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Group Internal IT Systems Security Auditor (Mainland Europe)

Ref: 74492

  • 70,000-80,000
  • 10 Sep 2021
  • Worldwide
  • Permanent

Group Internal IT Systems Security Auditor (Mainland Europe)


About the Company

Our client a leading PLC and Fortune 500 company, employing nearly 100,000 people at over 3,000 locations worldwide, are looking to recruit a Group Internal IT Systems Security Auditor.
The ideal candidate will work as part of a team responsible for achieving better efficiencies, optimizing performance and growth through improving the IT operational and financial risk management of the company.


About the Position

Working in the Global Third Line of Defence function, the IT Auditor will contribute to the provision of an independent assurance to a broad range of IT risk focused objectives, including but not limited to: efficiency and effectiveness of operations, safeguarding of assets, reliability and integrity of financial reporting processes, compliance with laws, regulations, policies, procedures, and third-party contracts. Whilst reporting into the Internal Audit IT Manager.

The ideal candidate will build relationships with the various companies and cultures worldwide. To be effective, the candidate must be capable of thinking through and improving complex business processes, both financial and operational. The auditor role provides an excellent opportunity for learning about business and for career development both within the IA team and also within the group.


Key Responsibilities 

  • Individually or working as part of a team, plan and carry out multi scope reviews of operational and IT controls relevant for the financials 
  • Devise practical solutions, offer advice and guidance and co-ordinate the reporting of issues that arise during audits/reviews to promote improvements to IT risk management and internal processes 
  • Use audit software to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of audits 
  • Carry out special project work as required 
  • Liaise and build relationships with senior group and operating company management on issues and solutions.
Areas in which the successful candidate would have the opportunity to develop:
  • Develop their risk and control & governance experience 
  • Develop their knowledge of business operations throughout the group, divisions, cluster and op co levels 
  • Linking their risk and control work to enterprise strategy 
  • Develop their negotiating, influencing, problem solving and analytical skills


  • Qualified Information Systems Auditor or Information Security Certified consultant 
  • 3-5 years’ experience developed as IT Systems Security professional or infrastructure controls auditing 
  • Experience in SOX IT testing, IT governance, internal controls evaluation, compliance to GDPR and ISO-IEC 27001 
  • Full clean driving license is essential 
  • Successful candidates would be expected to remain with IA for approximately 2 years before transferring to/rejoining the business.
 Preferred Experience:
  • Experience of network and perimeter security, access controls systems, system and code development security, computer operations security including Virtualization and Cloud) 
  • Experience of reviewing or working with industrial control /manufacturing environments and systems 
  • Familiarity with IT and Cyber security control frameworks, penetration testing and incident and response management operations
 Person Specification </h3>
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and organizational skills 
  • Highly motivated and able to work proactively and independently in a changing environment 
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to develop strong relationships and trust with stakeholders and other team members 
  • Fluent English both verbal and written. Another European language desirable 
  • Willingness to travel to our companies (estimate 40% PA)

Remuneration Package

€70,000 to €80,000 dependent on experience 

For more information, on this role or other similar IT roles please contact Sarah Mac Nulty on ph:015927876, email me or click on the Apply button below!