Ortho Clinical Diagnostics

  • Senior Manager, Information Risk Management

    Job Locations US-NJ-Raritan
    Job ID
    Job Country
    United States
    Information Technology
  • The Company

    Ortho Clinical Diagnostics (Ortho) is a global leader of in vitro diagnostics.  Ortho serves two primary industries in the medical field: clinical laboratories, by producing platforms and assays that test for a variety of diseases, conditions, and substances; and immunohematology, by providing the means to ensure blood transfusion recipients receive appropriate and compatible blood.


    With a history of more than 75 years, Ortho is a pioneer in life-impacting advances in diagnostics. Worldwide across hospitals, hospital networks, blood banks and labs, Ortho’s high-quality products and services enable health care professionals to make better-informed treatment decisions. Headquartered in Raritan, NJ, Ortho Clinical Diagnostics has approximately 4,300 employees serving customers in more than 120 countries.


    Ortho is recruiting and retaining the best and brightest around the world. People, who are performance driven, want to make a difference and who help Ortho grow their leadership position in a changing marketplace. The power to reimagine starts with empowered people, who are empowered to grow and given the chance to succeed in ways they hadn’t thought possible before.


    Ortho’s purpose is simple: to improve and save lives with diagnostics. They do that by reimagining what’s possible. It’s what defines them. It’s the Ortho difference.


    Ortho is an independent company, sponsored by The Carlyle Group, one of the world’s largest and most successful investment firms. The company's executive leadership team has extensive diagnostic experience and a strong heritage of driving market change and innovation. Ortho is a strong brand with solid positions in attractive, growing segments and regions.

    The Career Potential

    Ortho Clinical Diagnostics is committed to improving and saving lives with diagnostics. To do this we hire people who share this dream and are ready for new adventures. As a valued team member, you will carve your own career path and be part of building this company stronger and better than ever before. There is no limit to the experiences, opportunities and new directions you will have access to here at Ortho Clinical Diagnostics. More importantly, you will be driving the surge of a whole new direction in important medicine. That’s something we can all take pride in as we take this journey together.

    Ortho is known in the industry as a leader in customer service and support.  Deeply understanding and exceeding the needs of our clinical lab, hospital and blood bank customers is what we do.  It’s who we are.  If you join Ortho, no matter what your role, you will be expected to keep that Customer Excellence focus in your work.

    The Opportunity

    As our company continues to grow, we are seeking a Senior Manager, Information Risk Management to build a global program focused on ensuring all information risks are managed end to end. This resource will be a thought leader and subject matter expert in Information Risk Management and part of Ortho Clinical Diagnostic’s global Information Security team, partnering with the firm’s leadership across all businesses and locations.  The incumbent will be a key influencer in global information risk management and design decisions while working cross functionally.  This position requires a blend of strategic thinking and operational excellence to deliver information risk management consistently across the enterprise.  This will require an excellent understanding of the business environment, to assist in defining scope and helping to develop business cases and involve liaising with other departments across Ortho.  This position ideally is suited to a self-motivated individual, capable of operating with minimal levels of supervision.


    The Responsibilities

    • Identify, design, develop & implement a risk management framework, including risk models, which identifies, quantifies and addresses information security impacting business process and/or systems.
    • Act as the subject matter expert (SME) on Cyber and Information Security issues. Remain current and advise business on emerging trends that would facilitate greater leverage of technology. Identify solutions to meet business needs and to foster knowledge sharing.
    • Provide innovative strategies and information security insight and expertise in assessing new business opportunities and influencing critical decisions.
    • Coordinate with outside vendors on the protection of client information, data transmission protocols and on Cyber/Info Security assessments. Foster a culture of teamwork and continuous improvement.
    • Outline a plan to complete risk assessments of new/existing infrastructure, systems, Industrial Control Systems and other components.
    • Work closely and collaboratively with the application development teams, technology teams and the other members of the Information Security team to identify and remediate security issues.
    • Proactively contribute and assist in the creation and ongoing support of business-aligned IRM periodic reviews.
    • Work with the Global Information Systems Business Fields team to integrate Ortho’s risk management best practices, standards, procedures, and policies into their organizations.
    • Contribute to the content of the firm’s information security policies.
    • Ensure efficient and effective operations related to daily function such as policy and standard exceptions request reviews/approvals and risk findings management.
    • Become an expert in business processes, and work with the business to help define and document, requirements to support deployment of new systems as well as enhancements to existing systems.

    The Individual

    Candidates for this role must have direct experience with the following:

    • Administering an Information Risk framework (frameworks such as NIST, ISF and ISO.) and an enterprise Risk and Controls Self-Assessment (RCSA) program
    • Creating and managing risk models which responsibly qualify and address risk across an enterprise
    • Managing a risk program across a global enterprise
    • Creating measurements and metrics surrounding Key Risk Indicators, Key Performance Indicators, and Enterprise Risk Posture
    • Knowledge concerning Information Security and Information Technology industry risks, solutions, and mitigating controls
    • Define requirements, design ongoing operations and operationalize a Governance, Risk and Compliance platform

    Also required:

    • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or relevant field or the equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge skills and abilities.
    • Minimum of 10 years with emphasis on global information risk management. Will be responsible for independently making a broad range of critical decisions.  Must apply sound judgment, escalating issues and decisions when necessary.
    • Experience leading in a matrix team of professionals, and communicating with various levels of management is required. Ability to work with all levels of the organization, both technical and non-technical.
    • Proactive, self-motivated with the ability to motivate others and a customer-focused attitude.
    • Proven project management track record in delivering global projects from inception thought to completion.
    • Proven ability to recognize opportunities for change and act as a catalyst for change management.
    • Proven ability to estimate work efforts for complex global initiatives, manage projects, deliver results, and meet deadlines by using good time management skills.
    • Security certifications such as CISA, CISSP, CISM, CRISC
    • Independent thinking, willingness to "step outside the box" and take reasonable, calculated risks.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication and organizational skills
    • Strong collaboration skills and willingness to be a team player to solve problems and incorporate input from various sources

    Work visa sponsorship is not available for this position



    Equal Opportunity

    Ortho Clinical Diagnostics believes in Equal Opportunity for all and is committed to ensuring all individuals, including individuals with disabilities, have an opportunity to apply for those positions that they are interested in and qualify for without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. Ortho Clinical Diagnostics is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals so that an individual can perform their job related duties. If you are interested in applying for an employment opportunity and require special assistance or an accommodation to apply due to a disability, please contact us at orthorecruiting@orthoclinicaldiagnostics.com.


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