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Head of IT Controls Assurance | Insurance | £Negotiable

Job Title: Head of IT Controls Assurance | Insurance | £Negotiable
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Industry:
Salary: £100000 - £140000 per annum + Benefits
: asap
REF: AB 1006484_1519810354
Contact Name: Alex Bloomer
Contact Email: Alex.Bloomer@ojassociates.com
Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

Head of IT Controls Assurance | An experienced Head of IT Controls Assurance is urgently required for an exciting and unique opportunity with a worldwide insurance organisation based in Central London. This Head of IT Controls Assurance role will see the successful applicant join a newly created, independent team that will be responsible for IT controls testing, risk and third-party security assurance.

Head of IT Controls Assurance | Insurance | £Negotiable

CISSM, CISP, Security, Controls, Assurance, Head, Risk, Experience.

The Role

Head of IT Controls Assurance | An experienced Head of IT Controls Assurance is urgently required for an exciting and unique opportunity with a worldwide insurance organisation based in Central London. This Head of IT Controls Assurance role will see the successful applicant join a newly created, independent team that will be responsible for IT controls testing, risk and third-party security assurance. If you have a strong background in implementing information security best practice across large organisations and possess a comprehensive understanding of InfoSec Risk & Control frameworks then you could be exactly what my client is looking for.

Some of the key responsibilities include:

  • Creation of a 1st Line IT Risk & Controls Assurance team who can provide assurance, best practice coaching and guidance across the business.
  • Take a lead role in Third Party InfoSec Assurance activity and help to educate the wider business in Third Party InfoSec risks and controls
  • Development and roll out of a global risk control testing approach
  • Drive an automated controlstesting culture across the IT function on a global scale
  • Team management of up to 30 full time staff
  • Resource and budget allocation and management

Head of IT Controls Assurance Requirements

  • Experience in best practice infosec disciplines
  • Strong understanding of Information security risk and control frameworks
  • Risk & Controls testing experience
  • Proven track record of carrying out risk-based infosec assessments across businesses
  • CISM / CSSP / CISA / CRISC or similar
  • Stakeholder engagement at exec level
  • Collaborative leadership style
  • A pro-active, positive, can-do mindset and attitude
  • Any experience in Audit would be beneficial though not essential.

The Head of IT Controls Assurance will be paid a competitive salary of up to £140,000 with an industry-leading benefits package. This is an urgent requirement and we will be looking to draw up a shortlist for interview imminently so if you are interested, make sure that you do not miss out. Please apply now for immediate consideration.

CISSM, CISP, Security, Controls, Assurance, Head, Risk, Experience.

Head of IT Controls Assurance | Insurance | £Negotiable