (Cisco), Firewalls, remote access solutions, VPNs;
  • Working knowledge of security products: network and host based intrusion detection/prevention systems, vulnerability assessment and compliance monitoring solutions, content management tools.
  •  A broad understanding of investment banking business processes.  

Please contact me at: or 0203 174 2149