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Risk Architect, Information Security

Illinois Req ID 2212500 Category Information Technology Division AbbVie

The GRC Risk Architect will lead the development and continuous improvement of AbbVie’s Integrated Risk Management (IRM) Program. The Risk Architect will define and implement a risk management framework, architecture, governance, and methodology ensuring compliance to regulatory and best practice requirements. The Risk Architect will also develop an interaction process model, across the information security risk management team, to improve relationships, clarify expectations, and foster risk-based decision making in accordance to related policies, standards, and regulatory expectations. The Risk Architect will challenge status quo thinking and improve the current GRC program and culture around modern risk management principles. You will have a clear vision of how to support a rapidly scaling company and build a GRC program with an “automation first” approach.

Responsibilities:

  • Define and develop a risk management framework to assess, measure, monitor, and report risks.
  • Define Integrated Risk Management approach to enable proactive risk views and decisions.
  • Drive capability integration across GRC, and ISRM to drive rapid risk mitigation and speed cyber threat response.
  • Support the development and implementation of Key Risk Indicators and Key Performance Metrics to support the continuous evolution and improvement of the program .
  • Define and develop a risk management framework to assess, measure, monitor, and report risks.
  • Define Integrated Risk Management approach to enable proactive risk views and decisions.
  • Drive capability integration across GRC, and ISRM to drive rapid risk mitigation and speed cyber threat response.
  • Support the development and implementation of Key Risk Indicators and Key Performance Metrics to support the continuous evolution and improvement of the program . 
  • Support other organization initiatives and deliverables as needed.
  • Support key projects and oversee project and change management activities for GRC initiatives

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of information security risk management frameworks and compliance practices including ISO 27001, ISO 27005, NIST 800-53 and NIST 800-30
  • Superior knowledge and working experience on several GRC technology platforms and technologies required (e.g., OneTrust, ServiceNow)
  • Ability to translate technical, regulatory, and security requirements into practical considerations for the GRC technology development
  • Experience performing IT control reviews, third party security evaluations, and security risk assessments is highly desirable.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize effectively required.
  • Solid analytical thinking.
  • Bachelor's Degree with 9 years’ experience or master’s degree with 8 years’ experience in in Computer Science, Information Science, or related discipline preferred.

This position is part of AbbVie’s Information Security & Risk Management (ISRM) team.  We are here to put our partners in a position to succeed. We do it by providing the knowledge, tools, and support they need to effectively use data and technology while also effectively managing risk.

Significant Work Activities: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Travel: No
Job Type: Experienced
Schedule: Full-time
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