Information Security Risk Consultant

Nicolson Bray
Up to £100k + excellent benefits
12 Jun 2019
10 Jul 2019
CSJS-32105 (P)
Finance, IT
Job Type
Contract, Permanent


Our Financial Services client is looking for an experienced Information Security Risk Consultant to join a team providing a mixture of security risk identification, mitigation and consultancy services to different business technology areas within the organisation.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • working as a trusted advisor to project teams with the aim of ensuring new applications and systems go live without introducing undue Information Security risk
  • providing a key liaison between the technology business areas and central IT Security teams
  • building key relationships within the business technology areas
  • assessment of operational systems to identify security risk, and development of mitigation plans
  • identification of other key security risks within the business technology areas
  • prioritising risk mitigation work so that business technology areas use their resources effectively

Skill and Experience

  • CISSP / CISM / CISA qualified
  • At least 5 years experience in a risk consultancy role
  • experience of at least one risk assessment methodology – quite possibly experience of developing said methodology
  • a broad knowledge of information security controls, both technical and procedural, and will be able to advise on solutions to mitigate risks that you have identified
  • strong stakeholder management and negotiation skills
  • knowledge of the financial services industry
  • a consultative, positive approach


A FTSE 100 household name with a great reputation amongst its employees. Along with other benefits, it offers a generous employer pension contribution of up to 18%.

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