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Mgr, Identity and Access Control - Privilege Management

Date: Sep 23, 2022

Location: LAKE FOREST, IL, US, 60045-5201

Company: Grainger Businesses

Primary Function:

As part of the Identity and Access Management Leadership team, the position will focus on the execution of the privilege management security strategy with an additional focus on organizational identity and access management, security in enterprise transformation projects and more.


This person will provide advice on strategy, architecture, and solution design as well as focus on program planning and governance, project coordination and execution.


This role interacts with the executive and senior leadership on a regular basis so exceptional communications skills and deep experience in managing complex programs is essential to manage the program across multiple workstreams



Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Plan and execute the related workstreams for the information security strategy for Grainger privilege management with a risk management mindset and focus
  • Collaborate with technical teams to ensure appropriate solution design and architecture, project planning, schedule, and delivery
  • Manage global privilege management projects, collaborating with cross-functional teams at Grainger & Grainger global subsidiaries, enterprise security, technology, portfolio management, legal, privacy, corporate functions, and suppliers/vendors.
  • Develop governance, monitoring metrics, reporting and dashboards for teams and senior management to show measured progress and risk mitigation from services delivered
  • Provide coaching, guidance, and consultancy on security projects to ensure an overall fit with architecture direction.
  • Engage and coordinate with stakeholders and provide cyber security briefings, status updates to various audiences, including technical and executive leadership teams
  • Supervise, manage, and lead technical and business cyber security staff and project team


Required Education & Experience: 

BA/BS or equivalent

4+ years of experience in related field preferred

  • Strong understanding of privilege management including processes and technology solutions that address gaps and issues
  • Experienced in project and program management for technology and/or security related projects
  • Hands-on and management experience in leading and implementing security projects and process improvement and development, security governance along with experiences in identity and access management and enterprise-wide transformation projects
  • Good knowledge / understanding of managing a Public Key Infrastructure and Certificate Lifecycle Management.
  • Assist with SoX audits and handling of internal and external audit requests
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required. Master’s or specialization in Information Security/Risk Management preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills required
  • 4 years’ experience leading a cross functional Information Security team.
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in information security and risk management required. Solid understanding of IT processes and framework and experience working in IT.



Grainger is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.