Senior Director of Cybersecurity, Risk and Compliance - Innovative Gene Therapy Start Up

Boston, Massachusetts, United States · Information Technology


Reporting To: Vice President, Global IT

Location: Boston, Ma

Orchard Therapeutics, Ltd. is a biotechnology company incorporated in September 2015 and dedicated to bringing transformative gene therapies to patients with serious and life-threatening rare diseases. This an exciting opportunity for a well-qualified candidate to join a rapidly growing international company focused on transforming the lives of patients through innovative gene therapies.

Job Summary

The Senior Director of Cybersecurity, Risk and Compliance is a business/technology executive who will be responsible for providing leadership in establishing a comprehensive global Risk, Information Security and Data Privacy program and ensuring global compliance adherence for all technology initiatives. This includes policy creation, education, training, incident response, risk assessment, customer contract reviews, incident prevention, detection and forensics.The candidate for this role must be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, developing a strategy for Orchard and the organization and a roadmap to achieve strategic security and compliance goals. They must also be comfortable working with ambiguity, have a proven track record of hiring, developing and growing technical talent, strong executive presence and demonstrate outstanding communication skills – specifically, have the ability to translate technical vision, roadmaps and decisions into a clear, inspiring story that enables the organization to quickly align and drive results. The ability to lead from the front, be a strong leader-teacher and collaborate at all levels at Orchard with credibility are all critical to this role. The Senior Director of Cybersecurity will work amongst a team of expert technical professionals as they guide the organization into uncharted technical territory that is very dynamic, complex, ambiguous and also involves partnering with organizations and leaders across Orchard. This leader will model strong business partnering skills, leadership presence and organizational maturity.






The successful candidate will enjoy a competitive base salary and the opportunity to participate in incentive compensation programs, including a stock option plans. Orchard Therapeutics, Ltd. offers a comprehensive benefits program, including: medical, dental and vision care; paid vacation and holiday time; access to a voluntary 401(k). Orchard Therapeutics is an equal opportunity employer.

Notice to All Applicants: Orchard Therapeutics participates in E-Verify

Notice to RECRUITERS: All employment offers and CV’s are managed through our Human Resources Department and all candidates are presented through this avenue. Therefore, the Human Resources Department at Orchard Therapeutics requests that recruiters are not to contact Orchard Therapeutics employees directly to present candidates. Complying with this request will be a factor in determining future professional relationships with Orchard Therapeutics. Orchard Therapeutics will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from candidates for either current or future positions. Submission of unsolicited resumes in advance of an agreement between the Human Resources Department and the recruiter does not create any implied obligation on the part of Orchard Therapeutics.

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