IT Risk Officer

Job Type:
Cyber Security
Job reference:
23 days ago

IT Risk Officer

Location: City of London

Salary: £70,000-£90,000

My client specialises in the insurance industry and are currently offering a new exciting opportunity for an IT Risk Officer to join their IT Risk & Security team based in London. This position is suitable for an individual who is knowledgeable in complex IT organisations and security standards.

Main responsibilities include:

  • Strategic direction of security levels defined by the Global Head of ITRS.
  • Discussing key risks with business management and translating their needs to other ITRS towers and stakeholders.
  • Represent the Business Unit as it relates to strategic direction and proper support for ITRS Services
  • Interface with Business Risk Managers to support the ITRS initiatives as the first line of defence representative.
  • Provides IDP consulting & support in cooperation with IRM and other IT areas.
  • Discuss IDP risks with the business and translate to defined standard use cases for IDPs.
  • Review Service Level of Service Provider.
  • Support commitment to information security from key stakeholders as outlined by Global Head of ITRS.
  • Ensure the initiation and support for the Security Review / Compliance Gate process.
  • Ensure the initiation and support of Risk Assessments and audit gap closure.


  • Excellent knowledge of complex IT Organisations and experience with security technologies and a related knowledge of the market.
  • Good knowledge of security standards (e.g ISO 2700X, ISF's SOGP, NIST) and other frameworks.
  • Experience in performing formal risk assessments.
  • Active and effective communicator with peers and senior management at board level.
  • International experience from working on global and large projects.
  • Customer orientation, strong negotiating and problem-solving skills.
  • Willingness to travel.
  • Initiative, creativity and an open mind for innovation.
  • Excellent use of Business English, both spoken and written.

Bonuses & benefits:

  • 25 days Holiday in addition to public holidays (Increases with length of service)
  • Group pension, 10% base salary, paid by the company with no employee contribution required
  • Several insurance covers including private medical, health, critical illness and life assurance
  • Family Friendly Policies
  • Gym Membership subsidy
  • Flexible and Agile Practices
  • Annual Bonus and Annual Pay Review

If you have the skills and experienced for this job, and are keen to join a global company undertaking a role as an IT Risk Officer, then please click the link to apply!


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