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Cyber and Information Security Manager - 00264400
Primary Location:CH-GE-Geneva
Job Type:Permanent/Regular
Posting Range:23 Jan 2019 - Ongoing
About Private Bank & Overseas Services
As Private Bank & Overseas Services we strive to provide the right solutions for our diverse clients through our international network of specialists, located in vibrant financial hotspots around the world. Together we serve 10 different client segments to whom our businesses offer a wide range of products and services.

The Private Bank supports HNW, UHNW and Family Office banking, investment and credit needs through a dedicated Private Banker and team of investment and wealth specialists.  With offices in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Monaco, Switzerland, India and Dubai, the Private Bank offers our international client base access to a fully bespoke service. The business is high growth and significantly invested in delivering high touch personal services and creative client solutions with access to the Corporate and Investment Bank. More complex products are available through the Private Bank; including structured credit and derivative margin trading, direct access to trading desks for equity and FX forwards.

Our Overseas Services business provides banking, credit, cash management and investment expertise to our clients through a value adding relationship-led service, product specialists and digital channels. Operating from London, Jersey, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Glasgow and Dubai we directly serve eight client segments of Fiduciaries, Family Offices, Captives, Funds Administrators, Corporates, Premier Global, Local Business and Local Premier & Retail, together with supporting the booking of HNW and UHNW clients onto our Jersey and Isle of Man platforms.
Overall purpose of role
The PBOS Cyber and Information Security Role will, as part of a wider team, directly support the Private Banking and Overseas Services businesses with responsibility for oversight of the information risk control environment, providing risk assessments for jurisdictions with special regulatory requirements, driving local implementation of Group Pogrammes aligning to the Group Cyber Policy and Standards; and providing advice/challenge to the business in respect of tactical solutions and strategic programmes. On top of that the role will support local implementation of controls related to client confidentiality as mandated by the local regulators (eg FINMA, CCIN, etc)
The PBOS Cyber and Information Security Role will report into the PBOS Business Information Security Officer (BISO), located in Switzerland.
Key Accountabilities
Be responsible for review and assessment of all security changes in jurisdictions with special regulatory requirements (banking secrecy law), going from in depth technical review to conceptual reviews of organizational restructuring (eg location strategy).
Partner with Chief Security Office (CSO) strategy and architecture to ensure security strategy meets Group and local Business Unit (BU) requirements
Identify and manage BU specific cyber and information security requirements including championing into the CSO demand (budget)
Work with the business to establish appropriate and business accepted Cyber Risk Appetite
Ensure Business Unit/ Geographical regulatory obligations are met, specifically in banking secrecy jurisdictions
Ensure standard and appropriate responses to regulatory bodies
Understand importance of cyber to clients and embed cyber in client and colleague environment
Work with business to ensure Cyber is a differentiator 
Drive security control scope to meet business or regulatory needs beyond mandated baseline requirements
Risk and Control Objective  
Ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with regulatory requirements, Enterprise Wide Risk Management Framework and internal Barclays Policies and Policy Standards.
Person Specification
The candidate will preferably be educated to a degree level or above in a Cyber and Information Security or Information Risk related discipline. CIA; CISA, CISSP, ISO27001 or equivalent.
3-5 years experience within Cyber and Information Security, and/or strong technical background / education
A strong understanding of the financial services industry and regulations impacting Information Risk.
Excellent understanding of the principles, practices, and techniques related to cyber and

About the company

Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for 48 million customers and clients worldwide.

We have over 325 years of history and expertise in banking. From our beginnings in Lombard Street, London through to the launch of the world’s first ATM and innovative mobile phone payments services, find out more about our achievements to date.

Barclays is a trading name of Barclays Bank PLC and its subsidiaries. Barclays Bank PLC is registered in England and is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Registered in England. Registered No. 1026167. Registered office: 1 Churchill Place, London E14 5HP.

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