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Manager, Security Training and Awareness

Company: Kyowa Kirin
Location: Princeton
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Kyowa Kirin is a fast growing global specialty pharmaceutical company that applies state-of-the-art biotechnologies to discover and deliver novel medicines in four areas of unmet need: oncology, nephrology, immunology and CNS/movement disorders. The North America organization includes three offices (in New Jersey and California) that focus on drug discovery, product development, and commercialization. Together, we work as a close-knit team to understand clinical needs and advance innovations that can have a profound impact on patient lives.
As a patient centric organization that strives to deliver innovative medicines to meet unmet needs, we feel that it is critical to follow the safety guidelines defined by CDC and OSHA. We believe the COVID-19 vaccine is the best way to manage COVID risk to you, your colleagues, your family and our society. With that in mind, we are taking the essential step to ensure the safety of our employees during this health crisis by requiring all US employees, temporary workers, agency employees and independent contractors to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, where allowed by state or local law and where vaccine supply is readily available. In accordance with applicable law, individuals may seek an accommodation for medical or disability-related conditions or sincerely held religious beliefs.
We are seeking a manager with deep experience in building and driving Security culture transformations. In this role, you will be responsible for managing and driving the execution of a regional, more global Security culture for Kyowa Kirin.
Security culture transformation is foundational to the KKNA ICT Security program. The position will be a trusted partner for other business leads and regions. Identifying human risk factors, key people and behaviors, driving changes of the attitude toward security, and keeping track of progress toward that transformation are key components of this role.
Passion about security and a desire to make Kyowa Kirin a more safe, secure, and complaint organization is key. In this role you will own the Security Culture, Awareness, and Training roadmap, communications approach, and implementation and have a leadership role in maturing:
* A culture of security across Kyowa Kirin NA and global
* Development and targeted, role-based delivery of Security information and training
* Identification of key indicators of security culture
* Evangelizing secure practices and a security focus across the company
* Establishing the Security Champions program - the eyes, ears, and voice of Security across the region and ultimately globally
Essential Functions:
* Own and execute a plan to make a world-class security culture, awareness, and training program
* Mentor and build a diverse, global, and high-performance team by creating appropriate learning opportunities and timely feedback
* Partner with teams across the entire company to identify and deliver shared outcomes that measurably improve secure behavior across the organization
* Lead through organizational scale and priority changes in a rapidly growing, fast-paced, results-oriented team environment
* Develop, manage & communicate Culture, Awareness, and Training roadmap to leadership, customers, and other key stakeholders
* Define ambitious, measurable goals, objectives, and identity metrics and solutions that show impact and progress over time
* Partner with industry-leading experts to bring in innovative solutions as well as contribute to the security community
* Work closely with cross-functional teams (such as Information Technology, Finance, HR, Employee Experience, Legal, Governance, Risk & Compliance) to collaborate on the best way to drive cultural changes
* Establish credibility as a trusted advisor to stakeholders including customers, executives, peers, and employees
Bachelor's degree (or equivalent experience)
* 3+ years security awareness experience
* Proven track record in building and leading a high-performing team of security, communications, and training experts focused on driving cultural change
* Demonstrated experience delivering Security culture changes in a pharmaceutical company
* The ability to build strong relationships with peers, executives both internal and external, and with peers/professional organizations outside the company
* Driving innovative ways to drive targeted organizational change
* Ability to work effectively with multiple business partners, including cross-group teams, virtual and global teams, vendors, and agency partners
* Self-starter who proactively seeks out resources, conducts research, and aligns with stakeholders to create the best work possible
* Strong situational analysis, decision making abilities and relationship management with key stakeholders across the organization
* Excels at presenting to and getting buy-in from different audiences, e.g., company leadership, cross-functional team members, and customers
* Ability to manage tight timelines
* Effective program management skills desired
Technical Skills
Proficient in MS Office Suite, Zoom, and other presentation platforms
KKNA and all of its employees have an obligation to act in accordance with the law and with integrity in all our operations and interactions
It is the policy of Kyowa Kirin North America, Inc. to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, religion, creed, color, pregnancy, sex, age, national origin, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or affection preference or citizenship status or any other category protected by law.
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Kyowa Kirin does not accept agency resumes unless contacted directly by internal Kyowa Kirin Talent Acquisition. Please do not forward resumes to Kyowa Kirin employees or any other company location; Kyowa Kirin is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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