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Security Solutions Consultant

Churchill Court, BR1 1DP
Permanent
Full time
Ref:R-4736

About us

Direct Line Group is an ambitious company employing thousands of people throughout the UK. We’re proud to be one of Britain's leading general insurers, offering millions of customers decades of experience and knowledge. In the history of modern insurance, there has never been a bigger time for change than now and we work hard to make sure our well known brands –Direct Line, Churchill, Privilege, NIG and Green Flag are making insurance easier and better value for our customers.

We know we can’t do this without our brilliant people who we reward for ideas and thinking as well as results because that’s how we can achieve amazing things – for our customers and for each other.

Come work for the 3rd Best Big Companies to Work for in 2019.

What we are looking for

You will have a strong focus on Business Engagement and will acts as the interface to the business for CISO for all project and change programmes and be responsible for providing expert advice and mentorship to all areas of the business on Information Security.

Operating in a team of 8 within Information Security Risk Assurance (ISRA) the Security Solutions Consultant will play a key role in defining, maintaining and ensuring the integrity and consistency of end to end Information Security solutions.

Who you’ll be working with

With over 10,000 employees and nearly 10 million customers, that’s a lot of information to keep safe. We have a huge range of technologies available, as well as the opportunity to work with a range of cross-functional experts in a dynamic and an ever-changing environment.

Working in our team might not be exactly like it is in action movies, there’s definitely no high-suspense sound track, but we do protect the business from the bad guys.

We have multiple opportunities to work together to develop our specialist skills, this is a place where extraordinary people can excel and support others to do the same.

What you'll be doing

Security, Risk & Control

  • Identifies and implements opportunities for innovation and continuous improvement in the delivery of appropriate Information Security solutions.
  • Supports delivery of projects and change programmes ensuring that they align to the security architecture framework and that solutions meet relevant information security fundamentals.
  • Contributes to the creation of detailed metrics and reports based on information security risk analysis to reduce and mitigate risk.

Business Engagement

  • Documents information security risk assessments identifying any issues or risks that need to be articulated to senior management for remediation and/or to follow formal risk acceptance governance processes.
  • Responsible for managing, on behalf of the project or change programme, engaging with third parties, managing Security Engineering and the business to remediate any risks/issues identified before go-live.
  • Participates in relevant governance boards and forums.

Some key skills you will have;

  • Information security experience and to be seen as a subject matter expert.
  • Project\change management programmes.
  • Ability to provide accurate reports and metrics to drive the right recommendations.

What we’ll give you

Come join us and you’ll find yourself in the middle of one of the most on-the-go teams in the business, with autonomy and exposure to industry leaders on huge household brand names. We’re always encouraging internal development and you’ll have access to loads of learning opportunities, events and conferences to build your industry knowledge.

Direct Line Group are an equal opportunity employer who value diversity. We do not discriminate and we recognise and embrace that people work in different ways. We will always adapt so you have the best and most comfortable working environment. If during the recruitment process you require any reasonable adjustments, please just let us know.

Career benefits and rewards

Rewarding you is really important to us, as well as offering a competitive salary and generous holiday entitlement; you can take advantage of a wide range of benefits. The best part is you can pick and choose the benefits to suit your own lifestyle, but also pass on some of the savings to family and friends. Here are just a few we have on offer:

  • A competitive salary, benchmarked against our competitors, which will grow as you do.
  • Pension 9% of your base salary, you can choose to contribute less or more than this, and anything you don’t wish to put in to your pension you can take as cash instead!
  • Private medical insurance (anyone can choose this through our flexible benefits scheme, and managers receive this as standard)
  • Attractive holiday entitlement
  • 50% off our Home, Motor and Pet insurance
  • Free Travel insurance
  • Free Green Flag breakdown cover
  • Flexible rewards including Life insurance, income protection, critical illness insurance, personal accident insurance
  • Retail card, with discounts at big name retailers
  • My Discounts - a discounts website for all our employees, with great discounts, cash back savings and offers across hundreds of brilliant  high street brands, travel, tickets, gym memberships and much more.


Who we are
Direct Line Group is an organisation with a clear mission: to make insurance much easier and better value for customers. We are one of the leading motor, home and small business insurers in the UK. We are home to some of the nation's best-known brands, including Direct Line, Churchill, Privilege, Green Flag and NIG.

Life at Direct Line Group

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