Information Security Analyst

Gerrard White
London (Greater)
21 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity for an Information Security Analyst to join a global insurance business and be responsible for the management of Third Party Information Security Risk for the EMEA organisation.

This includes performing the inherent risk ranking of all suppliers in relation to Information Security Risk, providing oversight and responsibility for the team completing remote and on-site assessments of higher risk third parties and prioritising reviews where appropriate.


Bachelors degree or equivalent work experience

Certification such as CISM, CISA, CRISC, CCSP, CISSP or CIPP is a plus


Additional languages, particularly European, would be beneficial.


* High level of business acumen, preferably in a regulated/financial industry

• Extensive information security experience with a focus on risk assessments and controls, governance, risk management, program development, compliance, and/or auditing. Previous experience of supporting or managing a Third Party risk assessment programme is essential.

• Expert-level knowledge of both the business and technical aspects of information security, including third party security risk and European data protection regulation.

• Demonstrated ability to understand and analyse complex business processes and technologies to make sound recommendations to non-technical constituents

• Strong broad-based technical background (distributed/mainframe, database, web-based application development, etc.)

• Strong risk-based analysis and decision making skills

• Experience interpreting and applying information security standards and frameworks (e.g., ISO/IEC 27001/27002, PCI-DSS, NIST Cybersecurity Framework, etc.) or attestation reports (e.g., SOC 1/2)

eGRC system or similar system administration experience a plus

• Experience reviewing and redlining agreements is a plus

• Ability to multitask and manage competing priorities

• Excellent time management and organizational skills

• Excellent interpersonal, customer service and conflict management skills

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Proficient use of personal computers and Microsoft Office Suite

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