Cyber Security Project Manager (Hybrid Position)

Job location:
Athens, Greece
Created moment:
October 23, 2023
Job reference:
REQ - 07642

The Company

The world’s leading supplier of mineral-based specialty solutions for industry with 14,000 employees, operations in more than 40 countries, and €4.3 billion in revenue in 2022.
Imerys delivers high-value-added, functional solutions to a great number of sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its understanding of applications, technological knowledge and expertise in material science to deliver solutions by beneficiating its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. Imerys’ solutions contribute essential properties to customers’ products and their performance, including heat resistance, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and water repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.
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The Position

Cyber Security Project Manager (Hybrid Position)

Job Summary

Minimizing the cybersecurity risk is one of the key priorities for Imerys, as any potential cybersecurity incident could severely impact the operations and collaboration with business partners, resulting in financial loss and reputation damage.

Imerys has commenced a Cybersecurity Improvement Program, under the ownership of the Information Security (IS) Program Manager, who is responsible for the governance and delivery of existing and future security-related projects. The Cybersecurity Project Manager will report to the IS Program Manager,  supporting the initiatives already launched and ensuring their progress as planned, providing technical expertise and input where required.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities 

This position is part of the Global IT organization in the Security Office team. The Cyber Security Project Manager will be reporting to IS Program Manager and provide support and expertise in the following areas indicatively:

  • Launch or continue existing IT and OT/Industrial cybersecurity projects, as part of the cyber security roadmap

  • Prepare and update the project documentation such as the detailed scope of works, work breakdown structure, estimates of resources required, project schedule, budget, risk analysis

  • Identify  project dependencies and risks and bring appropriate mitigation plans

  • Liaise with operational teams, business areas and management teams to gather new security requirements (eg for move of existing applications to AWS, onboarding of new SaaS/IaaS solutions, Merge & Acquisition activities )

  • Implement security improvements by assessing current situations, identifying security gaps, initiating and driving new projects to remediate the risk

  • Act as the contact for ISP (Integration of Security into Projects), as part of all new projects

  • Contribute to the improvement of the Imerys Security Operations Center

  • Coordinate an action plan in case of cyber crisis (eg critical vulnerability)

  • Collaborate with the Security Operation Center (SOC), Network Operation Center, Collaboration Skill Center, Cloud Team, IT support teams, Applications teams and the whole IT organization to have the various action items implemented as planned

Job Requirements

  • 3 to 6 years of experience in IT/OT Cyber Security, Cyber Security Audit, Cyber Security Consulting

  • Bachelor Degree in related field

  • Strong understanding of the cyber-attack chain and ability to identify risks, driving their remediation

  • Experience working with a wide range of security solutions (SIEM, Firewalls, IAM, IDS/IPS, Mail Security, Endpoint Protection)

  • Extensive knowledge of Cloud technologies (SAAS, PAAS, IAAS, CASB, SASE, CSPM)

  • Fluent English speaker with professional-level at verbal and written communication 

  • Strong presentation and technical writing skills in English  

  • Ability to interact with stakeholders at all levels

  • Concise and results-oriented, self-motivated 

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manager several projects in parallel

    Position Type

    Full time



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