The role of IT in protecting and shaping Canon’s future success is more important than ever. It is vital that our systems and data are robust and reliable – not just from a technology perspective, but, equally importantly, in terms of the business processes and ways of working that ensure that our Canon colleagues carry out their jobs in a way that mitigates risk and keeps our company secure and resilient.
As an IT Compliance Lead you will be responsible for enabling continuous improvement in efficiency, effectiveness and value of IT whilst associated risks are being addressed by providing unambiguous and business focused IT governance practices and standards.
What we give
With Canon, you'll get the support and encouragement you need to grow, from people who share your ambition. We'll invest in your professional development to help you learn and progress in your role with us. You'll find leaders who give you the freedom to explore new things and a team where knowledge is shared openly.
1. Lead assigned IT Compliance topics across EMEA IT
Identify and lead initiatives to ensure that the assigned IT Compliance topic is defined, implemented, current, communicated and reported.
2. Ambassador of IT governance
Actively drive, promote and maintain an IT compliance mindset across the IT organisation. Act as the first point of contact on IT governance related subjects.
Create and provide trainings and materials on IT compliance to upskill the IT staff and processes. Engage and foster strong relationships with all – IT internal/non-IT - stakeholders to align with their governance requirements for IT.
Support (junior) professionals in the team on IT compliance related matters.
3. Ownership of IT Standards of Practice (frameworks and standards)
Ensure the assigned standards are defined, implemented, current, communicated and reported.
Analyse external developments of IT practices and standards and advise on applicability of such developments supporting the IT strategy and initiatives. In particular, but not necessarily limited to CobiT, ITIL, COSO, CMMi, and relevant ISO standards.
4. Programme/ Project management
Act as programme/ project manager on assigned IT Compliance topics, managing multiple streams as necessary, and liaising with stakeholders across IT and across other BU’s and Functions as needed.
Track and report on project KPI’s and milestones to senior leadership.
5. Support periodic assessments/reviews to identify level of compliance with applicable standards and controls.
Provide support and guidance on reviews and assessments of compliance to IT controls, standards and contracts of internal IT and external IT Service Providers.
6. Drive IT Value Management practices across IT
Enable IT managing IT capabilities to realise the overall business benefits of IT investments.
Implement, monitor and manage the IT Capability Management Framework (IT-CMF) supporting the planning of the development of the maturity level of IT. Support usage of IT-CMF practices in IT.
Perform and/or support Executive Assessments and/or Critical Capability Assessments (deep dives). Act as main contact point for IT-CMF, both internally as externally.
7. Contribute to continuous improvement of governance, risks awareness and value of IT
Seek actively for opportunities of improving the governance, value and risk awareness of IT and the IT services provided.
Contribute to periodic and ad-hoc reports, including incorporation of recommendations and deep analysis on content.
Lead, execute and support IT Compliance activities as assigned, working towards continuous improvement and optimization of processes and practices.
What we ask
We need people who can achieve the exceptional by working collaboratively, who have the courage to risk new ways of doing things and the ability to see the world the way their customers see it. We're looking for creative problem-solvers like you, someone who can ensure Canon stays ahead in an ever-changing world.
IT Audit experience.
In-depth knowledge of best practices in IT governance, value & capability management/measurement and IT risk management.
Good understanding of CobiT, ITIL, COSO, CMMi and applicable ISO standards.
Good understanding of external regulations like SOX, GDPR and PCI-DSS.
BIG4 experience - advantageous.
ITIL Foundation certified - advantageous.
IT-CMF certified (Core & Assessor)- advantageous.
ISACA certified - advantageous
Strong project management skills and experience, in the area of IT control implementation.
Knowledge of definition and reporting on KPI’s.
Demonstrable experience of successful collaboration with colleagues at all levels (including senior management) to achieve a common goal.
Excellent communication and presentation skills; strong ability to motivate others to adhere to policies, standards and controls in a non-confrontational manner
Good analytical skills with ability to evaluate data trends to be able to provide suggestions for improvement.
Significant professional experience/ knowledge across the main domains of IT; development, project management and operations
Provide (un)solicited recommendations for continuous improvement (quality-driven)
Hands-on and pro-active approach. Can work individually as well as being part of a team and build and maintain a team-spirit.
Capable of coaching and teaching colleagues in the team and across the organisation.
You will need
1. Apply High Standards of Accuracy
2. Create Insight
3. Create Solutions to Problems
4. Plan and Organise effectively
5. Show Courage
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Canon. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status.
Canon is enriching lives and businesses in incredible new ways. You can play a part in shaping the future of a company that’s strong, ambitious and considerate, where people do great things together. You can expect the exceptional and achieve the exceptional, with the world's best imaging company.