Sr. Director, Global Security & Compliance

Date: Nov 8, 2023

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28273

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.

JELD-WEN is currently seeking a Sr. Director, Global Security & Compliance to join our growing team.


The Opportunity


As Sr. Director of Global Information Security & Compliance will be responsible for building, developing and managing the information security and compliance team for JELD-WEN and is also responsible for all aspects of information security including strategy, architecture, security policies, security initiatives, internal and external audits and compliance efforts. This individual advises the senior management in the development, implementation and maintenance of a company wide information security infrastructure and services and ensures appropriate control objectives for system integrity, availability and reliability, confidentiality, accountability, and assurance within the context of company’s risk tolerance. This role is also responsible for alignment and conformance with enterprise policy standards, which include monitoring metrics, response integration and escalation and various risk analysis. This role will report to the Chief Information Security Officer.


What You Will Do


  • Develop, implement, and monitor a strategic, comprehensive enterprise information security and IT risk management program to ensure that integrity, confidentiality, and availability of information is owned, controlled, or processed by the organization.
  • Build and manage a strong cybersecurity organization able to keep pace with a rapidly evolving and demanding regulatory environment, diverse threat landscape and robust technology capabilities.
  • Demonstrate strong technical leadership, people management skills and analytical skills with thorough understanding of information security, development and successful problem definition, decomposition, estimation, and resolution.
  • Recommend, draft, and approve security policies, standards, and processes. Partner with cross functional teams to validate compliance with those policies, standards, and processes.
  • Develop and implement JELD-WEN’s information security risk management and vulnerability management programs.
  • Create, communicate, and implement a risk-based process for vendor risk management, including the assessment and treatment for risks that may result from partners, consultants, and other service providers.
  • Manage and contain information security incidents and events that protect JELD-WEN’s IT assets, intellectual property, regulated data, and the company’s reputation.
  • Monitor the external threat environment for emerging threats and advise relevant stakeholders on the appropriate courses of action.
  • Develop strategies and plans to ensure timely and accurate restoration of JELD-WEN’s critical infrastructure in the event of serious disruption.
  • Lead security training and awareness to ensure employees receive ongoing security training.
  • Develop a metric and reporting framework to measure the efficiency and effectiveness of the security program, facilitate appropriate resource allocation and increase the maturity of the security.
  • Build and maintain a central IT general controls framework mapped to industry with the best practices and regulatory requirements which defines the key IT controls that are performed across IT globally.
  • Conduct ongoing control assessments to validate compliance with policy, controls framework and compliance with regulations and standards.
  • Establish, maintain, and promote awareness of all IT policies for JELD-WEN.
  • Serve as the liaison between internal audit and the IT organization to assist coordinate audits, reviewing scope, reviewing reports and determine appropriate and relevant agreed actions.
  • Develop and manage information security budgets and monitor them for variances.
  • Perform related duties and fulfill responsibilities as required.


Who You Are


  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, information systems or related field. 
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in a combination of risk management, information security and IT jobs. At least four must be in a senior leadership role.
  • Experience in the implementation and management of risk management programs and working knowledge of information security risk management frameworks such as ISO 27001, NIST, COBIT etc.
  • Demonstrated experience in delivering comprehensive solutions to complex security issues on a global scale.
  • Experience in financial, heath care or highly regulated industry


How You Stand Out


  • Preferred: CISM or similar information security certificate (e.g., CISSP, CISA, CRISC, CEH)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Experience in working with remote\ distributed project teams.
  • Proven project planning skills (organizational and time management)
  • High level of interpersonal skills – has ability to manage customer expectations.
  • Has demonstrated the ability to work with, lead, motivate and develop a team.
  • Experience with web-based applications and/or web services-based applications, APIs etc.




About JELD-WEN Holding, Inc.

JELD-WEN is a leading global designer, manufacturer and distributor of high-performance interior and exterior doors, windows, and related building products serving the new construction and repair and remodeling sectors. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., the company operates facilities in 16 countries in North America and Europe and employs approximately 18,000 people. Since 1960, the JELD-WEN team has been committed to making quality products that create safe and sustainable environments for customers, associates and local communities. The JELD-WEN family of brands includes JELD-WEN® worldwide; LaCantina™ and VPI™ in North America; and Swedoor® and DANA® in Europe. For more information, visit


In 2022, Newsweek named JELD-WEN as one of America’s Most Trustworthy Companies.


What We Offer

Investing in People is one of our Core Values, we strive to attract & retain great people! As such, JELD-WEN offers competitive compensation & benefits packages. Employees (and their families) are covered by medical, dental, vision, and basic life insurance. Employees will receive ten paid holidays throughout the calendar year. JELD-WEN does not accrue time off for salaried positions. We believe in mutual trust and workplace flexibility, therefore appropriate time off for vacation, illness, or other reasons will be agreed upon with your manager per our Flexible Paid Time Off Policy. Employees can also enroll in the following company benefit programs including, 401k Retirement Savings Plan, Prescription Drug Plan, Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Health Reimbursement Account (HRA), Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Tuition Reimbursement, and Employee Discount Program.

Expected pay for this role is between $175,900.00 to $299,000.00 per year and is based on experience and qualifications.

JELD-WEN is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee on the basis of race, color, religious creed, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.


JELD-WEN does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services.


Nearest Major Market: Charlotte