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Associate Director - Risk Assessment

Date:  24 May 2024
Country:  India
Function:  Not Applicable
Sub-Function:  Not Applicable


About Us

Olam International is a leading food and agri-business supplying food, ingredients, feed and fibre to over 19,800 customers worldwide. Our value chain spans over 60 countries and includes farming, processing and distribution operations, as well as a sourcing network of 4.8 million farmers. Through our purpose to 'Re-imagine Global Agriculture and Food Systems', Olam aims to address the many challenges involved in meeting the needs of a growing global population, while achieving positive impact for farming communities, our planet and all our stakeholders. Headquartered and listed in Singapore, Olam currently ranks among the top 30 largest primary listed companies in terms of market capitalisation on SGX-ST.

Olam Information Services (OISL) is a captive subsidiary of Olam International, Singapore offering IT Services & Global Business Services across its operations in 65 countries in Asia, Africa, EU & Americas. In Chennai, we currently have onboard more than 1000 highly motivated employees. Olam Digital has received International Innovation Award 2019 for Best Services and Solutions.

Olam Global Business Services (OGBS) is a captive unit that offers End to End business process and analytics solutions. OGBS currently offers its solutions in 6 Platforms: Finance, Supply Chain, People services, Risk & Market Compliance, Big Data Analytics and Business Intelligence. At this moment, OGBS is located in City of Chennai, India and provides its services to over 20 countries. Olam GBS has received Best Shared Services in India Award – 2019, by Shared Services Forum and Asia’s No.1 Shared Services in Process Improvement and Value Creation, 2019 by Shared Services and Outsourcing Network Forum.

Job Description

Candidate should have total 14 - 15+ years of overall Information & Cyber Security experience.

Candidate would be responsible for identifying, evaluating, and reporting on information security risks in a manner that supports the risk posture of Olam group of companies.

Candidates should have detailed understanding of various technology controls, technologies that support such control at endpoint, servers, network, databases etc.

Candidate should be able assess various information security risk in various IT Infrastructure and Applications and should be able to articulate the risk and the recommendations.

Candidate will proactively work with Central and Regional IT personnel of Olam group of companies to implement information security practices that meet defined policies and standards of Olam. He or she will also oversee a variety of Information security-related risk management activities

Candidate should have understanding of information Security metrics and reporting framework to measure the efficiency and effectiveness of security controls

Candidate should have individually handled Technology Risk Assessments and Security Compliance and have working knowledge of tools like Disk Encryption, Antimalware, Host Firewall, Secure Web browsing, ATP, EDR across McAfee, Symantec and CrowdStrike products, PIM, DLP, Mail gateways & Vulnerability Assessments.  

Should have handled security compliance across multiple geographies

Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills.

Candidate should have Strong Communication, Presentation, and Interpersonal Skills.

Candidate should have experience with cloud infrastructure like Microsoft Azure.

Scripting Knowledge will be an added advantage


Profile Description

Monitor and manage various Information Security SLA within Olam group of companies

Perform Technical risk assessment of various IT and InfoSec solutions including the evaluation and recommendation of specific technical controls

Oversee and support the other team members in areas of Vulnerability Assessment, Application Security Testing, Penetration Testing, Endpoint and Server compliance, Firewall review, user access governance. Should be able to understand risk from the above areas and able prepare risk-based mitigations

Manage and maintain information security dashboards for Senior management reporting

Manage and analyse various information security exceptions.

Ensure timely and accurate reporting and presentation preparation for stakeholders of Olam group of companies and Board of Directors

Understanding and improving on various security services provided to Olam group of companies


Olam is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, nationality, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Applicants are requested to complete all required steps in the application process including providing a resume/CV in order to be considered for open roles.

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