Information Security Manager

Competitive Salary

BGL Group

Full-time
Peterborough
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Cyber Risk Manager

Here at BGL we like to be different – we provide a range of motor, home and life insurance, and exist to make insurance simple and accessible. Our digital, technical and data capabilities are something to be proud of but we recognise there’s still more to be done! 

We are excited to say a fantastic opportunity has become available within our Business Technology area… a Cyber Risk Manager!

Role Purpose:

  • Manage the security team focused on security operations and assurance activities.
    Lead, support
    , coach and mentor direct reports ensuring individuals are motivated, empowered and engaged.
  • Provide Subject Matter Expertise and assurance oversight to ensure that our systems are protected from unauthorised or malicious modification.
  • Provide technical, assurance and operational expertise for information, cyber and data security across the tech team and wider business.
  • Work with a high level of autonomy. Collaborate with colleagues, stakeholders and 3rd party partners to achieve business goals.
  • Demonstrate a desire and ability to build on existing experience and knowledge and broaden this as required.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Management of the security team and end-to-end delivery of security practices and processes
  • Line management of the security team and collaboration with the people manager community
  • SME, advice, oversight and governance of security policies, procedures and standards
  • Contribute to the delivery of the security roadmap and a continuous improvement model for security
  • Data Security Guardians provided with support, guidance and training to undertake their roles effectively 
  • Ensure Information Security controls are operating effectively
  • Ensure where gaps are identified, that these have remediation plans agreed and delivered
  • Monthly and quarterly reporting into various forums including senior stakeholder forums
  • Ensure annual Security Awareness tests are completed and provide visibility / status updates for these 
  • Ensure effective Information Security Awareness campaigns are defined and delivered throughout the year
  • Help embed security best practices throughout the business and early in projects
  • Be an internal assessor for PCI DSS and contribute to and ensure compliance governance to security standards
  • Actively share learnings and regular take opportunities to improve systems and processes
  • Provide regular team updates to peers, wider technology team and stakeholders
  • Contribute to business and technology audits
  • Engagement with 3rd party partners as a SME and to ensure due diligence process adherence

Skills, experience and knowledge required:

  • Proven experience of Information and Cyber security
  • Proven experience of risk and control management
  • Proven experience of security standards including PCI and NIST
  • Analytical and data driven approach
  • Communication of complex ideas clearly in a non-technical way
  • Strong stakeholder and 3rd party management experience
  • Strong communication and collaboration
  • Confident at working with people at all levels
  • People and team management experience
  • Experience of various security standards (Advantageous)
  • Experience working within a large-scale tech team (Advantageous)
  • Project management experience (Advantageous)
  • Experience in a similar Line 2 Assurance role (Advantageous)

This is a full-time permanent role based in our Peterborough office. We have a hybrid remote/on site approach to working.

About Us 
Founded in 1992, the BGL Group has grown significantly in size and capability. From 30 to 3,000 people, we are a leading digital distributor of insurance and household financial services. We have reached 9.5 million customers through brands including CompareTheMarket.com, LesFurets.com, Beagle Street, Budget Insurance & Dial Direct. We make a difference for our customers, colleagues and communities by working, growing and winning together. We enjoy what we do and have fun doing it! 

Diversity and Inclusion 
We're a diverse community of dedicated, innovative and talented professionals. With an inclusive and open workplace, we encourage our people to create and share ideas – supporting their growth and celebrating their uniqueness. 

Flexible working 
We understand the importance of achieving a healthy lifestyle balance, whether it’s working remotely or flexibly we have an environment where people are empowered to embrace flexible working in a way that works for them and for the business. 

If you’re interested and feel like you have the relevant skills and experience for this role, please apply with your up to date CV.

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