Team Leader, Head Of Encryption Governance

Gdynia, PL, 81-537 Warszawa, PL, 02-460

Job ID: 15878 

We are looking for the Team Leader of Encryption Governance unit in CyberSecurity to drive advisory and governance of key management practices in Nordea. This is an opportunity for you to join young and motivated team of specialists who are developing, as well as maintaining Encryption processes and standards for cryptographic solutions and applications in Nordea.


Machine learning, robotics, cloud computing. We’re harnessing the power of technology to reinvent the future of banking. A digital revolution is underway – joining us puts you at the heart of it.


Working with skilled, international teams in a fast-paced and inspiring working environment, you’ll play a part in making us truly digital. More than just a Nordic bank, we’re one of the largest IT employers in Tricity and Warsaw. You’ll have lots of opportunities to expand your abilities and advance your career. Will you help us lead the way in transforming the future of banking?


In Nordea, we’re harnessing the power of technology to reinvent the future of banking. A tech revolution is underway – and you can make an impact. Though we’re a Nordic bank, we’re also one of the largest IT employers in Tricity and Warsaw. Working with international teams in an inspiring working environment, you’ll have lots of opportunities to expand your skills and advance your career. 


About this opportunity


You’ll manage Encryption Governance Team in Data Protection and Encryption Centre where we deliver cryptographic advisory, governance and solutions for new or existing services, e.g. cloud, secure storage, cards, applications using symmetric and asymmetric cryptography. We also take care of documenting and improving encryption and key management processes and standards, which are operated globally in the organization.


What you’ll be doing:

  • Proactively manage the team on an operational level with employees located in Poland
  • Take responsibility for delivering a strong professional result and driving the operational excellence
  • Be a member of the Management team and understand the underlying business drivers 
  • Make and implement development and operational plans and set concrete targets for the team, as well as for each employee 
  • Ensure that your direct reports understand how their targets and plans are linked to their daily duties 
  • Manage risks and ensure compliance with regulatory and governance requirements
  • Lead the team in line with IT Security Strategy to meet short and mid term targets, and plans for your team and each employee
  • Drive performance within your area of responsibility and a high degree of proactivity (tools, processes and culture)
  • Build competences and skills (both technical and business) for your team and youself  


Who you are


Collaboration. Ownership. Passion. Courage. These are the four key values that guide us in being at our best. We imagine that you enjoy learning and are excited about bringing your ideas to the table. You’re dependable, willing to speak up – even when it’s difficult – and committed to empowering others.


To succeed in this role, we believe that you have:

  • Communication skills:
    • Excellent communicator, able to reduce complex ideas to simple terms and express these both to non-technical and highly technical audiences
  • Planning & Organization skills:
    • Experience in planning, prioritizing and organizing the work of yourself and others, delivering to tight deadlines whilst ensuring the effective use of resources


Your experience and background:  

  • IT experienced Team Leader  
  • Knowledge of security domain
  • Proven leadership skills  
  • Good understanding of risk management  
  • Ability to create and execute development plans in the Filed of Encryption
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of Encryption Governance principles as means of addressing business needs, and design of appropriate security measures
  • Understanding of Data & Information Security regulations and standards, industry best practices and strategies
  • Experience in working in regulated environment and cooperation with DPO, Legal, Risk& Compliance and business units in the universal bank


If this sounds like you, get in touch!


Next steps


At Nordea, we know that an inclusive workplace is a sustainable workplace. We deeply believe that our diverse backgrounds, experiences, characteristics and traits make us better at serving customers and communities. So please come as you are.


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