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Cloud Risk Manager

  1. London
  2. Full-time
  3. IT & Change

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Company Description

Helping over ten million people around the world manage their savings, retirement plans and life insurance requires a lot of people behind-the-scenes.  It’s up to us in L&G Group functions – which includes our tech and digital teams, Group Finance, HR, Risk and Corporate Comms to provide the essential support services that all areas of the business need, here in the UK and overseas. Simply put, we enable everyone at Legal & General to do what they do best. That means we’re helping to improve our customers’ lives, and contributing to the success of the business every day.


    Job Description

    The role will focus on ensuring that Cloud Controls are operating across the Group in a consistent and appropriate manner and will support Governance changes related to the onboarding of workloads on the central Cloud Foundation services.  In this role, you will also be responsible for reporting on Cloud risks and controls to various forums across the Group.

    In addition, you will support our Cloud Centre of Enablement (CCE) and Cloud Business Office (CBO) in ensuring that all elements of Cloud Governance, Risk and Control activities are performed in accordance with regulatory and policy requirements.

    What we're looking for

    • Supporting the Group Technology & Groupwide Technology Senior Risk Managers in the management of the cloud related risks and controls, ensuring that the Cloud Foundation Service and its use by divisions, remains compliant with policy and regulation
    • Routinely assessing the effectiveness of Cloud controls, identifying weaknesses and supporting control operators in control improvements to ensure safe cloud adoption across the group
    • Ensuring that cloud policies and standards are kept up to date, including understanding the regulatory environment and conducting routine policy reviews enabling good governance and regulatory compliance of cloud consumption
    • Preparing and reporting to senior executives on Cloud governance, risk management and control effectiveness in order to inform the leadership’s decision-making processes.
    • Coordinating relevant Cloud risk management forums, including agendas and minutes. Act as a key member of appropriate CBO forums and meetings ensuring governance, risk and control are embedded within routine CBO activity.  Attending Design Approval Boards as appropriate
    • Working with the Group Technology & Groupwide Technology Senior Risk Managers to ensure that stakeholders are trained and aware of governance and risk-related activities
    • Defining, developing and delivering processes and systems to ensure a consistent and good level of service that means customers’ expectations are met, is consistent with what we have communicated and is aligned to L&G’s Customer Experience and Treating Customers Fairly policy

    Qualifications

    What we're looking for

    • Azure / AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Skills, desirable
    • Professional risk or compliance qualifications desirable but not essential if have relevant experience
    • Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) desirable but not essential if have relevant experience

    In order of importance for the role:

    • Relevant risk management experience, ideally within financial services and technology environment
    • Knowledge and understanding of relevant regulation (FCA, PRA, GDPR, PECR), compliance principles and risk frameworks
    • Detailed knowledge of risk & corporate governance frameworks, strategies, and policies
    • Technical knowledge of cloud environments (e.g. Azure, AWS)
    • Knowledge of Cloud and how it impacts risk management
    • Experience of working with Cloud environments, and able to design/configure cloud reports to be used for cloud risk reporting
    • Subject matter expertise on operational risk frameworks in a regulated environment
    • Experience of interfacing with senior stakeholders as well as presenting to Executive level committees.
    • Ability to work in a matrixed management environment and to use influence, logic and negotiation skills to achieve outcomes and improvements
    • Knowledge, and active interest, in technology trends and associated risks and challenges

    Additional Information

    When you commit to Legal & General, we’ll commit to you too. That means we’ll recognise and reward your hard work, your performance and your contribution.

    If you join us, you’ll get access to some great benefits, including private medical insurance, 27 days holiday (excluding bank holidays), a generous pension scheme, life assurance, and Income Protection. You can participate in our electric car scheme, which offers employees the option to hire a brand new electric car through tax efficient salary sacrifice. We’re also proud to offer competitive family leave. 

    You’ll have the opportunity to participate in our annual, performance-related bonus plan and valuable share schemes. And then there are the many discounts we offer that you can take advantage of – both for our own products and at a range of high street stores and online offerings. 

    The brand with the brolly is choosing today to change tomorrow.

    Since 1836, we’ve grown to become one of the world's largest asset managers, homebuilders, pension providers and insurance brands. 

    We’re all here to improve the lives of our customers, build a better society for the long term, and create value for our shareholders - helping to shape a better future for society and the planet.

    We need people who share our ambitions, agility and entrepreneurial spirit to help us do it.

    At L&G, you’ll find a balance that helps you be your best. Empowered by hybrid working, we’re supported by technology and workplaces that enable us to work effectively wherever we are. We come together in offices to collaborate and connect, and use time at home for individual, focused activities. And, when we achieve great things, we celebrate our success and reward strong performance.

    Today, there’s over 10,000 of us, working towards our mission, with plenty of opportunities to grow your career as we grow L&G. Will you join us?

    Great minds don’t have to think alike, so we welcome voices from all backgrounds. Bringing together people with different life experiences helps us build empathy with our customers and drive innovation.

    We don’t just talk about it, we actively promote diversity and equitable opportunities for all. That means our employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or protected veteran status. In fact, we embrace every dimension of diversity to reflect the customers and communities we serve.

    We think it’s important to create an inclusive environment where we can all belong, contribute and drive progress, where you can develop and grow, and be empowered. We want you to use your voice to help us build a better tomorrow.

    We all work differently, and have different needs, which is why. we’re always open to discussing flexible working arrangements. Likewise, we’re committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with specific needs during our recruiting process.

    So whoever you are, wherever you are, whatever your story, we'd love to hear from you.

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