Information Security Manager - Governance, Risk & Reporting

Recruiter
KPMG
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Mar 2019
Closes
02 Apr 2019
Ref
543983300
Sector
Consultancy
Job Role
Risk Analyst
Job Type
Permanent
AutoReq ID

142820BR

Job Title

Information Security Manager - Governance, Risk & Reporting

Country

United Kingdom

Location

London

Function

KPMG Business Services

Service Line

QRM

Service Line Information

Quality and Risk Management are the responsibility of each partner and employee. This responsibility includes the need to understand and adhere to member firm policies and associated procedures in carrying out their day-to-day activities. UK Quality & Risk Management teams help to set, implement and enforce policies and procedures designed to help to enable KPMG UK and its personnel to achieve the following key objectives: (i) oversee and monitor service quality, (ii) protect the brand and reputation of KPMG, (iii) comply with laws, (iv) regulations and professional standards, and (v) minimize the risk of financial claims against KPMG UK.

KPMG Overview

KPMG is part of a global network of firms that offers Audit, Tax & Pensions, Consulting, Deal Advisory and Technology services. Through the talent of over 16,000 colleagues, we bring our creativity and insight to our clients' most critical challenges.

With offices across the UK, we work with everyone from small start-ups and individuals to major multinationals, in virtually every industry imaginable. Our work is often complex, yet our vision is simple: to be the clear choice for our clients, for our people and for the communities we work in.

Job Description

This role can be based in either London, Reading or Watford.

The role holder will be a key manager in the Information Assurance Governance, Risk & Compliance team, managing the governance, risk & reporting aspects of Information Assurance. The role holder will be responsible for the Information Risk & Control framework, including providing the status of information risk and compliance across across the firm.

Key Stakeholders

CISO/Head of Information Assurance
Head of Policy & Compliance, Information Assurance
First line of defence business execution teams
First line of defence information security practitioners

Key Responsibilities

Risk management
- Manage and enhance the firm's Information Risk & Control framework, including the day-to-day management of related processes, artefacts, and supporting tooling.
- Drive the proactive and timely management of non-compliance and associated information risks in the Information Risk Register
- Foster an environment that drives appropriate information risk control behaviour, including early anticipation, identification and mitigation of information risk, escalating issues as necessary
- Support the firm's mission to build client trust and confidence with regard to information security
� Stay abreast of industry best practice in relation to information security governance, risk & compliance

Governance
- Maintain and enhance the information risk appetite statement and other governance documents necessary for the support of the firm's Information Security Management System
- Support the CISO in making the Information Assurance governance bodies effective

Reporting
- Manage the provision of meaningful and actionable management information, including Key Risk Indicators and Key Performance Indicators, for policies owned by the Head of Information Assurance.

Policy
- Contribute to the development and implementation of the KPMG UK information security policies across the firm
- Promote good information security practice and standards across the firm

Awareness and collaboration
- Establish strong relationships with first line of defence stakeholders, as relevant to role
- Establish strong relationships with other relevant stakeholders
- Build on and preserve the firm's reputation with clients, with regard to information security

Knowledge, skills and experience

Technical knowledge and qualifications
- Proven experience of information security in a governance, risk & compliance capacity
- Strong working knowledge of information security standards (eg Cyber Essentials, ISF Standard of Good Practice for Information Security, ISO 27001, NIST Cybersecurity Framework, CIS Top 20 Controls)
- Subject matter expert in information risk management
- Understanding of privacy requirements (including GDPR)
- Good knowledge of legal and regulatory requirements impacting information security
- Ability to communicate clearly and simply, both verbally and in writing
- CISSP certification and/or CISA desirable

Leadership skills
- Experience of leading and inspiring others, providing guidance, mentoring and planning
- Strong influencing skills
- Ability to prioritize and manage a complex workload, including multiple tasks for themselves and direct reports

Analytical skills
- Proven ability to identify and articulate information security requirements, risks and issues, and to make clear decisions and recommendations
- Ability to understand business drivers and risk appetite and to align information security compliance accordingly
- Problem solving skills

Personal qualities
- A self-starter, with a proven need for excellence
- A good team player
- Good inter-personal skills and ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders at all levels
- Multi-cultural awareness and sensitivity
- Strong integrity, independence and resilience
- Excellent attention to detail, combined with strategic vision

Our Deal

Flexible Working

While some of our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, we are supportive where possible of helping you to achieve a balance between your home and work demands.

We are happy to discuss individual requirements and our range of flexible working arrangements could be of interest. Furthermore, as part of the recruitment process, we can put you in touch with people who work flexibly so you can understand from them what our culture is like.

Applying with a Disability

KPMG are proud to be an inclusive, equal opportunity employer and we seek to attract and retain the best people from the widest possible talent pool. As a member of the Business Disability Forum we're committed to ensuring that you are treated fairly throughout our Recruitment Process. Should you be successful after the initial application stage, please discuss any reasonable adjustments that you may require, with your recruitment contact.

KPMG's commitment to diversity

We are proud of the value we place on individuality; we want you to bring your full self to work and truly maximise your potential. We believe that your individuality helps us to deliver the best results for our clients. Diversity of background, diversity of experience, diversity of perspective - that's the KPMG difference. But, don't take our word for it, find out more about diversity at KPMG.

Returning to work after a break
At KPMG, we appreciate that returning to work after an extended career break can be daunting. We understand that those with experience who have taken a career break have a wealth of experience and knowledge to offer our organisation, which helps us to achieve our business goals. We will support you to refresh your skills, develop your confidence and provide a supportive network across the firm to help you best integrate into the working environment. This role welcomes applications for individuals who have been out of work for 18 months or more and who have previous relevant experience.

Policy for Agencies

KPMG has a commitment to sourcing candidates directly and as such we do not accept speculative CV's from agencies. Please check here to see our policy on agencies: Policy

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