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Senior Information Security Policy and Governance Analyst

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Primary Location: Oeiras, Lisbon, Portugal Additonal Locations: Warsaw, Poland,POL Full time R1286925

Job description

This is a key Policy and Governance role within the global Information Security organization.  The individual fulfilling this role will partner closely with IT professionals both within the core CIO organization and those in the Global Business Units developing and supporting technology solutions used throughout our industry. The Compliance Analyst will ensure that IQVIA technology solutions and the underlying environments they run on adhere to the corporate Information Security control framework as well as globally recognized security standards and country regulations.

To support these objectives, responsibilities of the Policy and Governance Senior Analyst may include reviewing best practice policy requirements, analysing applicable laws and regulations to inform policy and standards, organizing and participating in awareness activities and supporting the Policy and Governance leader with other domain initiatives.


  • Managing a portfolio of tasks as part of the delivery of the ongoing global Information Security Policy and Governance program
  • Familiarizing with best practice and legal and regulatory requirements for information security and turning that to input for the framework, policies and standards
  • Promoting compliance with internal security policies and procedures defined in the IQVIA Integrated Information Framework through awareness initiatives
  • Engage with multijurisdictional stakeholders to inform on policy and standard changes, the rationale, and the change impact.

 All responsibilities are essential job functions unless noted as nonessential (N).


  • Candidates should possess an Associates or Bachelor's degree, and preferably have experience within a regulated industry environment
  • Knowledge of IT processes (SDLC, ITIL) in regulated environments
  • A good understanding of NIST
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Effective organization and time management skills
  • Ability to write with purpose, clarity and accuracy
  • Ability to work both within a team environment and independently to initiate and prioritize tasks
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers and management in a global environment
  • Skilled with word-processing, spreadsheet, and presentation applications
  • SharePoint experience
  • Stakeholder influencing experience


  • Candidate should have a minimum of 3 to 5 years Information Security compliance experience or 5 years in a relevant Information Security role; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • A relevant qualification, like CISM, CRISC, CISSP or ISO 27001 lead auditor


  • Extensive use of telephone and face-to-face communication requiring accurate perception of speech
  • Extensive use of keyboard and mouse requiring repetitive motion of fingers and wrists
  • Regular sitting for extended periods of time
  • There is the potential for some travel (up to 15%)


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