Senior Consultant,Cybersecurity

  • Full-time
  • Career Site Team: Technology and Engineering

Job Description

Senior Consultant,Cyber – Project manager for Regional Information Security Office (RISO), Pune-India


NIQ is seeking an experienced and highly skilled Consultant for the Regional Information Security Office (RISO) to lead cybersecurity initiatives within APAC, with a focus on India, and provide additional global support to other regions (EMEA, North America and LATAM). This role will actively contribute towards NIQ’s cyber security initiatives across the globe and provide expertise to our Governance, Risk and Compliance program and customer-facing services. The successful candidate will have experience in leading and supporting NIQ’s customer cybersecurity requirements and discuss how NIQ protects its’ customers information. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work collaboratively in a global organization, covering multiple sectors with a wide range of requirements.


  • Assist in the implementation and maintenance of risk frameworks, ensuring alignment with industry standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Work closely with technical and non-technical teams to foster a culture of cybersecurity awareness and compliance.
  • Engage with customers and business contacts to address inquiries related to security practices, ensuring transparency, and alignment with industry standards.
  • Generate clear and concise reports detailing risk assessment findings, remediation progress, and responses to customer requests, providing valuable insights to support decision-making processes.
  • Development and maintenance of dashboards to illustrate the RISO teams reach and influence among a wide range of team's key stakeholders.  


  • 2+ Years’ experience working in an Information Security focused role with a focus on supporting customer audits and assessments, contract reviews, technical remediation items, and vendor due diligence.
  • Knowledge of one or more of the following; NIST-CSF/NIST-CIS, ISO27001, COBIT, GDPR, SOC2.
  • Experience in managing risk on a global scale, incorporating regulatory requirements and industry-specific compliance frameworks into the overall risk management framework.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to translate technical information into business-relevant information and develop and maintain close relationships, presenting the need for security to all personnel from senior leaders to specialist roles in a manner that encourages positive engagement and demonstrates the benefits of security.
  • Strong working knowledge in Microsoft Applications (Excel, SharePoint, PowerPoint, PowerBI, etc.)


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with a focus on Computer Sciences.
  • Familiarity with Jira and Agile best-practices.
  • Experience leading comprehensive remediation plans.

Additional Information

  • Enjoy a flexible and rewarding work environment with peer-to-peer recognition platforms. 
  • Recharge and revitalize with help of wellness plans made for you and your family. 
  • Plan your future with financial wellness tools. 
  • Stay relevant and upskill yourself with career development opportunities

About NIQ

NIQ is the world’s leading consumer intelligence company, delivering the most complete understanding of consumer buying behavior and revealing new pathways to growth. In 2023, NIQ combined with GfK, bringing together the two industry leaders with unparalleled global reach. With a holistic retail read and the most comprehensive consumer insights—delivered with advanced analytics through state-of-the-art platforms—NIQ delivers the Full View™.

NIQ, is an Advent International portfolio company with operations in 100+ markets, covering more than 90% of the world’s population. For more information, visit

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