Enterprise Architect & Information Security Officer
This is a newly created role that will be part of the IT senior leadership team, reporting to the Chief Information Officer. In the role, you will be expected to design solutions and services which meet the current and future needs of the business and IT, taking a holistic view and adopting a sustainable approach, whilst managing the risk levels associated within the IT estate to acceptable levels. This role will involve travel, including internationally.
You will develop, agree and embed a regional IT strategy associated with the provision of IT solutions and services that are fit for purpose. This will include an IT security strategy, security standards and policies where appropriate, protection of information assets and continuity of services.
In addition, you will ensure that the cost base of solutions and services are in line with business need and expectation, and budgeted accordingly.
You will have commercial oversight of all software, hardware and IT service provisions, and be responsible for managing the software and hardware product life cycle, including currency, refresh and road maps.
The Ideal Candidate
Ideally, you will have a background in an engineering or process manufacturing environment, including automation. More importantly, we expect that you will have a proven track record of application and infrastructure design in a complex and agile environment, providing a pragmatic approach to solutions, services and security. You should have significant experience in developing IT security strategy, setting policies and standards across all aspects of IT services, and be able to identify and manage risk.
You should have strong commercial experience and financial acumen and be able to demonstrate the know-how to apply innovation and creative thinking.
You’ll be a strong communicator, able to articulate both strategic and operational aspects of information technology and security in an understandable manner to the wider business. You should have excellent stakeholder management skills, be able to demonstrate good leadership qualities and influence and forge strong relationships with colleagues, business leaders, and third parties.
About the Company
Greencore Group is a leading international manufacturer of convenience foods. Our ambition doesn’t stop at being the world’s largest sandwich producer, we’re looking for passionate, talented people who can help us to drive our future success. People who innovate, create, lead and inspire. We set the bar high, and expect that our people do too.