Head of Cyber Security (m/f/d)

Job description

Job description

We are looking for:

A new team member for one of our portfolio companies in the cybersecurity and insurance space, integrating them and targeting as clients the SME businesses.

What will keep you challenged?

  • Developing a modular cyber security offering for SMEs
  • Defining and launching cyber security onboarding for customers
  • Selecting and helping to implement cyber security technology vendors (e.g. Attack Surface Monitoring, Security Trainings, Vendor Management)
  • Speaking to customers and onboarding them in the beginning hands-on
  • Discussing cyber risk management strategies with brokers and insurers
  • Leading, building, and developing a team of security professionals

Which traits contribute to your success?

  • Minimum of 5 years of cyber security experience
  • Renowned expert on selected cyber security topics
  • Ability to cover a broad range of cyber security topics credibly
  • Knowledge of compliance, certifications, and information security
  • Excited to join a startup build it with a hands-on attitude
  • Industry certifications (if available)
  • Cyber security engineering background (preferred)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English; German is a plus
  • Please note that we are looking for support in the Berlin office of our portfolio company. Eligibility to work within the EU is required as well.

What to expect working with our portfolio company:

  • Be part of the most senior leadership team of a disruptive company enjoying full autonomy to shape your role, take on a lot of responsibility and grow quickly
  • A friendly team in which you are welcome as a person and in which the joy of work and development prospects are at the forefront!
  • Challenging and supportive environment with motivated colleagues, where you are expected to achieve something, but where you can learn a lot and have fun
  • An attractive compensation including equity
  • A long-term development perspective in a growing company
  • Being part of an instant network within the Project A family

Do you want to be part of our portfolio company's success story?
We are looking forward to your online application.

Project A is an operational venture capital firm that invests in early stage companies from a variety of industries such as digital health, robotics, and mobility amongst others. Our portfolio includes over 60 companies with different business models including B2C, B2B, SaaS, e-commerce and more. Within our company of over 100 professionals, over 15 teams offer their direct support to our portfolio companies with software engineering, marketing, sales, business intelligence and many other fields. In 2020 Project A was named Germany's best VC by Business Insider magazine.

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