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Information Security Risk Programme Lead

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Risk Management/Compliance
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86912 Requisition #

About Northern Trust:

Northern Trust provides innovative financial services and guidance to corporations, institutions and affluent families and individuals globally. With 130 years of financial experience and nearly 20,000 partners, we serve the world’s most sophisticated clients using leading technology and exceptional service.

As a Northern Trust employee (Partner), you will be part of a flexible and collaborative work culture, which has a strong history of financial strength and stability. Movement within the organization is encouraged, senior leaders are accessible, and you can take pride in working for a company that is committed to strengthening the communities we serve.

Northern Trust is committed to working with and providing adjustments to individuals with health conditions and disabilities. If you would benefit from adjustments for any part of the employment process, please inform the recruiter to discuss your individual requirements.

We recognize the value of inclusion and diversity in culture, in thought, and in experience, which is why Forbes ranked us the top employer for Diversity in 2018.

 

Role/ Department:

The Information Security and Technology Risk team is seeking an experienced professional to lead an information security update programme.

Northern Trust (NT) is committed to reducing cyber risk through the implementation of strong and sustainable cyber security practices and tools.

The Information Security Risk Programme Lead acts as senior stakeholder representing the second line of defence / Risk organization in these efforts.

Duties include providing leadership, consultative guidance and participation in information security decisions with peers and senior management.

As lead for the programme you will:

  • Have strong technical proficiency in the field of information security
  • Have experience managing programmes and / or service delivery
  • Provide technical and risk management guidance during the execution of programme activities
  • Oversee validation efforts, including technical security testing
  • Monitor progress and report status on Risk specific elements of the programme
  • Be comfortable in developing and delivering communications to a variety of audiences, including senior stakeholders
  • Liaise with Audit and be point of contact for regulatory engagement
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of information security risk framework, policy and reporting

The successful candidate will benefit from having:

  • Excellent written, verbal and non-verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and challenge constructively
  • Extensive knowledge of systems security architecture, excellent consultative skills, strong analytical ability and ability to work effectively with clients and IT management and staff. Analytical skills are needed to analyse and evaluate technical information
  • Demonstrated knowledge of basic system, network, and operating system hardening techniques
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Information Assurance (IA) principles and tenets (confidentiality, integrity, availability, authentication, non-repudiation)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of network security architectures, Defence-In-Depth principles, and technology administration security concepts
  • Demonstrated knowledge of what constitutes a security or technology “threat” to a large enterprise
  • Degree in Computer Science or other related discipline
  • Previous experience working in information security, technology, or technology risk
  • Relevant industry certifications such as CISSP, CISM, CRISC, OSCP, or GPEN
  • Demonstrated experience in working with senior level stakeholders in a consultative and/or advisory capacity
  • Demonstrated experience in presenting to executive management
  • Demonstrated experience with enterprise risk assessment methodologies
  • Demonstrated experience in project delivery/programme management
  • Previous experience working in a financial services environment

 

Working with Us:

We’d love to learn more about how your interests and experience could be a fit with one of the world’s most admired and ethical companies. In return, we will support you with your personal and career goals in a number of ways:

Financial – Life Assurance, Disability Plan, Pension/ Gratuity, Annual Pay Review

Work Life Balance – Flexible Work Options, Incremental Annual Leave, Community Volunteer Days

Health & Wellbeing – Private Medical Insurance, Active Sports & Social clubs (lunchtime and after-work groups), Employee Assistance Program

Professional Development – Clear Career Path, Education Assistance, Recognition Programme, NT University (wide range of online, virtual & in-house training options) and employee-led Business Resource Councils dedicated to diversity and inclusion initiatives.

 

And Finally
We hope you’re excited about the role and the opportunity to work with us.

We value an inclusive workplace and understand flexibility means different things to different people.

Apply today and talk to us about your flexible working requirements and together we can achieve greater.

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