Senior Information Assurance Officer

Claims Recruitment Services Limited
Milton Keynes
Up to £55,000 per annum
09 Feb 2017
09 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Information Assurance OfficerMilton KeynesUp to £55,000
Our client, a leading insurance organisation based in Milton Keynes, is currently looking for a Senior Information Assurance Officer.
  • Delivering a GDPR compliant organisation.
  • Identifying the legal and regulatory risks that the organisation faces, working with the relevant business areas to ensure they are mitigated.
  • Challenging compliance controls that have been implemented to protect the organisation from risk, including achieving and maintaining appropriate accreditations, such as ISO27001 and ISO22301
  • Monitoring and reporting on the effectiveness of DPA/GDPR compliance.
  • Driving the resolution of key compliance risks.
  • Advising the business on risk based compliance rules and controls.
  • Ensuring the continuing development of the Compliance Dashboards – Quality is key.
  • Driving accountability and ownership of DPA / GDPR compliance activities.
  • Driving risk performance and ensure that the business is delivering on milestones and deadlines.
  • Maintaining excellent working relationships with the Senior Leadership Team.
  • Promoting a DPA/GDPR compliance culture that adheres to best practice.
  • Reviewing and identifying controls and assessing adequacy for critical processes that support compliance requirements.
  • Management of the Compliance team, to include conducting one-to-ones and appraisals.
  • It is a requirement of the job that the jobholder already has (or is prepared to study for) a relevant compliance management qualification and holds a compliance or audit based qualification. 
  • At least 3 years’ proven experience in a risk environment.
  • Experience of managing others, either directly or via matrix management.
  • Excellent working knowledge of the Data Protection Act legislation.
  • Knowledge ISO standards in relation to information security and Business Continuity.
  • Strong experience of compliance management.
  • Awareness of FCA compliance.
Keywords: Risk; Compliance; Risk Management; Audit; Information Assurance; Information Assurance Officer; Data Protection Act; Business Continuity; Information Security; Compliance Management