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Philips Local Information Security Officer in Bangalore, India


Your Responsibilities:

  • Owns tactical/operational direction on information security compliance for the countries/markets assigned and identify continuous improvement opportunities.

  • Be aware of global compliance developments and determines implications for information security in the context of your country/market

  • Keeps abreast of market, competition, technical, application and societal developments in information security, understanding Philips position and business interests

  • Represents Philips in approved forums and international settings

  • Be seen as a Sr. Specialist and position yourself as the to-go-to person for projects to investigate feasibilities in relation to information security.

  • Support and guide the creation, approval, and embedding of security policies adaptions, standards.

  • Help Philips Business in making their own information security assessments and sample assessments in order to audit compliance, report on compliance.

  • Support projects in their communication and stakeholder management where required

  • Support localize security awareness & training (Training and Awareness material is generated by a separate team)

  • Drive local business on the implementation of ISMS (High level controls and Technical Baselines), gather information and assess risk together with the risk management team.

  • Supports the supplier security team when it comes to local contracting or other supplier related work if required, specifically in relation to language

  • Supports with embedding Information Security (e.g. ISMS, client requirements, Technical Baselines) within delivery execution.

  • Reviews Technical Baseline Assessment and supports creation and execution of resulting Compliance Action Plans

  • Be pro-active in “knowing your scope” and continuous improvement.

  • Be a recognized authority on information security by our businesses and team up with the various disciplines to effectively achieve goals together.

  • Drive local business on the implementation of ISMS (High level controls and Technical Baselines), gather information and assess risk together with the risk management team.

  • Supports the supplier security team when it comes to local contracting or other supplier related work if required.

What We Are Looking For


  • At least > 5 years of relevant work experience in (information security) risk management and/or related functions (such as IT audit, IT Risk Management and IT Compliance)

  • Excellent knowledge of ISO27001/2 and NIST Cybersecurity frameworks

  • Experience in a global company in matrix like organizational settings, preferable healthcare industry.

  • Experience in the creation and enforcement of information security (including the sensitivity to establish a risk based view on compliance), including compliance reporting (3 years)

  • A Master’s degree or equivalent combination of education and (work) experience

  • Information security management or audit qualifications such as CISM, CISSP, CISA, or CRISC;

  • Preferred Certifications: ISO 27001/2 Lead auditor/implementer, including experience in actually guiding and delivering a certification process

  • Practical experience in highly regulated environment (FDA, SoX, Export, Privacy/GDPR, HIPAA)

  • Experience in building teams & relationships, communicating and coordinating with (sr.) stakeholders, being absolutely trustworthy with high standards of personal integrity

  • In-depth Information Security knowledge & understanding

  • ISO27001 Experience & Knowledge

  • Project Management Experience & Skills and good working knowledge of AGILE and LEAN

  • Efficient in building & maintaining effective relationships


  • Fluent in English

  • Comply with security standards and policies and act as a role model in the Philips organization

  • Act and decide towards intended and agreed results

  • Customer First attitude

  • Strong business and interpersonal skills. The ability to analyze, understand, and explain the value proposition of security initiatives to mid-level business and market leaders. High degree of emotional maturity.

  • A broad and potentially diversified set of skills, education, and experience is required. You will be a change agent, able to recognized as a highly credible resource. International experience is appreciated, with added value being given to one or more language proficiencies.

  • There are significant expectations for education and experience. Advanced degrees are highly valued and would likely enhance the officer’s credentials. In addition to degrees in security management, information security or criminal justice, additional professional security certifications are expected.

  • Must be self-motivated, highly organized, articulate, and possess excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to see the big picture as well as strong attention to detail.

  • Possess a strong teamwork ethic; must have the ability to work both independently and as part of a larger team.

  • Ability to work smart under pressure and efficiently on multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment where tight deadlines and unexpected complexities can crop up.

  • Motivated, positive attitude, and results-oriented.

Philips is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.