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IT Security & Privacy Manager (d/f/m)

Business Unit:  Ottobock SE & Co. KGaA

Duderstadt, DE, 37115 Berlin, DE, 10405

Employment Type:  regular
Contact Person:  Ivana Simovic
Contact Information:  030 40363 9459
Job ID:  4107

Summary Statement


The Ottobock Security Governance is a team of dedicated Cyber Security experts with the mission to secure Ottobock´s information assets and infrastructure worldwide. The team is responsible for defining and implementing a risk-based Cyber Security Management within Ottobock Group worldwide. Ottobock Cyber Security Governance Team monitors the implementation of defined controls and conduct reviews to assess risks and to define mitigation measures. Based on that know-how and the latest technological trends, it consults with the IT and Business departments to improve enterprise Cyber Security globally. The IT Security & Privacy Manager will support both the strategy and the daily operations of the CISO.

Duties & Responsibilities


  • Support the maintenance of our IT security program
  • Support the tasks of the CISO including in respect of cloud software, technical and organisational measures (TOMs) and data protection impact assessment
  • Provide guidance and thought leadership, for example, on the use of emerging technologies in a privacy-compliant manner including the use of privacy tools and automation.
  • Partnering with stakeholders to ensure data privacy issues are considered at the outset of new projects, products and initiatives
  • Project Management and working on cross-team projects
  • Support reviews and audits



  • A degree in a relevant discipline or a demonstrated ability to understand relevant data privacy, (cyber)security and other technology-related matters
  • Experience with privacy related matters, including the GDPR
  • Experience in EU’s data protection laws (GDPR) and its implementation in corporates
  • Additional qualifications, e.g., DPO and/or IT certifications, CIPM, CIPP/E, CIPP/US considered as an asset
  • You understand tech, security and the legal background, and can explain it to stakeholders and other audiences
  • Very good knowledge of German and English in Word and writing 



  • Attractive remuneration incl. bonus and 30 days vacation
  • Flexible & family-friendly working time models (incl. option for mobile working and home office)
  • Individual personnel development and further training through Ottobock Academy as well as external training and further education opportunities
  • An open corporate culture with regular team events and an exciting international working environment
  • Corporate benefits, job ticket, company bicycle, health management offers as well as many more benefits that await you at Ottobock

Diversity at Ottobock

For us, the focus is on treating each other with respect and enjoying our work. We value diversity and therefore expressly welcome all applications regardless of gender, age, nationality, disability, ethnicity and social origin, religious beliefs or sexual orientation. This includes special consideration for severely disabled individuals with equal suitability.

Your future at Ottobock

Ottobock's products and services in prosthetics and orthotics as well as human mobility and patient care ensure independence and quality of life when personal mobility is restricted. With around 8,000 employees in more than 50 countries, our company is the world market leader in technical orthopaedics.

Your ideas and commitment will inspire your colleagues and staff, and will further the interests of Ottobock. Be part of a dynamic, growing company with flat hierarchies. We offer a richly diverse field of work, individual development opportunities and extensive qualification programs in our Ottobock Academy.

Please only apply via our online job portal at Please quote the Job-ID for the position in question, and also state your earliest starting date and salary requirements. We look forward to receiving your application!