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US Director, UK Senior Manager, Security Services


Warwick, WAR, GB, CV34 6DA

Division:  Global Risk, European Strategy & External Stakehol
Job Type: 
Requisition Number:  6508
Job Category:  IT
Job Function:  Information Services
About the Role

The Technology Risk Delivery Centre Lead will have responsibility for ensuring the 2nd Line Risk function is: 

1) Identifying and managing risk by utilizing the IT risk and controls framework

2) Supporting first line IT Delivery Centre’s 

3) Delivering transformation in technology risk processes and culture

4) Establishing a process to understand, work with and communicate the impact of technology-based risk (operational and strategic) to respective business units

About you

You will have solid understanding of Information Systems, Controls and Risk Management principles, with the ability to work independently and establish strong working relations across various lines of the business. You will be an effective communicator, with strong presentation skills, and be able to communicate up and out on risks related to technology and related controls. You will be able to demonstrate working knowledge of UK and US regulations and possess a strong background in process development to enhance current processes to include risk management processes.

You’ll also have:

•    Strong working knowledge of control frameworks (NIST CSF, NIST 800-53, COSO, CobIT, ISO, UCF)
•    Strong Background in Control Frameworks and Risk Management
•    Understanding of SSAE 16, ISAE 3402, SOC 1, SOC 2 and AUP reports and principles
•    Understanding of Utility regulations (Gas and Electric) preferred
•    Understanding of International Regulations required
•    Willingness to travel (~30%), including International

What you'll get

A competitive salary between £70,000 – £93,000 – dependent on capability

As well as your base salary, you will receive a company car or allowance, a bonus of up to 20% of your salary for stretch performance and a competitive contributory pension scheme where we will double match your contribution to a maximum company contribution of 12%. You will also have access to a number of flexible benefits such as a share incentive plan, a salary sacrifice technology scheme, support via the employee assistance line and matched charity giving to name a few.

About us

National Grid touches the lives of almost everyone in the UK, with an energy network that stretches across the Atlantic. We’re an international team, and our work underpins the lives of millions of people. Feet forwards, head up, and eyes bright, we’re working hard to create value for people today – and shape the future of energy tomorrow.

In the UK, we don’t generate or sell energy – we join the dots to get energy from A to B. From making a cup of tea in the morning, to keeping the lights on in hospitals, our electricity network puts power in the hands of people. Without it, the world as we know it would grind to a halt.

The world of energy is changing beyond recognition. Working at National Grid, you won’t just be touching the lives of almost everyone in the UK – you’ll be shaping the way we use and consume energy for generations to come. 

Our values and principles 

At National Grid, through listening to what our customers need, every day we do the right thing and find a better way.

As a National Grid employee, you’ll treat our customers as a priority, taking time to listen and work with them to help give them the best experience we possibly can. You’ll need to be proactive and flexible in your approach and continually look for ways to exceed their expectations – sometimes in unexpected and helpful ways. You’ll provide accessible information when our customers need it and make things simple by using your expertise to guide them. Above all, you’ll follow through on your promises to deliver value, drive efficiency and give them a great customer experience.

We offer inclusion and diversity training for everyone here at National Grid, with a view to building an inclusive working environment and developing all our employees. Training opportunities range from unconscious bias and reverse mentoring to targeted training initiatives which are tailored to support our diverse and innovative work force.