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IT Audit Manager (Cyber Security)

IT Audit Manager (Cyber Security)

  • Location: Swindon Head Office, South West England
  • Salary: £50,840 - £73,436
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Ref: R001400100
  • Closing Date: 07 August 2019

Job description

We need:


  • An IT Audit Manager – Cyber Security, located in our Swindon Head office
  • Salary £50,840 - £73,436 a year (dependent on skills and experience), based on a permanent, 35 hour per week, contract
  • Please send in your application by 7th of August

    Internal Audit works in a fast paced, customer focused, agile audit environment and provides an unmatched opportunity to interact with and add value to the largest building society in the world.

    We’re looking for someone with a proven ability to lead and deliver challenging pieces of work in tight timescales. You’ll be someone who can really make a difference as part of a highly professional and friendly team identifying and testing controls to mitigate key business and technology risks and building strong business relationships with stakeholders at all levels.

    This role is located in our Head Office in Swindon where most of our core functions are based.

Who we're looking for

  • We are looking for qualified individuals (e.g. CISA, CISM, CISSP) with extensive cyber security knowledge and experience (5+ years) to assess and influence the control environment that protects the Society.

    As a minimum requirement you’ll have experience of:

  • Planning, leading and delivering cyber security audits of varying complexities and types to a high quality, covering areas including:
    • Security governance, strategy and change managementSecurity Operations
    • Threat and Vulnerability Management
    • Identity and Access Management (including Privileged Account Management)
    • Security Monitoring (e.g. SIEM/SOC)
    • Technical security controls
    • Security across the development lifecycle
  • Security in third party relationships
  • Leading a team, including mentoring and coaching
  • Influencing others and building professional relationships with business, IT and security stakeholders at various levels showing your proven negotiating skills.
  • Delivery to tight disciplines in terms of quality, timescale and scope.
  • Security in Cloud Implementations.
  • NIST Cyber Security Framework, ISF Standard of Good Practice.

What you'll be doing

As part of this role you’ll

Apply your technical knowledge and audit skills and work effectively with colleagues to deliver high quality, impactful audit reports.

Analyse the design and effectiveness of information technology controls around business-critical applications and the underlying system architecture.

Use your excellent communication and influencing skills to present your findings to senior management and agree on the actions that should be taken.

Communicate regularly and effectively with other members of IA to ensure that work is appropriately coordinated and key messages from business engagement meetings are shared with relevant IA colleagues.

Your analytical skills will also be used in spotting areas for improvement in the focus and/or efficiency of the team’s work, whilst your influencing skills will then be called into action in presenting these potential improvements to senior management. As part of this, you may also be directly involved in initiatives to drive improvement of IA’s practices.

Why IA?

We are a relatively small division of about 80 employees from a broad range of backgrounds, including finance, compliance, risk, IT, financial crime and transformation.  We believe in supporting and developing our people and, in addition to your development manager, you will have a senior management team mentor with whom you can explore longer term development goals and career plans.

We embrace flexible working, so if you want to work from home sometimes, that’s fine.  We believe in getting the job done in the way that works for both us and the business, which means you aren’t expected to be at a desk 9 – 5, Monday to Friday.  We pride ourselves in our ‘one team’ approach and our drive for continuous improvement, both of which support our vision of protecting members’ interests and influencing business success.

The extras you'll get

If you put a lot in, it’s only fair you should get a lot out. So if you help us do the right thing for our members, we’ll help further your career with us.

As part of our team you’ll get:

•Access to training to help you progress and develop your technical skills and career
•Pension scheme where if you pay in 7% we’ll top it up to 23%
•Life assurance worth 8x your salary
•24 days’ holiday plus bank holidays
•The ability to 'buy’ up to 10 days more holiday
•Flexible benefits scheme giving you access to discount vouchers at various retail outlets
•Access to an annual performance related bonus scheme
•Company car or allowance worth £4,656

Work with PRIDE

Princes Responsible Business Network
Stonewall Diversity Champion
Business Disability Forum Member
(TEAM) AUDIT 1 (1)

Why work for us?

At Nationwide, we’re here for our members and we put their needs first in everything we do. And now, more than ever, two things are helping us go from strength to strength: we put our customers first, and we’re known for being open, honest and trustworthy.

We’re also the world’s largest building society, with communities at the heart of everything we do. We aim to do the right thing for our members which helps set us apart from our competitors. But we need good people to help us do it. People who understand what we believe in and have the talent and drive to keep us successful.

At Nationwide we have a strong ethic of care, and a genuine concern for each other and our members. We recognise that our employees feel most appreciated when their thoughts and values are respected and considered. We are committed to creating a culture that recognises and truly values our individual differences and identities. If you’d like to be a part of an inclusive workplace where you can be yourself, where your talents are nurtured, and you feel empowered to contribute then please apply and help us in building society, nationwide.