Company: Graham Packaging
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Graham Packaging is a leading manufacturer of sustainable
packaging. From the kitchen to the laundry room, Graham Packaging
is part of your everyday life. Theyre the kind of people you want
as your friends and neighbors as well as your partners and
suppliers. By building strong relationships and creating value for
our customers, our employees embody the innovative spirit thats
inherent to Graham. We truly are people building a better
Director, Cybersecurity is responsible for providing vision,
leadership, and supporting all the company’s security initiatives.
The Cybersecurity Director oversees the planning and implementation
of enterprise IT systems, business operations, facility, and
manufacturing system defenses against security breaches and
vulnerability issues. This individual is also responsible for
auditing existing systems, while directing the administration of
security policies, activities, and standards in alignment with the
organization’s security risk profile and tolerance.
Director is accountable for promoting a ‘security aware’
organization and instilling the practices and technology-based
capabilities to minimize the exposure to cybersecurity and
data-related risks. In carrying out the functions and
responsibilities of the position, s/he is responsible for the total
life cycle and the processes, policies, and procedures related to
the same. The individual will work in close partnership
with technical staff, business leaders and users, and external
organizational, leadership, decision-making and communication
skills are necessary to perform the functions as described.
Incumbent must be adept at navigating the business, persuading,
influencing and negotiating with others as necessary to effect
change and providing strategic direction as described. Strong
business and financial acumen with a sense of shareholder
responsibility are essential.
Essential Duties and
promote, and implement the information security program and
actively participate in the governance processes of the
organization’s security strategies that align with the business’
strategic security planning; prioritize defense initiatives and
coordinate the evaluation, deployment, and management of security
technologies using a risk-based assessment methodology.
- Develop and
communicate security strategies and plans to executive team, staff,
partners, customers, and stakeholders.
- Assist with
the design and implementation of disaster recovery and business
continuity plans, procedures, audits, and enhancements.
implement, maintain, and oversee enforcement of policies,
procedures, and associated plans for system security administration
and user system access based on industry-standard best
- Define and
communicate corporate plans, procedures, policies, and standards
for the organization for acquiring, implementing, and operating new
security systems, equipment, software, and other
- Act as
advocate and primary liaison for the company’s security vision via
regular written and in-person communications with the company’s
executives, department heads, and end users.
closely with the IT department on corporate technology development
to fully secure information, computer, network, and processing
- Support the
management and administration of all computer security systems,
connected technologies, and associated software, including
firewalls, intrusion detection systems, cryptography systems, and
track, and control the security services annual operating and
capital budgets for purchasing, staffing, and operations.
Creatively and independently provide resolution to security
problems in a cost-effective manner.
informed on trends and issues in the security industry, including
current and emerging technologies and prices. Advise, counsel, and
educate executive and management teams on their relative importance
and financial impact.
and implement changes in security policies and practices in
accordance with changes in local or federal law.
recruitment, development, retention, and organization of security
staff in accordance with corporate budgetary objectives and
personnel policies, as required.
other duties as assigned or required.
Core Proficiencies and
Director, Cybersecurity is required to interact with managers,
employees, vendors, and customers. Therefore, the following skills
and proficiencies are also essential of the position:
player; demonstrates exemplary leadership and is able to build
relationships, interface effectively with all levels of the
thinker; able to analyze, think and influence strategically across
- Able to
understand complex issues and clearly articulate complex
attention to detail.
leader; able to champion change, influence, and drive
managing relationships across multiple cultures and geographies up
to the highest levels of the organization.
communication; able to convey facts and information both verbally
- Ability to
work independently and under pressure to meet objectives and
deadlines while maintaining a positive attitude and providing
exemplary customer service.
customer-focused style; proactively contributes to group
objectives, volunteers to help others.
Education and Work
degree in computer science, engineering, or other technical
certifications strongly preferred (e.g. CISM, CISSP, or
knowledge and 7+ years’ experience managing and / or directing IT
security functions, programs, and operations.
experience in planning, organizing, and developing IT security and
facility security system technologies.
in designing, planning, and implementing security policies,
procedures, and standards.
knowledge of technology environments ranging from on-premise, cloud
(IaaS, PaaS, SaaS) in a global setting. Substantial exposure to
data processing, hardware platforms, enterprise software
applications, and outsourced systems.
ability to apply IT in solving security problems.
knowledge of applicable laws and regulations as they relate to
to travel up to 10%.
Graham Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation,
religion, creed, age, national origin, physical or mental
disability, gender identity and/or expression, marital status,
veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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