Security lead Business Partner

UK - London - St Helens - 19th Floor


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Security Lead Business Partner – Salary - National: £60,000 - £85,000 - London: £70,000 - £100,000

We are recruiting for a Security Lead Business Partner to join the UK CISO Team within Aviva.

This is a great role for someone who thrives when supporting and facilitating the delivery of CISO cyber portfolio projects and associated security standards into UK-based Aviva entities.

A bit about the job:

Aviva provides around 31 million customers worldwide with insurance, savings, and investment products.

We are the UK’s largest insurer and one of Europe’s leading providers of life and general insurance. We combine strong life insurance, general insurance, and asset management businesses under one powerful brand. We are committed to serving our customers well to build a stronger, balanced business, which makes a positive contribution to society, and for which our people are proud to work.

Please note that this role’s location is flexible and will require limited travel to various other locations within the Aviva estate.

Skills and experience we’re looking for:

  • Solid technical knowledge with broad experience of security management concepts built up over several years in dedicated technical and security operations and / or management roles

  • In-depth knowledge of IS governance processes and practices, including ISMS monitoring and control frameworks such as, ISO, ISF and COBIT, their relationships to other frameworks and their application within a financial services environment or other highly regulated industry

  • Deep understanding of Secure Development Lifecycles and their application in an agile environment

  • Good knowledge of IT Operations procedures and standard methodologies. Demonstrates the ability to identify critical data connections and patterns and to conduct in-depth analysis to reach logical conclusions

  • Uses some interpretation of guidelines and procedures to deal with exceptions and make straightforward decisions which have minor consequence of error


  • Any of the following are desirable: CISSP; CISM; CCSP; CCP; CRISC; MA Information Security

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.

  • Salary - National: £60,000 - £85,000 - London: £70,000 - £100,000 (depending on location, skills, experience, and qualifications)

  • Bonus opportunity – 12% 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 Alice Neal a call on 07393469953  or send an email to

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Tags: Agile CCSP CISM CISSP CoBIT CRISC Governance ISMS Monitoring

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

Region: Europe
Country: United Kingdom
Job stats:  8  1  0
Category: Leadership Jobs

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