Head of Cyber Governance, Risk and Controls

UK - London - St Helens - 19th Floor


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Head of Cyber Governance, Risk and Controls

Salary: National - £100,000 – £115,000, London - £130,000

Do you have a strong background within Cyber Governance, Risk and Controls and are looking for an exciting opportunity where you can utilise your skills?

If the answer is yes, then we would love to hear from you!

We are currently seeking a Head of Cyber Governance, Risk and Controls to be a part of our innovative Cyber Security department!

This is truly an outstanding opportunity as you will be leading and running the Cyber security education and training function, reporting and operations function and the governance, risk management and associated controls required to run the Aviva Group Security function.

A bit about the job:

Within this role you will be responsible for defining and maintaining the cyber risk management framework including policies, standards and controls and deciding how best to engage all Aviva employees regarding cyber education and training to limit the likelihood of a successful cyber-attack. You will also decide what metrics are used to effectively to manage cyber risk across Aviva and how best to service the demand coming into CISO from other areas of Aviva to achieve the most efficient and secure customer outcomes.

You will be driving the standardisation of risk processes across the CISO team and wider into local market teams.

Skills and experience we’re looking for:

  • Strong background in risk as well as leadership experience and evidence of delivering through others

  • In depth knowledge of cyber risk management principles and practices and strong knowledge of cyber security and the controls needed to mitigate cyber risk

  • Able to work collaboratively and effectively with teams across multiple technical and non-technical subject areas as well as have the ability to influence and deliver in a large organisation

  • Ability to prioritise multiple complex activities simultaneously to short timescales

  • Experience working with all levels and communicating complex governance, risk and controls issues to a range of audiences

What you’ll get for this role: 

Our purpose - with you today, for a better tomorrow – is a promise we make to our colleagues too.  And one of the ways we live up to that promise is by investing in you.  We have so much to offer when it comes to being an Aviva colleague.  

  • National salary between £100,000 - £115,000, London salary £130,000, depending on location, skills, experience, and qualifications, 

  • Bonus opportunity - 25% of annual salary actual amount depends on your performance and Aviva’s. 

  • Generous pension scheme - Aviva will contribute up to 14%, depending on what you put in. 

  • 29 days holiday plus bank holidays, and you can choose to buy or sell up to 5 days 

  • Make your money go further - Up to 40% discount on Aviva products, and other retailer discounts 

  • Up to £1,200 of free Aviva shares per year through our Matching Share Plan and share in the success of Aviva with our Save As You Earn scheme 

  • Brilliantly supportive policies including parental and carer’s leave  

  • Flexible benefits to suit you, including sustainability options such as cycle to work  

  • Make a difference, be part of our Aviva Communities and use your 3 paid volunteering days to help others 

  • We take your wellbeing seriously with lots of support and tools 

Take a look to learn more.  Put a salary into this calculator to see what your total Aviva Reward could be. 

Aviva is for everyone: 

We’re inclusive and welcome everyone – we want applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. 

Excited but not sure you tick every box? Research tells us that women, particularly, feel this way.  So, regardless of gender, why not apply. And if you’re in a job share just apply as a pair. 

We flex locations, hours and working patterns to suit our customers, business, and you. Most of our people are smart working –spending around 50% of their time in our offices every week - combining the benefits of flexibility, with time together with colleagues. 

To find out more about working at Aviva take a look here 

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

We’d love it if you could submit your application online. If you require an alternative method of applying, please give Guv Johal a call on 0750 008 7919 or send an email to Guv.Johal@aviva.com

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Tags: Governance Risk management

Perks/benefits: Equity Flex hours Flex vacation Parental leave Salary bonus

Region: Europe
Country: United Kingdom
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