Information Security Controls Oversight and Assurance Lead
Aldermore
Peterborough, GB, Manchester, GB, GB
1d ago

Information Security Controls Oversight and Assurance Lead-(2000002G)

Heard of us?

We’re an award-winning bank; backing people to fulfil life’s hopes and dreams.

Now is your chance

The Information Security team is a key part of the CISO function at Aldermore that helps the business deliver a safe and secure service to its customers.

With a focus on the Aldermore customer journey, we drive our colleagues, managers and leaders to cultivate a working environment that encourages fast pace delivery and success.

Those who join the Information Security team will be fully immersed in our business, having a pivotal role in influencing and understanding how our short, medium and long term aspirations can be realised in a secure and compliant way.

With decades of collective experience available across the CISO team, we actively support and develop our people to help them fulfil their hopes and dreams, whilst continuing to meet the needs and expectations of our dynamic and exciting business.

We are a high performing, but friendly and fun team that has worked hard to establish a reputation as trusted advisors to the business, providing the right balance of knowledge and challenge to support managers and leaders to make the right decisions, often at difficult times.

The role of Information Security Controls Oversight and Assurance Lead is really important to us. You will be responsible for ensuring security controls are operating effectively and providing assurance over the management of security risks.

Based in our dynamic Manchester office, you will sit amongst a team of 6 and report to the Security Governance, Risk and Compliance Manager.

What would your day look like?

  • You will responsible for defining and implementing a controls testing and assurance regime to ensure that policies are being adhered to, risks are appropriately managed and any gaps are fully understood.
  • Working with the business in order that they understand what is required to demonstrate compliance to policy and for the management of Information Security risks that are relevant to their operations.
  • Highlighting exceptions to policies through testing, working with the business to agree remediation plans or risk acceptances.
  • Management and oversight of the production of quality management information related to control performance and policy adherence.
  • What do we expect of you?

  • Prior experience of conducting audit and assurance activities, including testing the design and operational effectiveness of controls.
  • Extensive experience working with risk management frameworks with a strong grasp of risk, controls and assurance.
  • In depth knowledge of information security good practice frameworks (e.g. ISO27001, NIST).
  • Experience working in an Information Security role.
  • Inquisitive mind-set to be able to delve into the controls and remediate any concerns.
  • What can you expect of us?

  • A friendly and flexible culture, synonymous with our proposition to our Customers.
  • A smart yet comfortable working environment, well located for the daily commute and those lunchtime errands.
  • A growing organisation that defines itself as being nimble, lean and strong.
  • A drive for continuous improvement, for which you will be empowered to get behind from day one.
  • A visible and approachable ExCo; who you will very likely to bump into whilst making your morning coffee.
  • And of course you will be compensated competitively, with a good range of core benefits and bonus potential.

    Still Curious?

    A lot can happen in a year!

    In 2019 Aldermore Group was formed; bringing together two very successful businesses, Aldermore Bank and MotoNovo Finance, under the First Rand umbrella.

    Whilst our parent company operates internationally from their HQ in South Africa, we are a UK-based financial services specialist that supports our customers across a range of products and services, with hubs throughout the UK, including London, Reading, Manchester and Cardiff.

    We also celebrated our 10th Birthday and fundamentally 10 years of helping those with ideas; by saying yes to our customers.

    We’ve propelled entrepreneurs on their journeys; we’ve given first-timers a leg-up onto the property ladder; and we’ve opened up the lending market to many.

    As for what the next 12 months has to offer; we are embarking upon the delivery of our Purpose; a Purpose that underpins our next 3 to 5 years as a growing business.

    Join us today and we will make the same Promises to you as an employee, as we do to each of our Customers.

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