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We have an exciting opportunity as:

Assistant Manager Security Risk Management (all genders welcome)

at the Kia Europe Headquarters in Frankfurt/Main, Germany.

Job mission:

This role involves the coordination of response activities among various internal teams and external agencies, as well as communication with stakeholders about the nature and status of incidents. It will develop response strategies, document incidents, and lead lessons learned to improve future security posture.

Your responsibilities:

  • Incident Response(50%)

    • Act as the first point of contact for any information security incident and manage the incident response lifecycle for Kia EU RHQ and subsidiaries.

    • Coordinate a rapid and effective cross-sectional response to incidents, involving various teams as needed.

    • Initiate investigation on incidents.

    • Prepare reports and post-incident analysis to share with executive management, regulators, and other stakeholders.

    • Continuously improve and streamline the incident response process based on incident post-mortem reviews, changing threats, and business needs.

  • Getting the Organization Prepared(40%)

    • Develop and maintain the organization's Incident Response Plan, including regular updates and training drills with the response team.

    • Conduct phishing email attack & security awareness training across the Kia EU & European subsidiaries to ensure staff are aware of incident reporting procedures and prevention measures.

    • Manage relationships with law enforcement and other security agencies for external incident response support.

  • Analysis of Potential Impact(10%)

    • Analyze potential impact of new threats and exploits and communicate risks to relevant business units.

    • Maintain current knowledge of industry trends, threats, methodologies, and core technologies in order to proactively respond to and mitigate the impact of incidents.


Your talents:

  • Bachelor’s degree or comparative experience with emphasis on information security

  • 3 years of experience in an organization with mature security processes

  • 2 years of experience in incident management

  • Experience in handling and responding to a variety of cyber security incidents and intrusions.

  • Familiarity with monitoring(SIEM) and forensic tools and practices, as well as legal implications.

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities.

  • Effective communication and presentation skills.

  • High-level of skill in information gathering and threat analysis.

  • Proficiency in incident management software and common security tools.

  • On-call duty is a prerequisite

Who are we?

Kia is a global mobility brand with a vision to create sustainable mobility solutions for consumers, communities, and societies around the world. Founded in 1944, Kia has been building motorcycles, cars and trucks for more than 75 years.

Kia is now spearheading the popularization of electrified and battery electric vehicles, developing a growing range of mobility services while encouraging millions of people to explore the best ways of getting around. Our brand slogan – ‘Movement that inspires’ – reflects our commitment to inspire consumers through our products and services.

Kia Europe is the European sales and manufacturing arm of Kia Corporation. From our headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany, we lead 39 markets across Europe and the Caucasus, employing more than 5,500 persons, including about 3,500 blue collar workers in our state of the art car plant in Zilina, Slovakia.

Our headquarter is home to 37 different nationalities and this diversity is truly inspiring! This means that every day at Kia is an opportunity to learn something new and to grow personally and professionally. The mix of ambitious and dynamic employees from all over the world is the fuel to our success. Do you have what it takes to join our team? We are looking forward to getting to know you!

You will enjoy working with us if you like these things:

  • A pulsating international environment. Our workforce is composed of people from 37 nations

  • Playing an active and important part in the development of Kia in Europe.

  • Developing new frameworks and solutions

  • Demanding challenges to which you can creatively contribute

  • A competitive compensation package; private leasing offer; systematic off and on-the-job training, free staff restaurant, support as concerns Health Management and more

If you’re interested to become part of our Kia team, please apply via our online portal. We are looking forward to getting to know you.

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