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Information Security Management Consultant

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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.

You can find more information about Gofore as a employer from Join the Crew and Culture pages.

We are looking for Information Security Management Consultant to join our growing team to work on diverse customer projects!

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. 

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 years of work experience of information security tasks and projects.
  • have experience of creating the organization’s information security guidelines and processes and consulting the organization’s management on matters related to information security.
  • have experience in managing information security risks and threats and impelmenting information security management systems (ISMS).
  • have planned and implemented information 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, NIST CSF, NIS2) in the management and development of information security.
  • strong self-leadership skills and interaction skills.
Seen as advantage:
  • Understanding of the technical apsects of cyber security, e.g. basics of cloud environment.
  • Experience in business contiuity management.
  • Relevant B.Sc or M.Sc degree
  • CISA, CISSP, ISO27001 Lead Auditor, CISM, CSX or other similar generally recognized industry 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 & 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 makers of ethical digitalisation: A handbook of a responsible cybersecurity expert

We discussed with our Head of Cybersecurity Business, Markus Asikainen, and two of our cybersecurity consultants how a cybersecurity expert operates responsibly in their own work, and how Gofore supports this important work of the experts.

Digitalisation inevitably shapes our society and business models. Promoting it offers numerous opportunities, but at the same time raises ethical questions. Cybersecurity is a crucial aspect of ethical digitalisation, as the actions of a cybersecurity expert directly impact the security and privacy of customers and end users.

So how can a cybersecurity expert operate as responsibly as possible?

Learn more →

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