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IT & Data Senior Manager Cybersecurity - Europe

  • Posted: 2 Jul 2024
  • Information Technology
  • Poland
  • Hybrid

About the job

You will join Danone IT & Data as a Senior Manager Cybersecurity - Europe and your key responsibilities will be to:

  • Develop and implement a strategic cybersecurity program for the European zone to future proof Danone
  • Create a zone cybersecurity risk map (e.g. identifying high risk countries, high risk user groups etc) working with global cybersecurity to address risks appropriately, engage the business functions on cybersecurity
  • Developing and maintaining the zone list of crown jewel applications and data for each country to protect on priority that which matters most
  • Work with the global CISO team to align regional security strategies with global strategy, policies, standards, and practices
  • Manage the development and implementation of Europe-specific policies, standards, guidelines, and procedures to ensure ongoing maintenance of cybersecurity and alignment with regulations such as NIS2
  • Create and manage local policy exception process and make recommendations for approval
  • Identify and secure new business and technology initiatives at Danone by providing cybersecurity advice
  • Adopt global risk assessment process, streamline local risk assessment processes for new technology initiatives including cloud adoption
  • Provide strategic risk guidance for European IT & Data projects, including the evaluation and recommendation of technical controls
  • Create zonal vulnerability management plan and work with the global CISO teams to manage local vulnerabilities on time
  • Create a plan to follow up on zonal cybersecurity incidents to identify root causes, conduct local incident simulations and create a local incident response plan
  • Work with the global team to create a penetration testing plan for the zone and execute the plan for crown jewel applications in the zone
  • Create a plan for zonal phishing simulations and conduct periodic phishing simulations for the zone to increase cybersecurity awareness
  • Lead the zonal cybersecurity awareness program in line with guidance from the global CISO team, provide targeted awareness for the countries
  • Liaise with the general secretary (legal) and procurement department to ensure that information security risks are considered when entering third-party contracts in the zone.
  • Advise on cybersecurity for local mergers and acquisitions including due diligence and integration support in the Europe zone
  • Working with internal control to implement and check the cybersecurity controls within the DANGO controls and with internal audit to provide information on the Europe zone cybersecurity controls
  • Manage the European cybersecurity team day to day remotely
  • Manage the budget for the European region’s information security function


About you

We expect you to have:

  • Several years of experience in a combination of risk management, information security and IT & Data
  • Knowledge of common information security management frameworks, such as ISO/IEC 27001, and NIST
  • Experience in conducting risk and controls processes for new initiatives
  • Experience of interfacing with business stakeholders and technology teams
  • Experience of working with global teams to establish information security processes
  • Experience of building and managing a team
  • Recognised information technology/ security certifications, such as ISO27001, CISSP, SABSA or CCSP as a plus

About us

At the Danone group we are fulfilling our mission, according to which „we bring health to as many people as possible”.

Behind our brands is always technology pushing them forward. We know that the future of business is IT and data. That’s why we use advanced and innovative IT solutions which are implemented in all Danone units around the world. We are currently developing an IT & Data Hub in Warsaw and in three other locations around the world: Kuala Lumpur, Mexico City and Paris. Those Hubs will support IT & Data vision: by 2025, data & technology are strategic differentiators of Danone, powered by an agile IT & Data organization.

For more information about Danone, our divisions and culture, please explore www.careers.danone.com.


A revolutionary job that will be part of the digital transformation of global FMCG leader. We consider that it starts with people who notice more andmake better decisions. And that’s exactly the kind of people we want to attract to DANONE.

We know that the future of business is IT and data. We are looking for catalysts for change. We ensure you work with great products, and technologies in an international environment, learning from experts and experienced managers but how much you will develop in this position depends on you!

We value smart working so that’s why while being focused on results, we offer flexible working hours and a home office policy. You are able to work from the office in Warsaw twice a week. Want to move to Warsaw? OK! We have a relocation package to help you out!

On top of that, you will have access to the benefits we offer to you and your family, including private medical care, benefits package for parents, life insurance, social fund, or employee discounts.

We’ve always been changers.


Click the “Apply” button and create your profile in the recruitment system by uploading a CV. We will get acquainted with your experience and then we will arrange the selected candidates for the first telephone interview. Next steps are two meetings with your future managers at Danone.

Do not hesitate and join our IT&DATA Team in Poland which vision is that the technology is a strategic differentiator for DANONE, powered by an IT agile organization.

We embrace diversity in our organization. This means giving full and fair consideration to all applicants without attention to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or disability status.

Danone Sp. z o.o. with its registered office in Warsaw (ul. Bobrowiecka 8, 00-728 Warsaw) is the controller of your personal data disclosed in the profile and in documents submitted during the recruitment process.

Administratorem Twoich danych osobowych udostępnionych w profilu oraz w dokumentach składanych w ramach rekrutacji jest Danone Sp. z o.o. z siedzibą w Warszawie (ul. Bobrowiecka 8, 00-728 Warszawa).