Jazz Pharmaceuticals

  • Associate Director, Third Party Information Security Risk Management

    Job Locations US-CA-Palo Alto
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/29/2018 2:43 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-3980
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Corporate
  • Overview

    Jazz Pharmaceuticals is an international biopharmaceutical company focused on improving patients’ lives by identifying, developing and commercializing meaningful products that address unmet medical needs. We are continuing to expand our commercial product portfolio and our research and development pipeline in therapeutic areas that can leverage our unique expertise.


    Our therapeutic areas of focus include sleep and hematology/oncology – areas in which we have a deep understanding of the patient journey and a suite of products and product candidates to address critical needs.


    We are looking for the best and brightest talent to join our team.  If you’re looking to be a part of a company with an unwavering commitment to improving patients’ lives and being a great place to work, we hope you’ll explore our career openings and get to know Jazz Pharmaceuticals. 

    Position Profile

    Overview

    Jazz Pharmaceuticals is an international biopharmaceutical company focused on improving patients’ lives by identifying, developing and commercializing meaningful products that address unmet medical needs. We are continuing to expand our commercial product portfolio and our research and development pipeline in therapeutic areas that can leverage our unique expertise.

    Our therapeutic areas of focus include sleep and hematology/oncology – areas in which we have a deep understanding of the patient journey and a suite of products and product candidates to address critical needs.

    We are looking for the best and brightest talent to join our team.  If you’re looking to be a part of a company with an unwavering commitment to improving patients’ lives and being a great place to work, we hope you’ll explore our career openings and get to know Jazz Pharmaceuticals. 

    Position Profile

    Position Profile

    Jazz Pharmaceuticals is looking for an experienced Associate Director, Third Party Information Security Risk Management to develop a framework, establish a program and continuously manage third party information security risks throughout the lifecycle of the vendor’s engagement with Jazz

    Job Responsibilities and Requirements:

    • Design and implement a third-party information security risk management framework that align and adhere to Jazz’s standards for policies, standards, guidelines on information security and data privacy
    • Perform due diligence on an third party vendors at contracting stage
    • Identify and assess risk, determine applicable controls which mitigate risk, and communicate opportunities for control improvements to third party vendors on an ongoing basis
    • Track and manage remediation items and/or findings to completion
    • Develop and manage third party operational (KPI) and risk (KRI) metrics for Third Party Information Security Risks
    • Serve as a subject matter expert and/or provides direction on process, projects, and issues pertaining to third party Information Security risk management
    • Collaborate with internal business partners to manage Information Security needs of Jazz for Third Parties
    • Provide oversight for all key deliverables from third party information security risk assessment and remediation
    • Communicate and escalate third-party risk and control issues identified, and serve as primary point of contact to manage and oversee remediation of third party issues for information security
    • Actively participate in internal forums  for developing and providing thought leadership in third-party risk management
    • Cultivate robust and sustainable working relationships between Security, Compliance, other IT and business teams to foster a cross-functional team environment.

    Qualifications:

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to convey security concepts to non-technical audiences (e.g. senior and executive management, internal customers)
    • Ability to see the bigger picture of overall Information Security and understand  the impact of Third Party Risk Management on Information security
    • Ability to articulate and demonstrate a risk-relevant approach for Third Party Information security Risk Management
    • Knowledge of operating systems (UN IX/Linux and Solaris, Windows) and of database management systems (Oracle, SQL Server, etc.), Network Security Concepts, Cloud Security concepts, virtualization, Endpoint security, Threat and Vulnerability Management etc.
    • Ability to identify and suggest remediation for systems architecture
    • Ongoing familiarity with emerging and prevalent technologies and IT systems
    • At least 10 years of relevant IT Security experience and two or more relevant certifications (i.e.  CISM, CISA etc.)
    • Experience of  leading global cross functional project teams, along with strong technical expertise are highly desirable
    • Must have strong analytical, problem solving and critical thinking skills and the ability to support decisions that balance Information security while also enabling business objectives
    • Demonstrated vendor relationship management skills, with the ability to build strong rapport.
    • Self-starter that understands and owns every vital detail as second nature

    Additional Valuable Skills and Certifications:

    • Pharmaceutical industry experience
    • Ability to travel for 10-15%

    Jazz Pharmaceuticals is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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