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Information security consultant (with project management expertise)

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Gofore Plc is a digital transformation consultancy with over 1,400 impact-driven employees across Finland, Germany, Austria, Spain, Estonia and Italy. We care for our people, our customers, and the surrounding world. Our diverse group of experts shares a pioneering ambition to create a more humane, sustainable and ethical digital world. At Gofore we want to provide the best opportunities to develop and thrive, both at work and beyond. In 2023, our net sales amounted to EUR 189.2 million. Gofore Plc’s share is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. in Finland.

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We are looking for an administrative information security consultant with solid project management skills to join our team!

Gofore’s cybersecurity business has been growing rapidly in recent years, and we have established ourselves as a trusted partner for our clients in the public sector, critical infrastructure, and private sector. Our team consists of several technical and administrative cybersecurity professionals, and we have large client projects underway, for which we are now seeking a new team member.

You are primarily an information security professional. In addition, you have experience and interest in project management. Depending on the customer project, you may have project leadership responsibilities, such as developing or leading the implementation of a cybersecurity service or process, or executing and managing a cybersecurity development program. In addition, your typical tasks may include cybersecurity audits, ISMS development and implementation, integrating cybersecurity into risk management, or having a more comprehensive role, such as serving as our clients’ as information security officer.

As a consultant, your role may vary depending on the project. Thus, a flexible and curious attitude is a common trait among our experts.

Together we build truly meaningful and impactful services that affect the lives of everyone in Finland. Some examples of our clients include: Aimo Park, Labkotec, Cardiff University, Digital and Population Data Services Agency, VR, Valtra.

What we expect from you

To succeed in this position, you:

  • have several years of work experience of information security tasks and projects, and experience in implementing security cababilities and development projects in organisations. 
  • have experience in project management and the ability to plan, and lead various information security projects and development programs.
  • know how to create the organization’s information security guidelines and processes and consult the organization’s management on matters related to information security.
  • have experience in managing information security risks and threats, impelmenting information security management systems (ISMS), and planning and conducting security audits. 
  • have a strong understanding of and ability to apply the requirements of information security-related legislation, official guidelines and requirements frameworks (e.g. ISO27001, Katakri, Julkri, PiTuKri,  or NIST CSF, NIS2) in the management and development of information security.
  • are able to work independently and have excellent interaction and communication skills, as you work in cooperation with customers and other colleagues.
Seen as advantage:
  • Understanding of the technical apsects of cybersecurity, e.g. basics of cloud environments
  • Experience in business continuity management
  • Relevant B.Sc or M.Sc degree 
  • CISA, CISSP, ISO27001 Lead Auditor, CISM, CSX, Prince2, PMP, IPMA C/D or other similar generally recognized project management or security certificates.

Please note that due to the nature of our customer projects, we require our applicants to be EU citizens and fluent in both Finnish and English. The chosen applicant may also be required to undergo security clearance by the Finnish Security Intelligence Service as required by the client.

What we offer

Expand your expertise: At Gofore, you will take on a wide variety of customer projects that will help you grow together with your colleagues. We listen carefully to your wishes and ambitions about what your work should entail and how you would like to develop your competence. In addition to challenging client projects, you can develop your competences for example by studying for certificates and participating in courses or different learning events.

Flexibility and community spirit in your daily life: At Gofore, work is characterised by freedom and flexibility. Your working hours can be agreed to suit your daily life, and you can work completely remotely from the comfort of your home. However, some customer assignments may require you to travel and your presence may be occasionally required in the client’s facilities. The community spirit of Goforeans also extends outside the workplace: you can join your colleagues in various leisure activities, such as sports clubs, boardgame nights and events for families.

Benefits: Our comprehensive benefits package makes your life more comfortable both during work and leisure. These benefits include

  • Certification bonuses, training opportunities (including Udemy, OffSec)
  • Lunch, exercise, commuter and bicycle benefits
  • Massage and dentist benefits
  • Sick child care benefit
  • Comprehensive occupational healthcare
  • Share savings plan offered to all Goforeans

Salary development: For us it is important that Goforeans receive reasonable total compensation for their work. The compensation is the outcome of, not only experience and skills, but also active work for our two values: being a good workplace for everyone and considering customer perspective in everything we do. The feedback that you receive, your utilisation rate (we are consultants, after all!) and your own professional development are central in the salary discussions with your People Leader (i.e. supervisor).

In addition to the monthly salary, we have separate bonuses linked with the company’s success. Bonuses can be related to, for example, recruitment, sales or actions advancing Gofore’s employer brand.

Our recruitment process

Read here what happens when you send your application and how recruitment progresses here at Gofore.

We recognise and understand neurodiversity, and are willing to adapt our recruitment process based on your needs.

Locations

Helsinki, Jyväskylä, Kajaani, Lappeenranta, Oulu, Remote, Tampere, Turku

The NIS2 Directive and the upcoming Law on Cybersecurity Risk Management – what is it all about?

The European Union's NIS2 Directive is transposed into Finnish law as the Law on Cybersecurity Risk Management and will come into effect in October 2024. The Directive and national legislation aim to ensure a sufficiently high level of cybersecurity on sectors classified as critical and to enhance the management of cyber risks and threats. Sectors are divided based on their criticality into highly critical and critical sectors.

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