Malmö or Perstorp, Sweden
Application due: August 18 2023


Cyber Security Officer

Perstorp is looking for a candidate who wants to develop and raise the level of Cybersecurity in a global chemical group.

Perstorp is looking for a candidate who wants to develop and raise the level of Cybersecurity in a global chemical group.

You will report to the Global IT Infrastructure Manager of the Perstorp Group and be part of the Perstorp Group IT Management team as well as leading the Perstorp Cybersecurity team. You will also coordinate Cybersecurity across the Perstorp Group.

Focus for 2023 and 2024 will be coordination of implementing the Cybersecurity framework (based on NIST) used by Perstorp´s owner PETRONAS (new owner since October 2022). Cybersecurity is a highly prioritized matter in the PETRONAS Group.

Your main responsibilities will be to

  • Develop and maintain Cybersecurity for the Perstorp Group
  • The scope of Cybersecurity will be IT and in the future planned to include OT
  • Develop and maintain awareness measures improving the “Human Firewall”
  • The role requires close cooperation with:
    • The Cybersecurity team
    • OT-security and Perstorp Operations sites
    • Digital Office, Group Legal, Procurement, and Responsible Care
    • PETRONAS Group Cybersecurity

You will also;

  • Improve, develop and maintain Perstorp Information Security Lead System reflecting and aligning the frameworks used by PETRONAS
  • Manage Cybersecurity and information security breaches, and assist in other types of security related incidents
  • Supervise and conduct internal Cybersecurity and Information security audits, audits of new services and products as well as assisting external audits


  • Cybersecurity and Information Security
  • Demonstrated experience with one or more IT security processes such as: Vulnerability management, Network security (email, web, firewall, IPS/IDS, NTA) , Endpoint security, Cloud security, Web APP Security, Cyber Security Investigation & Intelligence tools (OSINT), Penetration testing (scoping, reviewing/remediating findings), Incident management
  • Basic technical understanding of IT infrastructure
  • Practical experience in using Microsoft cloud security stack
  • Frameworks like the NIST, ISO 27000 and similar
  • Project and process management
  • Perform, develop and promote awareness training
  • Writing policies and guidelines
  • Good communication skills
  • Fluent in English and Swedish, written and spoken

Who are you?

  • A passionate security ambassador
  • Result oriented
  • You have a pragmatic approach to your responsibility and are not afraid to act as the eye opener to shortcomings and required improvements related to Cybersecurity
  • You are prepared to fulfil your global role i.e have a multi-cultural awareness and skills in navigating in a global environment
  • Prepared to deploy change where possible
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic and keen to learn and develop yourself
  • Maintaining a high level of integrity (being trustworthy and handling sensitive information with care)
  • You are curious, you don't take things for granted and you want to understand the details when needed

Other information

Please send us your application latest by August 18. The recruitment process begins as soon possible and the selection is ongoing during the summer.

The position is based in Malmö or Perstorp. The Cyber Security Officer reports to the Global Manager IT Infrastructure.

To get more information about the position, please contact Manager Global IT infrastructure Joakim Borg +46 +46734274820 or VP IT Susanna Frennemo; phone +46 706 885 731. 

About Perstorp

Perstorp believes in improving everyday life – making it safer, more convenient and more environmentally sound for billions of people all over the world. As a world leading specialty chemicals company, our innovations provide essential properties for products used every day and everywhere. You’ll find us all the way from your car and mobile phone to towering wind turbines and the local dairy farm. Simply put, we work to make good products even better, with a clear sustainability agenda.

Founded in Sweden in 1881, Perstorp’s focused innovation builds on more than 140 years of experience, representing a complete chain of solutions in organic chemistry, process technology and application development. One of the Group’s largest unit is Site Perstorp, in Sweden, which has been manufacturing chemical products in various forms since 1881. Basic & specialty polyols, formates, organic acids and formaldehyde are the main products manufactured in Perstorp.

Perstorp has approximately 1,500 employees and manufacturing units in Asia, Europe and North America. Sales in 2021 amounted to 13.5 billion SEK. Perstorp Group is since October 2022 a wholly-owned subsidiary of PETRONAS Chemicals Group Berhad (PCG), Malaysia´s leading integrated chemicals provider and part of PETRONAS Group.

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