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Principle Information Security Consultant

Audit and Risk Recruitment
United Kingdom
Up to £80,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Closing date
24 Jun 2023

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Employer Sector
Financial Services
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
Assurance, Cyber Security, Risk Management, Technology Risk, Risk

Job Details

The Audit and Risk Recruitment Company (ARRC) has been mandated by our client, a Listed Financial Services business, in their search for a Principle Information Security Consultant, to provide stability and security to the group and its suppliers.

Office Locations include London, Chatham and Leeds (One day a week on the offices is currently required)

With 2-3 direct reports, this role is pivotal in the delivery of embedding security into the framework design (including cloud technology), as well as providing assurance around implementation.

There are multiple progression routes within the business, either into different pillar groups (GRC, engineering, operations or consultancy and assurance) or into the wider world of risk and audit.

Background Requirements: (Prior UK experience is required for this role)

  • Knowledge of industry best practices including NIST, PCI DSS, ISO27001 and any other applicable standards to ensure organizational assets are protected appropriately.
  • Team Management experience (Project or line management)
  • 5 years + years working in an Information Security position*
  • *Backgrounds in IT Audit / Risk may be considered provided candidates have significant technical acumen and experience around IS framework capability
  • Understanding of working with Cloud Technology
  • Strong understand of cyber security standards and networks
  • Experience of implementing Information Security Frameworks
  • Be able to build working relationships with both technical and business stakeholders, gaining their respect and trust based on your knowledge and professionalism.
  • Experience of working in a large company and/or Enterprise environment – with understanding of multiple stakeholders and how to manage change.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills are paramount, alongside workload delegate management.


  • Educated to degree level (preferable in an IT / engineering related discipline)
  • IT qualifications such as CISM / CISSP / CRISC / ISC are preferred 


Audit and Risk Recruitment specialises in the recruitment and assessment of audit, IT audit, compliance and risk professionals across Professional Services, Industry and Commerce and Financial Services.

Established by leading industry consultants with over 20 years’ experience, we have successfully placed ‘000’s of audit, IT audit, compliance and risk professionals into over 300 companies across the UK, Europe, APAC and North America.

Alongside our two sister brands, Tax & Treasury Recruitment and Sustainability Recruitment we are a part of Platform 1 Recruitment Group Ltd.

Company info
0203 626 0500
United Kingdom

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