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IT Risk & Compliance Manager

Date: 03-Mar-2023

Location: Kilkenny, KK, IE

Company: Glanbia





IT Risk and Compliance Manager

Hybrid working model



About Tirlán

Tirlán, formerly known as Glanbia Ireland, is a world-class food and nutrition co-operative, with a diverse portfolio of quality ingredients, leading consumer and agri brands.

A talented team of over 2,100 people manage Tirlán’s network of 11 production facilities and 52 agri retail outlets serving its communities with annual revenues of over €3 billion expected in 2022. Tirlán’s state-of-the-art headquarters in Kilkenny city and innovation centre in Ballyragget promote innovation, creativity and collaboration. Tirlán is committed to sustainability throughout the organisation through its comprehensive Living Proof programme, and the Science-Based Targets initiative (SBTi) contained within it. For more information visit


Role Profile:

Working within the Information Security framework, the Tirlán IT Risk and Compliance Manager will be responsible for ensuring the IT Risk Management and Information Security Governance strategies are adopted across all areas of Tirlán. The role will be required to carry out Risk assessments on the IT footprint & processes and detail corrective action plans. The role will also be responsible for an Information Security compliance programme ensuring Tirlán is in compliance with all applicable standards, laws and regulations. The role will report to the Head of IT.


Key Responsibilities

  • Maintain Tirlan’s IT Strategic Risk Process and IT Risk Register
  • Conduct risk assessments and audits both internally and with 3rd party providers of existing and proposed IT services to identify compliance risks and recommend mitigating controls
  • Investigate potential control breaches and corrective actions and mitigating controls
  • Work with the Tirlán IT team and other departments to ensure that all systems, applications, and data are compliant to standards
  • As part of a team, respond to information security alerts and incidents.
  • Drive compliance-related training programmes and a cyber safety culture
  • Respond to inquiries from staff and other departments regarding compliance-related issues
  • Ensure Tirlán’s requirements are reflected in Information Security policies, standards and procedures
  • Ensure Tirlán has an effective Cyber Security response and recovery plan covering People, Process & Technology which is tested and updated on an agreed schedule
  • Managing the engagement with Internal Audit for Tirlán specific IT audits and Management Action Plans
  • Prepare performance reports for compliance activities, risk management processes, scheduled audits and completion of recommendations for management
  • Understand and keep abreast of all relevant standards, policies, procedures, laws, and regulations related to IT governance and compliance


Key Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, or related field
  • 5+ years’ experience in IT compliance, risk management, or related field
  • CISA, CISSP, or other relevant certification
  • Strong understanding of IT compliance frameworks, including, PCI-DSS, etc.
  • Experience developing and implementing compliance programs
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills


If you are interested in this position, please apply with an up-to-date resume.


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Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion
Tirlán embraces diversity, equal opportunity and inclusion. We are committed to building diverse teams where different perspectives drive innovation and growth. We strive to create an inclusive workplace where people can bring their true self to work and achieve their full potential.

At Tirlán, we celebrate diversity, because we know that our individual strengths make us stronger together. We welcome and encourage interest from a wide variety of candidates, and we will give your application consideration, without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, or disability status. 

At Tirlán our culture will celebrate individuality, knowing that together we are more.

Tirlán owns leading consumer and agri brands such as Avonmore, Kilmeaden Cheese, Millac, Solmiko, Truly Grass Fed, Premier Milk, Wexford, and GAIN Animal Nutrition. 

About us:

The farmer-owned co-operative has a first-class track record of success in the global market. Rooted in a rich heritage of family farming and embedded in its communities, Tirlán has evolved to bring the passion of its farmers and their high-quality milk and grains to the international marketplace. Using modern-day technology and applying the best processes to its milk pool of three billion litres and its premium grains portfolio, Tirlán now exports to more than 80 countries.  Its award-winning brands are household names in Ireland, and include Ireland’s number one consumer dairy brand, Avonmore.

The organisation draws on a wealth of experience to deliver exceptional products and tailored nutritional solutions including Kilmeaden, Wexford, Truly Grass Fed, Solmiko, CheddMax and GAIN. Tirlán has a strong market presence in the UK, France, Germany, UAE, the US, North Africa, Japan and China.

Tirlán is a Values Based Organisation -