Risk and Governance Security Analyst (12 Months)

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Here at Aviva, we are looking for an experienced I.T personnel to work as a Risk and Governance Security Analyst within our close-knit risk team, on a 12-month Fixed term contract.

This opportunity is perfect for someone with a real get up and go attitude that is not afraid to get stuck into any challenge and voice their opinions & ideas on ways to improve!

You will be working closely with the UK CISO Risk and Governance Lead to support and facilitate a wide range of reporting, governance, and compliance activities, as well as supporting information risk consultancy activity which helps protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of the company’s data assets and supporting infrastructure to an agreed framework of controls.

Working closely with CIO Risk & Governance teams and business contacts is also a key involvement within this position.

In 2020 Aviva introduced “Smart Working”, so although you would be mostly based in our Norwich office, we do offer the opportunity to work from home when required.

We are open to discussing flexible working hours for the right person!

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide Issue Management SME support, providing data monitoring & reporting, regular oversight and training support to colleagues across the UK
  • Regular review and management where required of all information security issues where UK CISO has responsibility in issue management systems
  • Creation and presentation of a monthly UK Information Security Issues Management report, summarising current status of information security issues impacting UK Markets, identifying trends and areas of concern
  • Support the collation commentary for monthly UK market Cyber Dashboards and MSA packs, sense checking and challenging any areas of concern
  • Support preparation, running of and minuting monthly UK CISO issue assessment meetings
  • Coordination and facilitation of continuous improvement projects that are managed by the UK CISO Risk & governance team
  • Forming tight-knit relationships with business partners whilst having an excellent ability to influence and apply pragmatism whilst managing conflicting demands
  • Proactive collaboration with all UK Risk and Governance teams to promote consistent working practices and resolve issues
  • Supporting any other UK CISO projects as required

Skills & Experience required

  • Knowledge of issues management systems such as iCare and Archer would be beneficial, but not essential
  • Broad experience of risk management concepts & processes
  • Knowledge of governance processes and practices, for example ISMS supervising and control frameworks such as, ISO and ISF
  • Excellent internal and external stakeholder management
  • Excellent influencing, negotiating and communication skills
  • Verifies assumptions and information before accepting them, is able to review others work and provide constructive feedback
  • CISSP, CISM or CRISC would be considered a significant advantage
  • Able to produce in-depth written material which uses correct grammar, spelling and punctuation.

What will you get for this role?

  • Salary of £40,000 depending on skills, experience and qualifications
  • Generous defined contribution pension scheme
  • Annual performance related bonus and pay review
  • Holiday allowance of 29 days plus bank holidays and the option to buy/sell up to 5 additional days
  • Up to 40% discount for some Aviva products through “My Aviva Extras” plus discounts for Friends and Family. (Some exclusions apply)
  • Excellent range of flexible benefits to include a matching share save scheme

Working at Aviva

At Aviva, we’re people with a purpose. To be with you today, for a better tomorrow.

We bring this to life by ensuring managing risk is at the heart of the way we all work. We love people who do the right thing for our customers, and our colleagues. We want people who speak up, who take ownership, and who make good decisions.

The way we do this is important too, we’re all about our people – that’s you – so we can be pretty flexible. If you want to work from home some of the time or change your hours so you can pick up your kids or care for someone in your family, we’re very open to that. In fact, we don’t advertise roles as either part or full time, because we know each person has different needs, just as each business area has different needs. So, it’s up to you to discuss working hours during your interview.

We care deeply about being inclusive and that means we encourage applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We want our employees to bring their whole self to work and that starts with you.

We interview every disabled applicant* that meets the minimum criteria for the job. Once you’ve applied, please send us a separate email stating that you have a disclosed disability and we’ll make sure we interview you.

We’d love it if you could submit your application online. If you require an alternative method of applying, please give Dylan Wood a call on 07385 426164 or send an email to [email protected] .

*As defined in The Equality Act 2010*. By ‘minimum criteria’ we mean you should provide us with evidence which demonstrates that you generally meet the level of competence required and have the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential to perform the role.

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