Head of Security & Risk

IT and Telecommunications

Job description

About the Role:

As Head of Security & Risk, you will implement and support the global Information Security and Enterprise Risk Management Frameworks. You will build strong relationships with key stakeholders and be recognised as a trusted advisor connecting business, security and operational risk capabilities as well as staying on top of key industry market trends to ensure this organisation remains up to date.

Your responsibilities will include:

Information Security Governance

  • Implementation and governance of Application Security
  • Educating and empowering the business to be the first line of defence with security threats
  • Mitigate business loss arising from security incidents, by monitoring threats and responding appropriately
  • Play an active role in global security strategy, standardsm, architecture and initiative roadmapping
  • Maintain sceurity design patterns and principles
  • Lead and manage implementation of security initiatives
  • BAU Management of security operations including incident response

Operational Risk Governance

  • Drive regulatory compliance through effective operational risk governance
  • Quantitative measurement of risk using Factor Analysis of Information Risk (FAIR)
  • Provide visibility and insight into key operational risks and implement controls to mitigate the risk
  • Contribute to monitoring and reporting of fraud risks
  • Provide trusted advice and guidance on operational risk to management

About You:

To be successful in this role, you will have the following:

  • 8+ years' Information Security or Operational Risk Governance (within financial services beneficial)
  • Experience working in an environment with outsourced functions
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Strong understanding of FAIR of other risk assessment techniques
  • Security workshop facilitation
  • Threat modelling such as STRIDE
  • Security certifications such as CISSP, CISM, SABSA CSA
  • Critical thinking, with the ability to deconstruct issues with limited information
  • Be able to challenge the thinking of others and have constructive discussions

In return you will be able to grow your career within a market leading, global organisation. You will eventually grow and manage a team of Security Specialists and have autonomy and flexiblity in your role.

If this sounds like you, apply now or contact Tyler on Tyler.Hunt@beyond.co.nz.

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