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Information Security/Risk Management Consultant

Region: Midlands

Location: Stratford-upon-Avon

Contract type: Permanent

Reference number: RISK00083

Working pattern: Full-time

Closing date: 7th December 2021

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About the role

We have a unique opportunity for an Information Risk Management Consultant to join our DISC team (Data Protection, Information Security, Business Continuity and Group Insurances).

The DISC team play a key role in providing advice, consultancy, and risk management solutions across NFU Mutual.

Joining our team, you will become multi-skilled across these risk topics, leveraging your existing knowledge of supplier risk management/information security/business continuity, whilst developing your awareness of data protection and operational resilience.

You will work with departments across the whole of our business, understanding processes and suppliers to carry out risk assessments and make recommendations for managing these risks, whilst managing multiple stakeholders and deadlines.

You will be managing and maintaining risk assessment systems/frameworks and be able to confidently produce and analyse MI to identify trends and make recommendations.

Where required you will also support in the design, build and delivery of risk training.

About you


  • Supplier risk management experience

  • Information Security experience

  • Demonstrable understanding of the ISF Standard of Good Practice and other security standards such as ISO 27001:13 and NIST frameworks

  • Excellent organisation and prioritisation skills, experience leading small teams, managing multiple stakeholders and multiple deadlines

  • An ability to quickly build and develop relationships and maintain these relationships and the DISC team reputation within the business across various levels

  • Experience creating excel spreadsheets, analysing data and producing MI

  • Excellent communication skills at all levels, both in writing and verbally

  • You are proactive, ambitious, and able to pick up new concepts and skills quickly


  • Achieved a recognised security certification e.g., CISSP, CISM and be willing to work towards a privacy (CIPP/E) and business continuity qualification (CBCI)


Rewards and Benefits

At NFU Mutual we pride ourselves on being “a great place to work” and one of only 39 companies across the globe, and the only organisation with headquarters in the UK, to receive a Gallup Exceptional Workplace 2021 award. We were also named in the LinkedIn Top 25 Companies List 2021. When you join our team, you can expect a supportive culture and an attractive range of rewards and benefits including: 

  • Salary – Competitive

  • Annual bonus (up to 17.5%)  

  • Contributory pension scheme (maximum of 12% company contribution)  

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays (additional holiday purchase scheme) 

  • Employee discounts  

  • Gym subsidy   

  • Health and wellbeing plan 

  • Life Assurance cover 

  • Discounts on a range of NFU Mutual insurance policies 

NFU Mutual are happy to offer its employees informal homeworking. Our team is located in Stratford-upon-Avon and it would be expected that on average, 50% of your working time would be located from this office, with the remaining days home based should you wish. Due to COVID-19, our employees continue to work from home and a return to the office is being planned for later in the year.

Working at NFU Mutual

One of the UK’s leading general insurance and financial services companies, NFU Mutual has been meeting our customers’ needs for over 100 years. 

Our employees are important to us. We empower and inspire them to perform, offer opportunities to grow and we recognise and reward their contribution. They are proud to work for a company that respects them and broader communities, and they trust us to be financially sustainable so we are successful now, and in the future. 

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About NFU Mutual

We are a leading provider of General Insurance and Financial Services. From our strong farming roots we’ve grown to become a UK-wide organisation, turning over £1billion annually. Yet success hasn’t gone to our heads. We’re proud to remain completely customer focused, down-to-earth and committed to the rural communities we’ve grown from.

Our ethos - of trust, respect and personal service - lies at the heart of all we do and has seen us build an enviable reputation for exceptional member loyalty. Though we’ve been in business for over 110 years, we have big ambitions for the future. And that’s why we’re looking for talented people to join our growing organisation. Talented people like you.