Senior Associate, Information Security & Privacy

Location City of London
Discipline: Security & Development Management
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £up to 55k plus 15% bonus depending on skills and experience. 

A Global Commercial Bank located in the City of London is seeking a Senior Associate, Information Security & Privacy to join their team on a permanent basis with Hybrid working. This role will support the Head of Information Security & Privacy to oversee and monitor the company to ensure compliance with applicable existing and emerging laws and regulations.  

This is the ideal position for an Associate looking to move into a Senior Associate position or an already established Senior Associate who is looking to join a forward thinking cutting edge global bank.


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They are looking for a Senior Associate, Information Security & Privacy that will support and report to the Senior Manager, Information Security & Privacy with regulatory responsibilities for the business aspects of privacy and information security at the company. This role is within COO, with a reporting lineup into the EMEA COO. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the Head of Information Security & Privacy in the delivery and maintenance of the Bank's information security and privacy activities. 

  • Operate within the terms of the applicable decision-making frameworks and RACI models to ensure that the Bank can provide the required level of evidence to the UK regulators regarding independence and risk management activities. 

  • Partnering with the First and Second line of defence Controls, Risk and Compliance functions to monitor and review output including UK ROPA, DPIA and LIAs, DSRs, data breach management. 

  • Ensure that privacy and security risks are identified and managed through the specified channels.  

  • Support the drafting, assessing and implementation of policies, guidance and process relating to information security and privacy. 

  • Review internal monitoring of the Bank's compliance against information security, privacy and related compliance areas in line with identified key performance indicators and measures. 

  • Administer the Bank's Internal information security and privacy Forum, liaising with attendees on agenda items, preparing papers, attending and minuting meetings. 

  • Support projects and/or initiatives which entail UK information security or privacy requirements. 

  • Contribute to and assist in the delivery of the information security and privacy training and awareness programmes. 

  • Promote a culture of choice, control, transparency and proportionate security in handling personal data by working with and influencing internal and external stakeholders 

  • Support the Head of in the provision of advice on compliance, regulatory and risk management issues relating to privacy and information security matters. 

Person Specification:

  • Experience working within information security and privacy and broader risk management.  

  • Experience of assessing key documents such as frameworks, policies and procedures. 

  • Understanding and working knowledge of Privacy, Data Protection and Information Security principles and protocols. 

  • Flexible and responsive with a proactive approach to problem solving. 

  • Able to inspire, influence and enthuse others. 

  • Thorough and detailed approach to assessing records. 

  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail. 

  • Confident in dealing with complex situations and communicating (written and verbal) such issues clearly and succinctly to a range of audiences. 

  • Ability to manage own workload and prioritise multiple tasks. 

  • Ability to work under pressure and within tight deadlines. 


  • Employee Referral Program

  • Health Assessments

  • Group Personal Pension Scheme

  • Disability and Life Assurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • Private Medical Insurance

  • Transportation

  • Telemedicine

  • Eye Care

  • Holidays

  • Wellness (Employee Assistance Program, Gym Subsidy, and Ride to Work Scheme)

  • Family Bonding Time (Enhanced Maternity/Adoption Leave, Paternity Leave, Shared Parental Leave, and Special Parental Leave)

  • Travel Insurance (Business Travel Insurance and Personal Travel Insurance)

  • Developing and Giving Back (Learning Opportunities, Employee Recognition, and Matching Gift and Community Involvement Program)


  • Salary is up to £55k plus 15% bonus depending on skills and experience.