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Job Title:  Associate Manager - IT Security Services

Job Number:  20577
We are BAT! A global leader with more than 250 brands in over 200 markets. And we bring together the world’s brightest and best minds.

British American Tobacco (BAT) is one of the world’s leading consumer goods companies, with brands sold around the globe. We employ over 55,000 people globally, partner with over 90,000 farmers and have factories and offices all over the world.  


The CISO office centralizes the global security and IT compliance functions for the BAT Group, covering policy definition as well as compliance, management of security technologies and services, security advisory functions and incident response.  




The IT Security Services Associate Manager will assist to the end-to-end delivery of security services and operation to the business, manage performance of service and ensure the offering is aligned to IT Security strategy 




·         Ensure security service provider meets all security compliance and service level agreement requirements 

·         Work proactively with internal and external providers to research, evaluate, select, test and implement hardware and software systems that provide appropriate security functions  

·         Implement the process for acquiring products and services as & when required 

·         Help business understand how to adjust to anticipated security technology or product change 

·         Engage in the external benchmarking activities and communicate with IT and architecture group to understand where their products or services are heading in the general security technology environment 

·         Assist in service delivery strategic planning process and update the technology plan/roadmap 

·         Maintain engagement with vendors, IT services and stakeholders 




·         Business & IT stakeholders  

·         Wider IT & Security team and projects 

·         IT & Security Governance Committee/Forum 

·         Risk and Audit Committees 

·         External auditors & 3rd Party Vendors  





·         Qualifications and experiences 

·         University degree in technology or a related discipline 

·         Professional IT or security management certification: ITIL, CISSP or CISM preferred 

·         3 or more years of progressive information technology experience 

·         Operational experience that includes working across a broad section of IT services 

·         Decision making capabilities, with a proven ability to weight the relative costs and benefits of potential actions and identify the most appropriate one 

·         Understanding of business needs and commitment to delivering high quality, prompt and efficient services to business 

·         Sound knowledge and understanding of security concepts (Application, Web and Network security, Identity and Access Management, Security protocols, Cryptography, etc.)  

·         Knowledge of industry best practices and technologies to address common vulnerabilities and security risks  

·         Exposure in dealing with vendors and product & service suppliers 

·         Exposure in identity and access management solution for large enterprises  

·         Exposure in network security and endpoint security solutions  

·         Exposure in security solutions and controls in a hybrid cloud environment  

·         Demonstrable experience in one or more disciplines; e.g. Microsoft, Oracle, Cisco, SAP 

·         Other Attributes 

·         Ability to react to high pressure dynamic changing environments 

·         Experience of working in a complex geographical/functional matrix organization  

·         Skills in relationship management and influencing at all levels of the organization 

·         Good written and communication skills including experience with non-technical audience 

Contractual Legal Entity: BAT GSD (KL) Sdn Bhd (MY50)

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