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Job Details

Job ID
Job Title
Information Security Manager
Position Type
Business Brand
Home Credit
IT Support
Up to £50,000 +Car Allowance +Pension
About Us
About Us

Established in 1880, PFG is one of the UK's leading suppliers of personal credit products to the non-standard lending market. We are a FTSE 250 company that provide a portfolio of credit products designed to meet the particular needs of those who are not well serviced by mainstream lenders. The Provident Financial Group is made up of Provident Home Credit, Satsuma Loans, Vanquis Bank, Cheque Exchange and Moneybarn.
About the Role
About the Role

In this role you will be responsible for an effective Information Security and risk management consultancy. This is a dynamic and agile environment which is challenging and rewarding. Flexible working is available in this role.

Key Responsibilities
  • Lead, engage and motivate the Information Security Consultancy team to deliver business objectives.
  • Assessment of required controls and testing of adherence to required policies, processes and monitoring
  • Collaborate with other members of the organisation to identify appropriate and effective information security controls, and work with business units to identify them
  • Responsible for risk assessments and gap analysis exercises, while working collaboratively with various business units to implement the required remediation
  • Performs general and application control reviews for simple to complex computer information systems
  • Performs information control reviews to include system development standards, operating procedures, system security, programming controls, communication controls, backup and disaster recovery, and system maintenance.
  • Performs reviews of internal control procedures and security for systems under development and/or enhancements to current systems
  • Prepares risk papers and assessment findings to ensure that adequate documentation exists to support the completed audit and conclusions
  • Assists the build and continuous development of the Information Security toolkit
  • Performs Vendor Reviews, occasionally travelling to their site to conduct detailed assessment and validation
  • Defines Security testing requirements in projects and BAU services. Interprets the results and puts into context while feeding back to key stakeholders in IT and the business
  • Helps define and manage Key Risk Indicators. Provides commentary to key stakeholders to ensure risk levels are fully understood.
  • Ensure work is delivered in line with SLAs and agreed targets.
  • Responsible for managing costs within budget parameters.
Skills and Experience
About You

We would like you to have skills and experience in some of the following areas:

Previous experience as an Information Security Analyst, Consultant or Manager who has worked an in Information Security team within financial services. This should include conducting third party information security reviews, following and championing risk management processes, providing requirements and consultancy to projects and conducting controls assessments against known frameworks.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to communicate with people at all levels in an organisation
  • Ability to influence and challenge constructively
  • Ability to perform well as part of a team
  • Able to work under own initiative, with minimal supervision
  • Rigorous attention to detail
  • Understand the requirements of an FCA regulated business
  • Working knowledge of ISO27001 and ISO27005
Essential Qualifications
  • At least one from CISSP, CISM or CISA
The Benefits

The satisfaction of working for a successful and ethical business who are here to help people is a big benefit of joining us, but it is not the only one. We will invest in your development, giving you the support and training to become better and better at your job. We take the work/life balance seriously, with plenty of flexible working options. Working in a bright and refreshingly relaxed environment, you will find your opinions are valued and listened to.

On top of all this, we will give you a package including:
  • 25 days annual leave increasing with service.
  • Up to 10% annual profit bonus.
  • Car Allowance
  • Pension (with employer contributions up to 10.6%)
  • Private Health Insurance (when in PFG Pension Scheme)
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Onsite Gym - Provident have partnered with Nuffield Health. Alongside our Gym, there are weekly classes held throughout the day and pre 09:00 and post 17:00 where you can attend anything from Spinning to Pilates to Boxercise.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI)

Provident is one of a select group of forward thinking organisations that have signed up for the National Equality Standard NES. The NES provides a cultural assessment through the lens of diversity. It looks across all 9 protected characteristics set out in the Equality Act 2010 to ensure true inclusion in the workplace. The NES adopts a pragmatic & holistic approach to EDI and achieving it will enable Provident to showcase our business as leaders in this field.