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Senior Cyber Risk Manager

Senior Cyber Risk Manager

Posted on: September 1, 2023

Start Date: ASAP

Sector: IT Leaders

Location: Kingston or Port Sunlight

PAYE Work Level & Salary: Up to £79,000 per annum

Duration: 6 months with potential for extension

Start Date: Monday – Friday, 37.5 hours per week

We are excited to present an exceptional opportunity on behalf of our client, a global leader in the FMCG industry. Representing a portfolio of renowned brands, they touch the lives of 3.4 billion consumers across 190 countries daily. Guided by their mission to make sustainable living commonplace, they are at the forefront of innovation and positive change.

The Role:

We are seeking a Senior Cyber Risk Manager to join our client’s Cyber Security function. In this pivotal role, you will define, oversee, and govern a Cyber Risk Assessment Framework, collaborating closely with Business Information Security Officers (BISOs), Technical Information Security Officers (TISOs), and Information Security Leads (ISLs). You will also establish and manage an exception-handling framework. Your expertise will ensure a consistent, threat-led approach to risk assessment and enable effective risk-based decision-making.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Develop, create, and support the Cyber Risk Assessment and Exception Handling Framework.
  • Maintain a consistent, threat-led approach to risk assessment.
  • Provide guidance to cyber colleagues for risk-based prioritization.
  • Facilitate risk analysis to identify suitable risk treatment strategies and prioritize control enhancements.
  • Foster a culture of cyber risk-based decision-making within the organization.

Key Skills and Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in developing, maintaining, operating, and governing Risk Assessment frameworks.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, suitable for technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Ability to manage competing priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Strong stakeholder management and interpersonal skills across various levels.
  • Collaborative mindset to excel in a team-oriented environment.
  • Effective presentation skills, simplifying complex information.
  • Experience collaborating with international stakeholders.
  • Flexibility in adapting to evolving requirements and crafting practical solutions.


  • Previous involvement in Cyber Security, particularly in cyber risk management.
  • Demonstrated experience in creating, maintaining, operating, and governing Risk Assessment frameworks.
  • Exposure to customer-centric environments.
  • Understanding of prominent global standards (e.g., NIST, CIS, ISO), Information Security controls, and the “three lines of defense” model.