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Global Lead of Identity and Access Management (f/m)

Date: 07-Feb-2019

Location: Basel, Switzerland

Company: Panalpina

Req ID: 154869
Job Function: IT
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-time
Contract Type: Permanent
Job Level: Professional
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 Identity and Access Management (f/m) you will be responsible for:

• leading the Global Panalpina Identity and Access Management (IAM) program

• developing and implementing end-to-end security services related to Identity Management solutions

• enforcing Panalpina security, quality and adherence to corporate IAM policy

• managing the IAM Organization, as well as Governance framework that will govern IAM initiatives and improve IAM maturity throughout the organization.

• The role reports to the Corporate Information Security & IT Risk Officer (CISO)


• A degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, related field and/or equivalent work experience and knowledge

• Preferably a professional information security certification, such as CISM, CISSP, CISA, CRISC or other

• Proven track record in IAM in a complex environment (Legacy system, cloud, onsite)

• Expert knowledge of authentication, identity management and directory services (SAML, LDAP, Kerberos, Active Directory, ADFS etc.) incl. design, configuration and deployment

• Experience with federation integration such as SAML, OAuth, etc

• Demonstrated experience with Privileged Access Management platforms

• Further education in Project Management


• Experience in leading an Identity and Access Management capability

• Strong background in Identity and Access Management

• Good communication and stakeholder management skills

• Both analytic and strategic mindset

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

• Capable to build strong and long-term team relationships within and across functions and geographical boundaries and based on ethics and trust

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

• Ability to recognize legal trends (regulations)


• 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