Praca w Gdańsku i okolicach: Head of Encryption Governance


Head of Encryption Governance
Nr ref.: 4452



Would you like to lead a team of IT Security specialists? We are now looking for a Team Leader of Encryption Governance unit in CyberSecurity to drive advisory and governance of key management practices in Nodrea.

In Nordea, we’re harnessing the power of technology to reinvent the future of banking. A tech revolution is underway – and you can make an impact. Though we’re a Nordic bank, we’re also one of the largest IT employers in Tricity and Warsaw. Working with international teams in an inspiring working environment, you’ll have lots of opportunities to expand your skills and advance your career. 

About this opportunity

Encryption Governance Team in Data Protection and Encryption Centre where we deliver cryptographic advisory, governance and solutions  for new or existing services, e.g. cloud, secure storage, cards, applications using symmetric and asymmetric cryptography. We also take care of documenting and improving encryption and key management processes and standards, which are operated globally in the organization.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Proactively managing the team on an operational level with employees located in Poland
  • Taking responsibility for delivering a strong professional result and driving the operational excellence
  • Being a member of the Management team and understand the underlying business drivers 
  • Making and implementing development and operational plans and set concrete targets for the team, as well as for each employee 
  • Ensuring that your direct reports understand how their targets and plans are linked to their daily duties 
  • Managing risks and ensure compliance with regulatory and governance requirements
  • Leading the team in line with IT Security Strategy to meet short and mid term targets and plans for your team and each employee
  • Driving performance within your area of responsibility and a high degree of proactivity (tools, processes and culture).
  • Building competences and skills (both technical and business) for your team and yourself  

You’ll join a team of young and motivated specialists, who are developing and maitaining Encryption processes and standards for cryptographic solutions and applications in Nordea. The role is based in [[mfield3]].

Who you are

Collaboration. Ownership. Passion. Courage. These are the values that guide us in being at our best – and that we imagine you share with us.  

To succeed in this role, we believe that you have:

  • Excellent communicator able to reduce complex ideas to simple terms and express these both to non-technical and highly technical audiences
  • Experience of planning, prioritizing and organizing the work of yourself and others, delivering to tight deadlines whilst ensuring the effective use of resources

Your experience and background:

  • experienced Team Leader in IT field  
  • Knowledge about security domain  
  • Good understanding of risk management  
  • Ability to create and execute development plans in the Filed of Encryption
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of Encryption Governance principles as means of addressing business needs and design of appropriate security measures.
  • Understanding of Data& Information Security regulations and standards, industry best practices and strategies.
  • Experience in working in regulated environment and cooperation with DPO, Legal, Risk& Compliance and business units in the universal bank.

If this sounds like you, get in touch!


Next steps

Submit your application no later than 09/01/2022.

At Nordea, we know that an inclusive workplace is a sustainable workplace. We deeply believe that our diverse backgrounds, experiences, characteristics and traits make us better at serving customers and communities. So please come as you are.

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