Cybersecurity Program Manager (m/f/x)

Hilti (Schweiz) AG

Buchs, St. Gallen
  • Publication date:

    19 May 2022
  • Workload:

  • Contract:

    Unlimited employment

Cybersecurity Program Manager (m/f/x)

What's the role?

The Cybersecurity Program Manager is a key role to improve our cybersecurity capabilities and protect our business against current and future threats in IT, OT or IoT environments. As Cybersecurity Program Manager you drive the implementation of the group-wide, enterprise-level cybersecurity project roadmap according to the strategy and its objectives in close collaboration with the Chief Cyber Security Officer.

Who is Hilti?

If you’re new to the industry, you might not have heard of us. We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software, and services for the global construction industry, and beyond. At Hilti strong customer relationships create solutions that build a better future, where there is pride and a sense of belonging across our 120 global locations. It’s where people explore possibilities, leverage their potential, own their personal development, and grow lasting careers.
The Global IT teams, operating from our technology hubs in Switzerland, Malaysia, and the USA, work closely together by translating the latest IT innovations into sustainable, value-creating solutions & services for our customers.

What does the role involve?

- You report to the Chief Cyber Security Officer (CCSO) and are part of the CCSO leadership team.
- You are responsible for the planning and the delivery of the projects under the umbrella of the Cybersecurity Program.
- You orchestrate and coordinate all aspects of the Cyber Security Program, from financial management to risk mitigation, from reporting to stakeholder management, from communication to vendor management.
- You coach and support the project managers in delivering their projects according to budget, timeline, scope, and quality expectations. You remove roadblocks encountered by projects and contribute to their success.
- You engage proactively with IT management, team heads, system owners, project managers, product owner, controlling, risk management, human resources, compliance etc. and establish trustful relationships.
- You lead by example and deliver - on top - key initiatives personally, thus acting as the first ambassador of the Cybersecurity Strategy and a true campaigner with a lot of drive and passion for getting things done.

Our global head office is a multicultural workplace extraordinaire, with 65 different nationalities working with a shared set of values and mindset. 

What do we offer?

You will be working with a team of people striving for excellence, with an open, inclusive, and supportive culture. Leverage your expertise and the autonomy you will get to identify the best technological solution for the customer. See the direct impact of your work.
Come to a place where you will own your development and career journey.
Work close to your colleagues at the office in Buchs, Switzerland, near our corporate headquarters in Liechtenstein.
Enjoy the variety of healthy food from the campus restaurants, keep in shape at the in-house gym, or commute with our e-bikes free of charge. You will be amazed what the alpine life has to offer.
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What you need is:

  • Master’s degree in computer science, business management, natural sciences, engineering, or a related technical discipline related to information security and ideally with one or more of the following certificates: PMI, PMP, Prince 2, Agile, SAFe

  • 5 + years’ of increasing experience working as a IT project manager or IT program manager in an international environment with a focus on IT security or cybersecurity transformation

  • High energy level, “can-do” attitude, strong business acumen, passion for agile delivery.

  • Excellent planning, conceptual, and problem-solving skills

  • Convincing interpersonal skills and well balanced, adaptive communication style; ability to explain complex topics in simple terms

Why should you apply?

About you: you are someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for a company where you have the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and geographies, where a job title is not considered a final destination but the starting point.

Hilti has a strategic focus on cybersecurity which translates into many great projects (product or services related) and opportunities to contribute but also to learn. We develop our talents and provide challenges to grow both professionally but also personally. We hire for attitude and offer a career perspective and not “another job”. We foster our culture and feeling of belonging.

Does this sound like you? We look forward to your application! For further questions, please feel free to contact the hiring manager Thomas Rhomberg, Chief Cyber Security Officer

*For non-EU / EFTA citizens: Please state your eligibility status to work in Switzerland / Liechtenstein and note that if you do not own a valid Swiss / Liechtenstein work permit, Hilti cannot guarantee your final employment due to authority regulations.

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Hilti is an equal opportunity employer