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8 Mar 2017

Apprenticeship Information Risk & Security Apprentice

Prudential – Posted by Prudential Stirling, Scotland, United Kingdom

Job Description

Information Risk & Security Apprentice with Prudential Plc

General Information
Location: Stirling, FK9 4UE
Total Vacancies: 1
Hours Per Week: 35.00
Hourly Wage: £8.45
Weekly Wage: £295.75

Short Description
We are seeking a self-motivated and conscientious person who will enjoy working in a varied and fast-paced Information Risk & Security environment. The successful applicant must be able to work as part of a wider team, working to deadlines with a high level of attention to detail and willingness to learn.

Full Description
Information Risk & Security (IR&S) provide consultancy, advice and support to IT and the business to enable them to meet information security obligations, regulatory requirements, and needs. IR&S has established an information risk management framework of people, policy, processes and training to help achieve best practice protection across all areas of the business.

Your duties will include:

  • To support development and definition of controls to manage information security risks.
  •  To ensure that policies, standards, processes and guidelines are embedded and communicated across the business.
  • To support information security management.
  • To work with internal and external teams to ensure that appropriate levels of security functionality are in place.
  • To operate controls to manage information security risks.


Future Prospects

Prudential plc is an international financial services group with significant operations in Asia, the US and the UK. We serve around 24 million life customers worldwide and have £496 billion of assets under management. We are listed on stock exchanges in London, Hong Kong, Singapore and New York.

Employer Description
Prudential plc is an international financial services group with significant operations in Asia, the US and the UK. We serve around 24 million life customers worldwide and have £496 billion of assets under management. We are listed on stock exchanges in London, Hong Kong, Singapore and New York.

The Group is structured around four main business units: Prudential Corporation Asia, Jackson National Life Insurance Company, Prudential UK and M&G.

  • Prudential Corporation Asia is a leading international life insurer in Asia with operations in 14 markets.
  • Jackson National Life Company is one of the largest life insurance companies in the US, providing retirement savings and income solutions to approximately 4.4 million policies and contracts in force.
  • Prudential UK is a leading life and pensions provider to approximately 7 million customers in the UK.
  • M&G is Prudential’s UK and European fund management business with total assets under management of £257.3 billion.

Prudential was founded in London in 1848 on the principles of integrity, security and prudence, and we still adhere to those principles today.

We provide protection and savings opportunities to our customers, social and economic benefits to the communities in which we operate, jobs and opportunities to our employees and financial benefits for our investors.

At Prudential we work hard to create an environment that enables everyone to flourish and we actively encourage diversity across the business.

Employer Website
www.prudential.co.uk

Framework
Business Administration Level 3

Training Provided
Your apprenticeship shall be delivered by a blend of virtual online lectures alongside internal training and on-the-job learning, this will lead to obtaining your Business Administration Level 3 qualification.

Duration
15 months fixed term

Skills Required

  • Interest in Information Security and IT Risk Management.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office specifically Word and Excel.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to research topics using internet and other sources to feed into awareness programme activities.
  • Ability to quickly identify key priorities and respond to them.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritise and manage Information Risk & Security queries.


Personal Qualities

  • Proactive worker with ability to take responsibility for own tasks.
  • Good relationship skills and ability to deal with people at all levels.
  • Show initiative, drive, inspiration and passion to maintain and improve the level of service provided by IR&S.
  • Technology focused with a strong awareness across multiple technologies.
  • Ability to recognise where improvements and effectiveness can be made.


Qualities Required

As a minimum, candidate will have 5 National 4/5 or Standard Grades including English. Candidates will also have strong communication and collaboration skills and excellent problem-solving abilities coupled with intelligence, passion and a drive to learn. This apprenticeship is suitable for someone who is looking to start a career in Information Security and is looking to learn about the opportunities available within that field.

Closing Date: 07/04/2017
Start Date: 26/09/2017
Interview Date: 18/04/2017

At Prudential we work hard to create an environment that enables everyone to flourish and we actively encourage diversity across the business.

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Job Categories: Business/Admin, Financial Services, and IT. Job Types: Apprenticeship. Job Tags: Apprentice, Information Risk, Prudential, Security, and Stirling.

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