VP Cyber Security & Risk Management (CHICAGO)

at Nigel Frank International US
Published August 31, 2022
Location Chicago, IL
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Job Title: VP Cybersecurity & IT Risk Management
Job Type: Perm/Full-Time
Location: Chicago, IL
Travel: Must commute to office location 2x monthly
Salary: $145,000-170,000K (EXCELLENT Bonus packages)
Start: ASAP

Role Requirements:
- Advanced knowledge of ISO, NIST, and security framework controls
- Proven experience focusing primarily on risk registry management, risk assessment / vendor risk assessment, policy frameworks
- CISSP highly desirable

Summary: This role is both functional and technical, but not technical in a hands-on manner. From a technical standpoint, acumen is needed to know how to read and understand various security and technical reports and be able to determine the course of action / lead the execution of that course with the security and IT team. This candidate should have the ability to speak in a technical manner as well as be able to have strong communication abilities that transcend the entire organization.

Understanding the different domains in security (Identity and Access Management, Cyber Security Operations, Incident Response, Forensics, Compliance) is expected.

  • Knowledge of Security Policy Frameworks such as ISO 27001:2013, NIST 800-53/171
  • Desired professional qualifications; Azure, Microsoft, CISSP, CISA, GRISC, CIPP, CIPM, SANS GIAC a plus


  • Define and implement an IT risk management framework
  • Evaluate the organization against the risk management framework to identify maturity level and opportunities for improvement.
  • Define and implement measurements and reporting of security metrics
  • Monitor for policy/standards violations and implement corrective action
  • Develop and maintain policy, standard and procedural documentation
  • Research, recommend and implement changes to existing policies, standards, and procedures
  • Assist in the responses to IT related audits
  • Development and maintenance of information security systems, enhancements, and support processes to meet regulatory requirements
  • Evaluate risks associated with 3rd party vendors by assessing their cybersecurity maturity
  • Maintain the organizational cyber risk register. Define processes to support effective risk management and reporting
  • Review, document, and take action to ensure that electronic, computer and development environments meet security policies and standards
  • Identify and summarize reviews and reports, potential/actual actions that may threaten environments
  • Assists in third party security audits and works with the proper team to develop mitigation


  • 5+ years' experience in information technology
  • 3+ years' experience in information security
  • Deep understanding of information security domains
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Azure & O365 platforms
  • Ability to create scripts using PowerShell
  • Ability to script (in non-PowerShell languages) / code / leverage APIs are a plus
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills; strong ability to be an active listener; ability to present complex, technical ideas in a clear and concise manner to non-technical audiences
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • Knowledge of Security Policy Frameworks such as ISO 27001:2013, NIST 800-53/171
  • Desired professional qualifications; Azure, Microsoft, CISSP, CISA, GRISC, CIPP, CIPM, SANS GIAC a plus


  • Excellent comp packages
  • Incredible growth-oriented company culture
  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • 401K
  • PTO
  • Invested in continued learning/paid certifications and trainings

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