Cybersecurity Business Integration, Strategy and M&A

Job Location: Luxembourg

Company description

Ferrero is a family-owned company with a truly progressive and global outlook and iconic brands such as Nutella®, Tic Tac®, Ferrero Rocher®, Raffaello®, Kinder Bueno® and Kinder Surprise®. As the love for our brands continues to grow, so too does our global reach. Represented in more than 50 countries, with products sold in more than 170, the Ferrero Group is loved by generations around the world. The secret to our global success? 38,767  dedicated employees who celebrate care and quality to craft a business, careers and brands we are proud of. Join us, and you could be one of them.

Diversity Statement

Ferrero is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture in which all employees feel welcomed and appreciated and have the same opportunities. We believe all of our people are equally talented in their own way. In nurturing the curiosity and natural abilities of our employees, we provide them, generation after generation, the means to succeed personally and professionally, enabling them to craft their journey at Ferrero. The diversity of our talents is what makes our work environment multicultural, innovative and highly rewarding.

About the Role:

For our Ferrero Group Headquarters in Luxembourg, we are looking for a Cybersecurity Manager who will take care of Business Integration, Strategy and M&A.

Thanks to this exciting and challenging opportunity you will report professionally and managerially to the Head of Cybersecurity and support in the leadership, coordination and communication defined of the Cybersecurity program, across its various Cybersecurity Competence Centers and Regional team, as well as cybersecurity business partners.

Being responsible for Business Integration, Strategy and M&A you will be in charge for suggesting integrations to the individual Competence Centers of Cybersecurity while ensuring alignment with business priorities, in accordance with the Head of Cybersecurity.

Furthermore, you will support the Head of Cybersecurity in keeping track of the progress across the entire program’s strategy success while you will also oversee project management activities specifically related to M&A and new business. 

Main Responsibilities:

Covering this position, you will provide direct support to the Head of Cybersecurity in the development and maintenance of strategic plans, including, but not limited to, the 3-years plan of Cybersecurity team’s evolution plan. 

Among many, a key responsibility will be to harmonize the definition of objectives and develop the roadmap for each Cybersecurity Competence Center in alignment with the overall Cybersecurity strategy while fostering the precious synergies among the main Service Areas.

Your support in the definition, maintenance and evolution of the Cybersecurity Governance Framework will be essential in refining its Service Catalogue, Technology Blueprint, as well as ways of work to continuously improve the Team’s functioning.

In addition, you will support in the budget definition across the Team, overseeing and guiding cost allocation, staffing and contracting. 
Your responsibility will also involve the liaison with external and Ferrero stakeholders to speed corporate processes that may impede the reaching of objectives, participating as necessary in the acquisition, procurement, and outsourcing process.

As the Cybersecurity Manager for Business Integration, Strategy and M&A you will ensure that Cybersecurity programs, projects and activities correctly align with Business priorities, addressing Cyber risks identified in the main Business areas and initiatives. You will also manage the preparation of dashboard (KPI) metrics to provide security posture’s overview and in identify areas of improvement. Disseminate to all relevant stakeholders across functions and levels in the group the collected metrics.

You will act as the Project Manager for special activities and endeavors. For instance, in Cybersecurity scope’s extension to specific areas or businesses, or in relation to new M&As’ planning assessments in terms of current posture while also addressing areas of improvement. 

Who we are looking for:

You will bring your university degree background in Management Engineering, Information technology, Computer Science, Economics or similar and 7+ years of experience.

Ideally, you bring consultancy experience or relevant experience in working on the definition, coordination, and management of a Cybersecurity program as well as in Cybersecurity budget management for the reaching of larger objectives on long term plans. In addition, you should have proven experience in the evaluation of the Cybersecurity posture of a Business, or specific environment, as to guide the strategic planning, to fill identified gaps. 

Being an excellent communicator in English with outstanding analytical and conceptual skills, you will conduct and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders, to assure business continuity throughout the projects’ lifecycle. 

You bring strong project management skills and good knowledge of Cybersecurity international standards, law and regulations (e.g. ENISA, NIST, GDPR, ISO27000) or in main international and local laws and regulations related to Cybersecurity, with particular awareness of key critical points to meet compliance. 

A high level of self-motivation and initiative, and ability to combine people and relationship management skills will be an asset for this role, together with your strong analytical mindset and your well-organized, detail-oriented attitude.

If you are interested to work in a dynamic environment with lots of interactions and exposure, then this might be the right role for you!

Don’t miss the chance to apply! 

How to be successful in the role and at Ferrero:

Consumers, quality and care are at the heart of everything we do. So, to be successful at Ferrero, you’ll need to be just as consumer and product centric as we are - dedicated to crafting brilliant results for consumers around the world.