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Information Security Manager for joint Nordic operational unit in Copenhagen

Are you looking for the opportunity to hold an Information Security Manager role with high impact? This is a unique opportunity for an enthusiastic and experienced Information Security Manager to join a new Nordic operational unit that supports the national Transmission System Operators (TSOs) in operating the power systems across Finland, Norway, Sweden and Denmark safely and efficiently. You will be a part of the Nordic Regional Security Coordinator (Nordic RSC) which is the joint office for the four electricity TSOs in the Nordic region, and your workplace will be in the newly established joint office in Copenhagen Towers, Oerestad.

Playing an important role in establishing a shared information security culture

You will be overall responsible for Information Security at the Nordic RSC, for driving the information security agenda and deliver information security oversight over the Nordic RSC in cooperation with the four national TSOs. At the same time you will interact as the link between the Information Security Department in the Danish host TSO, Energinet, and the specialists in the four TSOs. Furthermore you will take part in the European cooperation related to Information Security.

Your main job is to develop, implement and align the necessary information security requirements and processes in the Nordic RSC in close cooperation with the four national TSOs. The measure of success after one year being that you have established an approved information security culture, implemented the agreed requirements and a systematic process for continuous development of the information security standard in the Nordic RSC. As you will enter into a dialogue with IT specialist across geographic and professional borders, you must be able to work out compromises and establish solutions that suffice the high standards of Nordic RSC and align the different demands and current standards in the TSOs. Being able to create a relationship of trust to colleagues and experts in the Nordic TSOs is essential for the role.

You can look forward to a meaningful and challenging job in a Nordic environment where you will work closely together with truly professional colleagues. At the same time you will have great impact on the information security awareness in the electricity sector which is subject to intense political attention due to the criticality of stable electricity supply and the confidentiality of data. The position will require some international travel, approx. 1-2 days per month. You will report to the Nordic RSC Manager and have reporting responsibilities to the Supervisory Board.

Information security and operation experience

You probably hold a relevant Master’s Degree, but most important is your extensive information security and operational experience, preferably from an international company. The ideal candidate has a minimum of 3 years of solid information security experience from an internal or an external consultancy role combined with substantial technical insight in IT infrastructure and IT systems. You are used to work with stakeholders at all levels and able to act in an international environment in close cooperation with Nordic colleagues. Knowledge of awareness programs and personnel training will be ideal but not essential. A national security clearance is mandatory.

You are able to understand complex issues and balance attention to detail with the speed of execution. You are open-minded in your approach to people and eager to learn. You use your inherent flexible and adaptive nature to handle the ever-changing needs of a dynamic organization. Working and communicating in English is natural for you, and you are able to create long lasting relationships both internally and externally. Knowledge of Scandinavian languages and intercultural understanding is preferable.

On a personal level you are open-minded and outgoing. You are development and team-oriented and have the motivation and drive to take responsibility. You are respected for your can-do and follow-through attitude. Finally, you have a proven capability to work in an agile environment with many and ongoing deadlines.

Application deadline and contact information

Please apply online as soon as possible (in English) and no later than 3rd May 2018. If you have any questions, please contact Project Manager Jens Møller Birkebæk, tel. +45 23 33 87 94. Interviews are scheduled on 15th May (1st interview) and 24th May (2nd interview).

Nordic RSC (Regional Security Coordinator) is the Copenhagen-based joint office for the Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish and Danish transmission system operators (TSOs). Energinet has been chosen as host TSO for the Joint Office and heads up the implementation of this new important Nordic collaboration for reliable electricity supply. For more information, please visit

Energinet is an independent public enterprise owned by the Danish state as represented by the Ministry of Energy, Utilities and Climate. It owns, operates and develops the Danish electricity and gas transmission systems. For more information about, please visit

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Copenhagen, Ørestad

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