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ICS OT Security Manager


Anderlecht, Brussels, Belgium

Job Function:  Information Technology
Job ID:  65289

ICS OT Security Manager  


Job Description 

Within the global UCB IT organization, the Cyber Security department is responsible for driving, executing and improving the Cyber Security strategy.  We are looking for a unique individual to strengthen our team in the Industrial Control Systems (ICS) / Operation Technology (OT) security space.


As the ICS/OT Security Manager, you will lead and adapt the ICS/OT Cyber Strategy covering both our production (manufacturing) and lab environments as well as manufacturing activities outsourced to third parties.  

This global position will work with internal and external key business stakeholders as well as other IT departments and report directly to the CISO. 

The role is based in Brussels, Belgium. 


Your main responsibilities 

As the ICS/OT Security Manager, you will:  

  • Continuously improve and lead the global strategy when it comes to ICS/OT security by driving a risk-based approach based on recognized standards and frameworks. 
  • Discover, own, prioritize and steer the remediation of gaps and security incidents and risks whilst considering the regularly and compliance needs of UCB. 
  • Follow-up on the ICS/OT threat landscape and adapt the strategy where required. 
  • Act as the subject matter expert within the governance review process for new and ongoing projects and provide advice during activities such as vendor evaluations and architecture discussions. 
  • Work closely with both internal (such as IT, Manufacturing, Supply chain, Research and Development, etc.) as well as external stakeholders. 

    You see yourself immediately when reading… 
  • You have a degree in Computer Science, Cyber Security, Engineering or a related topic. We select on personality, skills and capabilities, not on degree alone! 
  • You are passionate about ICS/OT technology and its specific requirements (compared to IT) regarding security and compliance. You understand the changing threat landscape and evolutions in this space. 
  • You have around 5 years of professional experience in ICS/OT security and working with relevant stakeholders.  
  • You would like to be part of a global company with headquarters in Belgium. 
  • You apply a risk-based approach to ICS/OT security and are capable of mapping trends and threats applicable to UCB. 
  • You can translate common ICS/OT frameworks and industry good practices (NIST, ISO, GxP…) into pragmatic solutions. 
  • You are fluent (oral and written) in English, other languages are a plus.  
    Why you should apply 
    Do you want to contribute in bringing real value to patients living with severe diseases while driving innovation forward?  
    Join UCB’s dynamic, inspiring and innovative environment. You will be recognized for impactful performance via a competitive compensation and benefits package and you will enjoy ample personal development opportunities.

    Tell us what makes you the perfect match to our team and join one of the most dynamic & forward looking IT organizations in the world.  

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