Job Title:
Security Assurance Analyst

Job Description:

Role Purpose

Dentsu Security are responsible for the scope and delivery of both cyber security and business continuity activities that cover every one of our dentsu offices located across 145 countries globally.

Based within the dentsu’s Information Security function, our Internal Assurance team are responsible for an extensive global security and technology internal controls assurance programme – acting as a 2nd line audit capability.

The successful candidate will have gained experience within security and technology assurance (or audit) roles. This position will offer exposure to control owners across dentsu’s technology, security and global business functions supporting the continued maintenance of ISO 27001 certifications both at a global and local market level.

Key Accountabilities

  • Delivery of internal assessments for both technical and non-technical security controls.
  • Support ISO 27001 audit programmes for existing global and local-market certifications (including preparation for external surveillance and re-certification audits).
  • Engage with Regional Security and Service Line Security teams to deliver internal assurance support for local markets, brands and business units.
  • Support the initial implementation and future development of a dedicated Governance, Risk and Compliance platform (for assurance/compliance-based activities) through 2021-22.
  • Delivery of internal assessments for resilience (business continuity and physical security) controls – supporting future ISO 23301 compliance initiatives.
  • Working with the Governance & Risk team, ensure that actions associated with findings and non-conformities are agreed, tracked and closed in line with committed targets.
  • Maintain the security internal assurance plan ensuring audits are scheduled and completed by the agreed dates.
  • Build relationships and partner with business and technology control owners at both a global and regional level.
  • Support the coordination of 3rd line security and resilience internal audits.
  • Drive a culture of understanding and awareness around security assurance throughout the global functions and to the regional and service lines representatives.
  • Contribute to the review and revision of the Group Security Policies, Standards and Frameworks.
  • Support the development and maintenance of security assurance metrics via reporting dashboards for our global and regional teams.

Person Specification

  • Experienced within technology assurance functions and auditing techniques
  • Proven practical experience of security and technology control frameworks such as ISO 27001, NIST, CIS and Cyber Essentials
  • Working knowledge of ISO 27001 including Mandatory Clauses and Annex A controls
  • Achieved or working towards an information security qualification, e.g. CISSP, CISM, CISA, CRISC
  • Ability to explain technical complex concepts to non-technical audiences combined with excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Committed to their own personal development within security assurance
  • Diligent and thorough approach to problem solving
  • Demonstrably self-motivated, pro-active, action orientated to achieve deadlines

About dentsu international

Part of dentsu, dentsu international headquartered in London operates in over 145 markets worldwide with more than 48,000 dedicated specialists. We help clients to win, keep and grow their best customers and achieve meaningful progress for their businesses. With best-in-class services and solutions in media, CXM, and creative.

Working with us

Joining dentsu international, you’ll join a team of 48,000 people. It’sanopportunity to produce career-defining work. Along the way, you’ll team up with inspiring colleagues and encounter a richness of clients, cultures and experiences. We offer exciting challenges, memorable experiences and opportunities to shape your future.

Inclusion and Diversity

We’re proud to be different and that starts with our people. We believe in equal opportunities for everyone. We won’t define people by their race, gender, sexual-orientation, age or disability. Individuality is what makes us great, we want everyone to bring their full self to work and create something amazing. That’s what we care about. So, whether you’re joining us, or looking to move to a different part of the business, we work hard to make sure we create equal opportunities for everyone.

We are happy to discuss flexible and agile approaches to working for all our roles – we can’t promise we will be able to offer you everything you want or need but we do promise to discuss it with you openly and honestly. If you have any reasonable adjustment needs arising from a disability or medical condition to fully participate in the recruitment process, please discuss this with our recruitment teams.


Global Technology

Time Type:
Full time

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