ISR, Assurance Analyst - HSBC - Edinburgh - Wizbii

ISR, Assurance Analyst

  • By HSBC
  • Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
  • Information systems
2018-10-05T12:42:31+0000

Job description

Role Title: ISR Assurance Analyst

Business: Information Security

New or Existing Role - New

Grade: GCB5

Role Purpose

· The ISR Assurance Analyst role is part of the ISR Assurance team within Information Security Risk. The role of the ISR Assurance Analyst is to assist in the production and preparation of KRI data for the Assurance team as part of planning and preparation for the Assurance Reviews. The role holder will also be responsible for providing governance around the Assurance reviews, ensuring all reviews are carried out on time.

Key Accountabilities

Impact on Business

· Analysis of the Information Security Risks faced by the GB/GFs.
· Reviewing KRIs and the risk position of a GB/GF, region, or country
· Providing monitoring of GB/GFs adherence to applicable regulations and analysis of impacts from/exposure to upcoming changes in regulations

Customers / Stakeholders

· Lead on the preparation of risk analysis and KRI data to the ISR Assurance Review team as part of the planning and preparation for Assurance Reviews
· Liaising with interested parties including Audit, and other 2LoD functions external to ISR such as Operational Risk
· Providing analysis and explanation of the changes in the Information Security Risk position

Leadership & Teamwork

· Collaborating effectively with SMEs from across the ISR teams to understand changes in the Information Security Risk position
· Collaborate with ISR colleagues in other regions and countries to monitor and understand the Information Security Risk position for the GB/GFs
· Work with the ISR Information Managers to support the definition, review and update of the Information Security Risk KRIs

Operational Effectiveness & Control

· To support the end to end Assurance review process
· To provide regular reporting on assurance for various stakeholders as and when required
· To maintain effective communication with other ISR teams, 2LoD functions, Internal Audit, and GB/GF contacts.
· Complete other responsibilities, as assigned

Major Challenges

· Assist in the planning for all Assurance reviews, collating data from Risk Analysis team
· Establish ISR Assurance analysis as a useful resource for the new 2LoD ISR teams
· Create effective relationships with ISR GB/GF Oversight and Regional representatives through the provision of regular and ad hoc reports
· Support the development of a risk assurance analyst reporting framework

Role Dimensions

· Regulatory punitive damages and censures possible in the event of Information Security weakness and/or failures Potential significant reputational damage and consequent share price impacts due to Information Security incidents

Management of Risk

· The role is expected to adhere to all relevant FIM policies and operational risk guidelines

· Provide analysis of the exposure of the GB/GFs to information security risks, highlighting vulnerabilities, increases in risk, and risk position on emerging risks

Observation of Internal Controls

· Maintains HSBC internal control standards, including timely implementation of internal and external audit points together with any issues raised by external regulators.

· Monitors adherence to the Information Security Risk policies (B.10.x) in the Global Risk FIM, the effectiveness of controls set up to implement these policies, and adherence to relevant regulations.

Seeked profile

Qualifications :

Knowledge & Experience / Qualifications

· The role requires a good knowledge of ISR policies and standards

· Should possess good analytical skills to undertake analysis and interpretation of information risk related data, and identify the key trends and changes in the risk position that need to be highlighted as part of Risk Analysis.

· Experience working in relevant environment/s, i.e. Information Security, IT Operations, Software Delivery.

· Expertise in a relevant area i.e. production of Management Information, Analytics, or Risk related activities.

· Able to explain information security risks clearly and in non-technical language to the business and how these apply to them.

· Good technical writing skills to allow the results of risk analysis to be presented clearly, concisely and consistently.

· Have knowledge of ISR's role within the three lines of defence and the Operational Risk framework

· Able to build connections and work effectively as part of a virtual team of people across boundaries working on global risk analysis

· When required, able to escalate issues appropriately in order to ensure that remedial action is taken.

· Need to have strong interpersonal skills to build and maintain relationships with a wide range of people involved in risk analysis activities, from data collection to users of the analysis.

· A flexible and adaptable approach to change and will support others to respond in a similar way

· A flexible and adaptable management style with experience of developing yourself and others

· Professional Security Qualifications such as CISA, CISM, CRISC – preferable

We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to creating a diverse environment.
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About HSBC

HSBC est l’une des plus grandes banques internationales avec une présence dans plus de 85 pays dans le monde. Elle a été créée en 1865 sous le nom de « The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation », et son siège social est basé à Londres. En France, HSBC totalise environ 400 agences et près de 10 000 salariés, avec une spécialisation dans plusieurs activités : une banque pour les particuliers, spécialisées notamment dans la gestion de patrimoine, une banque privée (gestion de fortune), une banque d’entreprises, qui s’appuie sur le réseau de l’ensemble du groupe HSBC dans le monde, et une banque de financement, d’investissement et de marchés. En 2012, HSBC France a réalisé un résultat avant impôt de 450 millions d’euros.

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