Job Details

Cyber Risk Consultant - P/T, job-share or F/T

Job Posting: 10/28/2019
Schedule: Full-time
Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time
Requistion ID 190006Q8


Job Description

Cyber Risk Consultant P/T, job-share or F/T

Location: UK, Home-Based

The opportunity: 

This is a new, exciting and unique opportunity to work within our Risk Engineering Team as a Cyber Risk Consultant. You will enjoy a great deal of autonomy and a varied, challenging and rewarding diet of work using your expertise to help customers, brokers and underwriters understand and manage exposures in this dynamic risk environment. As well as a technical expert you will be a creative, original thinker who can generate innovative solutions and shape the development of our cyber risk proposition leading Zurich and our Customer on this exciting journey.

This role is available part-time, job-share or full time. This is because we want the best people for our roles, and we recognise that sometimes those people aren’t available full-time.

Key Responsibilities: 


  • Provide technical assessments of our customers cybersecurity defences, data breach preparedness and information risk management practices.
  • Provide guidance and support to customers in the development and implementation of risk management controls, including guidance on both technical and non-technical security controls.

  • Work closely with underwriting teams to communicate risk exposure and loss potential in support of our cyber insurance growth strategy.

  • Research current security and threat related topics as foundation for knowledge sharing with customers, industry groups and other Zurich business units.

  • Develop the cyber risk proposition for Zurich Risk Engineering including identification and delivery oversight of third party solutions.

  • To liaise with our Global Cyber Risk Practice Leader to develop and embed best practice across the global network

Your skills and experience:

  • Experience in conducting cyber security assessments and gap analysis against various frameworks
  • Knowledge, insight, and understanding of cybersecurity concepts, tools, and processes needed for making sound business decisions.

  • Demonstrable knowledge and understanding of security principles and good practice including frameworks, standards and regulatory requirements such as NIST, COBiT, NCSC CAF, PCI DSS, HIPAA, GDPR and ISO27001.

  • Ability to articulate security advice directly to customers at operational and strategic levels including up to Director and Board levels.

  • Information Security Certification, such as CISSP, CISM, CISA
  • Experience in one of more of the following subject areas:
    • Asset Inventory Management
    • Vulnerability and Patch Management
    • Access Management
    • Security Awareness Training
    • Security Monitoring
    • Incident Response Planning and Testing
  • Relevant experience of collaborating with a range of stakeholders at senior organisational levels and actively engaging with remote business units and brokers.
  • Ability to speak with confidence to non-technical audiences on cybersecurity trends, developments and assessment techniques.
  • Team player with good interpersonal and influencing skills and experience of working with a high degree of autonomy, managing and prioritising own workload, and delivering to tight timescales required.
  • Familiarity with vendors of security products and services.
  • Understanding of insurance and cyber insurance products helpful.

The Reward:

Together with a competitive salary, we offer a benefits package which includes:-

  • 12% non-contributory pension
  • 25 days holiday plus 3 volunteering days
  • Bonus
  • Company car
  • Healthcare
  • Remote worker allowances
  • Plus lifestyle benefits such as Discounted gym membership, Discounted gadget, insurance, Discounted technology offers, Virtual GP appointments, Free flu jab, Discounted will writing service and many more


At Zurich we will consider requests for flexible working on hiring.  Many of our employees work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time, flexible hours, job share, an element of working from home or compressed hours.  Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you may need.


Who we are:

With about 55,000 employees serving customers in more than 170 countries we aspire to become the best global insurer as measured by our shareholders, customers and employees. If you're interested in working in a dynamic and challenging environment for a company that recognises and rewards your creativity, initiatives and contributions - then Zurich could be just the place for you. The success of our business is built on the contributions of our highly talented employees - people who work every day to position us at the forefront of the insurance industry. We therefore look to hire great people and we encourage those people to give their best.

You’ll feel the support of being part of a strong and stable company. A long-standing player in the insurance industry, we make every effort to address the career development needs and plans of our employees to ensure their success in the future.

Further information:


At Zurich, we aim to have a diverse mix of employees that reflects our customers and the communities in which we live and work. Zurich is a workplace that values different opinions, respects personal needs, and provides equal opportunities for all, regardless of age, sex, race, religion or belief, disability, marriage/civil partnership, gender reassignment, pregnancy/maternity status and sexual orientation.  Our approach ensures that Zurich is a place that values different opinions, respects personal needs, and provides equal opportunities for all. We are committed to continuous improvement and we offer access to a comprehensive range of training and development opportunities. Zurich is passionate about supporting employees to help others by getting involved in volunteering, charitable and community activity through the Zurich Community Trust.

So make a difference. Be challenged. Be inspired. Be supported, Love what you do. Work for us.