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AGM - Technology Security Vendor Governance

Job Req ID:  18043

Mumbai, IN

Function:  Technology/ IOT/Cloud


Security Partner Governance

Job Level/ Designation

(M2) Assitant General Manager

Function / Department

Technology Security (Governance)



Job Purpose

Responsible for ensuring that the Information security compliance posture for Vi is maintained and monitored on a continuous basis through effective Partner Governance by enforcing Compliance to KPIs & SLAs by partners to ensure that risks are mitigated to the lowest acceptable level.

Key Result Areas/Accountabilities

a) Appraise Key Risk Indicators (KRI) with CTSO & DRs which includes timely Security information gathering, evaluation & audit of data points

b)  Identify, Recommend & Implement improvement areas on periodic manner to strengthen the KRI measurement criteria to provide appropriate Security posture reports as a part of  improvement items

c) Risk Governance review (ESC) with Key Managed service & supply partners and tier 2 partners   -  ESC includes scheduled & Ad hoc review meetings with CTSO and OEM/MS partner leadership team

d) Security Governance review (JSG ) with Key IT & Telecom Partners

e) Ensure that minimal escalations go to CTSO through timely circulation & follow up on MOM action response items.

Core Competencies, Knowledge, Experience

  • Ensure effective vendor governance with ethical, legal and contractual requirements
  • Responsible for overall security compliance, Assurance, Risk mgmt.  activities performed by VI’s Partners
  • Validating changes for KRIs suggested and assessing their alignment risk score
  • Representation in Governance forums for critical review
  • Drafting & Ensuring IS obligations, in contracts, for 3rd party Vendor/Contractors & prospective Business Partners.
  • Regular collaboration & Review with Vendors for KPI, SLA compliance
  • Governing of Vendors/Partners handling PI/SPI to ensuring and monitoring contractual obligation adherence, Reviewing, validating and supporting in closing audit responses for various assessments related to Privacy.
  • Ensuring security trainings are conducted for all vendor resources and their compliance with VI IS policy.
  • Excellent problem solving, organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Good interpersonal skills including persuasiveness and/or assertiveness skills


Must have technical / professional qualifications

Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field; Master's degree is a plus ; certifications in security domain preferred viz CRISC, ISACA,PMI