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Cyber Security Risk Lead

Cardiff

  1. Full time

Closing date

22/01/2021

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Job Title

Cyber Security Risk Lead

Job Description

We’re looking for an experienced Cyber Security Risk Lead, to join a new team responsible for oversight across the Admiral Group.

As part of the new approach being taken, rather than being aligned with a specific business you will be part of a small team working to support and develop the Group Cyber Security risk management strategy. This is an exciting opportunity to help build and develop the mechanisms that will ensure that the Group continues to effectively manage exposure to cyber threats.

A big part of the role will be building effective relationships with the business level risk and security teams, championing the secure use of technology and data within the businesses.

Reporting in to the Group Head of Technology and Cyber Security Risk, you will be key to ensuring that senior leadership have the right information to enable informed and risk aware decisions to be made.

Main Duties

As Cyber Security Risk Lead, you will be resposible for

  • Defining the Group’s Cyber Security risk exposure and lead as the Group Cyber Security risk liaison with each business
  • Facilitating the consolidation of Cyber Security risk information from UK and International businesses across the Admiral Group. Monitoring Cyber Security risks against risk appetite, KRIs and loss data.
  • Leading on the continued development and articulation of risk appetite statements as meaningful descriptions of the amount of Cyber Security risk the business is willing to take
  • Promoting Cyber Security risk management as part of the wider Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) processes, improving awareness and understanding across the Group in order to minimise the potential impacts upon the business.
  • Maintinging awareness of leading practices on managing Cyber Security risk, keeping up to date on current industry practices and implement change where needed within the development plan.
  • Regularly reviewing the Cyber Security risk event log for common causes/ themes and provide a reporting to stakeholders of any emerging trends
  • Scanning and reviewing potential external emerging Cyber Security risks and provide an analysis of potential impacts to the business.
  • Producing reports and recommendations on Cyber Security risk topics as required for Group Committees / Board
  • Providing advice to guide and support new propositions, products or areas of business expansion
  • Dealing with and/or referring any Cyber Security risk management queries that are generated by the organisation in a timely and accurate fashion
  • Developing and maintaining key stakeholder relationships across the Group.

Key Skills, Qualifications and Experience

Essential:

  • Subject Matter expertise – Deep knowledge of Cyber Security risk management allowing you to be recognised as an expert within the business. You’ll have a minimum of 3 years experience in a Cyber risk or Information Security role
  • Initiative and pro-activity –  Effective and informed decisions using own initiative and based upon a sound understanding of the business issues and challenges of the business
  • Communication –   Clear and appropriate communication for employees at all levels with the ability to discuss technical subjects with both technical and non technical audiences. Ability to articulate and pitch risk advice, often at a technical level, directly to key customer stakeholders.
  • Planning and Organising – Develop clear, efficient and logical approaches to tackle issues and problems in a logical, step-by-step way. Ability to effectively collaborate, and work independently in a fast-growing organisation
  • Customer focus – An understanding of customer priorities and a desire to support their expectations 

Desirable

  • Experience working within a regulated environment such as the financial services sector
  • Hold one or more relevant qualifications, for example CISSP, CRISC, CISM

About Admiral:

Our success goes hand-in-hand with having a strong culture where we put our people and customers first. Our philosophy is simple yet effective: people who like what they do, do it better, and this in turn, means that our customers receive the level of service and products that they deserve. Our culture is honest, open and wholeheartedly focused on four key areas: Communication, Equality, Reward & Recognition, and Fun.

Salary, Benefits and Work-Life Balance:

We do not have a set salary for this position, as it will be dependent on the successful candidate’s experience. We are happy to see CVs from all candidates who meet the requirements and will be happy to discuss the remuneration package.

At Admiral, we are proud to be a diverse business where we put our people and customers first. We have great benefits to ensure employees have a great work-life balance; it's one of the reasons we're voted no. 1 in the 2019 Sunday Times Best Big Companies to Work For in the UK. We want you to have an element of freedom to define a working lifestyle that supports this, so accommodate flexible hours wherever possible.

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