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Cyber projects specialist

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    £40000 - £49800 per annum

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    Adam Hood

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    about 1 year ago

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Head resourcing are looking for a Cyber Projects/Security Specialist for a world renowned financial services company. You will play a key role in the dynamic Cyber Projects Team within the Information Security & Resilience function.

You will play an important role in protecting the company and its customers working across a number of initiatives and provide security expertise to Business and Technical stakeholders at all levels. You will take a leading role in ensuring that security controls are delivered inside Projects and change initiatives in line with business risk appetite in relation to 3rd party supplier risk, as well as technology solutions.
This role is also fully remote so candidates from all across the UK are encourage to apply!

The role is all about…

Provision of end to end Cyber Security advice, guidance and direction to all projects and business change activities.
Performing 3rd party due diligence and onboarding from a security perspective for new suppliers or where there are changes to existing supplier services, contract renewals and supplier exits, identifying any supplier risks and supporting key aspects of supplier governance from a security perspective.
Working collaboratively across the Information Security & Resilience team, as well as the wider Bank, to ensure cyber risks and threats are appropriately managed on change initiatives.
Lead Security Design Clinics and Project Security risk/issue reviews within the project lifecycle.
Driving compliance with Information Security Standards, as well as Legal, Regulatory and Scheme security requirements.
Ensuring robust assessments of proposed 3rd party services or software to ensure that security risks are identified and appropriately mitigated or managed within the Group's risk appetite.
Assuring key controls through the coordination of 3rd party security testing.
Supporting the development of the Technical Specialist team members by providing mentoring and SME support.
Performing a lead role within the team and act as a point of escalation into the Cyber Projects Manager.

We need you to have…

A passion for Cyber Security and risk.
Experience of 3rd Party Risk Management from a security or IT perspective.
Strong working knowledge of Information Security principles and key technical solution approaches.
Practical experience of Information Security domains and control frameworks.
Practical experience and application of risk management principles and methodologies.
Knowledge of information security related policy, standards and methodologies and associated information security legislation.
A strong delivery focus, able to balance and successfully deliver across a wide range of deliverables, to several stakeholders who may at times have competing priorities. .
Proven ability to make sound pragmatic decisions and judgements under tight timelines, within a dynamic and fast-moving environment.

What you will get in return...

38.5 days annual leave for all colleagues (including bank holidays)
Five extra paid well-being days per year​, 43.5 days holiday in total!
A 35 hour working week
20 weeks paid, gender neutral family leave (52 weeks in total) for expectant parents and those looking to adopt
Market leading Pension
Private Medical Insurance
Flexible benefits including Cycle to Work, Wellness & Health Assessments and Critical Illness
A digital-first colleague experience
Ability to work anywhere in the UK​ however its important to note office work will be required around once a month from the companies hub in Glasgow, Newcastle, London or Norwich.

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