Regional IT Security Advisor

Position Description



Regional IT Security Advisor


Information Technology

Reports To:

Regional IT Direction


Dublin, Ireland


The Company:

We are a multi-million euro company that continues to grow, and are part of the DCC Plc group. Our core strengths lie in supply chain management, and we work with brand name technology manufacturers & customers. We continue to develop innovative solutions at the leading edge of supply chain management and are constantly developing existing relationships and forging new customer partnerships.


We work with companies of all sizes in the technology industry. We have operations across Europe, the US and Asia. We are partnered with thousands of suppliers globally and have an international logistics partnership network spanning six continents. We are a leader in professional materials supply chain design & operation and are the only supply chain services company that can manage cost, capital and complexity for our clients.


We are an inclusive employer and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and abilities. Please let us know if you require reasonable accommodation for the interview process and we will do our utmost to accommodate you.

Regional IT Security Advisor


It is key that we enable our businesses to have the skills and visibility to secure their environments in line with DCC best practice. To assist with this, we are seeking to augment Exertis’ EU Region IT Team with a new role to support the consistent and repeatable delivery of Group cyber services.


Reporting to the Regional IT Director, Exertis Europe, this ‘hand-on’ role will provide technical guidance and assistance directly to our businesses across all currently deployed solutions increasing the focus on making sure that they are doing what they are supposed to be doing.


You will be working as a member of the Exertis’ EU Region IT Team, in a business facing role and will have exciting opportunities to work on various projects, playing an active role in supporting and enhancing the delivery of cyber security services infrastructure to our businesses.


Travel is an integral part of this position; you must be willing and able to travel as much as is required by the needs of our business. Although not frequent, this could also involve international assignments outside of the EU.


Key Role Responsibilities:


IT Security Awareness Training
  • Work with the Group Information Security Advisor to on-board new acquisitions within 3 months of them joining the Group
  • Ensure all businesses have all relevant staff enrolled in the training program and are achieving 90% completion rates


Phishing Awareness
  • Ensure all businesses have all relevant staff enrolled in the Phishing platform
  • React to increasing trends and potential driver(s) for high click rates and work with the businesses to reduce this


Vulnerability Mgmt.
  • Make sure all IT assets are captured in the Group vulnerability management program
  • Where possible help businesses resolve or mitigate vulnerabilities identified. Where this is not possible assist in the risk acceptance process
  • Work with the Group Information Security Advisor to on-board new acquisitions within 3 months of them joining the Group


Operational Checks
  • Work with the local businesses to review the monthly vulnerability and compliance dashboards
  • Take a forward-looking approach to upcoming audit points and help businesses resolve them
  • Where businesses are continually failing to meet Group targets, liaise with local management and divisional management to encourage improvement


Incident Response
  • Assist the Group Information Security Manager in incident response across the Group
  • Be point-of-contact for overseeing CIRP response and escalation
  • Assist with annual scenario-based testing


Penetration Test Management
  • Ensure that the Group penetration testing schedule is adhered to
  • Ensure that all assets are included in respective tests
  • Maintain Secure Portal with updates and closures
  • Carry out re-test process with the help of external vendors
  • Confirm Pen Test defence checks have been performed prior to booking test


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this position. They are not intended to be interpreted as a exhaustive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualification required of employees assigned to this job.