Information Security Risk Specialist

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The Audit and Risk Recruitment Company

The Audit Risk Recruitment Company has been mandated by our client, a constituent of the FTSE 250 and leading Investments and Wealth Management Business, to assist in their search for an Information Security Risk Specialist. The successful candidate will help to support strategic alignment across all Business Units to ensure that a sound, robust and fit for purpose information risk and cyber defence exists and runs effectively in all areas of the organisation.

The position is paying circa £75,000 / per annum + benefits + package. The position can be based in London or Southampton


  • Oversee and challenge the management of Information Security Risks across our client's businesses
  • Win buy in with stakeholders at the senior level, ensuring that organisational policy and strategies are being adhered to
  • Maintain current and up to date subject matter expertise on a range of IT security matters including standards and best practices and provide a view as to how this relates to the business
  • Help with the development and delivery of awareness campaigns for the organisation's Information Security policy, guidelines and standards
  • Help to ensure constant improvement of IT security across the business
  • Support the adoption of policies and standards for IT security as well as establish these across all market and business units as appropriate
  • Deliver targeted reviews in areas of acute or heightened risk as well as engage in suitable response with Senior Management to any risks that occur



  • Demonstrable experience of Information Security including IT Security
  • Demonstrable experience in a large, global and complex organisation
  • Previous accountability for supporting an Information Security and/or IT Security function
  • Sound analytical skills to extract insights from information and provide an informed opinion on best practice controls
  • Demonstrable experience of having influenced key stakeholders across an organisation
  • Excellent relationship management skills both internally and externally across all levels Relevant qualifications in information security would be a plus (CISSP, CISSM ect)

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