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Security Manager

Job ID: R0104761 Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Full time, Regular Employment
Location: Stockholm, Sweden

Thales people architect identity management and data protection solutions at the heart of digital security. Business and governments rely on us to bring trust to the billons of digital interactions they have with people. Our technologies and services help banks exchange funds, people cross borders, energy become smarter and much more. More than 30,000 organizations already rely on us to verify the identities of people and things, grant access to digital services, analyze vast quantities of information and encrypt data to make the connected world more secure.

"As market leader within Digital Identity and Security, Thales makes personal digital interaction simple and secure in an increasingly connected society. From secure software to biometrics and encryption, Thales provides technologies and services that enables business and governments to authenticate identities and protect data, enabling its clients to offer trusted digital services to billions of individuals. Located in Älvsjö since 2012, the site houses both a commercial office as well as two productions within Identity & Biometric Solutions, and Banking & Payment Services. Working commercially across all business areas within Digital Identity and Security, Thales has become a trusted partner within various businesses as well as governments throughout the Nordics.

As a Security Manager your objective is to ensure the security of the Thales facilities, assets and personnel in Sweden. You will be responsible for fulfilling both internal and external security requirements, as well as planning and coordination of procedures for both the Logical (IT) and Physical (Corporate) security. You will organize, develop and evaluate the Security Management System for the organization, in accordance with Thales Group security rules and respective laws. The security of our business operation is essential to our existence and a pre-requisite of our clients, therefore the Security Manager is essential to us! The position is based in Stockholm and you will lead a small team of two people, a security coordinator and a quality manager. At Thales, you will join a company of diverse and driven people, who supports and encourage each other, and enjoys to have fun!

Main responsibilities:

Owner of the Security Management System: To manage and ensure the physical and logical security of relevant business environments and respective assets, business processes, information systems and personnel ensuring compliance to appropriate regulatory bodies, Thales Group Security Systems and national & international applicable security requirements. Maintenance and development of local Security Management System (SMS) which includes e.g.:

  • Risk Management

  • Incident Management

  • Change Management

  • Planning and execution of security awareness trainings

  • Creating and maintaining control process descriptions

  • Security reporting

IT Security: To manage and ensure the logical security of relevant sites, ensuring compliance to appropriate regulatory bodies, Thales Group Security Systems and national & international applicable security requirements. Acting as a CISO (Chief Information Security Officer).

Internal and external auditing:  To organise and manage internal and external security audits. Manage and coordinate any corrective actions derived from the audits in collaboration with the key stakeholders.

Project Management: Lead security related projects successfully in collaboration with key stakeholders.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

IT Security

  • Demonstrated ability in IT & Cyber Security.

  • Ability to analyse Regulatory, Customer, Thales Group and national requirements and standards and translate into practical solutions to comply.

Corporate Security

  • Demonstrated ability in Physical Security

  • Security technology: CCTV, Access Control, Alarm systems

  • Internal audits: Manage and continually review all security procedures and controls, ensuring maximum practical levels of security are always maintained within the respective businesses

  • Personnel security

  • Security Awareness

  • Knowledge of production processes and related security controls in an advantage

Customer and external regulatory requirements

  • Experience in the following standards: ISO27001, ISO27005

  • Experience with the following frameworks: PKI/CA, Business Continuity Management

  • Experience in Swedish National Security acts/laws/requirement


  • Solid experience in Information and Corporate Security Management

  • ISO27001 Lead Auditor (CISA) certification or equivalent level through experience

  • Experience in working in Customer interface

  • Experience in working in International business environment

  • Experience in working with Regulatory Bodies

  • Leadership experience and good people management skills

  • Team player with strong coordination and collaboration skills, with both internal and external parties

  • A strong communicator and excellent presentation skills

  • Great documentation and project management skills

  • Proactive, accountable, well organized, with the ability to prioritise work load

  • Analytical approach, resourceful and strong problem solving skills

  • BSc degree e.g. in Security Management or IT / Software Engineering

  • Fluent in Swedish & English

Thales is giving you an excellent opportunity to develop a dynamic career in a friendly, international team and environment where we value your contribution, believe in your potential and are committed to your development. We support you with a clear career path that is underpinned by our policies of promotion from within, mobility, training and development programs. In line with our strategy of putting the needs of customers at the center of everything we do, and our commitment to innovation, we know it is our people who make it happen, and together we strive to exceed our customers’ expectations.

Does this sound like the opportunity for you? Apply today!

At Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs. With Thales employing 80,000 employees in 68 countries our mobility policy enables thousands of employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad, in their existing areas of expertise or by branching out into new fields. Together we believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working. Great journeys start here, apply now!

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