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Cyber Risk Consultant - Part-Time, Job-Share or Full-Time

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Cyber Risk Consultant - Part-Time, Job-Share or Full-Time

 

Location: UK, Home-Based

           

The opportunity:

 

With the nature of cyber security evolving so rapidly, Zurich Insurance is searching for an experienced cyber risk specialist to further strengthen Zurich’s capability with regards to Cyber insurance and risk advisory for businesses. This is an exciting and unique opportunity to work within our Zurich Resilience Solutions 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:

 

  • Work closely with our Cyber Underwriters to carry our cyber risk assessments of the client’s environment to better understand the cyber exposures, cyber risk and loss potential in order to support risk transfer.
  • Provide technical advice to our Cyber Underwriters and other stakeholders inside and outside the business as a subject matter expert on cyber risk management.
  • Provide guidance and support to customers to carry out cyber risk management as well as advising them on risk mitigation and cyber strategy development.
  • Providing specialist cyber risk management consultancy for clients across multiple industries while working with both senior management and technical teams within a client business environment.
  • Carrying out pre-engagement requirements (goals, budgeting, timing, etc.) and assisting with the scoping of work.
  • 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 Resilience Solutions 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:

 

  • Strong demonstrable knowledge of cyber risk management and experience in the definition of standards, processes, and procedures in the area of cyber risk management.
  • Experience in conducting cyber security assessments and gap analysis against various cyber security frameworks.
  • Demonstrable knowledge and understanding of security principles and good practice including frameworks, standards, and regulatory requirements such as NIST, COBiT, NCSC CAF, Cyber Essentials, PCI DSS, HIPAA, GDPR, ISO27001:2013, ISO27005:2018.
  • Knowledge, insight and understanding of cyber security concepts, tools, and processes needed for making sound business decisions.
  • Ability to articulate security advice directly to customers at operational and strategic levels including up to Director and Board levels.
  • Direct or “specialist” experience in one or more of the following subject areas:
    • Vulnerability and Patch Management
    • Supply Chain Cyber Risk Management
    • Identity and Access Management
    • Cyber Awareness and Training
    • Security Monitoring
    • Incident Response Planning and Testing
    • Post Major Incident Review
    •  Disaster Recovery
  • Experience with Digital Forensic and/or Operation Technology Cyber Security would be desirable
  • Relevant experience of collaborating with a range of stakeholders at senior organisational levels and actively engaging with remote business units and brokers.
  • Excellent presentation skills and the ability to speak with confidence to non-technical audiences on cyber security trends, developments and assessment techniques.
  • A team player with good interpersonal and influencing skills and experience of working with a high degree of autonomy, managing and prioritising your own workload and delivering to tight timescales.
  • Familiarity with vendors of major security products and services.
  • Understanding cyber insurance would be helpful.
  • Information Security Certification, such as CISSP, CISM, CISA, ISO27001:2013 Lead Implementor/Auditor is preferred but not mandatory.

 

The Reward:

 

In return we are offering a competitive salary, based on experience, a fully maintained company car and an excellent lifestyle benefits package which includes:

 

  • 12% pension contribution
  • 25 days holiday, plus an additional 3 volunteering days
  • Company annual bonus scheme
  • Home worker allowances
  • Private Healthcare
  • 16 weeks’ paid maternity/paternity leave
  • Plus other flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle

 

We are committed to continuous improvement and we offer access to a comprehensive range of training and development opportunities.

 

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 are proud of our culture. We are passionate about Diversity and Inclusion. We want you to bring your whole self to work we have a diverse mix of customers and we want our employee base to reflect that.

 

Our diversity and inclusion initiatives are creating an environment where everyone feels welcome regardless of protected characteristics.

With the above in mind we accept applications from everyone regardless of your background, beliefs or culture however we especially welcome applications from women, people from ethnic minorities, people with a disability and people who are LGBT+ as these groups are currently under-represented in our organisation.

 

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.

 

We have won numerous awards for our work on Diversity and Inclusion. We are also proud to be nominated for the 2020 Insurance Times award for Diversity and Inclusion. You can read about our awards on our website.

 

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

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