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Risk & Assurance Lead

Job Title: Risk & Assurance Lead
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Peterborough, United Kingdom
REF: 2737
Contact Name: Sarah-Jane Taylor
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

Risk & Assurance Lead


Salary - £60k + Bonus + Company Benefits

My client is a diversified international food, ingredients and retail group operating in 50 countries. Whilst some companies claim to be ‘the best thing since sliced bread’, this company actually are! In the 1930’s they introduced sliced bread to the UK for the first time.

They are in the process of reviewing and building up the Governance Risk & Compliance (GRC) function to underpin the 35 business units that they support globally.

Reporting to the Head of Governance Risk & Compliance (GRC), the Risk and Assurance Lead has responsibility for the ongoing management of a number of key controls which support the overarching governance, risk and compliance objectives of the group.

This role is focused on the definition and maintenance of the Risk Management Framework, Supplier Assurance Programme, Audit & Compliance and Operational & Delivery Assurance activities as detailed below.

Expectations from you as the candidate; you will have a general understanding of the security of IT systems, networks and applications with consideration for the risks and controls that are commonly associated with people, process and technology in a large global organisation.

You will have extensive experience of risk management principles as they relate to information security, applied within a large global organisation.  A good understanding of the role that GRC plays in the effective delivery of Supplier Assurance activities throughout the delivery and operational lifecycle, applied within a large global organisation.

Experience of overseeing routine compliance activities in support of legislative, contractual or industry standard objectives, including GDPR, ISO 27001, NIST CSF or similar.

You will have a recognised professional certification in Information Security such as CISSP, CISM, CRISC, etc. and a minimum of seven years of IT experience, with five years in an information security role.

This is a fantastic opportunity to joining a FTSE 100 company at a very exciting time.  For further information please call Sarah-Jane on 01908 886037