Information Security and Risk Expert

Job Level:  Professional

North Sydney, NSW, AU, 2060

Area of Expertise:  IT & Tech Engineering
Unit:  Allianz Technology
Employing Entity:  Allianz Technology SE Australia Branch
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Hybrid working
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  33336

Information Security and Risk Expert | Alliance Technology | North Sydney- Hybrid Working

At Allianz, we’re proud to be one of the world’s leading insurance and asset management brands, with a workforce as diverse as the world around us.


We care about our customers, which is why we hire the very best people to further our commitment to securing the future of our customers, partners, and the community so we’re ready when they need it most.

We offer our people a workplace where everyone feels like they belong, while promoting a culture of lifelong learning, development, and global mobility. Join us and share your ideas, be inspired, give back and feel proud to be a part an organisation doing meaningful work that matters like tackling climate change, mental health, and well-being.


Let’s care for tomorrow, so we can create a better future together, for everyone.


Reporting into the Local Information Security Team Lead (LISO), we have an incredible opportunity for an Information Security & Risk Expert to join Alliance Technology (Aztech). This role will see you support oversight activities in the context of the related Information Security Management System (ISMS), risk identification and assessment and advice to the various stakeholders in the local branch. This applies to all Information Security Risk areas of the services provided to the Allianz-internal customers, including those provided by 3rd parties and/ or outsourcing providers. You will actively contribute to and oversee security assurance capabilities in course of an ongoing global IT transformation program.


You'll be responsible for

  • Deliver on information security-related subject matter activities in the local entity as well as in the service provisioning, including interfaces to business, partners, customers and other safeguarding functions
  • Support on the promotion of knowledge and awareness of Allianz Technology security requirements and processes
  • Provide information security consulting and liaison with all relevant stakeholders
  • Ensure the effective implementation of Information Security principles and procedures during the full-service life cycle of services offered by Allianz Technology, including those provided by external parties (e.g. Cloud providers) and outsourcing partners;
  • Systematically assess the effectiveness of security controls in all services provided by Allianz Technology, its partners and 3rd party providers
  • Execute on the implementation of and compliance with Group-wide standards, regulatory requirements and industry security standards in all Allianz Technology services and projects
  • Contribute to defining contractual security provisions in the context of 3rd party management
  • Security Risk Management, including supporting the life cycle of security risk assessments, assessing, and addressing deviations from security policies and contractual security provisions, as well as developing effective strategies to mitigate identified information security risks
  • Support on the annual compliance reporting process for the local entity as required.


About you

  • Demonstrated experience in Information Security related fields and/ or risk management
  • Sound knowledge of IT security technology, architecture and processes and profound knowledge of information security management systems and relevant industry standards (in particular ISO270xx, COBIT5/2019)
  • Experience in managing projects in complex enterprise environments (work experience from an IT service provider function), experience in agile management and methodology would be desirable
  • Professional experience with supplier management (including Cloud providers), IT outsourcing and relevant control frameworks; track record in defining and monitoring contractual information security provisions
  • Ability to cope with high workload, and being able to exercise good levels of independence, judgment and initiative
  • Exceptional stakeholder management & communication skills
  • Experience from working in international business environments would be ideal.

What's on offer

  • Be part of a team that’s open-minded, supportive, and genuinely focused on customer outcomes.
  • A sense of belonging in the workplace, where you are welcomed and encouraged to bring your most authentic self to work.
  • An employer that is committed to supporting your work/life balance and is always open to conversations about flexible & remote working.
  • Access to over 10,000 on-demand learning resources and programs, to support you in taking control of your career development.
  • insurance products. Deals and discounts across a great range of retail, tech, and travel brands, and offers for health and well-being.
  • Initiatives to support your financial wellness through selected discounted Allianz insurance products, superannuation matching, salary sacrificing, novated leasing and our referral bonus scheme.
  • The opportunity to take part in our Employee Share Purchase Program- own a piece of your employer.


About Allianz

At Allianz, we care about everything that makes you, you. We believe in an equitable workplace that celebrates diversity and inclusion, where people of all genders, ages, religions, sexual orientations, abilities, and work statuses are not only welcomed, but valued for the perspectives and talents they bring to work.  We are committed to fostering an environment where everyone can thrive, grow, and contribute their unique perspectives to our collective success and reach their fullest potential.


Adjustments and support

If you require any support and adjustments to participate equitably in our recruitment process, we encourage you to reach out to for a confidential conversation.


Join us. Let’s care for tomorrow.


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