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Information Security Officer_Frankfurt Branch

Date: May 16, 2022

Location: Frankfurt, DE

Company: Intesa Sanpaolo Group

We’re looking for an Information Security Officer who will play an important role in a specific project which has been started to reinforce and enhance local cybersecurity and business continuity functions in Intesa Sanpaolo Foreign Branches. In particular, the Information Security Officer will be responsible to oversight cybersecurity and business continuity for the European Foreign Branches (Frankfurt, Madrid, Paris, Warsaw and Amsterdam).


Cybersecurity is becoming more and more important to financial institutions and companies all around the world, and it has been recognized as one of the most important strategic objectives for the incoming years for Intesa Sanpaolo.

Scope and Purpose


• Oversight and management of the Information security and Business Continuity management programs of European Foreign Branches. • Definition of information security and cybersecurity objectives for the Information Security Program, and compliance monitoring • Cooperation with the Head Office to direct planning, development, implementation and monitoring of security for enterprise information systems • Development of security training and awareness programs to educate employees about information security and cybersecurity solutions and requirements • Identification and evaluation of changes in local regulations, as well as trends in the information security and cybersecurity marketplace, such as new products, new attacks and new countermeasures for applicability inside the legal entity's environment • Working with information owners in business units to determine appropriate security objectives for securable resources • Monitoring and evaluating vulnerability reports, vendor hot-fixes and patches for applicability to deployed technologies 

Competencies Required


• A minimum of 10 years in the information security and cybersecurity environment, preferably in a financial institution • Experience in technology and application development in a leading application and information security role • Experience in developing and delivering Information Security and Cybersecurity awareness programs • Bachelor's in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field (Master's degree is a plus) • CISSP/CISM certification preferable • Must display subject matter experience in application security, vulnerability testing and system testing • Solid background in assuring high level of information security management and business continuity management in an organization • IT/info/cyber security risk management experience and direct participation in related risk management processes, including application risk classification and application control assessments • Knowledge of financial industry products and related IT platform is a plus • Strong communication skills • Attitudes: results orientation, problem solving, teamworking 


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