Security Management (Johannesburg, GT, ZA)

  • Apr 08, 2021
Full Time Telecommunications

Job Description

As the tech firm that created the mobile world, and with more than 54,000 patents to our name, we’ve made it our business to make a mark. When joining our team at Ericsson you are empowered to learn, lead and perform at your best, shaping the future of technology. This is a place where you're welcomed as your own perfectly unique self, and celebrated for the skills, talent, and perspective you bring to the team. Are you in?

Come, and be where it begins.

Our Exciting Opportunity

We are now looking for a Customer Unit Security Manager with experience to drive the security operations for Ericsson in the Customer Units in Market Area Middle East and Africa.

This role is key in:

  • Affirming trust in Ericsson’s security brand by recognizing emerging trends, risks, business needs and transforming into Security Strategy and solutions.
  • Drive and lead security strategy and execution.
  • Provide leadership and vision to the security organization in terms of operations.
  • Challenge how things are done in order to create trust, business value and get results.
  • Inspire the security organization to create business enabling solutions, methods and tools to support Ericsson’s business operations.
  • Provide leadership and courage during crisis and high stress situations.

You will

  • Align and Execute security operations strategy
  • Drive one and right security culture
  • Develop security operations organization in MMEA
  • Drive effective security governance in MMEA and Manage security operations risk.

To be successful in the role you must have

  • Education: Bachelor degree or equivalent.
  • Minimum experience of 10 years in of security operations.
  • Knowledge of ISO/IEC 27001, Privacy, Risk Management, Information, Personnel-, Event-, Executive-, Physical security, Security Incident Management, Business Continuity and Crisis Management!
  • Business Understanding
  • Change and Improvement Management Skills
  • Risk Management Skills
  • Security certifications preferred.

Behavioral Competences

  • Planning and organizing
  • Delivering results and meeting expectations
  • Collaboration and networking
  • Report writing
  • Presenting and communicating information
  • Adapting and responding to change
  • Deciding and initiating action
  • Delivering results and meeting customer expectations!

Personal traits and skills

  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to prioritize and provide effective leadership for teams and key stakeholders
  • High integrity, reliable, positive, energetic, innovative and flexible
  • Strong interpersonal and networking skills
  • Strong presentation and communication skills.
  • Ability to describe complex concepts concisely in executive terms

What´s in it for you?

Here at Ericsson, our culture is built on over a century of courageous decisions. With us, you will no longer be dreaming of what the future holds – you will be redefining it. You won’t develop for the status quo, but will build what replaces it. Joining us is a way to move your career in any direction you want; with hundreds of career opportunities in locations all over the world, in a place where co-creation and collaboration are embedded into the walls. You will find yourself in a speak-up environment where empathy and humanness serve as cornerstones for how we work, and where work-life balance is a priority. Welcome to an inclusive, global company where your chance to define an impact is endless.

What happens once you apply

To prepare yourself for next steps, please explore here:

Do you believe that an organization fostering an environment of cooperation and collaboration to execute with speed creates better business value? Do you value a culture of humanness, where fact based decisions are important and our people are encouraged to speak up? Do you believe that diverse, inclusive teams drive performance and innovation? At Ericsson, we do.

We provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, religion, political opinion, nationality, ethnic background, social origin, social status, Indigenous status, disability, age, union membership or employee representation and any other characteristic protected by local law or Ericsson’s Code of Business Ethics.


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Primary country and city: South Africa (ZA) || || Johannesburg || IT

Req ID: 537847

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