Security Programme manager


Job title:

Security Programme manager



Job description

Why work for us:Vodafone are revolutionising how customers use technology and connectivity, ensuring they are ready for today and the digital innovation of tomorrow. We are heavily embedded in providing world-class Solutions and we strive to keep ourselves ahead of the game, which will give you the opportunity to lead the way in Telecommunications and work with the latest technologiesRole Purpose:This role is required to lead and manage the Vodafone Ireland Technology Cyber Security compliance programme. Specifically, the role out of projects to address compliance to the Cyber Security Baselines (CSB) across Technology. The role will also ensure ongoing compliance to these baselines through the management of BAU programmes and the collation and reporting of Key Risk Indicators (KRIs) to senior management.Projects for achieving and managing cyber security compliance will also involve liaising with teams across all of Technology including IT, Networks (Ops and Engineering), and VBTS).The Programme Manager will be required to:

  • be the contact and escalation point for the whole VFIE Technology organization, including the Vodafone Group managed estate (VCI, and PCS) for CSB related requests and projects
  • delivers regular KPI and Budget reports and improvement plans
  • liaise with teams across VFIE and in Vodafone Group (VCI and PCS, Networks, and Cyber Security) on implementation and compliance projects and queries
  • be responsible for the analysis and planning of CSB activities across Technology.

Essence of Role – Key Accountabilities:New CSB Controls & Uplift in CS Standards & Policies:
Group’s CSB programme is continually reviewing cyber security policies and standards and considering external forces to develop and adapt CSB controls to reflect on best practise and emerging threats, in order to move Vodafone as a whole to an increased baseline standard for Cyber Security. The Programme Manager is responsible to review scope, develop/amend, and deliver on plans for each new/updated control, standard, and policy related to CSB for Technology as part of an overall CSB programme of activities for each FY.Maintaining Compliance

  • The Programme Manager is responsible to develop, plan, and have oversight of a programme of activities that manage BAU compliance for Technology accountable CSB controls or support BAU compliance where Technology is responsible for actions on CSB controls where the accountable.
  • Security Risk Management for Technology
  • Developing, managing, and reporting the Technology Cyber Security KRIs
  • Technology UAM Process Owner (including Remote Access)
  • Analysing data for KRI reporting and addressing any data discrepancies

Supporting Cyber Security Team

  • Supporting incident response at the direction of Cyber Security for any impacts on Technology
  • Supporting audit and managing the response to audit findings for Technology
  • Responding to and managing the remediation of CSANs
  • Supporting SOX and FRR reviews
  • Supporting the Cyber Security team on data deep dives for scope and KRI compliance and addressing any data issues to resolution.


  • Management of the CSB activities for IT within budget.
  • Raising and managing POs for the CSB programme of activities in IT.
  • Reporting on IT’s CSB budget

We Are Looking For You, If You Have:Minimum BSc/BEng Qualification.
10+ years demonstrated working experience in technical programme/project management.
Demonstrated working experience in cyber security related activities, preferably delivering programmes for cyber security.
Highly motivated, autonomous individual with strong methodological background and focus on business needs.
Analytical skills, thoroughness, and attention to details. Presentation and reporting skills will be required.
Excellent communicating skills with the ability to articulate complex technical issues in simple terms.
Strong Budget management. Forecasting and Management of Budget up to 2m yearly.
Exposure to infrastructure operations/development, application development, application operations and connectivity is an advantage.
Technical awareness and ability to quickly understand new technologies – specifically emerging technologies in public cloud (Azure, AWS, GCP) including containerised and serverless solutions.
Experience in dealing with an international, multi-cultural and distributed team with complex reporting lines.
Vendor management experience.
People skill, especially diplomacy and advocacy skills
Strong leadership skillsWho we are:Vodafone is pioneering Ireland’s gigabit society. We are Ireland’s leading total communications provider offering products and services make a real impact in the lives and communities of our customers. As part of Vodafone Group, we are part of the world’s largest mobile community with a presence across all five continents.We’re at the forefront of innovation in Ireland. From delivering Gigabit speeds which offers the fastest game play for gamers, or helping people work from anywhere in the country, the work we do is at the cutting edge of technology and is constantly evolving.
Our purpose is to connect for a better future, and this is made possible by our people. No matter what your background, career stage or interests, we have opportunities across all areas of the business, which will help you explore and unlock your full potential. You will get to work in a fantastic environment where diversity and difference is valued, flexible working is the norm and you’ll get to play a role in delivering Ireland’s Gigabit Society!
Our people are at the centre of everything we do. We employ approximately 1,300 people in Dublin and across our network of retail stores in Ireland. Our aim is to ensure each employee has the opportunity to innovate, to be challenged and to be rewarded. We are dynamic in everything we do, including our approach to training, development, performance management and flexible benefits.
Vodafone is committed to support LGBT+ people at work.
We are an equal opportunities employer where our people can be at their best.When choosing us………When you join the Vodafone Team, you will have the chance to grow your career while also experiencing some serious benefits!Some of the benefits that you will receive along the way are:
Competitive Salary
Flexible working (times and location) is part of our culture where your hours can facilitate your personal work-life balance
Generous Employer Pension contribution
Free Phone Bill – When you join the team, your phone bill is on us! You will also receive mobile phone purchasing discounts
Learning and Development – We provide extensive training to all of our employees so they can progress in their careers! There is also the Vodafone University where our employees can gain incredible skills!
Exclusive Family and Friends Discounts – Receive additional discounts for you, your Family and Friends on Vodafone Products!
23 days annual leave and 3 charity days off – PLUS a dedicated day off for your birthday
Free Parking
Access to our Wellness centre including free access to our Gym, health and wellness centre and external practitionersWe are passionate about our employees! Here at Vodafone we want you to bring your whole self to work and we enable this with our progressive workplace policies. We are proud supporters of the LGBTQ+ community and Vodafone is committed to support all of their employees at work. We are an equal opportunities employers where our people can be at their best.When you combine Technology and the human spirit, anything is possible. And when you join Vodafone, we’ll help you shape a rewarding career that gives back in more ways than one. Its starts here. It starts with you.#LI-JB1 #LI-HybridVodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised and rewarded. We are committed to promoting Inclusion for All with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey.

Expected salary



Job date

Sat, 11 May 2024 23:56:39 GMT

To help us track our recruitment effort, please indicate in your email/cover letter where ( you saw this job posting.

To apply for this job please visit

Job Location