Senior Manager - Information Security

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BGL Group

Open to Flexibility
Peterborough
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What’s the challenge? 

Our technology function continues to grow and adapt to support a business that has developed from a handful of employees to over 700 during the past few years and are now looking at adding an experienced senior technology leader who will provide management, leadership and oversight to the Information Security team to ensure the timely delivery of key activities such as information security BAU requests, security awareness, cyber risk management, 3rd party due diligence (internal and external) and monthly/quarterly reporting and MI. 

As a Senior Manager – Information Security, you will liaise with senior stakeholders across the Group including executives to ensure information security remains a key enabler throughout projects and offer advice in forums such as security steering boards and risk committees. 

You will also be responsible for delivering successful accreditation against cyber security frameworks such as NIST or CIS20 by identifying key priority areas, managing those priorities and working within budgetary planning. Responsible for driving the security education strategy across the business. 

What will it take to be successful as a Senior Manager - Information Security? 

  • Leadership of the information security team, managing their time effectively to successfully deliver against plans and strategies. 

  • Identify and effectively manage priorities to deliver information security within business risk appetite statements. 

  • Carry out internal assessments to accurately reflect the current standing of business areas against cyber security frameworks, offering advice on how to improve the security posture. 

  • Influence peers and executives across business teams to ensure information security remains a key priority. 

  • Create, improve and drive information security strategies and write business cases for any new tools or processes required. 

  • Attend management and risk meetings to offer operational and strategic direction on projects and BAU work being undertaken by the business. 

  • Manage and plan priorities to remain with approved budget limits. 

Essential Skills 

  • Proven experience in working with Cyber security frameworks such as NIST, ISO27001 or CIS20. 

  • InfoSec experience of working in an enterprise environment, particularly financial services 

  • Proven information security experience in areas such as security awareness, due diligence, security controls and risk management 

  • Ability to document or present complex technical risks to a high standard, which are understandable for executives 

Desirable Skills 

  • 5 years or more management experience working within a cyber security field 

  • Hold cyber or data certifications such as CISSP or CISM. 

Why choose us?  

You might already know us - we're the ones with the Meerkats! Compare the Market has helped revolutionise the insurance market and we have been growing rapidly since starting in 2006.  

We are on a mission to transform the comparison industry, moving beyond endless forms and generic search results, to a highly personalised, service-led experience. In order to do so, we recognise that we need to consistently deliver seamless, personalised customer experiences through a connected data and technology ecosystem.  

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. 

'We are committed to offering equal chances to you throughout the application process, so if you require any special adjustments to be made, please let us know. We will work with you to make any appropriate arrangements.’ 

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