Senior IT Security Consultant

Full Time
Job Sector:
IT / Technology
Bristol North / South Gloucestershire
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Location: Cheltenham

The opportunity:

As an IT Security Consultant within Group Operations, reporting to the Global Information Security Assessment Lead, you will work with local and regional Group IT functions, IT Service Providers and Zurich business functions to manage Compliance, Information Security and IT Risk to support the Business objectives of the Group.
Your main focus will be providing subject matter expert consultancy to major Global projects and business initiatives; supporting them in the successful delivery of solutions aligned with company standards and recognised best practice.
You will have the opportunity to drive process improvement and support the ongoing development of less experienced staff through coaching and knowledge sharing.

Main accountabilities:
Provide consultancy to major Global projects and services on effective mitigation of Information Security risks and Information Security control implementation.Assist with complex projects to identify business and technical security requirements, design security controls and test their effectiveness.Review incoming and respond to outgoing due diligence requests from customers and suppliers.Apply and support IT security, risk and compliance technologies.Operate IT Security/IT risk frameworks that serve as a basis for regulatory compliance, internal control processes and management of IT Security and IT risk.Ensure compliance with IT related policies and regulatory requirements and develop a plan to remediate compliance gaps.Facilitate and take part in regular global IT Security and IT risk/control assessment initiatives.Support security event monitoring and incident response processes.Support the ongoing development of less experienced staff members Your skills, experience and qualifications:
Experience as an IT Security/IT Risk Specialist for International CompaniesBachelor's Degree or equivalent in Computer Science or related subject Professional Security Qualification(s) - e.g. CISA, CISM, CISSPGood understanding of technical components of a network infrastructure. Good understanding of IT Security/risk management.Proven experience with common information security management frameworks, such as International Standards Organization (ISO) 2700xGood knowledge of IT Risk management standards and disciplines.Excellent communication skills, being able to take part in meetings and provide expert advice.Good listening and questioning skills. The reward:

The role offers opportunities for development and progression within a Global Organisation. In return you'll be rewarded with an attractive package including competitive base salary, competitive pension, contribution towards healthcare and excellent flexible benefits. If you feel that you have the attitude to grow and succeed in a fulfilling role, please apply today.

Additional Information:

This role requires occasional travel to UK offices, business division headquarters, corporate centre or conference locations; travel will typically not exceed 10%.

As an equal opportunities employer, Zurich celebrates the diversity of our people and we welcome applications from everyone.

Salary: . Date posted: 02/06/2017

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