Cyber Risk Consultant - Home Based UK wide

Recruiter
Willis Towers Watson
Location
Birmingham
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
11 Jan 2019
Closes
17 Jan 2019
Category
Accounting
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Please note this is a home based opportunity

The Role

Working as part of the WTW GB Risk Management team, you will provide direct support in the identification, analysis and evaluation of the cyber and information security threats that exist across a range of clients operating in different industry sectors. In addition, you will also provide advice and guidance on risk mitigation, recommendations on controls and strategic direction where appropriate in order to support our clients.

  • Assist or lead in the analysis of information risks either at a system, platform or organisational level, (including risk identification, assessment and analysis), consideration of suitable risk mitigation strategies, and assessment and evaluation of client compliance with control requirements
  • Work in tandem with clients, Account Directors and other key stakeholders to interpret the impact of the threats identified and assist in the understanding of information risk exposures
  • Provide guidance and support to clients in the development and implementation of risk management controls, including guidance on both technical and non-technical security controls
  • Identify solutions based on client need for the continuous improvement in risk and information security to enable them to achieve 'risk excellence in governance and compliance
  • Leading and supporting risk management colleagues and account teams in the development of cyber risk registers and associated cyber risk profiles
  • Identifying, analysing and evaluating exposures and compliance with a client’s IT Security framework, data handling and storage processes, and information security infrastructure
  • Evaluating IT Governance & Compliance services at an operational, tactical and global level
  • Providing support on policies / standards management and any related exceptions management processes, and providing support for the implementation and interpretation of new standards
  • Reviewing the suitability of existing cyber risk control measures in place including systems, tools or processes in use and providing advice and guidance on any proposed controls or industry best practice

The Requirements

  • Assist or lead in the analysis of information risks either at a system, platform or organisational level, (including risk identification, assessment and analysis), consideration of suitable risk mitigation strategies, and assessment and evaluation of client compliance with control requirements
  • Work in tandem with clients, Account Directors and other key stakeholders to interpret the impact of the threats identified and assist in the understanding of information risk exposures
  • Provide guidance and support to clients in the development and implementation of risk management controls, including guidance on both technical and non-technical security controls
  • Identify solutions based on client need for the continuous improvement in risk and information security to enable them to achieve 'risk excellence in governance and compliance
  • Leading and supporting risk management colleagues and account teams in the development of cyber risk registers and associated cyber risk profiles
  • Identifying, analysing and evaluating exposures and compliance with a client’s IT Security framework, data handling and storage processes, and information security infrastructure
  • Evaluating IT Governance & Compliance services at an operational, tactical and global level
  • Providing support on policies / standards management and any related exceptions management processes, and providing support for the implementation and interpretation of new standards
  • Reviewing the suitability of existing cyber risk control measures in place including systems, tools or processes in use and providing advice and guidance on any proposed controls or industry best practice
  • Experience of delivering fee-based client-facing consulting projects in a professional services environment - (probably the first one)
  • Experienced in using Microsoft Office [products to produce very high quality documentation

The Company

Willis Towers Watson is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 40,000 employees serving more than 140 countries. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas - the dynamic formula that drives business performance. Together, we unlock potential. Learn more at willistowerswatson.com.

Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer

Willis Towers Watson believes that effectively managing a diverse workforce is vital to our business strategy. We have an obligation to our organization, ourselves and our clients to hire and develop the best people we can find. We will continually review our policies and practices to ensure that all areas of the employment process (including recruiting, hiring, work assignments, compensation, benefits, promotions, transfers, company-sponsored development programs and overall workplace experience) are free from discriminatory practices. We are committed to equal employment opportunities at Willis Towers Watson.

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