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IT Consultancy


Belfast, Northern Ireland

Closing Date

2020-11-24 00:00:00


Cyber Risk Manager

  • Title:

    Ref: 17/11/CRM


    About Us

    At Allstate Northern Ireland, we believe it’s more than just a job.  We believe in allowing our people to choose the direction of their careers.  It’s about you, your future and where you want to get to.

    Opportunity is the hallmark of the Allstate career experience.  We invest heavily in our employees, offering long term career development, personal growth and investment in new technologies.  Every day is different, with new ideas, challenges, and rewards — no matter which team you join.

    We believe that inclusive diversity is crucial to creating a culture of mutual respect where the strengths and talents of each individual are recognised.  We like to leave things better than we found them and deliver results.  We do all of this while having fun and exploring personal passions.

    Join our team and you’ll find challenge and reward in a culture of innovation, support and balance.



    Belfast / Derry / Londonderry / Strabane


    Your role in the team

    The Cyber Risk Manager leads teams of individual contributors focused on executing cyber risk assessments. The manager also leads teams in the development and evaluation of programs, processes and procedures to mitigate cybersecurity risk, ensuring protection of company information and assets, and understanding and applying pertinent industry and government regulations, contracts and requirements.


    • Lead a team of cyber risk assessments experts
    • Escalate cyber risks and drive discussions with senior leadership
    • Educate and champion cyber risk strategy with stakeholders
    • Leverage cyber risk quantification to communicate cyber risks
    • Partner with Business Information Officers to engage the business
    • Establish, manage, and leverage relationships with internal and external partners
    • Oversee coaching and development of team
    • Grow and expand your team’s technical skills in response to business needs
    • Develop and report on risk assessment and finding metrics


    About You

    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Desire to continuously learn new technologies
    • Passionate about learning and understanding emerging technology and security controls
    • Enjoy researching cyber threats


    So, what are the essential criteria to apply?

    • 5+ years of experience in information technology or information security
    • 2 years’ experience in a leadership role
    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
    • All candidates must be able to demonstrate their right to work in the UK


    We also have some desirable criteria

    • 2+ years of experience with project management methodologies
    • 2+ years of experience working with frameworks (NIST, FFIEC, or ISO)
    • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Controls (CRISC), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), or other equivalent certifications.
    • Experience managing a team of cyber risk assessors
    • An understanding of threat intelligence, threat modeling, threat hunting or pen testing
    • Experience of managing a global team


    What we offer

    As Digital DNA’s Workplace of the Year 2020 winners, we offer a generous benefits package that includes flexible annual leave entitlement, dental and healthcare insurance, an attractive pension package and discounts on gym memberships, public transport and parking.

    Allstate invests heavily in your development, as an employee you will have access to multiple world-class learning platforms and courses from our award-winning in-house Learning & Development team.

    We pride ourselves in providing clear career paths and opportunities for internal mobility allowing you to further develop within the organisation.

    We encourage a better work life balance and you’ll have the opportunity to apply for various flexible working arrangements.


    Closing Date:  Tuesday 24th November 2020


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    Statement on Fair Employment and Equal Opportunities

    Allstate NI wishes to ensure equal opportunity is given to all job applicants.  This company will not discriminate on the grounds of race, gender (including gender reassignment status), sexual orientation, religious belief, political opinion, marital status, age or disability.

    We are an equal opportunities employer.  We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. However, as women are currently under-represented in our workforce, we would particularly welcome applications from women.  All appointments will be made on merit.

    Applicants should note Allstate NI complete AccessNI background checks on all candidates offered a position.

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