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Global Lead of Cyber Defense m/f

Date: 26-Mar-2019

Location: Basel, Switzerland

Company: Panalpina

Req ID: 156639
Job Function: IT
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-time
Contract Type: Permanent
Job Level: Management
Office Location: Basel - Corporate Head Office (PAC)

The Panalpina Group is one of the world's leading providers of supply chain solutions. The company combines its core products of Air Freight, Ocean Freight, and Logistics to deliver globally integrated, tailor-made end-to-end solutions for eleven core industries. Drawing on in-depth industry know-how and customized IT systems, Panalpina manages the needs of its customers' supply chains, no matter how demanding they might be. Energy and Project Solutions is a specialized service for the energy and capital projects sector.

The Panalpina Group operates a global network with some 500 offices in more than 70 countries, and it works with partner companies in over 90 countries. Panalpina employs approximately 14,500 people worldwide who deliver a comprehensive service to the highest quality standards – wherever and whenever.

As the Global Lead of Cyber Defense m/f you will report into CISO and be accountable for:

• leading the cyber defense and security incident response capabilities

• developing, implementing and overseeing end-to-end security services, processes and technologies

• enforcing Panalpina IT security, quality and adherence to corporate security policies

• managing the involved internal and 3rd party providers’ organizations, as well as governance framework


• A Degree in fields such as Computer Science, Information Systems, and Engineering or equivalent work experience

• A professional information security certification is preferred, such as CISM, CISSP, CISA, CRISC or other

• Technical and practical experience in incident response and management, knowledge with cyber threat analysis and mitigations

• Solid experience in enterprise information security in large corporate environments

• Experience in project management


• Experience in leading a Cyber Defense and Response capability

• Good communication and stakeholder management skills through all hierarchies

• Analytic mindset

• Ability to coordinate efforts/resources within and across boundaries to deliver goals

• Solid Planning & Organization skills (ability to prioritize, plan, assign & control)

• Strong background in Information Security Incident Management


• English: fluent written and spoken

• Other languages are beneficial

Specifics for Job / Environment

• 5 minute walking distance from the Basel SBB train station

• International Working Environment