IT Security Manager (CF-33856436)

Location: Tokyo, Japan
Salary: ¥10000000 - ¥13000000 per annum + competitive
Job Type: Permanent
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Reporting directly to Japan Chief Information Officer and functionally to APAC Chief Information Security Officer, this position will be responsible for all aspects of information security and technology risk management across Japan.

This role requires an individual with a strong technical background, as well as the ability to work across the IT organization and the divisions to align information security priorities and controls with key business objectives.


  • Lead the implementation and enforcement of information security governance including policies, standards and procedures in collaboration with various counter-partners including HR, Legal, Finance, and APAC and Global Security teams
  • Development and execution of IT security education plans in partnership with internal communication to raise awareness around IT security risks and best practices
  • Ensure excellence in Information security operations and appropriate service level agreement in response to IT security issues
  • Ensure appropriate information security Incident Management and escalation
  • Ensure that all IT assets and services are secure, ranging from mobile devices, desktops, servers and applications to networks through the implementation of best-in-class security measures
  • Act as the IT liaison to lead communications with internal and external auditors and ensure compliance
  • Management of regulatory and compliance requirements ranging from leading IT efforts in litigations and investigations to Group policies and PCI/DSS compliance


Education and knowledge required

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university is required. Master's degree preferred. A degree in Computer Science, Information Security/Data Systems Management or a related field or discipline is ideal
  • Good exposure on ISMS (ISO/IEC 27001/2) is preferred
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification is preferred
  • Additional certifications (e.g., CRISC, CISM, CISA, PMP, etc.) ideal

Experience / Skills / Abilities Required

  • A minimum of 5-8 years of combined experience in IT with at least 3 years in Information security management
  • In-depth technical knowledge and experience in information technology, computing systems, network technologies, security operations, security technologies, systems integration, and the application of information security concepts
  • Proven and effective leadership skills, as well as demonstrated proficiency in providing requisite oversight for information security operations and incident management
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, as well as an ability to interface effectively with fellow employees,
  • senior leadership of the Corporation, and external partners, clients and customers
  • Ability to communicate in English and fluent in Japanese

Computer Futures is part of the larger SThree K.K group

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Award winner of:

Great Place to Work 2019 | Growth Company of the Year by TALint Recruitment Awards 2019 | Best IT & Technology Recruitment Company of the Year by Recruitment International Awards 2018

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