Head of Governance Risk and Compliance

Location: London, United Kingdom

Salary: £120,000 to £130,000

Contract Type: Permanent

We are working with a thriving global data and technology firm currently undergoing expansion plans. Although this is an established firm that operates in every continent globally, they have invested heavily in their security function as part of a security posture improvement programme.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone to further develop the governance framework and who can take into account the evolving regulatory environment. This leadership role will need to ensure key relationships across the business divisions, third parties, and technical teams.
Advising the business on risk management strategies in line with the risk appetite is vital and ensures that the company complies with industry standards and regulations.

As an experience GRC Leader, you will have experience in leading and supporting a team and experience growing a team. Although this is a GRC role, previous experience in assuring technical functions such as Incident Response and Threat Intel is highly advantageous.

To provide Risk Management Assurance in line with business objectives and risk appetite.
Developing and supporting future cybersecurity initiatives aligned with regulations, standards, and guidance.
Strong stakeholder management is crucial and the ability to champion security and educate the business.
To act as the senior subject matter expert on matters of third party related / supplier risk.
Formally establish controls that can be effectively monitored and reported upon via robust KPIs.
Promote security awareness throughout the organisation.

Previous experience in managing a technical or non-technical Security or Risk team
You must have experience of key security frameworks, such as Cyber Essentials, ISO 27001, NIST, ISO, COBIT, and NIST.
Security certifications such as CISM, CISSP, CRISC.
Experience of working in a regulated company or regulated industry
Strong knowledge of Data Protection regulation

Although this is a senior-level position, you will be provided with support to ensure that you have the resources to grow and enable this team. This position would suit a GRC leader interested in change and transformation initiatives.

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