Resilience Lead

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Date: 7 Jun 2024

Location: Edinburgh, GB Macclesfield, GB

Company: Royal London Group

Job Title: Resilience Lead

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Edinburgh or Alderley Edge

Working style: Hybrid 50% home/office based

Closing date: 23rd June 2024


We’re expanding our security and resilience team within the CISO office. Over the last few years, we’ve been on a continuous improvement journey and are looking to expand the team. These new roles will allow us to fully enact our threat-led security program, drive further improvements across cyber and support our organisational goal of building a secure and resilient mutual. With a security team over 50 already, these new roles will enhance our capabilities as the threat landscape continues to evolve.


We’re looking for a Resilience Lead to join Royal London. You’ll play a key role in ensuring that Royal London activities remain resilient. You’ll play an active role in enhancing our resilience posture, progressing the closure of any resilience vulnerabilities, and driving continuous improvement to the regulatory deadline of 2025 and beyond. 


If you are looking for a role where you can help shape the operational resilience strategy, then this could be the ideal role for you!


About the role


  • You’ll be a trusted expert advisor to the business on all things Operational Resilience in relation to our technology and cyber landscape, and have experience in at least one or more of the disciplines of Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery, Cyber Security Resilience Risk.
  • Designing and facilitating delivery of scenario exercises across our Operational Resilience plan, and ensuring findings are tracked and managed in line with our Risk Management Frameworks.
  • Provide reporting to Senior Leaders across the organisation, ensuring accurate MI and utilising technology or automation opportunities to drive efficiency.
  • Manage the delivery of resilience projects, ensuring high standards and efficient project management in all deliverables.
  • Engage with a wide network of Stakeholders at all levels across the corporate and operating businesses, ensuring they are provided with relevant, timely and accurate information which informs and directs business decisions.
  • Foster a culture of resilience throughout the organisation, driving an understanding of technology, cyber and operational resilience requirements, and the business benefits.


About you


  • You’ll be well versed in operational resilience concepts and practices.
  • Experience of working with colleagues across a variety of seniority levels and tailoring messaging to reflect the audience.
  • Be the subject matter expert keeping up to date with latest developments and innovation in the field.
  • Knowledge and understanding developing and implementing an organisational resilience framework.
  • Good to have or have knowledge of one or more of the following certifications: Business Continuity Management Certification (ISO 22301), ISO 27001, CBCI, CMCS, CISSP or CISM.
  • Experience in a global organisation ideally a regulated environment e.g., Banking, Insurance or Financial Services industries an advantage.


About Royal London


We’re the UK’s largest mutual life, pensions and investment company, offering protection, long-term savings and asset management products and services.   


Our People Promise to our colleagues is that we will all work somewhere inclusive, responsible, enjoyable and fulfilling. This is underpinned by our Spirit of Royal London values; Empowered, Trustworthy, Collaborate, Achieve. 


We've always been proud to reward employees by offering great workplace benefits such as 28 days annual leave in addition to bank holidays, an up to 14% employer matching pension scheme and private medical insurance. You can see all our benefits here - Our Benefits


Inclusion, diversity and belonging. 


We’re an Inclusive employer. We celebrate and value different backgrounds and cultures across Royal London. Our diverse people and perspectives give us a range of skills which are recognised and respected – whatever their background. 




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