Cybersecurity Risk Manager – Eastman – Tennessee USA

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Founded in 1920, Eastman is a global specialty materials company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With the purpose of enhancing the quality of life in a material way, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. The company’s innovation-driven growth model takes advantage of world-class technology platforms, deep customer engagement, and differentiated application development to grow its leading positions in attractive end markets such as transportation, building and construction, and consumables. As a globally inclusive and diverse company, Eastman employs approximately 14,000 people around the world and serves customers in more than 100 countries. The company had 2021 revenues of approximately $10.5 billion and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA. For more information, visit

The Eastman Cybersecurity Risk Manager reports to the Chief Information Security Officer and leads a team of individual contributors who identify, analyze, and elevate cybersecurity risk to stakeholders. You will take on the challenge of standardizing a cybersecurity risk management program and gain global experience while working across diverse backgrounds and experiences.

Daily work
Lead cybersecurity maturity assessments to benchmark against peers and best practices
Understand regulations, guidelines, and industry practices to manage risk and ensure compliance (e.g., NIST CSF, NIST SP 800-53, SOX, GDPR)
Establish and maintain cyber risk criteria
Identify and document cyber threats, both internal and external
Prioritize and communicate the potential business impacts and likelihood of risk events
Work with other business units to establish a strong risk-awareness culture
Explain roles in managing risk to all enterprise levels
Monitor cybersecurity control effectiveness
Develop and audit security documentation to include policies, standards, and procedures
Provide leadership and subject matter expertise/training to other risk disciplines, business units, and corporate functions
Stay abreast of research and benchmarking for risk management practices in alignment with cybersecurity industry and regulatory requirements
Challenge your colleagues about security trends and developments
Manage the performance and development of risk management employees

Role level
Coordinates and supervises the daily activities of a professional or a large and/or moderately complex support/operations team up. May include subordinate work leaders. Has formal supervisor responsibilities; sets priorities for, and coaches team members to meet objectives. Decisions are guided by policies, procedures, and business plan; receive guidance and oversight from manager.
Requires thorough understanding and application of procedures and concepts within own discipline and basic knowledge of other disciplines.
4 years of relevant experience in IT (Information Technology) and/or risk management
Demonstrated ability to build effective working relationships with multiple levels of an organization
Technical knowledge, project management, and ability to influence others
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Bachelor’s degree

Candidate preferences

2 years of people leadership experience
Cybersecurity and/or risk certifications

Eastman as a company

2022 Military Friendly Employer
2022 America’s Most Just Companies
2021 Top 50 Employer for Minority Engineer Magazine
2021 Fortune Change the World
2021 Barron’s Top 100 Most Sustainable Companies
2021 Corporate Champion
2020 World’s Most Ethical Companies (7 Time Honoree)
2020 Wall Street Journal World’s Most Sustainably Managed Companies
2020 Environment + Energy Leader Top Project of the Year Award
2020 Forbes Best Employer for Diversity
2020 Sourcing Journal’s Sustaining Voices
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Eastman benefits

401k with company matching
Annual Retirement Savings Contribution – automatic 5% base pay
Healthcare benefits, adoption and parental leave, vacation
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Eastman Chemical Company is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

Eastman is committed to creating a powerfully diverse workforce and a broadly inclusive workplace, where everyone can contribute to their fullest potential each day.