Consultant, Cybersecurity ( Third party Risk Management )

Chennai, India

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Consultant, Cybersecurity ( Third party Risk Management ) , Chennai India


As a Consultant, Cyber Third-Party Risk Management at NielsenIQ, you will be responsible for assessing, analyzing, and managing cybersecurity risks associated with our third-party vendors and partners. You will play a critical role in ensuring the security of our organization's sensitive data and systems by evaluating the security practices of external entities. The ideal candidate will have 3-6 years of hands-on experience in cybersecurity and a strong understanding of risk management principles.


  • Conduct comprehensive risk assessments of third-party vendors and partners to identify potential security vulnerabilities and compliance gaps.
  • Analyze security questionnaires, assessments, and reports submitted by vendors, and validate the accuracy of their responses.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders and external vendors to remediate identified security issues and ensure compliance with cybersecurity standards and regulations.
  • Develop and maintain documentation related to third-party risk assessments, including risk profiles, mitigation strategies, and compliance reports.
  • Stay current with industry trends, emerging threats, and best practices in third-party risk management and cybersecurity.
  • Assist in the continuous improvement of the third-party risk management program, including process enhancements and policy development.


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Information Security, or related field.
  • 3-6 years of experience in cybersecurity, with a focus on third-party risk management.
  • Strong knowledge of cybersecurity frameworks, standards, and regulations (e.g., ISO 27001, NIST, GDPR).
  • Experience in conducting risk assessments and vulnerability assessments.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Relevant certifications such as CISA, CISSP, or CRISC are highly desirable.
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment.

Additional Information

  • Enjoy a flexible and rewarding work environment with peer-to-peer recognition platforms. 
  • Recharge and revitalize with help of wellness plans made for you and your family. 
  • Plan your future with financial wellness tools. 
  • Stay relevant and upskill yourself with career development opportunities. 

About NIQ

NIQ is the world’s leading consumer intelligence company, delivering the most complete understanding of consumer buying behavior and revealing new pathways to growth. In 2023, NIQ combined with GfK, bringing together the two industry leaders with unparalleled global reach. With a holistic retail read and the most comprehensive consumer insights—delivered with advanced analytics through state-of-the-art platforms—NIQ delivers the Full View™.

NIQ, is an Advent International portfolio company with operations in 100+ markets, covering more than 90% of the world’s population. For more information, visit

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Tags: Analytics CISA CISSP Compliance Computer Science CRISC GDPR ISO 27001 NIST Risk assessment Risk management Vulnerabilities

Perks/benefits: Career development Wellness

Region: Asia/Pacific
Country: India

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