IT Security Manager

Swedish Match Stockholm



This is Swedish Match

Swedish Match develops, manufactures, and sells quality products with market-leading brands.

The Group’s product segments are Snus and moist snuff, Other tobacco products, and Lights. With its vision “a world without cigarettes”, the Group is dedicated to the improvement of public health by offering attractive alternatives to cigarettes with its smokeless products. Production is located in seven countries with the majority of Group sales coming from Scandinavia and the US. Group sales for 2020 amounted to 16,698 MSEK and the average number of employees was 6,733. Swedish Match’s head office is located in Stockholm, Sweden. The Swedish Match share is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm (SWMA).

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IT Security Manager

As IT Security Manager you will take Swedish Match to the next level of IT Security in a role which contains both strategic and operational elements. You will be the go-to person for all things around IT Security and your strategic plans and recommendations will be the foundation for a secure IT environment. Together with your team you will make sure that Swedish Match has strong IT Security on a global level within all divisions and functions. 

This person will report to the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and be placed within the Group IT function.

“A world without cigarettes”

In this role you will

  • Drive the creation and implementation of the IT Security strategy across the organization with a pragmatic and iterative approach
  • Ensure that IT Security risks and vulnerabilities are identified and managed, by e.g. participating in the Information Security Risk Process
  • Conduct reviews and implement measures to ensure that all systems meets all the requirements from an IT Security perspective 
  • Work proactively with Threat Intelligence and make sure that Swedish Match is up to date with the latest trends within IT Security 
  • In the role as Incident Manager, lead the SOC team and drive Security Incident Response
  • Lead and support others working with IT Security tasks, both in the team and the Swedish Match organization as a whole
  • Support the organization in procurement and implementation of new IT services and make sure that new systems have the required level of security

Wanted profile

  • Solid experience and knowledge of IT Security 
  • At least 5 years of working experience from similar positions (e.g. as IT Security Manager, IT Security Architect, IT Security Expert)
  • Hands-on experience of using relevant technologies (e.g Microsoft Suite of products or log management tools)
  • Agile mindset and pragmatic approach
  • A proven track record of driving change within the IT Security field 
  • Strong ability to advise stakeholders within business and IT on IT Security technology

The opportunity

By taking this opportunity you will get a chance to work in a driven and compassionate organization with an inclusive culture and great team spirit. You will be based in the Stockholm office right in the heart of the city. Your colleagues are skilled and ambitious and there is a real buy-in of the importance of security. You will play a key role in establishing and implementing the right level of security for one of Sweden’s most successful brands.

At Swedish Match we are convinced that a diverse workforce and diverse management groups are positive for our business. Our continuing objective is therefore to be a truly open and inclusive employer. In this environment, all employees have equal opportunity to achieve their full potential – resulting in a more diverse workplace.

Don’t meet all our requirements? The person we’re looking for wouldn’t let that stop them!

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