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IT Risk Manager (f/m/d) 80-100%

Date:  11 Jul 2024
Job ID:  8592
Company:  Alpiq AG

Olten, CH

Contract Type:  Permanent
Job Type:  Full-time position
Job Level:  Experienced professionals
LinkedIn:  #LI-SFCH

Central to Alpiq’s strategy is a growing and dynamic energy trading, sales and origination business which relies on cutting edge IT services and applications to compete and succeed.
The IT Risk Manager plays a critical role in ensuring the integrity, confidentiality and security of Alpiq’s Technology landscape and is responsible for developing and managing a IT Risk Management framework to identify, evaluate and report on IT risks in a manner that meets compliance and regulatory requirements.


Your main responsibilities

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive IT Risk framework, IT Risk Management policies and procedures
  • Align Risk Management policies with external Stakeholders such as Group Risk and Security
  • Collaborate with IT teams to identify critical risks in IT assets and systems
  • Design and execute risk assessments as well as audits to ensure compliance with security policies
  • Maintaining a Technology Risk Register
  • Establish KPI, KRI’s and metrics
  • Monitoring of risk reduction initiatives and remediation plans for closure
  • Report to senior management on risk metrics and risk mitigation strategies
  • Provide training and guidance to staff on information security and risk management
  • Stay abreast of the latest cybersecurity threats and trends

Your profile

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field
  • Professional certifications such as CRISC, CISA, CISSP or CISM are preferred
  • Proven experience of over 5 years in IT risk management, information security, or related field
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage multiple priorities
  • Knowledge of industry-standard risk management frameworks and compliance regulations
  • Understanding of trading and/or energy sectors is strongly preferred
  • Fluent in English; competency in German and French is advantageous
Your benefits
  • Generous annual leave incl. bridge days and free working days between Christmas and New Year
  • Opportunity of 5 days flexible leave
  • Very good social benefits and excellent pension fund contributions, optional additional savings contribution (tax free)
  • Financial contribution to daycare center costs and voluntary family allowance
  • Free barista coffee and fruit
  • Various flexible work models
  • Financial and/or time support for further education
  • Complete benefits overview

What is also important to us:

Diversity and inclusion
At Alpiq, we believe in the power of diverse teams. We pay great attention to keeping our recruiting process free of any discriminatory bias and we actively use diversity as a selection criteria, when personal and functional requirements are met. We always strive to create an inclusive company culture, and an example of this is, that we try to offer part-time solutions for candidates who match our requirements. Is that important to you and are you really keen on a role, that is only posted as full time? If yes, then please reach out to us and we will check if we can find a solution that works for both sides.

Data protection
At Alpiq, data privacy is an important topic. Please therefore take note of the corresponding Privacy Notice that appears in the online application form and explains in detail the purpose for which we process your personal data. It is of great concern to us to inform you as transparently as possible and process your data only in a fair manner.

Application process
Even though we try to consider candidate needs individually, we are not always able to avoid standard communication, due to the high number of applications. Therefore, we kindly ask for your understanding. For more information about our recruiting process and some useful tips and tricks on how to apply, please follow this link.  

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Reto Röllin



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