Manager of Cyber Security to lead a team of experts supporting standards and policies in the Insurance Industry

Job Type: Permanent
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: May 15, 2023
Job End Date: May 15, 2023
Pay Rate: Salary: Negotiable
Job ID: 130023
Location: Calgary, Edmonton, Halifax, London, Montreal, Ottawa, Regina, Toronto, Vancouver, Victoria, Winnipeg
Our client is looking for a Manager of Cyber Security to lead a team of experts supporting standards and policies in the Insurance Industry.


Working under minimal supervision, this job contributes to the success by executing on the Cyber Security Advisory portfolio of the Information Security program and leading cross-functional Cyber Security subject matter experts to support the enterprise with secure-by-design controls that align to the corporate standards and policies. The Cyber Security Advisory team offers advisory services (Security & Risk Advisory, Education & Awareness, and Cyber Threat Intelligence) to support secure design and implementation of projects and initiatives that include Cloud Platforms, M365, SaaS/IaaS/PaaS, End-Point and Mobile Devices. 

Must Have's:
  • 7+ years of expereince in Information Services/Information Technology role, preferably Information Security
  • 2+ years in a leadership role
  • IT architecture, development and operations with a focus on information security
  • Understanding of Cyber Security and Risk Management frameworks.
  • Industry certifications (such as CISSP, CISM, GIAC and CIPP)
  • ITIL
Nice to Have's:
  • Post-secondary degree/certificate or equivalent experience
  • Completion of, or working towards, a recognized management certification
  • Insurance/finance industry Experience
  • Leads the design, implementation, and maintenance of the Cyber Security Advisory Roadmap.
  • Forms a consulting like function for Security Services such as offering internal consultancy advice and practical assistance on Secure-by-Design principles.
  • Responsible for ensuring successful execution of a security awareness program that includes; enterprise and role specific training, educational activities, knowledge assessments, and phish testing.
  • Responsible for overseeing the execution of the Cyber Threat Intelligence Advisory program.
  • Ensure cyber security advisory support is available for all projects and initiatives.
  • Assess and recommend vendors for cyber security related solutions.
  • Monitor and maintain non-functional information security requirements.
  • Support cyber security senior leaders, Information Services and business stakeholders in the definition of metrics and reporting that effectively communicate successes and progress of the security program.
  • Supports cyber security senior leaders in the development of budget projections and strategic plans based on both short & long-term objectives.
  • Participates in efforts to improve the Information Security community.