Supplier Security Assurance Specialist

Employer: VON Consulting SRL
  • Acquisitions - Logistics - Supplies
  • IT Hardware
  • IT Software
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 1 - 5 years of experience
  • nationwide
    Updated at: 20.01.2022
    Short company description

    VON Consulting is an HR Consultancy company, providing solutions and services in the following areas: recruitment and executive search, personnel leasing, payroll, administration and training.


    Significant experience of providing security supplier assurance in a complex global organization.
    In-depth knowledge of ISO standards in relation to security and business continuity.
    Excellent stakeholder management, communication and influencing skills.
    Thorough understanding of supplier governance, understanding of security management processes, practices and technical countermeasures.
    Ability to analyze complex information and identify key and relevant points, including communicating in a relevant and easy to understand manner.
    Professional qualifications such as CISSP, CISM, CISA, CRISC, ISO 27001 Lead Auditor, ISO 22301 Lead Auditor by a recognized professional body.


     To develop frameworks, processes and tools to manage supplier security risks.
     To build and maintain relationships with internal stakeholders such as Legal and Procurement, and with suppliers to ensure that they are assessed, on-boarded, monitored and off-boarded with appropriate due diligence related to security issues.
     To monitor ongoing compliance of suppliers depending on the risk profile of the supplier.
     To carry out security assurance activities for critical and high risk suppliers.
     To oversee all supporting activities, including KPI and MI reporting, flagging risks and issue remediation.

    Operate as a key subject matter expert on all supplier security assurance activities including due diligence testing, supplier assurance assessments and security schedule contract negotiation.
    Provide high-quality professional advice to business units and contract leads in areas of Corporate Security and supplier security assurance, articulating the practical risks and business impact, and agreeing solutions.
    Support the ongoing identification and implementation of improvements to the Supplier Security Assurance framework to reflect the changing threat environment and best practice assurance approaches
    Perform security assessments of suppliers based on their criticality, recording results accurately and initiating appropriate assurance response.
    Produce high quality, informative and accurate reports in respect of supplier security assurance assessments.