(Senior) Cyber Security Auditor / Assessor (m/f/d)

Knauf IT
Germany - Kitzingen (near Würzburg)

We are on an exciting journey building a digital environment for the Knauf Group that is as groundbreaking as our products for the construction industry. If you are looking for a global impact that is shaped by values such as entrepreneurship, commitment, partnership and Menschlichkeit, this could be the ideal challenge for you.

What you'll do

  • Have a key role in the Information Security organization that has global responsibility for Cyber-Security
  • Establish and further advance the Information Security assessment function in close collaboration with the Head of Security Management and Governance
  • Create artifacts such as processes, assessment universe, assessment plans based on a sound methodology
  • Assess compliance with internal and external Information Security requirements
  • Strengthen Security by addressing deficiencies with regard to the design and effectiveness of the Information Security controls
  • Create mitigation plans and follow up on proper implementation

Who you are

  • Degree in computer science, business, Information Security or comparable education with relevant professional experience
  • Extensive experience in an audit function, ideally combining business and Information Security expertise
  • Extensive knowledge of Audit methodologies and Cyber Security frameworks (e.g. DIIR, DIW, BSI, ISO, NIST, SANS), technologies and best practices
  • Experiences ideally supplemented by certifications (e.g. CIA, CISA, CISM, ISO 27001 Lead Auditor, CISSP)
  • Able to work with stakeholder to maintain a positive collaboration and articulate complex topics into simple language
  • International work experience is a plus. Willingness to travel occasionally to Knauf locations on all continents.


We all shape our lives in our own way. As an employer, we are an important part that indirectly supports this with a wide range of offers, as well as providing security and reliability for all employees. This includes, among other things:

  • Security: Permanent employment contract in a stable, successful family owned business
  • Flexibility: 38 working hours per week, 30 days of vacation, special leave for certain occasions, flextime account and a wide time window for flexible working and weekly home office days
  • Fitness and health: Discounts on various sports and leisure activities, active health promotion, company doctor, occupational safety, and more
  • Time Savings: Private parking and direct access to public transport (train, bus)
  • Future Planning: Support for capital-forming benefits and offers for personal retirement provisions
  • Feel Welcome: Welcome days and individual onboarding, company and team events
  • Personal career and career development: Individual support for extra-occupational studies, further education and training courses
  • Benefits and vouchers: Employee discounts with well-known brands as well as discounted employee purchasing
  • E-bike leasing: Utilizing tax benefits while promoting your own health at the same time
  • Relocation Support
  • Inspiring work environment: Our newly designed New Work office offers you an environment that fosters creativity and productivity. We love coming together as a team here!

Knauf as an employer

Knauf is an international market leader in the building materials' industry. About 42,500 employees at over 300 locations worldwide generate a turnover of over 15,6 billion euros. The foundation of our success as family business are our corporate values of humanity, partnership, commitment and entrepreneurial spirit. As a subsidiary, Knauf Digital GmbH has the mandate to drive commercial excellence through digitalization for all companies of the Knauf Group globally. Our mission is to rethink what it means to provide value to our customers and thereby drive growth for our businesses around the world.

The Knauf Group is a proud equal opportunities employer. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive working environment and therefore base all our employment selection decisions, within all aspects of our business, on experience, skill, and integrity. We strongly encourage applicants from all walks of life to apply for our positions, irrespective of age, sex, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, origin, religion, etc.


Cyber Security & Privacy


Germany - Kitzingen (near Würzburg)

Remote status

Hybrid Remote

Employment type


About Knauf IT

Knauf IT is a driving force behind the global growth and digital transformation of the family-owned Knauf Group, one of the world's leading manufacturers of building materials. More than 500 experts at Knauf IT are supporting 40,000 employees and the customers of the Knauf Group with modern IT solutions and services at over 300 locations worldwide. Our corporate values of humanity, partnership, commitment and entrepreneurial spirit form the basis for the successful growth to more than 12,6 billion Euro annual sales.

Founded in 1932

Co-workers +40,000

Turnover 12.6 bn Euro