A person with disabilities will be given preferential consideration per local regulations.Minimum qualifications:Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experienceExperience performing customer-facing services, with a security focusExperience in managing, scaling, and running technical consulting or professional services organizations using a data driven approach Experience working with leading Cloud Platforms Preferred qualifications:Experience in technical Cloud Security, within the context of internal/customer facing rolesExperience with industry compliance frameworks ( , SOC, PCI-DSS, ISO 27017/27018, GDPR, C5, SecNumCloud, ENS)Experience in working with channel partners, systems integrators, and third-party developers to deliver successful solutionsAbility to present technical materials effectively to diverse stakeholder groups, and to engage effectively with executives of large enterprises on both technical and non-technical mattersAbility to work effectively with a cross-functional and geographically dispersed team and customer baseAbout the jobThe Google Cloud Platform team helps customers transform and build what's next for their business — all with technology built in the cloud. Our products are engineered for security, reliability and scalability, running the full stack from infrastructure to applications to devices and hardware. Our teams are dedicated to helping our customers — developers, small and large businesses, educational institutions and government agencies — see the benefits of our technology come to life. As part of an entrepreneurial team in this rapidly growing business, you will play a key role in understanding the needs of our customers and help shape the future of businesses of all sizes use technology to connect with customers, employees and partners.As Head of Security and Compliance, EMEA, you'll be responsible for a team of Consultants and Strategic Cloud Engineers that ensure customers and partners get the best advice and assistance in the cloud security and compliance domain as they migrate their IT estates to the Google Cloud Platform. You'll lead and mentor a team, contribute to delivery work, and establish lasting customer relationships by providing customers with technical and project management leadership which aligns directly to their larger business objectives. You'll also be responsible for ensuring quality for all Professional Services (PSO) engagements, maintaining field sales team relationships, and ultimately, the success of our customers.In this role, you will develop relationships with key stakeholders internally and externally, helping you to deliver on the business requirements and goals of Business, IT, and Security and Compliance stakeholders. Google Cloud accelerates organizations’ ability to digitally transform their business with the best infrastructure, platform, industry solutions and expertise. We deliver enterprise-grade solutions that leverage Google’s cutting-edge technology – all on the cleanest cloud in the industry. Customers in more than 200 countries and territories turn to Google Cloud as their trusted partner to enable growth and solve their most critical business problems.ResponsibilitiesTake a leading role in structuring, planning, and executing the most critical security and compliance related engagements in EMEA.Provide domain expertise in cloud security and compliance and become a trusted technical advisor to customers. Solve complex cloud security and compliance challenges and drive positive customer outcomes on the Google Cloud platform.Develop a diverse team of consultants and engineers focusing on security and compliance.Influence the Google Cloud technology roadmap by taking customer and partner feedback to our product engineering teams.Travel up to 30% of the time in-region for meetings, technical reviews, and onsite delivery activities, as required.Google is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. See also Google's EEO Policy and EEO is the Law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing our Accommodations for Applicants form.