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Head of Cyber Programs and Outreach

Life, Physical, and Social Science



Full Time


Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Job Description The Head of Cyber Programs and Outreach is a member of the CISO’s office and is accountable for the curation and execution of cybersecurity program portfolio supporting Biogen globally. Equally important, this role is responsible for engaging the Biogen workforce employing a progressive awareness campaign to keep cybersecurity appropriately relevant. The cybersecurity non-recurring portfolio features programs and projects that underpin Biogen IT’s 4x2024 strategy, delivering Resilience, Simplification and Scale. This leader must be seasoned in managing complex, impactful enterprise initiatives and have a sophisticated approach for interacting with our enterprise stakeholders. What you’ll do Portfolio Management Working with the leaders across IT and within Cyber Security, develop and oversee the portfolio of initiatives (program and projects) that maximizes value for Biogen. This means curating the annual portfolio by understanding the needs of the business in relation to both AOP and LRSPs and translating these plans into what is relevant for this organization. Once formed, this leader is accountable for the execution of the initiatives that is part of this portfolio. Functional Management of PMs for Cyber Security For the CISO, develop a cadre of project and program managers that support our portfolio of projects and programs. This to-be developed team will be a mix of employee and contractors. The candidate will need to demonstrate the ability to recruit talent and support this talent to see them successful in Biogen. Outreach - Awareness and Training Lead a team that is responsible for the cybersecurity training and awareness of our cybersecurity stakeholders, starting with our workforce but work to extend this scope to external stakeholders such as patients and partners. Program and Project Management – Direct oversight of special initiatives As needed, be the primary leader of initiatives that need special, typically temporary, support. Serving on behalf of the CISO, you will serve as the reliable program manager on projects that are too important to miss a beat. Qualifications Required Skills: 3-5-years’ experience across cyber security initiatives, 10-years total work experience Demonstrated success across programs and projects – the more complicated the better A track record of customer success with business stakeholders outside of the IT and Cyber organizations. The ability to implement lasting solutions and services to multiple stakeholders Demonstrated talent development and management success. Success is hiring and grooming talent that is fit for the cyber and other IT organizations. Bachelor’s Degree Why Biogen? Our mission to find therapies for neurological and rare diseases is a unique focus within our industry and this shared purpose is what connects us as a team. We work together to overcome obstacles and to follow the science. We are resilient as we strive to make an impact on our patients’ lives and on changing the course of medicine. Together, we pioneer. Together, we thrive. Additional Information “Diversity is key for the survival of our ecosystem. I believe it is the single most important factor for a balanced flourishing environment where everyone thrives.” Guy Hadari – Chief Information Officer- Biogen All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.