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Security Engagement Lead - Bristol - Up to £55,000 + bonus

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    Bristol, England

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    Information Security

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    £50000.00 - £55000 per annum

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    Vikki Bayfield

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    almost 2 years ago

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Security Engagement Lead - Bristol - Up to £55,000 + bonus & benefits

Our client a FTSE 100 Global Insurance company who has a revenue over £50 billion are actively seeking a Security Engagement Lead to join their UK CISO team based in Bristol.

The Security Engagement Lead will provide dedicated support and security related technical expertise to respective IT Business Partners within the UK markets, to enable the delivery of secure services to the business and their customers.

The Security Engagement Lead will give the business assurance over the security controls and provide guidance on remediation where any gaps are identified.

You will provide technical and non-technical support to projects and change initiatives where required, ensuring that all security requirements are gathered and implemented.

Essential Skills;

  • In-depth knowledge of IS governance processes and practices, including ISMS monitoring and control frameworks such as, ISO, ISF and COBIT
  • Deep understanding of Secure Development Lifecycles and their application in an agile environment
  • Good understanding of security architecture principles and processes
  • Good knowledge of IT Operations procedures and standard methodologies.
  • Uses some interpretation of guidelines and procedures to deal with exceptions and make decisions which have minor consequence of error
  • Verifies assumptions and information before accepting them, reviews others work and provide constructive feedback.


  • Work to the policies and standards set by the UK CISO team and standard methodology to ensure the security aspects are implemented and handled in an effective and appropriate manner via the dedicated and reactive engagement in Change and BAU initiatives
  • Provide security & technical expertise to ensure all UK CISO initiatives, projects and programmes are secure by design and that a balanced control environment is embedded, ensuring all changes are implemented to BP Controls and IT standards
  • Develop positive relationships with all necessary security, IT Platform, Supplier and Business partners to ensure the security risk picture is well understood and led effectively
  • Establish and embed appropriate processes to ensure that adequate security assurance is undertaken in relations to the change initiatives
  • Analysing and producing MI and insight, establishing root cause, identifying any remedial actions to take and liaising with the relevant team/area to get issues resolved
  • Take an active lead in evangelisation of security concepts and promote secure design across the UK CISO and UK CIO markets.

If this Security Engagement Lead role is of interest, please apply with an up to date CV.

Security Engagement Lead - Bristol - Up to £55,000 + bonus & benefits