(Senior) Cyber Security Risk Manager (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

  • Globally responsible for Cyber Security as a key member of the Information Security organization
  • Optimize and manage the Information Security (IS) Risk Framework
  • Strengthen security by orchestrating the IS risk management process and supporting compliance with our IS Governance Framework
  • Develop Information Security Risk reports and a Risk culture
  • Facilitate risk management activities and consult with business and IT on Information Security Risks
  • Continually optimize our IS Risk Management

Who you are

  • A degree in computer science, information security or a related field
  • Multiple years of experience in IT or information security, ideally with a focus on information security risk
  • Extensive knowledge of cyber security and risk frameworks (e.g., BSI, ISO, NIST, SANS), technologies, and best practices
  • Security certifications (e.g., CISSP, CISA, CISM, ISO 27001 Lead Auditor/Implementer) are a plus
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively with stakeholders and articulate complex topics in a clear and concise manner


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 vouchers and discounts with well-known brands as well as discounted employee purchasing
  • 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


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