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Cyber Security Lead - Financial Services

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Technology

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £65000 - £70000 per annum + bonuses, pension, flexible choices

  • Contact:

    Damian Shaw

  • Contact email:

    Damian.Shaw@oliverjames.com

  • Job ref:

    JOB-032022-163356_1655742029

  • Published:

    12 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-07-20

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Oliver James have been mandated by their UK Global Financial Services client to support them in finding a Cyber Risk & Security specialist. This role, a mix of hybrid / remote base, pays up to c£70,000 plus extras / benefits.

Oliver James have been mandated by their UK Global Financial Services client to support them in finding a Cyber Risk & Security specialist. This role, a mix of hybrid / remote base, pays up to c£70,000 plus extras / benefits.

This role sits with a rapidly growing and market leading cyber reinsurance brokerage who are undergoing significant growth. The business unit is experiencing annual growth of c33% per year and represents a best in class in innovation.

Core focuses include, but aren't limited to:

  • Expert Insight - working with colleagues to provide expert insight, translating Cyber Security concepts / events into their implications for internal and external stakeholders;
  • Consultancy Services - contribute to the development and delivery of a diverse range of consultancy services to end-clients around the creation of new cyber products and services.
  • New Technologies - developing new technological solutions, which enable clients to enhance their understanding of cyber risk
  • Thought Leadership - work with others to create market leading thought leadership on relevant Cyber Security concepts and their application to the Cyber Insurance industry.

Core Responsibilities:

  • To build effective working relationships within the team and other internal departments;
  • To act as a point of contact within the department for specific tasks/processes;
  • To be proactive in seeking opportunities to develop own experience and technical skills wherever possible;
  • To work with minimal guidance; managing own workload, demonstrating effective prioritisation of tasks and providing regular progress updates against project plan;
  • Having 'can do' attitude and the ability to work across different teams in a transversal manner.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Knowledge of IT security fundamentals as well as frameworks, such as NIST and ISO27001;
  • Capability to translate technical concepts for different internal and external stakeholders;
  • Experience working with Financial Services preferred;
  • Interest to learn about insurance, reinsurance and analytical fundamentals;
  • Personable, enthusiastic, ability to summarise and explain key drivers of complex situations in a clear and concise manner.

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