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Director, IT Governance & Risk

Kforce Technology San Clemente Full-Time
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Kforce has a client that is seeking a Director, IT Governance & Risk (Medical Device) in San Clemente, California (CA). Summary: The Director, IT Governance & Risk (Medical Device) will be responsible for developing the strategy and vision for the risk and compliance team. This role is accountable for the key risk and compliance management areas, including but not limited to, security training and awareness, policy management, information security metrics, data protection, security risk management, third party management, software security and security architecture. This individual will be tasked with overseeing the data protection program, monitoring the effectiveness of the security risk management and third-party management functions as well as overseeing the management of the security architecture function. Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Provides expertise and understanding of all aspects of the Information Security Risk and Compliance Management (ISRCM) landscape, working with senior leadership to mold and shape the ISRCM footprint
  • Supports compliance with HIPAA, PCI, SOX, etc.
  • Liaise with Internal Audit, Corporate Compliance, Office of General Counsel and Risk Management to remediate new and outstanding issues, as well as track security-related issues
  • Oversees the development and delivery of all security training and awareness campaigns
  • Oversees the management of the security architecture function and the integration with risk assessment processes and activities across the organization
  • Defines an ISRCM strategy, with a roadmap of key deliverables and timelines, and delivers consistently
  • Leads large cybersecurity initiatives with a focus on risk management and compliance


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited College or University in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related equivalent IT field preferred
  • Master's degree in Business Administration (MBA) preferred
  • CISSP certification preferred
  • 8 to 10 years of experience working in large or federated enterprises
  • 8 to 10 years of experience in regulatory environment
  • Cross-functional experience working in multiple divisions that may not be similarly regulated
  • Understanding and technical knowledge of key Information Security Risk and Compliance concepts, including but not limited to security training and awareness, policy management, metrics, and data protection
  • Understanding and technical knowledge of key Risk Management concepts, including but not limited to security risk management, third party management, software security, and security architecture
  • Strong technical understanding of enterprise computing solutions including cloud hosting, SaaS models and oversight responsibilities
  • Able to interact with Business leaders and IT, as well as being able to operate comfortably at all levels of the organization
  • Demonstrate proactive business judgment and decision making skills; past results are indicative of consistently providing sound and effective business decisions
  • Strong analytical approach to matching needs and solutions
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent collaboration skills and able to work in a team environment
  • Able to work quickly and effectively under pressure and to efficiently handle multiple priorities simultaneously
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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