Fareham, GB Zwolle, NL Drunen, NL Hamburg, DE Schiedam, NL Mulhouse Cedex 1, FR

Function:  Digital Technology & Innovation
Job Category:  Digital Technology and Open Innovation

Cyber Governance, Risk & Assurance Manager

Cyber Governance Risk & Assurance Manager


We are looking for a driven, enthusiastic and flexible Cyber Governance Risk & Assurance Manager, to join the Cyber Governance, Risk and Assurance (GRA) team. This role would suit a risk professional looking to further expand into the field of quantitative risk management. This is a permanent role and ideally you will be based in either our UK, Netherlands, French, Italian or German corporate offices.


Reporting to the General Manager, Cyber Governance, Risk & Assurance you will be responsible for managing important aspects of Cyber GRA as they pertain to the organisation.

You will work in the context of corporate governance, risk management and assurance that cyber security controls are defined, implemented and effective.


Internally you will apply your knowledge in conducting and supporting risk assessments and assurance activities. You are comfortable in discussing risk with both technical & non-technical audiences.  


Externally you will engage with customers & suppliers to manage risk and provide assurance to ensure a cyber safe ecosystem for Wärtsilä & its partners.


At times your role will involve matrix working to deliver specific projects in support of the wider cyber security strategy. We encourage individuals to be empowered at work and give opportunities to become subject experts in a particular area of their work.  



  • Execute the implementation, maintenance and continuous improvement of the global cyber security governance framework for the organisation
  • Execute the implementation of a global quantitative cyber security risk framework for the organisation
  • Support annual risk assessments for all Business Units and Support Functions
  • Conduct risk reviews on a quarterly basis and provide quarterly risk reporting to stakeholders
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly & annual risk reports for relevant stakeholders
  • Provide input into quantifying the organisation's risk appetite and risk approach adherence accordingly

In your role, you will also have a possibility to work as part of larger cyber security team delivering:

  • LOD2 audits
  • education and training to employees to build cyber security awareness within the organisation
  • projects ensuring technical excellence and a practical/business driven approach
  • support to business in translating cyber requirements into tangible actions and solutions 
  • My Cyber support such as assurance and contract reviews in a timely and professional manner

Required Skills:

  • Good reporting and documentation skills
  • Fluent communication and presentation skills
  • Fluent English, verbal & written
  • Independent, self-driven


And Hands-on experience in (at least two of the areas): 

  • ISO27001
  • Risk assessments
  • Control assessments
  • Auditing

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in SW development, Computer Engineering/Science, Cyber Security or equivalent professional experience
  • Cyber Security certification
  • Knowledge of API management & basic data science (e.g. PowerBI)
  • Knowledge of applicable cyber security standards and regulations


Why you and us?

We at Wärtsilä believe in empowerment, ownership and taking responsibility of our work. We support each other’s growth and co-creation is the true basis of our innovation. We have courage to see opportunities and take initiative. We are authentic and honest, and we strongly believe in a diverse and inclusive work community where everyone can be their true self.


We don’t always get it right the first time, and if mistakes are made, we make sure to learn and grow from them. We want everyone to voice their opinions freely. That is why we have built an environment that empowers you and everyone around you, and where you can feel safe and cared for. Are you eager to be part of this ambition?


Contact & next steps


Please submit your application through our Careers portal. We aim to keep you updated on the process all the way.


Are you still wondering if you should apply and would like to get something clarified? Please reach out to: Diego Mezzina, General Manager, Cyber Governance, Risk & Assurance, diego.mezzina@wartsila.com.


Last application date: 23/06/2023 


At Wärtsilä we value, respect and embrace all our differences, and are committed to diversity, inclusion and equal employment opportunities; everyone can be their true self and succeed based on their job-relevant merits and abilities. 


This is Wärtsilä 


Wärtsilä is a global leader in innovative technologies and lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. Our team of 17,000 professionals, in more than 200 locations in 68 countries, shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. Read more on www.wartsila.com