Information Security Strategy Officer (F/M)

Location 92-HAUTS-DE-SEINE, France
Experience level Experienced Hire
Job details sector Information Technology
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Job purpose

  • Support the development, maintenance and update of the Information Security Strategy and execute the IS Strategy components across AXA to ensure that Group Information Security goals are met
  • Align the business strategy to business value creation as well as risk reduction
  • Support the understanding of the business direction and the alignment to operational execution
  • Help the business understand the value created through the security program
  • Contribute to the elaboration of  the roadmap and plan needed in order to execute the strategy
  • Coordinate and provide support to selected projects related to the development of the IS Strategy function
  • Contribute to information security good practice and support its adoption across the group

Key responsibilities

  • Contribute to the development and delivery of the information security strategy ensuring alignment with Group governance principles and processes
  • Using portfolio management techniques, contribute to construct a pragmatic roadmap and plan based upon business priorities and risk mitigation
  • Support the communication of the information security strategy, ensure its alignment with business strategies and promote continuous collaboration across the organization
  • Support and contribute to all information security projects and associated teams, managing specific projects as required
  • Liaise with vendors and suppliers to understand their current and future product-lines and service offerings, assess the risks and opportunities they present to AXA and contribute to maintain the strategy accordingly
  • Participate in industry education and networking events, maintain relationships with external bodies and peers


  • A degree in Business, IT or a related subject.
  • An MSc Information Security would be desirable but is not essential
  • Information Security and /or Information Technology industry certification (CISSP-ISSAP, CISM, GIAC or equivalent) strongly preferred
  • Member of IISP or have the qualification, skills and experience to become a member
Overall work experience in the field
  • Experience in IS solution and strategy design >   5 years
  • Experience in business strategy design >  5 years
Skills / abilities
  • Ability to function effectively in a matrix structure
  • Operate comfortably at management level
  • Strong facilitation, negotiation and conflict resolution skills
  • Strong networking skills
  • Team player
  • Apply analytical rigor to understand complex business scenarios
  • Fluent in English

Would you like to wake up every day driven and inspired by our noble mission and to work together as one global team to empower people to live a better life? Here at AXA we strive to lead the transformation of our industry. We are looking for talented individuals who come from varied backgrounds, think differently and want to be part of this exciting transformation by challenging the status quo so we can push AXA - a leading global brand and one of the most innovative companies in our industry - onto even greater things.

In a fast-evolving world and with a presence in 64 countries, our 165,000 employees and exclusive distributors anticipate change to offer services and solutions tailored to the current and future needs of our 107 million customers.

To support our business strategy and digital transformation, AXA is building a new Group Information Security Practice to ensure a coordinated response to the increasing cyber security threat, enable risk decisions to be made consistently across the organization and establish sustainable security capabilities that are integrated with the business.
Our vision for Information Security is to ‘protect our stakeholders by securing our information assets, managing our cyber risk and enabling business strategies in an efficient and effective way, fully supported by executive leadership and underpinned by all AXA employees’.

At AXA, we lead a an HR policy that encourages diversity, maintains your  professional and private life balance and accelerates the skills and career development : promotion of diversity, remuneration policy, training device, ... Discover everything that makes AXA an employer of choice.
Whatever your job is, we strive to offer you career opportunities. Our goal is to develop your skills to support the transformation of our changing business.