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Senior Security Policy Specialist
London area
Posted 2 months ago


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  • Manage the end-to-end lifecycle of Security Policy Framework documents, including policies, standards, and procedures.
  • Drive the continuous improvement of the SAP Global Security Policy by soliciting input from internal stakeholders and researching industry leading security practices.
  • Perform gap analyses and mappings of information security frameworks, internal controls, and the security requirements contained in existing and proposed security documents.
  • Work directly with the lines of business and management to identify security requirements.
  • Interpret security requirements into new and existing security documents.
  • Organize and facilitate the Security Policy Working Group, a team of stakeholders from across the organization involved in the development of the SAP Global Security Policy.
  • Draft and edit content and manage the review and approval of documents by internal and external stakeholders.
  • Manage document control processes, including formatting, version control, and historical record.
  • Initiate security awareness initiatives and communications.
  • Represent the Security Policy Framework topic during audits and other business initiatives.
  • Provide subject matter expertise for overall security policy topics at both the business and employee levels.
  • Other tasks and responsibilities as assigned by management.


  • University degree in IT, Risk Management, Cyber Security, Business Administration or related area.
  • Professional certifications such as CISA, CRISC, CISSP, or GIAC preferred.
  • Strong understanding of leading industry security standards, associated controls, and audit requirements for compliance. Knowledge of NIST Cybersecurity Framework and ISO 27001/27002 preferred.
  • Ability to lead discussions with both highly technical and non-technical individuals.
  • Ability to build a network and to collaborate with various global teams and managers.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills.
  • Fluent in writing and speaking English.


  • At least 5 years of experience in IT, risk management or cyber security roles.
  • Prior experience driving strategical projects or initiatives.
  • Previous experience writing and editing policies, procedures, or other technical communications.
  • Experience in presenting to leadership teams.


  • London, UK. 

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Job CategoryIT
Job ID#263874