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Job overview

Coventry-Binley Business Park, Hybrid
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Closing Date
30 Apr 2024
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£65,000 - £70,000


About the role

Coventry Building Society have an exciting new opportunity for a dynamic IAM Information & Cyber Security Consultant. We are looking for someone that drives through security good practices as we expand our use of cloud technologies and take on digital transformation initiatives. The role will influence security practices, moulding the future of Coventry Building Society for years to come. The consultant will act as a guardian of our technological transformation, ensuring robust security measures in line with regulatory frameworks such as GDPR, FCA, and PRA.

Working in a product-based agile model, the role will advise on the application of security controls and policies for business initiatives, addressing any risks and implementing new operational controls and processes where appropriate.

This role is not solely about having the right security background, it requires work collaboratively, and with pragmatism when supporting fast-paced delivery teams.


Our benefits include:

  • 28 days holiday a year plus bank holidays and a holiday buy/sell scheme
  • Annual discretionary bonus scheme
  • Personal pension with matched contributions
  • Life assurance (6 times annual salary)

Find out more about the fantastic benefits of joining Coventry Building Society here.

We do reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.

About you

You’ll have a history that includes crafting and leading security initiatives, backed by a thorough understanding of compliance, data privacy, and risk management. You’ll excel in a collaborative setting, fine-tuning security approaches to accommodate diverse operational requirements and recognise and adapt to individual differences and working styles. You’ll have initiative that extends beyond technical tasks, contributing to a culture where continuous improvement in security is a collective priority. With a passion and drive to enable the secure delivery of our digital transformation journey, working with market leading cloud technologies.

You’ll be a subject matter expert in AWS and/or Azure security controls, with Information Security knowledge including governance, compliance, security standards, and privacy. You'll have significant experience with IAM / PAM tools such as SailPoint, Okta, CyberArk, BeyondTrust or Thycotic and a thorough understanding of IAM frameworks and standards.
You'll have experience in implementing strong authentication, authorisation, and accounting controls and have proven experience in implementing business solutions and managing security requirements. With a working knowledge of cloud computing workload transition challenges and familiarity with archive, backup/recovery, and business continuity processes in distributed operations.

About us

As a mutual, we’ve always worked together to improve the lives of others. As one of the largest building societies in the UK, over 3,000 of us share that goal, in our branches and Head Office. Our benefits go beyond basic pay, with a discretionary bonus scheme, a culture of reward and recognition and total support for our wellbeing.

We’re serious about race, age, faith, disability, sexual orientation, and equity for all. By being yourself, you’ll make us stronger.

You can build so much more than a career. Come and make a difference in our Society, that’s been voted a ‘Great Place to Work’ by our team.

Flexibility and why it matters

We understand the need for flexibility, so wherever possible, we’ll consider alternative working patterns. Have a chat with us before you apply to see what the possibilities are for this role.