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Cyber Security Awareness Manager

Churchill Court, BR1 1DP
Full time

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 exceptional people can excel and support others to do the same.

Cyber Security Awareness Manager

This is an excellent opportunity for a Cyber Security Awareness Manager to join Direct Line Group, a market leading insurer based in Bromley. We’re just 20 minutes from Victoria!

About the team… You’ll be working in a team of 5 within ISRA (Information Security Risk Assurance) an area that has seen substantial growth in the last 12 months who all strive in making the business secure. You will work closely with the technical teams and the wider business to ensure we are keeping everyone safe!

The work/life balance is deeply important to us here at DLG so we offer flexible working and the option to work from home if needed.

The purpose of this role is to continually and demonstrably increase the knowledge and awareness of Cyber Security within DLG through the continued development, delivery and maintenance of an education and training framework supporting the ISRA function and addressing emerging risks to the business.

Some key focuses will be;

  • Maintain and improve a cyber security awareness framework covering the ‘Lifecycle of an Employee’ which includes guidance, advice and mentor-ship that can be used for both business and personal situations.
  • Develop awareness strategies, prepare materials, and organise periodic awareness\educational sessions for employees, contractors and third parties.
  • Engaged with business teams, third parties and high risk individuals within DLG to raise cyber security awareness and help ensure there is an understanding of the security threats.
  • Deliver targeted role based security training, such as Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard (DSS), for selected internal partners.
  • Ensure development of appropriate Key Performance Indicators to monitor and demonstrate progress of secure behaviour and present to the Head of Security Engineering and Operations.
  • Collaborate with the Threat Intelligence and Strategy team to advise current and emerging threats that can be incorporated for future security awareness sessions.
  • Work closely with HR to integrate security awareness into the standard employees onboarding programme.

Required Skills / Essential Skills

  • Strong personal mentoring, guidance and development experience.
  • Experience in running security and awareness programmes to a large number of users and deliveringeducation using online technologies, such as web conferencing or virtual classrooms.
  • Experience in project management and risk management.
  • Strong communication skills shown through the ability to present concisely, effectively and appropriately to the target audience.
  • Ability to handle challenging deadlines and prioritise responsibilities to effectively meet business needs.

Desirable Skills

  • Experience in a highly regulated business environment, ideally gained in financial services.

This position may be suited for someone who has worked within the following roles: Cyber Project Manager, Security Awareness Manager.

At Direct Line Group, we’re crafting the future. With a mission to make insurance easier and better value for our customers, we embrace change in all its richness and variety. It’s not just what we do; it’s how we do it. We bring our whole selves to work every single day and adopt fresh thinking – after all, Britain is constantly changing and to protect the nation, we adapt with it.

Across our diverse brands – including Direct Line, Churchill, Privilege and Green Flag – change takes many forms. We appreciate the knowledge and skills that each one of us brings to the business. It’s hard not to be passionate about the things that make us unique. Boldness, curiosity and enthusiasm go a long way.

Join us and help us transform the industry we lead.

Life at Direct Line Group

Let our colleagues answer your questions and tell you what it’s really like to work at DLG. Visit our discussion hub (https://directlinegroupcareers.career-inspiration.com/app/home/) to find out why Direct Line Group is a special place to work.

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.