Third Party Security Analyst

Job Ref: 56599
Sector: Technology
Job Type: Contract
Date Added: 26 April 2018
  • West End, London, England, UK
  • Competitive
  • Owen Ridgway
  • 01296311427

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Client: Leading British Retailer

Location: Central London

Role: Third Party Security Analyst

Duration: 3 Month contract

Rate: £450+ per day

Our Client is currently looking for a Security Analyst with a background in risk / governance and third party security to join their team in Central London, for an initial 3 month contract.

Job Responsibility

  • Conducting ongoing third party/supplier security assessments;
  • Working closely with the procurement, legal, business and technical teams, assessing and advising on the security of third parties/suppliers and external services;
  • Helping to embed security across the third party/supplier base and showing continued security value by presenting risk from the customer and business perspective;
  • Ongoing focus and reporting on security and compliance for key suppliers;
  • Helping to maintain PCI DSS and DPA compliance across the third party base;
  • Responding to due diligence and contract reviews for new business, ongoing security reviews and audits, and one-off security queries;
  • Identifying and pursuing opportunities for continuous improvement

Knowledge and Experience


  • Solid and demonstrable experience in information security in an ecommerce environment
  • Experience in supplier and third party security or risk management
  • Experience working with or developing third party security questionnaires
  • Experience analysing and making recommendations on the outcome of security reviews and audits
  • Experience developing security documentation
  • Able to review and make recommendations on security contract terms
  • Able to analyse technical and non-technical data to decipher, prioritise and act upon findings
  • Working knowledge of current information security standards and regulations such as PCI-DSS, ISF SoGP and the DPA
  • Keeps up to date with industry trends, new threats and changes in the security landscape


  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Self-starter who is able to work on their own and seek out new areas for investigation
  • Ability to discuss technical principles and issues to both technical and non-technical business teams
  • Deliver on time and be work on own initiative to ensure tasks are completed
  • Dependable yet flexible with the ability to carry out scheduled activities
  • Enthusiastic and shows a wiliness to learn new skills and take on new work
  • Strong analytical, organisational, multitasking and prioritisation skills

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. Carbon60 is a trading name of Carbon60 Limited an Employment Business/Agency.

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