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Cyber Risk & Compliance Senior Specialist (m/f/d)

Date: Feb 9, 2021

Location: MÜNCHEN, DE

Company: Telefónica S.A.

Contract type: full-time, unlimited
Location: Munich
Entry: At the earliest possible date

Who we are?

We are Telefónica / o2 - with our mobile brands we connect millions of people and offer our customers mobile freedom in the digital world. As a leading telecommunications provider, we are also playing a key role in shaping digitisation in Germany. Our fixed and mobile networks form the backbone for the digital transformation of the economy and society. And our approximately 8,500 employees in Germany drive the transformation forward every day - in our own company as well.

Telefónica is one of the top employers in Germany and is part of the global telecommunications group Telefónica S.A. with 130,000 committed employees worldwide.

You too can become part of our unique team and let us make a difference together!


What is the Role?

The Cyber Risk & Compliance Senior Specialist role will assist in the design, development, coordination, and execution of cyber risk and compliance practices that identify risks to the business and demonstrate compliance to external auditors and regulators. It will also support the creation and maintenance of security policies, standards and guidelines, in addition to cyber risk reporting to management.

What are your challenges with us?

  • Support the design, assessment, development, coordination, and execution of security risk management and compliance activities, including the coordination of security audits and assessments
  • Assist in the creation and maintenance of security policies, and conduct continuous monitoring of security risk and compliance topics and enforce relevant policies, standards, regulations and procedures 
  • Support activities concerning business continuity, disaster recovery and security awareness 
  • Assist in the creation of relevant reporting to management level
  • Work and build relationships with IT and other business units
  • Provide security consultation for teams and projects
  • Support continuous security assurance of assets and controls and manage remediation plans
  • Help establishing and maintaining a risk reporting framework including Key Performance & Risk Indicators (KPIs / KRIs) to assure effectiveness and compliance across processes and process owners

What are you bringing?

  • Minimum 10 years of relevant experience in IT Security 

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in IT governance, risk, and compliance

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science / Information Technology or equivalent experience

  • Industry-recognized security certification such as CRISC, CISSP, CISM or CISA – an advantage

  • Deep understanding of IT audit, compliance, risk management methodologies, business risk analysis and making complex business/risk trade-off recommendations and decisions

  • Strong Knowledge of regulatory standards such as SOX, PCI, Data Protection, etc

  • Knowledge in IT and security management frameworks such as COBIT, ITIL, NIST, ISO, and more

  • Experience in policy and security requirements development pertaining to IT security in large organizations

  • Experience with risk assessments and security requirements for vendors and third-parties

  • Security fundamentals with a solid understanding of security concepts, threats, vulnerabilities, risks, defenses, security principles and policies

  • Experience with standards development, implementation and compliance initiatives (e.g., ISO 27001/2, PCI, SOC)

  • Excellent interpersonal skills; comfortable communicating to all levels of leadership

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to engage stakeholders to affect change

  • Strong self-motivation and orientation toward results

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to author and present materials ranging from detailed technical specifications to high-level presentations

  • Strong time and productivity management skills, ability to balance multiple tasks simultaneously

  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and make expert judgments in situations where no precedent exists

  • Strong conceptual and analytical thinking, problem solving skills

  • Strong project management skills with proven track record for delivering results

  • Ability to lead and work in teams

  • Excellent proficiency in English

  • Excellent proficiency in German and Spanish – an advantage

Your benefits

Communication: A smartphone of your choice (incl. contract) and the possibility to provide your family and friends is a matter of course for us.​

Team events: As a full member, you are always welcome at events.​

Practical relevance: You will get a comprehensive insight into the daily work routine and can enrich us with your knowledge.​

Workplace: Modern and ergonomically equipped offices, as well as an open space and open desk model.​

Catering is provided: Free coffee and tea specialties and water are available at any time.​

Development: Over and above your education, we offer you practical training​

Exchange: We offer you a large Young-Talents-Community in which you can exchange ideas at any time.​

Health: Under FEEL GOOD you will find a wide range of offers for your personal health and the compatibility of work and leisure. It ranges from exercise and relaxation programmes, webinars and cooperation projects to a comprehensive range of advice on child and elderly care and psychosocial counselling. 


How to apply and what else you should know?

Convince us with your meaningful curriculum vitae as well as corresponding certificates. You do not need a letter of motivation with us. Please note that applications are only possible via our applicant portal and applications by e-mail cannot be considered.​

Do you have questions about our application process and are you interested in further information about the position? Then please contact the responsible recruiter.​

Recruiter: Janis Schippan


In case of same qualification, applicants (m/f/d) with severe disability will be preferred. All gender are equally welcome.

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