Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Germany
  3. Information Technology
Berlin, Germany
Posting date: 08 Jan 2024

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Proclinical are recruiting for a CISO to join a medial technology and devices organisation. This role is on a permanent basis and is located in Berlin.


  • You will develop and execute a tactical, enterprise-wide security policy that is in line with business objectives.
  • Supervise the operation of the organisation's IT security infrastructure, which involves firewalls, intrusion detection systems, cryptography systems and anti-virus software.
  • Guarantee the organisation has disaster recovery and business continuity plans in place that are in line with IT security protocols.
  • Arrange response to any breaches of IT security, collaborating with the legal division in the event of legal proceedings stemming from such as breach.
  • The ideal candidate will approve the security component of the IT division's budget and supervise its execution.
  • Work alongside shareholders across the organisation to communicate and enforce IT security standards.

Key Skills and Requirements:

  • Educated to a degree level in a computer science, cybersecurity, information systems or a similar discipline.
  • Education at a master's degree level within an IT connected discipline, business administration, or corresponding work experience would be ideal.
  • Certifications in security management for example: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), or any other similar credentials.
  • Demonstrable experience within a mixture of IT and security roles which involves demonstrable experience within an IT security leadership role.
  • Familiarity with enterprise security architecture design, security systems management, and data protection methods would be ideal.
  • Acquaintance with handling IT security functions such as threat management, incident response, and vulnerability management.
  • Comprehension of the cybersecurity landscape, which involves developing threats and defense measures.
  • Know-how of technology settings, which involves telecommunications, network protocols, software, and hardware, and the affiliated security risks.
  • Knowledge of executing and handling security systems, for example: firewalls, intrusion detection systems, encryption systems, and antivirus software.
  • Expertise on common information security management frameworks, for example: ISO 27001, ITIL, COBIT, and NIST.
  • Communication skills both verbally and in writing.
  • Leadership and project management abilities.
  • Works well in a team.

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Tania Maphoso at

Proclinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.