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Principal Security Consultant
£40k - £70k + Car Allowance + Benefits
Information security (IS) is booming. Cyber criminals are getting cleverer with how they perform cybercrime. More companies are being breached, more data is being stolen. Every company is trying to take the necessary steps to be as risk free as possible. Therefore, IS professionals are in high demand…. Then why not work for an award winning Managed Security Business, who operate across the globe, taking responsibility for their client’s security? As the Principal Security Consultant, you will be an IS expert, providing advice and guidance on secure networks, incident response and risk management. You will be working independently on client site (otherwise working from home) and report into the Head of Consultancy. Required Skills; Technical expert on subjects around network security and incidents Solid understanding of risks, threats and vulnerabilities Exposure to security architecture, with a policy / compliance focus Ability to communicate clearly, to both technical and exec/board level staff Qualifications; At least one of the following qualifications is essential; ISO 27001 Lead Auditor / Lead Implementer, CCP, CISA, CISM, CISSP, PCI QSA Eligibility to be Security Cleared This role is URGENT with interviews happening next week
Business Solutions Manager – Risk (UKI)
Here at SAS, we are passionate about the Financial Services industry and how analytics can help them in the area of Risk Intelligence. We are investing heavily on a global scale in this area and we are seeking a passionate Regional Risk lead to help our financial services customers and prospects realise the value of big data and SAS. The UK&I Risk lead will be responsible for new software revenue target in the UK&I and work as an integral part of the North EMEA Risk Solution Team (UK, Ireland, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Russia). The duties include delivering global key value propositions like IFRS9, Regulatory Reporting, Stresstesting, SII, IFRS17 and others to the UK&I Market but also include identifying regional and local key value propositions as well as aligning and prioritizing them with the target segments defined by the regional sales management team in the UK&I In this role you oversee and directly engage in the demand generation and execution towards the UK&I risk sales target. You act as a domain leader for the UK&I Risk Practice in order to provide presales support and advisory services to SAS customers and prospects on our product and solution portfolio leading to new software revenue as well as higher satisfaction of existing SAS customers. The UK&I Risk lead reports into the leadership team of the North EMEA Risk Director, but a strong alignment to the UK&I Management team and the UK&I business plan is required. Some of responsibilities will include: Developing and executing an annual aligned UK&I Risk business plan in order to prioritize value propositions and resources and ensure that the region maximizes our revenue potential within the Risk Intelligence domain area Providing overall leadership on the prioritized Risk value propositions and business development projects; coordinates with other business units & geographies to share best practices and approaches Assisting and identifying key accounts, existing and emerging propositions to determine strategies that maximize revenue Working with Nordics/EMEA peers to reinforce best practices, with heavy emphasis on sales methodologies and consistency across the teams. Working with sales management to fully qualify and manage the delivery of pre-sales Proof of Concept/Value engagements Leading key Risk intelligence deliverables throughout customer engagements (e.g. solution/domain enablement, discovery, value quantification, best practices) in support of pre and post sales activities. Preparing and delivering presentations and demonstrations that articulate a solution capability and proposition Providing domain expertise and presales support for Risk intelligence propositions. Determining best utilization of staff and resources to achieve sales goals. Ensuring pre-sales team participation in activities that provide a strong transition to post-sales process and customer adoption. Do you qualify? Excellent understanding of the Risk technology landscape and emerging trends with in Risk Intelligence Significant exposure to one or more of the relevant vertical domains: banking, insurance or public sector Established network within the UK&I Risk Intelligence landscape – clients, partners and vendors Public speaking experience Ability to develop clear business direction and identify emerging opportunity areas Ability to lead and motivate a regional team and develop creative solutions to complex problems Ability to travel Knowledge of sales methodologies and practices If you are interested in finding more about the position please contact either Susana Perez or Nicholas Butlin for more information via the 'Apply' button or alternatively click apply! Company description: SAS is the leader in business analytics software and services, and the largest independent vendor in the business intelligence market. Through innovative solutions, SAS helps customers at more than 70,000 sites improve performance and deliver value by making better decisions faster. Since 1976 SAS has been giving customers around the world THE POWER TO KNOW®. SAS believes in the whole employee experience. Meaningful work. Empowerment to make a difference that changes people’s lives. Dynamic work environments that foster innovation. And an award-winning culture that makes it all possible. We believe great ideas can come from anywhere. Whether you're a university recruit, or an experienced professional ready for the next big challenge, SAS brings perks, passion, and the potential to grow. No limits.
