Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Dublin


Functional Area:

IT - Information Technology

Estimated Travel Percentage (%): Up to 25%

Relocation Provided: No

AIG Europe (Services) Limited (Ireland Branch)

General Insurance – UK, Europe, MEA Business Unit Security Officer – AIG, United Kingdom, Dublin

The General Insurance – UK, Europe, MEA Business Unit Security Officer, will support the Business by understanding key business processes and systems critical to General Insurance systems, they will identify specific security needs and drive completion of projects and adoption of security procedures, policies and standards. 


- Implement the Company’s information security strategy across the business unit environments
- Ensure the enterprise information security architecture and roadmaps are implemented and meet both business and information security objectives
- Identify and understand key business processes, systems and specific security needs critical to Business Unit, and ensure they are incorporated into the overall cybersecurity strategy
- Help develop business cases, secure leadership sponsorship, and drive adoption and implementation of security projects and programs
- Ensure security projects and activities are prioritized based on risk to the business unit; work with leadership team to develop risk management program to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information owned, controlled or processed by the Company
- Responsible for ensuring customer, contractual and regulatory security requirements (e.g. GDPR) are being met by the business units
- Responsible for ensuring security incident response, vulnerability management, cyber threat intelligence and associated mitigation processes are working well across global teams
- Ensure security issues are addressed with timely, appropriate responses to minimize the impact to the Company, or its assets, customers or reputation
- Monitor and evaluates risk performance metrics on key security issues and programs, recommends corrective action programs as appropriate, and drives remediation items to completion
- Responsible for providing security leadership, advice and counsel to executive management teams on security policy and practices; identifies exposures and threats and drives corrective plans based on risk 
- Remain current on constantly emerging Cybersecurity and geopolitical threats to ensure continual protection of the Company’s assets, information and reputation, ensuring the risk balance between risk posture and business agility 
- Recruit, mentor, develop, and retain top information security staff in a geographically dispersed organization


- Prior experience leading large security teams with a global scope and a strong track record of success in complex environments
- Minimum of 15 years of full-time work experience in information security management and/or related functions (such as IT audit and IT Risk Management)
- At least 10 years holding a senior security leadership position at a global company
- Ability to communicate security risks in business terms to all levels of the organization 
- Experience in financial or insurance industry preferred 
- Information security management certification such as CISSP or CISM 
- Trustworthy with high standards of personal integrity 
- Typically a background in technical IT roles such as IT architecture, development or operations, with a clear and abiding interest in information security 
- Knowledge of security metrics and Key Security Risk indicators and how to implement them
- Travel 25% estimated, international travel will be required 

- Master’s degree in related field preferred

It has been and will continue to be the policy of American International Group, Inc., its subsidiaries and affiliates to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We provide equal opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, age, gender, gender expression, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected categories.

At AIG, we believe that diversity and inclusion are critical to our future and our mission – creating a foundation for a creative workplace that leads to innovation, growth, and profitability. Through a wide variety of programs and initiatives, we invest in each employee, seeking to ensure that our people are not only respected as individuals, but also truly valued for their unique perspectives.

About the company

American multinational insurance corporation with more than 88 million customers in 130 countries. AIG companies employ over 64,000 people in 90 countries. The company operates through three businesses: AIG Property Casualty, AIG Life and Retirement and United Guaranty Corporation (UGC). AIG Property Casualty provides insurance products for commercial, institutional and individual customers.

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