Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) - Director IT - Freeport McMoRan - Phoenix, AZ

Freeport-McMoRan is a leading international mining company with headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. We operate large, long-lived, geographically diverse assets with significant proven and probable reserves of copper, gold, and molybdenum. The company has a dynamic portfolio of operating, expansion and growth projects in the copper industry. Freeport-McMoRan is one of the world’s largest publicly traded copper producers, the world’s largest producer of molybdenum and a significant gold producer. We have a long and successful history of conducting our business in a safe, highly efficient and socially-responsible manner.
We have the assets, the talent, the drive and the financial strength to provide attractive and rewarding careers of our employees. We encourage you to take the time to explore the opportunity to advance your career at Freeport-McMoRan. Description This is the top information and cyber-security executive in the company. The CISO will oversee and coordinate global security strategy and drive cyber-risk governance across the company, including efforts around security operations, cyber threat intelligence, security architecture, and program management. The CISO will be the primary liaison and change agent for all security matters associated with information technology, operations, engineering, human resources, communications, legal, risk, and facilities management.
Oversee and develop a team of security managers and strategic vendors who safeguard the company’s assets, intellectual property, data and computing systems. Overall accountability to set the vision and establish direction for the global cyber security program that is clearly aligned with the strategic objectives and priorities of Freeport and its businesses. Manage the development and implementation of global security policy, standards, guidelines and procedures to ensure ongoing maintenance of the cyber security program. Physical protection responsibilities will include asset protection, access control systems, video surveillance, and more. Information protection responsibilities will include data privacy and protection, mobile and endpoint security, threat detection and hunting, vulnerability management, application security architecture, identity and access management, cyber resiliency, network security architecture, network access and monitoring policies, employee education and awareness, and more. Collaborate with the executive team to prioritize security initiatives and spending based on appropriate risk management and/or financial methodology. Prepare and present regular board-level reporting to create awareness of emerging risks and the company’s cyber preparedness. Oversee incident response planning, as well as the investigation of security breaches, and assist with disciplinary and legal matters associated with such breaches as necessary. Maintain relationships with local, state and federal law enforcement and other related government agencies. Perform other duties as required. Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS, Cyber Security or related field Fifteen (15)+ years of total experience in Information Technology, including ten (10)+ years of experience in security leadership and management to include, Collaborative management style An intelligent, articulate and persuasive leader who can serve as an effective member of the senior management team and who is able to communicate security-related concepts to Executives, Board of Directors and a broad range of technical and non-technical staff Experience with business continuity planning, auditing, and risk management, as well as contract and vendor negotiation Knowledge of pertinent law and the law enforcement community Demonstrated ability to manage and mentor large complex teams, including teams using a mix of in-house professionals, outsourced providers, and contractors Demonstrated experience in a mixed Information Technology and Operating Technology environment
Preferred Qualifications
Experience in:
Selecting and managing outsourced business partners Providing input on the security and risk implications from business and technology transformation activities Leading security technology changes, and providing direction to teams on project issues Cloud and on-premise information security challenges and developing programs to address cyber and security risks Working in a distributed business environment, including working with offshore and remote business leaders and teams Working with compliance functions and teams Providing executive level feedback and communication on relevant current security and cyber topics, current program objectives and progress, and risks associated with business decisions or initiatives Demonstrating compliance with industry leading practices for cyber-security Criteria / Conditions
Ability to understand and apply verbal and written work and safety-related instructions and procedures given in English Ability to communicate in English with respect to job assignments, job procedures, and applicable safety standards Must be able to work in a potentially stressful environment Position is in busy, non-smoking office located in downtown Phoenix, AZ Location requires mobility in an office environment; each floor is accessible by elevator Occasionally work will be performed in a mine, outdoor or manufacturing plant setting Must be able to frequently sit, stand and walk Must be able to frequently lift and carry up to ten (10) pounds Freeport-McMoRan promotes a drug/alcohol-free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going random drug testing as allowed by applicable State laws
Freeport-McMoRan has reviewed the jobs at its various office and operating sites and determined that many of these jobs require employees to perform essential job functions that pose a direct threat to the safety or health of the employees performing these tasks or others. Accordingly, the Company has designated the following positions as safety-sensitive: Site-based positions, or positions which require unescorted access to site-based operational areas, which are held by employees who are required to receive MSHA, OSHA, DOT, HAZWOPER and/or Hazard Recognition Training; or Positions which are held by employees who operate equipment, machinery or motor vehicles in furtherance of performing the essential functions of their job duties, including operating motor vehicles while on Company business or travel (for this purpose “motor vehicles” includes Company owned or leased motor vehicles and personal motor vehicles used by employees in furtherance of Company business or while on Company travel); or Positions which Freeport-McMoRan has designated as safety sensitive positions in the applicable job or position description and which upon further review continue to be designated as safety-sensitive based on an individualized assessment of the actual duties performed by a specifically identified employee. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability

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