Head of IS Audit
€90000 - €115000 per annum + €12k benefits & bonus potential
My client are an internationally recognised insurance corporation with operations spread across the globe. They are seeking to appoint a Head of IS Audit with responsibility for Europe. This role will be based in Dublin. The Head of IS Audit is responsible for providing reliable and independent opinions on the adequacy, effectiveness and sustainability of the Information Systems Governance, risk management and controls processes and infrastructure supporting the European operations across the group. You will work in partnership with IS Senior Leadership across Europe to support and influence continuous improvement in the Group's governance, risk management and control processes and practices through the sharing of best practices. This is a high profile position requiring interaction with all Management levels across the organisation. This is a critical hire and we seek to attract the best. Reporting into the Chief Internal Auditor for Europe, the key responsibilities of the role include: Managing the delivery of a risk-based, high quality, Audit Plan for European operations on an annual basis and allocating and actively managing resources as required to support delivery of all commitments. As a member of the IA Management team, responsible for planning, scheduling and delivering risk based audits. Leading audit teams in executing audit assignments, reviewing delegated audits and other reviews within agreed timescales that will support the audit opinion in a manner that is consistent with Internal Audit's standards, methodologies and processes. Leading, managing and supporting a team of 6 experienced IS Auditors who are located in 2 separate countries - UK and Ireland. Prepare high quality written reports on relevant governance, risk management and control issues and communicating these to Management, providing support to Management to identify actions that are value-adding, achievable and cost effective. Negotiating key audit findings with senior IS management of the organisation, and justifying these decisions to the Board Audit Committee. Providing leadership as part of IA's Leadership Team to staff, supporting the changes they will need to make in terms of mind-sets, behaviours and practices. Demonstrating significant understanding of the IS and business environments, and awareness of all the factors which have a bearing on the performance of business areas. The Person: The successful applicant must hold a relevant professional qualification (e.g. CISA, CIA, CMIIA, ACA, ACCA)) and should possess the following skills and competencies: Holds a Senior Management, or equivalent position in internal audit or leading audit practice, leading multi-disciplined teams of professional auditors in the execution of risk-based audit work. A minimum of 10 years' relevant internal audit/IS experience, complemented with a strong business acumen. Has an in-depth understanding of IT general controls (access management, application development, security, change management, disaster backup recovery, data centres, etc.), Information Security risks and controls, IT processes and infrastructure. Has an in-depth understanding of IT Governance principles, risk management and control issues related to IT; along with a strong knowledge of industry initiatives and professional best practice, e.g. COBIT. Has strong analytical skills, with the ability to approach a problem by using a logical, systematic, sequential approach. Significant experience of the financial services industry. Strong work ethic along with ownership for all deliverables; Excellent interpersonal skills, analytical thinking and intellectual curiosity; Highly motivated with strong commercial awareness; Strong planning skills and delivery focussed; and, Excellent written and verbal communication skills. This is a critical hire and we seek to attract the best. The role will be based in Dublin so applicants must be already living there or keen to relocate. There is minimal travel to the UK (2-3 days per month). The role will not offer sponsorship. €90-115k base + €12k benefits + bonus potential. For more information, or to book a confidential career discussion, please email your CV
Head of Information Security
£71,500 plus benefits (including a 35 hour week & flexitime)
Our client is proud to be one of the leading registered providers of social housing in the UK, offering affordable housing and support to people of all ages and circumstances. They are a group of complementary businesses driven by a clear social purpose, with a charitable housing association at its core. Established over 50 years ago, they have grown to become a major provider of affordable housing, care and support services in England and Scotland, with over 40,000 homes in management. Operating at scale across over 120 local authorities, their vision is to transform the lives of the 60,000+ people they house and revitalise the neighbourhoods in which they live. This is a substantial role leading the Information Security function on behalf of the Group, overseeing and implementing the associated strategies, including security testing and compliance strategies, aligned to the Group’s strategic objectives and to ISO27001. This is a business-critical role and the role holder will be a very important figure in the ongoing development of the organisation. You do not need to have a particular sector background and they are open minded in regards professional qualifications. However a relevant security qualification would be an advantage. The two key selection criteria are, Experience of successfully leading, managing and motivating teams at a senior level, and strong demonstrable background in IT Security.
