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Senior Manager GRC - Audit

Job title: Senior Manager GRC - Audit
Location: London
Industry: Cyber Security & IT Risk
Reference: 15350
Contact name: Andrew Nitek
Job published: October 20, 2021

Job description

Harrington Starr are re seeking a seasoned Senior Information Security Risk & Controls Manager for a leading global financial services organisation in an exciting new role, which will lead the oversight of the first line of defence controls. The role will have a global reach across the whole business.


Key deliverables of the role will include:

  • Rolling out the GRC Cybersecurity controls framework while balancing the approach with end user experience and compliance to NIST FSSCC.
  • Monitoring the health of the Controls Library
  • Working with the business on audit management actions
  • Supporting risk resilience and control assurances initiatives engaging and managing Second line of defence expectations.
  • Stakeholder management at all levels – both technical and non-technical
  • Engaging with control owners globally
  • Developing solutions to manage risk
  • Team management and recruitment


You will need the following background


  • Experience in a senior management role with a clear focus embedding controls which meet NIST FSSCC standards ideally within a complex, complex, regulated financial services environment
  • Broad knowledge of COBIT and ISO27001
  • Detailed knowledge of key cyber security controls such as Vulnerability Management, Identity & Access Management, Authentication and Authorisation systems, Data Protection, Application Security, Secure Application Development practices, Third-Party and Cloud security
  • Experience of managing small teams across different locations
  • Experience of receiving and managing audit findings
  • Experience of policy, standards, and user training
  • Extensive stakeholder management


Head office is London (city) based with flexible/ hybrid working options on offer



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