Job description

The way people live their lives is changing and technology is making things more accessible, modern and intuitive. Whether it's supporting digital customer journeys, AI and robotics or the Internet of Things, the future is here and the potential is huge.

At Direct Line Group, we continue to unleash the power of technology to disrupt the insurance market - and our Technology Services team is at the heart of this, working to provide the kind of experience and services that wow our customers.

We are delivering a set of ambitious plans to transform our technology for the future, evolving the systems, platforms and infrastructure that our people use day-to-day. Think agile, think robust, and most of all, think simple. By providing an effortless experience, we aim to stand out and do amazing things for our customers.

This is an exciting time to join the Technology Services team at Direct Line Group and we're looking for curious minds, status-quo challengers and critical thinkers who will bring a fresh perspective to our team.

Technology Risk Assessor

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Technology Risk Assessor to join Direct Line Group, a market leading insurer based in Bromley. We're just 15 mins from Victoria!

DLG is in the driving seat, and we're taking the Lead. That's why we're currently recruiting a Technology Risk Assessor. You will act as the Subject Matter Expert for Direct Line Group advising the Head of Technology Risk, CISO and CIO stakeholders on Cyber, Technology and Data risks, and recommending and facilitating appropriate responses.

We are currently operating in a team of 5 with a further 9 in the wider team, all working closely with Tech Services (TS) and Information Security Risk and Assurance (ISRA) merging different talents and backgrounds together.

Some key focuses will be;* Identify and assess threats and work with the ISRA and Technology Services in their application of appropriate risk reduction and mitigation solutions

  • Assist in drawing out operational technology risks and recommend appropriate mitigation during risk workshops, relevant meetings and discussions

  • Perform end to end risk assessments of the enterprise architecture and drive risk based decisions to enhance the IT landscape

  • Provide consultancy guidance and technical expertise during project implementation to right controls are implemented and operational risk is managed within appetite

  • Formulate recommendations for response to identified technology risks, issues and events in line with Technology Risk processes.

  • Support management of technology risks, master action plans and events in the group Risk Management System.

  • Ensure high quality and accurate information is submitted to stakeholders to enable risk based conclusions

  • Support and suggest improvements for processes and approaches for mitigating risks

  • Make recommendations on risk response to Technology Risk Manager and Head of IT Risk

Required Skills / Essential Skills* A track record of undertaking risk assessments in an IT and Change environment in an outsourced environment

  • Ability to influence particularly when working within a contractual environment

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate at all levels

  • Credible background of Operational Risk relating to IT and Change

  • Ability to work self-sufficient and proactively

**Desirable* Skills Certification such as CRISC, CISA, AWS, ITIL, CISSP preferred.

This position may be suited for someone who has worked within the following roles: Solutions Architect, Security Architect, Technical Business Analyst.

At Direct Line Group, we're shaping the future. With a mission to make insurance easier and better value for our customers, we embrace change in all its richness and variety. It's not just what we do; it's how we do it. We bring our whole selves to work every day and embrace fresh thinking - after all, Britain is constantly changing and to protect the nation, we adapt with it.

Across our diverse brands - including Direct Line, Churchill, Privilege and Green Flag - change takes many forms. We appreciate the knowledge and skills that each one of us brings to the business. It's hard not to be inspired by the things that make us unique. Boldness, curiosity and enthusiasm go a long way.

Join us and help us transform the industry we lead.

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