Cybersecurity Contract Specialist (Remote) - Nielsen United States Bookmark Share Print 80 0 0

Listing Description

The Nielsen Legal Team supports the company globally, protecting Nielsen’s business, products, intellectual property and reputation. The team places a focus on developing excellence and agility as we minimize risk and move the business forward. The team comprises attorneys, paralegals and legal assistants. Whether we’re solving a problem or averting a crisis, we are focused on creating the best environment possible to advance Nielsen’s reputation, preserve business opportunities, and help business to flourish. 

The Cybersecurity Contract Specialist will be a member of the Global Security department reporting to the Security Performance Management team and is responsible for defining standard cybersecurity contractual terms, negotiating those terms and working with the business to identify their contracting risks.  This role will also assist with customer security reviews and responding to audits.  This role will work closely with the product leadership, legal, privacy and cybersecurity teams to support contracting needs for Nielsen clients and third party suppliers.

  • Job Responsibilities:
  •  The person in this role will be comfortable with counseling business partners and sourcing, negotiating security terms, and work proactively with them to identify, mitigate and address cybersecurity contracting risks.
  • Work with commercial teams to ensure client contracts and agreements with third party vendors include appropriate cybersecurity terms.
  • Draft, review, and negotiate cybersecurity language for Nielsen’s client, supplier, and third party agreements.
  • Work collaboratively with the Nielsen cybersecurity organization to ensure that templates and negotiation positions are updated and reflect the internal security posture and external requirements.
  • Manage intake of client and vendor contract engagements through Service Now.  Negotiate directly with clients, suppliers, and third parties.
  • Communicate with external clients to foster an understanding and confidence in the global cyber security program.
  • Support cybersecurity functions including risk management, security audits and customer security reviews.
  • Analyze existing and new legislative and regulatory developments to ensure that Nielsen understands and stays in sync with evolving requirements

  • Qualifications:
  • 3+ years experience writing and negotiating cybersecurity contract requirements 2+ years of experience conducting security assessments preferred.
  • Basic understanding of all components of cyber security Knowledge of common security frameworks, such as: ISO 27001/27002, NIST CSF.
  • Technical and functional knowledge of various information security solutions, technologies, and industry-leading practices, allowing this role to provide recommendations, support key decisions, and contribute to industry forums.
  • Technical and business expertise to drive information security requirements/ clauses in contracts, together with people skills to negotiate requirements with third-party representatives.
  • Ability to prioritize and organize simultaneous tasks to ensure all requests are completed in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Ability to think strategically about risk vs. business value Strong oral and written communication skills and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to handle sensitive/confidential information requiring a high level of discretion, respect, and integrity.
  • Exercises good judgment and recognizes when to ask for help or escalate issues.
  • Demonstrates strong people skills and ability to work with individuals at all levels and in all areas of the organization.
  • Ability to use common business technology, including Google Suite and MS Office.
  • Work in a fast-paced environment managing multiple changing priorities
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