IT Audit Senior
Hamlyn Williams are recruiting for an IT Senior to work for our Zurich based financial services client. Ideal candidates will; Speak fluent German and English Maintain internal IT Audit experience Have worked within the financial services sector Possess IT application and infrastructure audit delivery experience Be CISA certified Be open to travel The position will pay up to 115,000 CHF plus package To register your interest in the position please upload your updated CV and call Karl Campbell on +44 (0) 203 675 2921
Senior Analyst - IT Security
£28,500 - £40,000
Senior Analyst - IT Security - (13039) Job summary and Responsibilities The Role Essex County Council is undergoing one of the largest transformation programmes of its kind in the UK, and technology is recognised as being critical to this innovative and radical transformation. IT Services is at the forefront of delivering the technological change in support of ECC’s ambitions, and the Digital Foundation Programme (DFP) is implementing O365, Win10, MS Dynamics, and collaboration tools; DFP will also support ECC in reaccreditation against ISO27001. IT Services “business as usual (BAU)” supports circa. 10,000 end user devices, 400 sites, over 100 major IT enabled projects, and over 400 line of business applications. ECC is also one of the only local authorities in the county to have achieve a “high assurance” rating from the Information Commissioners Office. The postholder’s work focuses on IT Security, and will include support for BAU and project work. The postholder will have specialist technical skills in one or several of the following areas: data and voice networks, servers, data centres, problem management, database administration, application support and development, web development, Microsoft environment. The postholder is expected to have a broad general understanding of most areas of IT Service. This role is likely to be carried out within a fast paced environment where an excellent level of customer service is expected at all times. Job Purpose The purpose of this job is to help ensure the safe and secure delivery of ICT services to internal and external customers. The role will be based within IT Services and will work with teams across The Council to help to maintain ECC’s compliance with relevant legislation and promote IT security as an enabler to achieve business outcomes. Operating largely within established frameworks and processes (including ITIL), the Senior Analyst will ensure that requests passed to them are resolved effectively and customers are kept fully informed of their progress using the appropriate communication channels. Key Accountabilities Understand the needs of your customers and deliver the best possible outcomes through exemplar behaviour in accordance with ECC’s Values and Core Organisational Behaviours. Work flexibly and collaboratively across structural boundaries in support of key outcomes. To contribute to development of organisational capability by taking ownership of your own training and development, including identifying and taking part in training and development activity and responding to feedback on performance. Thinking creatively, challenging the norms, and constructively challenging those around them (including those more senior) to ensure continuous improvement and commercial astuteness, and inspire the same in colleagues. Take responsibility for identifying and actioning areas of risk including Health and Safety and Business Continuity. Work as part of project or process teams as required under the new operating model, ensuring excellent cross functional output. Use specialist skill, knowledge and experience to help preserves the confidentiality, integrity and availability of information by applying risk management processes, and give confidence to stakeholders that risks are adequately managed. Provide expert ICT security advice and guidance to Information Services and relevant ECC stakeholders as required. Ensure compliance with all relevant external and internal regulation, including Public Services Network Code of Connection and Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard. Monitor the performance of third parties to ensure compliance with ECC’s Information Security Policies.. Work collaboratively with partners to ensure the best overall outcome for the people of Essex, whilst protecting ECC’s interests. Keep customers informed on progress and, when required, meet with customers and provide support, advice or training face to face. Ensure appropriate data on security performance is collected and made available within IS for management reporting. Perform any other duties as may be reasonably required, in line with the grade of the post held. Knowledge, skills and experience CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) or equivalent by experience. Educated to degree level in a relevant subject area, or equivalent by experience. Evidence of continuing professional development. Experience of implementing ICT security controls in a public services environment, including working with third party suppliers. Experience and understanding of a range of ICT including system administration. Experience of commissioning penetration testing and vulnerability scanning, plus managing the remediation of vulnerabilities. Ideally have experience working within an ISO27001 based security environment. Good problem management skills with relevant experience. Good verbal and written communication skills, experience of communicating effectively with a wide range of people, proven ability to deal effectively with customers. Highly self-motivated, able to maintain focus in a busy environment, plus exemplary team working skills. Essex County Council is proud to offer an excellent benefits package to all of its employees, including: A local government pension scheme (LGPS), a career average scheme with employee and employer contributions Life assurance (where a member of the LGPS) of 3 x annual salary Annual leave entitlement of up to 29 days per year (depending upon grade and length of service) Purchase of additional annual leave (up to agreed limits) Flexible working arrangements (for most roles but depending upon service requirements) Discounted shopping through a dedicated Reward Portal (including discounts at major supermarkets) Training and development Interest free travel loan Discounted health cash plans at employee cost Dental health plan at employee cost Employee assistance programme provided in-house (wellbeing and counselling provision) Eye care vouchers Reward vouchers and e-cards (to recognise high achievement) Volunteering leave (up to 2 days per year) Childcare vouchers, through salary sacrifice Cycles to work, through salary sacrifice Charitable giving through payroll deduction Local shopping discounts Microsoft Office home use program Train fare discounts Bus fare discounts Please note ECC regularly reviews its reward and benefits Essex County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. 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