Group GRC Lead

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Group GRC Lead
Permanent Salary: Between £75,000 – £85,000 per annum
Location: Leeds, Birmingham or Cardiff
Working Arrangement: Hybrid – 2 days in office per week

Your new company

I’m currently looking for a GRC Lead to report into the CISO of an international law firm with offices in Leeds, Birmingham, Cardiff and London.

The ideal candidate will have experience of 3rd party Governance Risk and Compliance management (clients, suppliers, vendors), people management experience, and a go-getter, enthusiastic and engaging personality.

Your new role will involve

  • Reporting to the CISO (and C-suite in general) on the current state of the firm’s Cyber Security from a Governance Risk and Compliance perspective
  • Assisting in the identification and support of 3rd party compliance requirements
  • Managing a small team of IT compliance analysts
  • Spearheading an international Cyber Security Awareness programme
  • Implementing NIST and maintaining ISO27001 certification
  • Maintaining a contemporary knowledge of current threats and cyber trends
  • 3rd party and internal risk management
  • Fostering a risk aware culture among stakeholders and across the firm
  • Providing strategic advice and input on the firm’s cyber security strategy

What you’ll need to succeed

  • Proven experience of 3rd party GRC work, ideally in legal or professional services, but large-scale complex organisations will work too
  • Line management experience
  • A go-getter, engaging and enthusiastic personality
  • Experience implementing NIST would be useful
  • Strong Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC) knowledge, understanding and skillset
  • Excellent leadership ability and communication skills
  • Strong stakeholder engagement and management ability

What you’ll get in return

  • Between £75,000 – £85,000 per annum
  • Discretionary bonus
  • 26 days annual leave – Buy and Sell Scheme
  • Private health care
  • More great benefits

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