Information Risk Advice, Advocacy and Awareness Lead

Old Mutual Wealth
25 Feb 2018
17 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Information Risk Advice, Advocacy and Awareness Lead

To champion the importance of good information security and information risk management practices, by:

  • Advising: providing guidance on best practice and methods to reduce information risk through changes to business processes, practices and technologies
  • Advocacy: visibly promote and champion Information Security across the organisation, working to embed key values and concepts into all areas of the business
  • Awareness: enhancing Information Security awareness, building a recognisable brand for Information Security, developing bespoke training and content for high risk functions.

Key Responsibilities and Scope of role:

  • Developing the brand of Information Security at OMW, including shaping our name, describing our mission and our approach, and raising our profile
  • Developing innovative ways to communicate with our businesses and to encourage our businesses to engage with us
  • Maintaining a portfolio of training, awareness and educational content to serve the whole organisation generally
  • Developing and delivering bespoke and niche approaches to awareness and education to suit specific areas of our business and higher risk functions.
  • Managing relationships with key strategic stakeholders and acting as an advocate for Information Security by championing the embedding of good practice in all areas of the organisation
  • Providing consultancy and advice to the businesses to help them manage information security risks specific to their functions
  • Curate and promote Information Security 'communities of practice' across the businesses

Key Behavioural Skills:


  • Act with integrity, due skill, care and diligence
  • Ensure customer outcomes are the focus of our business and we are respected by regulators

Stronger together:

  • Collaborate with peers across the Organisation
  • Share openly and be transparent
  • Adopt a responsible approach


  • Maintain our entrepreneurial culture
  • Strive for continuous improvement
  • Lead by example

Qualifications required:

Essential Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree level education and/or relevant professional qualifications
  • One of following certifications is desirable but not mandatory: CCNA Security, CISSP/SSCP, CEH, GSEC, GCIH;

Experience required:

  • Demonstrable understanding of core Information Security principles, concepts and approaches
  • Experience of providing consultancy or advice on an Information Security subject to a business or technology function.
  • A visible passion for Information Security and influencing behaviours in a large and complex organisation.
  • Previous Experience in Financial Services or other regulatory environments.
  • Previous experience designing & implementing large scope branding changes
  • Experience creating innovative content to drive user engagement and deliver key messages.

Rewards and benefits:

We offer an innovative and flexible reward package. In addition to your starting salary, depending on the grade and location of the role we also offer:

Access to a great range of offers and discounts from well-known retailer
Season ticket loans
The ability to buy and sell holiday
Bonus - most employees are eligible to participate in our bonus scheme, based on the company and personal performance
Pension Scheme - non-contributory company pension scheme that can be boosted through personal contributions
Private medical insurance
A flexible benefits package (eg: dental insurance, childcare vouchers, retail vouchers)

Contact the Recruitment Team

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