Sr Manager, IT Risk & Compliance

Hershey, PA, US

The Hershey Company

Here at Hershey, our purpose is to make more moments of goodness for consumers around the world.

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Job Title:            Senior Manager, IT Risk and Compliance GRC (Governance, Risk and Compliance)

Job Location:     Hershey, PA

                         This position can be 100% remote




The Hershey Company is looking for a senior leader to advance the Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) function to ensure risk identification, assessment, reduction, and accountability; while driving compliance with standards, policies, and applicable regulations globally. A successful leader at The Hershey Company is collaborative, organized, and able to work well through change and ambiguity. You should have strong critical thinking skills, excellent communication skills, and a validated record of a direct approach to leading teams and maturing programs in at scale. This individual will be reporting directly to the Director Governance, Risk and Compliance within the Information Security team.

This job contributes to The Hershey Company’s success by safeguarding information and systems assets against unauthorized use, disclosure, modification, damage, or loss. Serves as the focal point for maintaining and overseeing enterprise-wide cybersecurity policies, standards, and compliance programs. Being successful in this role requires the desire and ability to influence, uplift, collaborate, and empower individuals that also includes a strong technical background.


As Senior Manager IT Risk & Compliance you will (SUMMARY):

  • Collaborate with the Director of GRC to develop, drive, and communicate the GRC program vision and set supporting objectives.
  • Develop and deliver on strategic roadmaps to develop a best in class GRC function - You will be responsible advancing, maintaining, and delivering on strategic initiatives within GRC and the Information Security organization.
  • Own, maintain, prioritize, and address GRC tooling backlog (issues, defects, enhancements, etc.).
  • Be a liaison between key partners (IT, Security, Privacy, Compliance, Legal, and Internal Audit), GRC systems & vendors.
  • Oversee management of security policies, standards, and guidelines. Ensure policies are reviewed and updated regularly.
  • Responsible for the management and governance of the Vulnerability management program.
  • Provide control and mitigation subject matter expertise for reduction of risks identified and mapped in risks assessments in coordination with Security, Technology and Business leaders.
  • Engage with key business partners to understand business processes, critical data and systems, security risk posture, and risk appetite.
  • Maintain comprehensive view of information security risk, communicate risk to stakeholders and drive compliance to policies and risk appetite.
  • Enable the business through continuous improvement opportunities within the risk and compliance toolset, program, and processes.
  • Lead, grow and develop GRC staff and perform talent development activities.




  • Successful track record of building teams, mentoring, and developing talent.
  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully in a fast-paced, cross functional team environment.
  • 7 - 12 years Information Security, Audit or IT Risk & Compliance Management.
  • Extensive experience managing SOX controls programs and supporting SOX audits.
  • Thorough understanding of a broad range of technical concepts relevant to cloud computing environments: logical access control, agile development process, secure coding principles, security architecture, information security, network security, and privacy.




  • BS in Computer Science, Information Security or related field OR equivalent work experience (6 years of experience)
  • 5+  years of progressive experience leading highly skilled, diverse technical teams.




  • CISA, CISSP, CISM or other professional certifications a plus.



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Tags: Agile Audits CISA CISM CISSP Cloud Compliance Computer Science Governance Network security Privacy SOX Vulnerability management

Perks/benefits: Career development Team events

Region: North America
Country: United States
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