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Information Security Manager

American Express

Location: Brighton and Hove

Job Type: Full time

Posted


You Lead the Way. We’ve Got Your Back.

With the right backing, people and businesses have the power to progress in incredible ways. When you join Team Amex, you become part of a global and diverse community of colleagues with an unwavering commitment to back our customers, communities and each other. Here, you’ll learn and grow as we help you create a career journey that’s unique and meaningful to you with benefits, programs, and flexibility that support you personally and professionally.

At American Express, you’ll be recognized for your contributions, leadership, and impact—every colleague has the opportunity to share in the company’s success. Together, we’ll win as a team, striving to uphold our company values and powerful backing promise to provide the world’s best customer experience every day. And we’ll do it with the utmost integrity, and in an environment where everyone is seen, heard and feels like they belong.

Join Team Amex and let's lead the way together.

Are you an experienced Information Security Manager who’s looking for a new challenge? Are you someone who is motivated to do a brilliant job for their colleagues and customers? Do you enjoy a dynamic work environment where you can make a mark? Are you passionately curious with an impulse to seek new information and experiences and explore novel possibilities? If you've answered 'yes' to any or all the above, then you could be just who I am looking for!

International Operational Excellence is a newly expanded organization, responsible for supporting our international Issuing and our international Acquiring businesses across 27+ markets in ensuring a strong first line of defense, and in playing an active role in supporting the Business meet its growth objectives whilst demonstrating an effective control framework.

Our organization helps our international businesses manage risk, respond to new regulation, and develop new products whilst cultivating effective partnerships across the organisation.

The Third Party Lifecycle Management (TLM) program covers over 1000 third parties internationally that ICS engages for our marketing, regulatory and commercial needs.This role will work with key partners and provide the strategic direction for the ICS business to meet Information Security requirements to ensure compliance with the TLM Program. This role will report into the Director, International Operational Excellence team.

Responsibilities

This role will be responsible for the following deliverables:

  • Provide thought leadership and direction to standardise the TLM Information Security engagement model for ICS
  • Support the execution of Third Party Risk Assessments to ensure the risks are accurately identified
  • Independently assess Third Party Information Security risks and controls and where required, challenge the status quo when it comes to processes and control evidence
  • Lead identification of opportunities to improve internal controls, compliance, risk, and regulatory adherence
  • Partner with Risk Pillar SMEs to understand and translate the control requirements to Third Parties and Third Party Relationship Managers within the business and where required,lead the identification of alternative solutions to meet the standards
  • Share insights to effectively manage and make informed decisions on third-party security risk
  • Deliver tailored information security training to ICS leadership and third-party relationship managers

Qualifications:

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate:

  • Proven understanding of Third Party Risk and Information Security fundamentals, with prior leadership experience in Information Security or related fields
  • Influential leader with excellent relationship management skills with a proven track record ofpositively collaborating and partnering with all stakeholders
  • Creative thinker with the ability to explore alternative solutions to meet American Express Information Security standards in collaboration with the various Risk Pillar Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) and the Third Party Risk Management team
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science and/or certifications such as CISSP, CISM, CISA or CRISC
  • Experience of standards such as ISO27001 or PCI is recommended
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Adaptable and comfortable working under ambiguous and/or changing circumstances
  • Expert in all Microsoft applications: PowerPoint, Excel, Word

We back our colleagues and their loved ones with benefits and programs that support their holistic well-being. That means we prioritize their physical, financial, and mental health through each stage of life. Benefits include:

  • Competitive base salaries
  • Bonus incentives
  • Support for financial-well-being and retirement
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and disability benefits (depending on location)
  • Flexible work arrangements and schedules with hybrid and virtual options with Amex Flex
  • Generous paid parental leave policies (depending on your location)
  • Free access to global on-site wellness centers staffed with nurses and doctors (depending on location)
  • Free and confidential counseling support through our Healthy Minds program
  • Career development and training opportunities

At American Express, you’ll be recognized for your contributions, leadership, and impact—every colleague has the opportunity to share in the company’s success. Together, we’ll win as a team, striving to uphold our company values and powerful backing promise to provide the world’s best customer experience every day. And we’ll do it with the utmost integrity, and in an environment where everyone is seen, heard and feels like they belong.

Offer of employment with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations.

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