Technology & Security Risk Assurance Manager - new job in City of London, UK

Technology & Security Risk Assurance Manager
  • £70,000 - £80,000 per Annum
    ANNUM
  • Permanent
  • City of London, London, England, UK City of London London GBR e1w 1az
Job Ref: BBBH23512
Sector: Cybersecurity
Date Added: 10 June 2022

Role overview Reporting to the group CFO, this role will drive and embed best practices in Information Security, compliance, IT audit, risk management and data privacy across the group. The role will work closely with technical SMEs across the business and senior management. You are an experienced IT assurance professional and risk advocate who is willing to roll up their sleeves and deliver the right advice at the right time. As a Technology and Security Risk Assurance Manager you will act as a trusted advisor, coach and consultant to the business and work with the business to identify, assess and mitigate risks related to technology and services, help create a risk aware and informed culture and provide guidance on how to mitigate the exposures identified as well as playing an active part in the delivery of any solutions. Main Responsibilities

    • Develop, maintain and refine risk management policies, procedures and controls.
    • Ensure the group complies with security related legal, regulatory, contractual and business requirements.
    • Collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams to understand barriers to the adoption of, and advocate and encourage the implementation of, secure operating practices and risk governance and build and foster relationships with key individuals and decision makers, including for example:

- Working with IT & business to implement cyber security requirements - Working with development teams to ensure a Secure Software Development Life Cycle

    • Assessment of the organisation's current risk and security posture against good practices and industry standards
    • Support customer bid activity or due diligence questions and be the focal point for such requests in Risk and Compliance team
    • Lead a programme of third-party supplier and protective security second and third line assurance activities
    • Lead on achieving external accreditation's e.g., Information Security
    • Produce regular reporting activities on the above

Required skills and experience

    • Good experience and knowledge of the following: ISO 27001 certification, ISMS tools, Information Security principles, Public Cloud best practice, Information Security audits, Information Security regulation (e.g., GDPR), Risk Management Practices
    • Previous experience in Financial Services industry
    • Previous experience in software / technology business
    • Effective organisation and project management skills, including business change experience

The successful candidate will demonstrate the following:

    • Proactive and intellectually curious - Proactive, challenges the status-quo and improves existing approach, tools, processes continually, balanced with a pragmatic sense of what can be realistically achieved; ability to quickly pick up and apply new skills and knowledge
    • Ability to embed change and communicate at all teams and levels - rapidly understand our client's and our team's challenges and be able to work where you need to identify the problem and shape how to solve it. Anticipates the viewpoint of business owners and users, listens and addresses concerns; understands pragmatically what is needed to embed change and has the gravitas to influence others.
    • Problem solving and can-do attitude - no challenge too big or small; ability to break down and plan complex or large problems while maintaining a can-do attitude and supporting the business wherever needed through its growth.
    • Energy and enthusiasm for change - fast-paced work in a dynamic, growth environment; often having to guide and motivate others to support and help across the business.

What will you get from joining us ? - Everyone is eligible for a discretionary annual bonus - Life Assurance, Group Income Protection, and Private Medical Insurance are all paid for. - 25 days holiday in each calendar year plus bank holidays - Pension scheme via Salary Exchange meaning you can save on tax (win-win for everyone!) - Employee Assistance Programme with counselling sessions and specific support to care for your mental health - Virtual GP to save you time in trying to get an in-person appointment - Cycle to Work Scheme - Access to a huge range of benefits & discounts, via our Perkbox membership - Give-As-You-Earn scheme allows you to support your favourite charities straight from your monthly salary - Share your passions through social groups, from book clubs to fitness challenges and group parties - Structured career path, access to learning and development programs

Lorien Plc is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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10/07/2022 10:40:46
GBP 70000.00 80000.00 Annum
Contact Consultant:
Chris Cordina

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