15 Jun 2017

Full-Time Technology Risk Manager

Directline Group – Posted by AdminOrpington, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

Technology Risk Manager

This is a fantastic opportunity to join Direct Line Group on a permanent basis as a Technology Risk Manager based from our head office in Bromley.

The role holder will use in depth knowledge of Technology and Information Security and Risk governance to support in the oversight of our Technology Services and Chief Information Security Office (CISO) functions.  This is to ensure that the business is being effectively managed within the stated risk appetite.

Key Accountabilities

  • To support the Technology Risk Oversight Manager in the oversight and challenge of Technology Risks faced by the business for all business as usual activities and all in scope projects, programs and change initiatives.
  • To oversee the business application of the specific Technology and CISO Minimum Standards providing challenge as necessary to oversee 1LoD compliance and effectiveness.
  • To monitor external sources & build internal relationships to identify, evaluate and assess evolving Technology threats, opportunities and best practice.
  • To support the Technology Risk Oversight Manger in the provision of expert input to Technology Services and CISO related Governance, Assurance, Executive Briefings, Group initiatives and activities and Incident support.
  • To support the definition, management and measurement of Technology Services and CISO KRI’s to support the monitoring and action planning to support the maintenance of compliance with the risk appetite
  • To embed and maintain the Direct Line Group Enterprise Risk management Framework by providing IT appropriate challenge to risks events and action plan tracking and closure.

Skills we are looking for


  • Previous hands on experience and working knowledge of information technology and information security operating principles and practice.
  • Good understanding and working knowledge of information technology and information security governance frameworks, standards and regulation.
  • Good knowledge and experience in both information technology / security risk management and controls assurance
  • Experience in working within an Enterprise Risk function (1st, 2nd or 3rd Line of Defence)
  • Excellent communicator & problem solver.
  • Ability to distil and communicate technical issues to non-technical audiences.
  • Financial Services experience
  • Appropriate industry qualifications (e.g CISA, CISSP, CRISC, CGEIT)


  • Experience in the insurance industry.
  • Deep subject matter expertise in one or more technology disciplines.
  • Good people management skills.
  • Degree in information technology or information security.

Career benefits and rewards

Rewarding you is really important to us, as well as offering a competitive salary and generous holiday entitlement; you can take advantage of a wide range of benefits. The best part is you can pick and choose the benefits to suit your own lifestyle, but also pass on some of the savings to family and friends. Here are just a few we have on offer:

  • A competitive salary, benchmarked against our competitors, which will grow as you do.
  • Pension 9% of your base salary, you can choose to contribute less or more than this, and anything you don’t wish to put in to your pension you can take as cash instead!
  • Private medical insurance (anyone can choose this through our flexible benefits scheme, and managers receive this as standard)
  • Attractive holiday entitlement
  • 50% off our Home, Motor and Pet insurance
  • Free Travel insurance
  • Free Green Flag breakdown cover
  • Flexible rewards including Life insurance, income protection, critical illness insurance, personal accident insurance
  • Retail card, with discounts at big name retailers
  • My Discounts – a discounts website for all our employees, with great discounts, cash back savings and offers across hundreds of brilliant  high street brands, travel, tickets, gym memberships and much more.

Who we are
Direct Line Group is an organisation with a clear mission: to make insurance much easier and better value for customers. We are one of the leading motor, home and small business insurers in the UK. We are home to some of the nation’s best-known brands, including Direct Line, Churchill, Privilege, Green Flag and NIG.

Closing date – Undisclosed

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Job Categories: Management & Executive, Other, and Technology. Job Types: Full-Time and Permanent. Job Tags: Directline Group, diversity, equality, full time, inclusion, London - Bromley, permanent, and Technology Risk Manager. Salary: Competitive.

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