The Bank for International Settlements is an international organisation which fosters international monetary and financial cooperation via wide-ranging banking, economic research and policy coordination activities. The BIS is looking for a Head of Security Governance and Assurance, a new role within its Corporate Security unit. Key responsibilities: In this key position, and leading a team of eight security specialists, you will be responsible for defining, implementing and operating a second-line-of-defence for security risks. You will also be responsible for a Bank-wide methodology to assess security risk exposure and define related mitigation measures and ongoing control regimes. Qualifications, skills and experience: We would like to meet candidates with an engineering or technical background and an advanced degree in a relevant discipline. This is combined with at least five years of experience and expert knowledge of sound IT security practices, and in-depth experience of implementing monitoring functions in a second-line-of-defence role. What you can expect in return: In return, we offer a competitive compensation and benefits package (net of tax), including full relocation support. And because of our status as an international organisation, we are able to hire globally and welcome applications from candidates of all nationalities. This is your opportunity to work at the centre for central bank cooperation, together with colleagues from more than 60 countries. Additional informations: Employment - Duration: 3 years Contract type: Fixed-term Application Deadline: 13/10/2019 The BIS’s head office is located in Basel, Switzerland, with representative offices in Hong Kong SAR and Mexico City. All new staff members are recruited on a fixed-term basis without expectation either of any contract renewal or conversion. The contract may however be extended or converted to an open-ended one at the end of the term, subject to organisational needs and individual performance. The BIS is fully committed to equal opportunity employment and strives for diversity among its staff.