Manager, Cyber Advisory and Consulting Practice

  • Full Time
  • Dublin

Website AIB

Location: Central Park, Leopardstown, Dublin 18.

  • Are you an experienced Business Information Security Manager looking for an exciting and challenging opportunity?
  • Can you proactively identify opportunities to improve security posture?

About the Role:

The Business Information Security Officer (BISO) role is a senior cybersecurity SME responsible for developing and maintaining relationships and embedding cybersecurity across all lines of business. The role holder is responsible for ensuring cybersecurity alignment to, engagement with and guidance for the Business to ensure all business areas across the group have appropriate visibility of their information security risk posture, alignment with AIBs Information Security Standards and to ensure appropriate challenge and mitigating controls are put in place when risk appetite is breached. The successful candidate will partner with security stakeholders, sourcing information from them where appropriate to incorporate them into AIBs Information Security Standards. Furthermore, the role holder will ensure our Standards are fit-for-purpose and aligned to industry standards and best practises.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Establish a new BISO function within Security with a focus delivering comprehensive, relevant Information Security Standards and guidelines that are specific to AIB and are in line with industry best practise that all ExCo areas within AIB Group must adhere to.
  • This will require the creation of roles and responsibilities for the function including supporting SOPs, metrics and hiring.
  • Can establish and maintain partners with key stakeholders relationships across AIB Group, including COO, Retail, Capital Markets, Finance and Risk areas, to develop and maintain an in-depth understanding of business units, technologies, customers, partners, systems, processes, and data, protecting the security posture of the Bank.
  • Will partner with all business areas across AIB Group representing CISO and information security and being the trusted partner advising on information security across AIB Group.
  • Can embed the information security standards across all business lines, including educating staff on the security requirements and identifying and addressing non-compliance with standards, providing staff with the tools and techniques to identify and assess the risks of their products and to embed security and resilience practises across the organisation.
  • Will provide oversight and evaluation of all technical and business solutions and products to ensure adherence to Information Security Standards, security target architectures and patterns to ensure a ‘security by design’ approach is adopted by all development teams.
  • Will actively lead and participate in information security awareness training by adapting and developing the associate content for all areas of the bank.
  • Will ensure AIB remains compliant with all applicable cybersecurity regulations across all jurisdictions (e.g., DORA, NYDFS, GDOPR) by providing strategic guidance on cybersecurity to all business areas.

What you will bring:

  1. Education: Holds a BS in Computer Science or equivalent, with 7+ years working in a technology domain.
  2. 5+ years working in an IT Security discipline.
  3. Possesses in-depth knowledge of Information Security Standards.
  4. Demonstrates a strong grasp of various controls (e.g., access control, auditing, authentication, encryption, integrity, physical security, and application security).
  5. Capable of providing quality deliverables within deadlines and budget.
  6. Exhibits good communication and influencing skills, and engages in strategic thinking.

Life at AIB

At AIB, we have a clear purpose – Empowering people to build a sustainable future. We want to be at the heart of our customers’ financial lives by giving them an exceptional experience. That goes for our employees too.  We are building a culture that breaks the conventions of what our customer and employees expect of a bank.

We are committed to offering our colleagues choice and flexibility in how we work and live. Our hybrid working model enables our people to balance their time between working from home and their designated office, subject to their role, the needs of our customers and business requirements.  More details on our hybrid working arrangements and expected office attendance for your role will be provided to you during the recruitment process.

AIB is an equal opportunities employer, and we pride ourselves on being the first bank in Ireland to receive the Investors in Diversity Gold Standard accreditation from the Irish Centre for Diversity. We celebrate diversity and believe in a culture of inclusion where all our employees can succeed. We welcome applications from people of diverse backgrounds and abilities. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees. Should you have a reasonable accommodation request please email the Talent Acquisition team at [email protected].

If you feel you have what it takes, click apply and fill in the online application form. If you would like more information please contact the Talent Acquisition Team at [email protected]

By when?  Closing date is the 28th of May 2024


Unsolicited CV’s sent to AIB by Recruitment Agencies will not be accepted for this position. AIB operates a direct sourcing model and where agency assistance is required, the Talent Acquisition team will engage directly with our recruitment partners.

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