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IT Risk Oversight Manager

Churchill Court, BR1 1DP
Permanent
Full time
Ref:R-5407

Salary: Competitive

Closing Date: 28th of March 2019

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 forward-thinking 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.

The Purpose of the Role:

You will use in depth knowledge of Technology and Cyber Risks to provide Oversight of our Technology Services and Chief Information Security Office functions. This is to ensure that the business is being effectively handled within the risk appetite.

Who you’ll be working with:

This is a 2nd Line of Defence role within our Risk team which will give you the opportunity to get a holistic view of Technology Risk across the whole of Direct Line Group.

What you’ll be doing:

  • You will lead 2nd line of defence oversight and challenge of the Technology and Cyber risks faced by the business. This includes for all business as usual activities and all in scope projects, programmes and change initiatives.
  • Developing and maintaining effective relationships with senior partners in the business to ensure that Technology Services and CISO risks are maintained in line with business risk appetite, objectives and strategy.
  • You will monitor the setting and management of the Technology Services and CISO risk appetite statements
  • Devising and leading all 2nd line of defence assurance activities relating to Technology Services and CISO, including the assessment of appropriateness of 1st line of defence  controls, their implementation and associated risk management practices.
  • Overseeing the business application of the specific Technology Services and CISO Minimum Standards providing challenge as necessary to oversee  1st line of defence  controls compliance and effectiveness.
  • You will provide expert input to Technology Services and CISO related Governance, Assurance, Executive Briefings, Group initiatives and activities and Incident support.
  • You will represent the2nd line of defence Risk at the Risk and Security Management Committee. Leading all reporting activity to the Boards and Committees of the Group.
  • You will support the definition, management and measurement of Technology Services and CISO KRI’s. Supporting the monitoring and action planning to support the maintenance of compliance with the risk appetite.
  • You will Embed and maintain the Direct Line Group Enterprise Risk Management Framework by providing appropriate challenge to risks events and action plan tracking and closure.
  • You will develop and maintain external and internal contacts to identify, evaluate and assess evolving Technology threats, opportunities and standard methodology.
  • You will recruit, lead and develop direct reports to enable them to consistently deliver DLG’s goals. You will help drive each colleague towards their full potential in line with DLG’s objectives.
  • You will identify, own and manage the risks involved in running the business appropriate to the role, in line with the Direct Line Group risk framework.

What we’ll give you:

Join us and you’ll find yourself in the middle of one of the most on-the-go teams in the business, working with industry to oversee risks and protect the business from all of those nasty cyber risks. We’re always encouraging internal development and you’ll have access to loads of learning opportunities, events and conferences to build your industry knowledge. We also have quiz nights, team lunches, wellness walks and team nights out.

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.

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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