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Security solutions consultant

£55,000 to £66,000

Home counties / Permanent / Ref: GE - 3004

Security solutions consultant

Client

My client a leading insurer with a long standing UK presence is currently searching for a Security solutions consultant to join them on a permanent basis in greater London. You'll be brought on-board to define, maintain and ensure the integrity and consistency of end to end Information Security solutions in order to satisfy project and/or change programme requirements. You'll also ensure alignment to the Information Security reference and governance frameworks, enterprise security architecture, relevant regulatory requirements and best practice.

Responsibilities

Business Engagement

  • Acts as the primary interface to the business for CISO for all project and change programmes.
  • Responsible for providing expert advice and guidance to all areas of the business on Information Security.
  • Documents information security risk assessments identifying any issues or risks that need to be articulated to senior management for remediation and/or to follow formal risk acceptance governance processes.
  • Identifies information security gaps and advises on design of new controls and processes to be implemented by internal teams or third parties to facilitate remediation.
  • Responsible for managing, on behalf of the project or change programme, any penetration testing requirements, engaging with third parties, managing Security Engineering and the business to remediate any risks/issues identified before go-live.
  • Clearly communicates security solution designs, key recommendations and approaches to interested parties, stakeholders, project bodies and relevant governance forums.
  • Participates in relevant governance boards and forums.

Security, Risk & Control

  • Identifies and implements opportunities for innovation and continuous improvement in the delivery of appropriate Information Security solutions.
  • Interprets the information security reference and governance frameworks and liaises with all relevant parties to ensure solutions are delivered securely and appropriately.
  • Supports delivery of projects and change programmes ensuring that they align to the security architecture framework and that solutions meet relevant information security principles.
  • Contributes to the creation of detailed metrics and reports based on information security risk analysis to reduce and mitigate ris

Stakeholder Management

  • Develops and maintains relationships with relevant functions within the organisation to ensure successful delivery of Information Security into projects and change programmes.
  • In collaboration with first line Risk, jointly responsible for engaging with the business to highlight information security risks to ensure they are making informed decisions around technology and implementation choices.

Skills

  • Information security experience and to be seen as a subject matter expert.
  • Experience in working on projectchange management programmes.
  • Ability to manage competing deadlines and prioritise responsibilities to effectively meet business needs.
  • Team player with the ability to deliver projects and to work within integrated, multi-disciplinary project teams.
  • Strong drive and resilience to overcome challenges or setbacks to achieve team goals.
  • Strong inter-personal skills demonstrating a high degree of credibility.
  • Ability to manage stakeholder engagement effectively.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team at all levels and across all business units.
  • Strong communication skills both written and oral demonstrated through ability to present concisely and appropriately to target audience.
  • Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Ability to provide accurate reports and metrics to lead to the right recommendations and decisions.

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