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Information Security Contracts Adviser
Ref No.: 18-19984
Location: Portland, Oregon
Information Security Contracts Adviser
Portland, OR
5 Month Contract
W2 ONLY


Job Summary
• Advise Chief Security Officer about regulatory, cybersecurity, legal and privacy matters related to technology purchases and service contracts across the Client affiliates.
• Maintain repository of common responses to security questions from vendors, partners and suppliers.
• Exercise sound judgment in determining when to initiate interdepartmental or cross-business collaboration.
• CSO liaison with procurement at the Client or affiliate level.
o Represent CSO, as needed, by participating in requests for proposals (RFPs).
o Represent CSO, as needed, by participating in contract negotiations.
• Revise documents, participate in the evaluation of supplier proposals, coordinate with CSO security advisors to develop appropriate recommendations, and interact with the legal and procurement teams.
• Determine and apply the appropriate security policy and standards in the contracts for each business transaction.
• Coordinate with the appropriate legal teams on drafts substantive legal documents that involve cybersecurity provisions.
• Develop and perform functions to aid in monitoring third party cybersecurity contract provisions and other third party and supply chain cybersecurity objectives.
• Performs other duties as assigned.


Experience/Key Skills/Competencies:
• Attention to detail, excellent organizational skills, and the ability to handle a high volume of tasks within the service level commitments
• Contract writing experience
• Fluent English written and verbal skills
• Expertise in legal matters related to cybersecurity and privacy
• Experience with formal legal and contract language
• High level knowledge of IT networks, systems and platforms
• Analytical thinking and problem solving skills, because no two contracts are exactly alike