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    Company Info

    LGIM is the investment management arm of Legal & General Group, a FTSE 100 company. We are one of Europe's largest asset managers and a major global investor, with assets under management of £983.3bn* (as at 31 December 2017). Our success has been built by focusing on clients and providing them with services and solutions that meet their needs. We offer strategies across the full spectrum of asset classes, including equities, bonds, property, alternatives and cash, as well as multi-asset strategies tailored to the needs of institutional and retail investors.

    LGIM is one of the world's leading providers of index fund management. We are at the forefront of developments in liability-driven risk management solutions for defined benefit pension schemes, a leading provider of defined contribution solutions and also offer wide range of strategies to help our clients manage their investment objectives. LGIM continues to innovate as markets evolve, building strong relationships with clients including pension scheme, sovereign wealth funds, wealth managers and other professional investors.

    We understand that our scale brings responsibilities. We play an active role in the companies we invest in, from exercising shareholder voting rights to directly engaging with companies at a board level. By engaging with businesses, we aim to unlock value for investors and shape the future and sustainability of financial markets.

    In addition to having a leading position in the UK, we have selectively expanded into new markets across Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the US. We believe that translating our capabilities to reflect the needs of our international clients will mean we are well placed to help them achieve their objectives.

    *LGIM internal data as at 31 December 2017, including derivative positions and advisory assets. These figures include assets managed by LGIMA, an SEC Registered Investment Advisor.

    Department Info

    LGIM manages fixed income, equity, multi-asset, liability-driven investment, property and alternative solutions on behalf of its clients. Located across the globe, our clients include institutional pension funds, financial institutions, local authorities and sovereign wealth funds. In order to meet the complex and evolving investment needs of our clients, we focus on remaining at the forefront of investment product innovation and maintaining our reputation as experts across all asset classes.

    We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender identity or age.

    Job Duties

    The primary responsibility of the Information Security Manager is to manage the security assurance activities across all cyber security services delivered by LGIM IT Security. The Information Security Manager will be responsible for Security assurance of services provided by MSSP's, data protection activities and delivering security training and awareness across LGIM and responsibility for Identity & Access Management lifecycle management.
    • Assist the Head of Cyber Security and Technology Controls in defining the security assurance schedule and corresponding metrics and key risk indicator for measuring the effectiveness of the assurance programme.
    • Perform quality assurance reviews of the control testing papers and final reports collated by the Security Assurance Analysts as part of the Legal & General control testing activities required to ensure ongoing compliance with policies and standards.
    • Support LGIM IT Security and control owners to identify and implement remediation actions required to close internal and external audit findings in a timely and effective manner.
    • Manage relationship and performance of security testing service providers (e.g. for penetration tests or red team testing) in order to ensure planning and execution of these tests is effective in identifying Legal and General's key security risks.
    • Support Group IT and the LGIM business with transformation projects by performing security assessments and ensuring that controls and security requirements are being implemented through the transformation lifecycle.
    • Support Identity & Access Management lifecycle management activities for LGIM in-line with Group policies and processes.
    • Assist the Head of Cyber Security and Technology Controls and the CISO office in preparing and presenting assurance reports and papers to the Audit Committee and Board to help ensure senior stakeholders have a clear understanding of Legal & General's key security risks.
    • Manage the team in accordance with the Company's policies and procedures, including the Partnership Agreement, so that the team's business objectives are achieved consistently.
    • Ensure alignment to L&G's Customer Experience and Treating Customers Fairly (TCF) policy.

    Skills Required

    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in computer science, IT engineering, or related field
    • A master's degree or equivalent in Information / Cyber Security would be an advantage

    • Information Security and/or Information Technology industry certification (CISA, CISSP, CISM or equivalent) strongly preferred
    • Member of Institute of Information Security Professionals (M.IISP) or have the qualification, skills and experience to become a member
    • Strong understanding of assurance methodologies and testing protocols
    • Strong understanding of cyber controls and cyber risks to identify and evaluate control effectiveness and identify any potential gaps between cyber risks and existing cyber controls
    • Understanding of various cyber technologies such as endpoint protection, DLP, insider threat protection, mobile device protection etc.
    • Organised with a proven ability to prioritise workload, meet deadlines, and utilise time effectively
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Prior leadership/ management experience is essential
    • Prior work experience in delivery, managing and quality assuring information security assurance activity
    • Experience in financial service industry is preferred but is not essential
    • Ability to interact with senior security stakeholders and report on programme effectiveness


    Whatever your role, we reward ability, performance and attitude with a package that looks after all the things that are important to you. Our employees have a wide range of benefits including a generous pension scheme, life assurance, 27 days' holiday, private medical insurance, performance related bonuses, a variety of share schemes, discounts at both a huge range of high street stores and our own great products, your hard work will be rewarded when you join us.

Job Sector
IT & Telecoms
Job Position
Network Security
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