One of the world’s leading impact asset managers, Finance in Motion focuses on sustainable economic, social, and environmental development in low- and medium- income countries. With well over EUR 2 billion in Assets under Advisory/Management, the company attracts capital from private investors to leverage public sector contributions. Our funds provide debt or equity primarily for local financial institutions and increasingly for project and corporate finance. We are active in more than 30 countries across Southeast Europe, the Caucasus, Latin America, the Middle East and North Africa, and sub-Saharan Africa, where we foster small business and rural development, green energy production, and natural resource protection.    

Since its foundation in 2009, the company has consistently recorded year-on-year growth and expanded into new regions and topics. Due to this ongoing success, Finance in Motion is seeking a

Working area:

Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Working hours:

Full-time / Part-time

Data and IT Security Officer (m/f/d)

Key responsibilities:
  • Implement FiM’s Information Security Management System (ISMS) aligned with an industry standard framework. Ensure its dissemination within FiM and, when necessary, the capacity building of interested parties
  • Ensure that FiM’s ISMS policies, processes and supplemental documents comply with external regulations (KAIT, DSGVO) and best practice industry standard framework (e.g. ISO 27001) relevant for a KWG licensed service provider
  • Maintain Information Security Policies, Processes and supplemental documents ensuring these are periodically reviewed and updated according to organizations risk appetite, regulations, and best practice
  • Maintain an Incident Reporting and Response System to address FiM’s security incidents, respond to alleged policy violations, or complaints from external parties
  • Implement an ongoing risk assessment program targeting information security and privacy matters
  • Keep abreast of latest security and privacy legislation, regulations, alerts, and vulnerabilities relevant to FiM’s business
  • Support the Business Continuity Management by creating respective plans and perform regular testing
  • With the Head of IT and System Operations, maintain FiM’s IT Disaster Recovery Plan. Coordinate and document the drills and monitor its correct on-going operations
  • With the Head of IT and System Operations ensure that outsourcing Information Security and Data protection controls are implemented, maintained, and monitored, updating as and when necessary
  • With the Head of System Operations support the technical implementation of Data Protection policies on Finance in Motion Microsoft 365 environment
  • Ensuring ongoing of awareness of employees on Information Security & Data Protection obligations as well as supporting business units in all data protection related issues
  • Ensure governance and compliance to Information Security and Data Protection obligations
  • Act as a Subject Matter Expert to provide advice and guidance on Information Security and Data Protection topics

What we expect:

  • University studies in computer science, information systems or other relevant disciplines
  • Sufficient, relevant work experience in IT Security
  • Experience with Microsoft Office 365 Security and Compliance framework of functionalities
  • Familiarity with the latest technological trends, in particular with regards to computer security and threat prevention
  • Excellent written and spoken English, German language competency is an advantage
  • Analytical thinker with a structured and result-oriented approach to work
  • Sound knowledge of IT specific regulations and relevant security standards
  • Open communication style
  • Demonstrable commitment to Finance in Motion´s vision/mission

What you can expect:

  • An agile, widely diverse international working environment with over 50 nationalities who strive to uphold our start-up spirit and benefit from the opportunities of a growing company
  • A job with a great degree of autonomy that achieves real impact through cooperation and joint responsibility
  • A purpose-driven, performance-oriented company culture that rewards above-average results
  • An organization dedicated to providing effective training and upskilling to its employees
Our around 250 employees working from our 17 offices worldwide are dedicated to promoting sustainable development through market-based finance solutions. If you enjoy tackling complex challenges in a hands-on manner and prefer a communication style that suits the flat hierarchies and cooperative mindset we value, we would very much like to hear from you. Please use our online application system to submit your full application including a CV and meaningful cover letter.
Human Resources
Stefanie Zanetti
Tel.: 00 49 (0)69 271035-483