Information Security Officer

Hannover, DE

Hannover Rück SE

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Let's connect: If you want to experience how things are done in the IT Security Risk & Compliance team at our headquarters in Hanover / Germany, join us on a permanent basis, commencing at the earliest possible date as an Information Security Officer. 

You can look forward to

  • You will support the CISO and the team's Information Security Officers in their daily work, in initiatives and projects relating to IT and cybersecurity; in particular in the operation and further development of our global ISMS and the management of information security risks.
  • As the global contact person, you will assume responsibility for selected IT security topics in the Group-wide information security management system (ISMS), including maintaining and further developing the framework, carrying out risk analyses and risk assessments of identified non-conformities.
  • You agree on binding measures and maintain monitoring and reporting, including measurement.
  • You provide smart and efficient guidance on how to achieve information security goals and advise on the conceptual creation and implementation of security solutions. You support those responsible in prioritising activities in triage situations and explain complex issues to decision-makers briefly, precisely and objectively. They are also happy to discuss technical solutions with IT specialists.
  • To further develop an open risk/opportunity culture, you will support various target groups with a wide range of communication measures (e.g. awareness training, presentations at internal and external events).

You come equipped with

  • Relevant professional experience within a control function (information risk or information security management); ideally with a global company and/or within IT
  • Knowledge of relevant frameworks (e.g. ISO27001, NIST, ITIL), preferably in conjunction with regulatory requirements (VAIT/BAIT) and/or practical experience in IT security, IT operations or software development
  • Experience in at least two of the following areas: security monitoring (including threat intelligence, vulnerability scanning, penetration testing, SIEM), platform security (secure networks & systems), operational resilience (backup & recovery), cybercrime resilience (emergency response and runbooks), change management (secure development and release management)
  • German and English at a business fluent level
  • Willingness to occasionally travel internationally
  • Very good presentation skills, strong communication skills in an international environment, as well as a strong focus on results and solutions

Don't meet all the requirements? No problem, we look forward to receiving your application!


We offer you

  • Flexibility: A hybrid work model with flexible working hours and 30 days of annual leave
  • Work Abroad: Up to 20 days a year within the EU Member States, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland
  • Financial Benefits: Company pension scheme, employee shares at favourable conditions, vacation and Christmas allowances as well as financial participation in the company's success 
  • Worry-free Relocation: Wrap-around (financial) support for your accommodation search and relocation to Hannover 
  • Lifelong Learning: Innovative programme of further training, including e-learning, specialist seminars, soft skills training, language courses, opportunities for work shadowing in other departments
  • Healthy Work Environment: Cooperation with the fitness studio Daily Fitness (also for family members), ergonomic workstations, outstanding canteen with rich selection of regional dishes ranging from vegan to hearty made with organic ingredients 
  • Corporate Benefits: Discounts on products and services from well-known vendors (including travel, fashion and technology)
  • Individual Family Support: Company daycare facility and free, anonymous external counselling on personal, professional and psychological matters
  • Mobility: Ease of mobility with a free pass on local public transport (Deutschlandticket) and bicycle leasing (JobRad), free parking and electric charging stations for cars and bikes
  • Connecting Power: Together we enjoy parties, team events and internal networking activities


We are #somewhatdifferent – people with their own stories, experiences, and career paths. Everyone is welcome! Apply with just one click on the „Apply now“-button and become part of our diverse team!


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Engel Schiemann | Hannover Re |

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Tags: CISO Compliance Cyber crime ISMS ISO 27001 ITIL Monitoring NIST Pentesting Risk assessment SIEM Threat intelligence

Perks/benefits: Career development Fitness / gym Flex hours Flex vacation Relocation support Team events

Region: Europe
Country: Germany

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