Germany, Düsseldorf, DX

IT Consultant - Governance, Risk and Compliance (d/f/m)

At Henkel, you can be a game changer and craft your career. Unleash your entrepreneurial spirit by bringing your ideas to life within a global team. Our leading brands and technologies, along with our high-performing businesses will provide you with countless opportunities to develop your skills and explore new paths. Your career at Henkel will contribute to a more sustainable future, while you grow within our vibrant, diverse culture of trust and belonging. If you’re up for challenging the status quo, join our team of pioneers and make your mark on the future with us.

Do you dare to make an impact?


  • Provide highly skilled technical and information security expertise to developments, implementations and operations of the governance, risk and compliance management program
  • Analyze new IT laws and regulations and derive requirements for Henkel in collaboration with Henkel business units and legal/compliance departments
  • Lead and support projects which are part of the governance, risk and compliance management program
  • Communicate and explain cyber security requirements, associated risks and IT security controls to technical and non-technical colleagues from expert level to upper management
  • Conduct cyber security risk assessments and reviews and assess and monitor compliance with new requirements on Henkel with central IT and Henkel business stakeholders
  • Ensure the integration of new requirements into existing control frameworks
  • Customize, automate and interface software solutions in the GRC area


  • Degree in cyber security or similar education
  • At least 3 years of broad professional experience in a similar role
  • Strong analytical skills in order to assess information and identify potential risks
  • Sound knowledge of current legislation and regulations landscape worldwide and experience in analyzing and ensuring compliance with derived IT requirements
  • Experience in designing, implementing, managing, reviewing and improving internal controls for governance, risk and compliance
  • Experience in software development and customization, DevOps, incl. MS DevOps experience is advantageous
  • Experience in agile project management
  • Highly effective communication skills and proven ability to work in multicultural and diverse environments of international organizations; Start-up mentality with clear business orientation
  • Fluent in German and English
  • Active certifications such as CISM and experience in IT audits are advantageous

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to gender, origin, culture, mindset, generation, disability, religion and sexual orientation.

JOB ID: 23051961
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
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