Job Number: 20020258

Location: Dublin, OH

Date Posted: 10-21-2017

Job Title: Third Party IT Risk Advisor

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Headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE: CAH) is a global, integrated healthcare services and products company connecting patients, providers, payers, pharmacists and manufacturers for integrated care coordination and better patient management. Backed by nearly 100 years of experience, with more than 40,000 employees in nearly 60 countries, Cardinal Health ranks among the top 25 on the Fortune 500.

We currently have a full-time career opening for a Third Party IT Risk Advisor


The primary responsibility of this role is to collaborate with a variety of business units and teams within IT to identify, mitigate and manage third party IT risks. This is a high-visibility position as we continue to expand the Third Party Risk program across the enterprise.

This individual is expected to work autonomously, escalating issues as they are encountered and completing the assigned tasks within an established timeframe. Ability to effectively work in a variety of challenging environments is critical in achieving success for the role.

Daily Responsibilities:

  • Assess and evaluate Cardinal Health third parties from an IT risk perspective
  • Perform assessments based upon Cardinal Health methodology and provide suggestions to improve process to become more effective and efficient
  • Coordinate with the business and the vendor to mitigate identified risks
  • Identify and remediate legacy third party risks (i.e. business VPNs, virtual desktops)
  • Perform reviews of vendor contracts to ensure appropriate security language is included
  • Develop effective relationships within the business and IT in support of the above responsibilities
  • Effectively communicate identified gaps and planned remediation procedures to leadership
  • Understand when issues need to be escalated and/or communicated to Cardinal Health leadership
  • Identify, establish and report on key performance indicators

Job Requirements:

  • Prior IT risk management experience is a must.
  • Ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills with leaders at all levels within the organization, an ability to work in a matrixed environment to drive results, and the ability to clearly define and execute repeatable processes.
  • CISA and/or CISSP is a plus.

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

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Meet Gopikrishna

I started my career as an IT programming analyst and have progressed into management. Cardinal Health provides various training programs to help individuals be successful in their job and grow professionally. This is a great place to work because the people here strive to make a great difference in healthcare every day. Gopikrishna, Manager, Software Engineering