Apply For The Position Of A Security Officer At European Securities and Markets Authority, Paris, France

Security Officer At European Securities and Markets Authority, Paris, France

European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA)  an independent EU Authority that was established on 1 January 2011 to enhance investors’ protection and promote stable and orderly financial markets is currently in need of a Security Officer. Job location is Paris, France.

Responsibilities

The successful applicant will carry out the following duties:

 Develop and maintain the information security policy policies, standards and procedures;

 Prepare policy papers, reports and briefing notes as required in the relevant fields of competence;

 Provide advice and guidance on the requirements related to information security across the organization;

 Contribute to the information security related projects;

 Develop and maintain the Business Continuity Plan of ESMA;

 Coordinate and lead the execution of the Business Continuity Plan and related activities;

 Contribute to the development of document and records management systems at ESMA;

 Contribute to the assurance that information risks are managed effectively, collectively and proportionately;

 Perform security assessments, inspection, reviews and audits on information systems, to ensure full compliance with ESMA security policies, standards, procedures and guidelines;

 Support the coordination of the information security governance and management bodies, including the Security Committee;

 Liaise with relevant national and EU security authorities and services on matters related to the information security of the Agency;

 Provide awareness sessions on information security issues, threats, vulnerabilities and best practice to ESMA management and staff;

 Coordinate and support the work related to Data Protection within the Resources Department;

 Any other duties in the area of competence as assigned by the Business Manager;

 Coordinate with other teams and departments to validate and govern the implementation of security policies and projects, and

 Advise the business and IT departments to identify pertinent security controls.

Qualifications

  • Have at least a level of education which corresponds to completed university studies of four years attested by a diploma, and after having obtained the diploma, six years of proven professional experience;
    OR
  • Have at least a level of education which corresponds to completed university studies of three years attested by a diploma, and after obtained the diploma, seven years of proven professional experience;
  • Be a national of a Member State of the European Union or the EEA (Norway, Liechtenstein, Iceland);
  • Enjoy full rights as a citizen;
  • Have fulfilled any obligations imposed by the applicable laws concerning military service;
  • Produce the appropriate character references as to their suitability for the performance of their duties;
  • Have a thorough knowledge of one of the languages of the European Union and a satisfactory knowledge of another language of the European Union, and
  • Be physically fit to perform the duties linked to the post.

Application Process

Interested and qualified candidates are to apply be sending the following documents, by the specified deadline, to vacancies@esma.europa.eu

 The application must include both CV and motivation letter in English (working language of ESMA);

 Application documents must be marked accordingly with the reference number of the vacancy notice (see templates below). CV in the European (Europass) format14, saved as: ESMA_2016_VAC20_AD7_FAMILY NAME_First name_CV Example: ESMA_2016_VAC20_AD7_SMITH_Anna_CV

Motivation letter of no more than 2 pages, explaining the interest and motivation of the candidate for this particular post, saved as: ESMA_2016_VAC20_AD7_FAMILY NAME_First name_Motivation letter.

Application Deadline

Deadline is 28th August, 2016.

For more information, download the official vacancy publication.

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