Cyber Risk Analyst | NSW - Sydney

Job reference number: ALL/1420198


When you work at Allianz, you're part of a strong global insurer, helping to protect over 3 million Australians. We value diverse thinking, so your ideas and innovative mindset will be warmly welcomed. You'll experience a friendly environment working with talented people, where you'll be included and have your capabilities recognised. And you'll be supported to reach your full potential and enjoy an enriching career.


Cyber Risk Analyst

Allianz Australia (AAL) have an exciting opportunity available for a Cyber Risk Analyst to sit with within our Cyber Protection and Resilience team based in our Market Street, Sydney CBD location.

The role supports the Cyber Protection & Resilience team in the development and deployment of effective security risk management strategies to promote a robust and efficient security control environment across AAL and our Broker & Agencies. The role will perform relevant analysis to ensure current and emerging risks are appropriately identified, documented, assessed, mitigated and monitored.

Supporting the National Cyber Risk & Governance Manager, this is a hands-on, business facing role ensuring CPS 234 is appropriately embedded across the organisation.

As a Cyber Risk Analyst, your key tasks will include but not be limited to;

  • Supporting the AAL business and Brokers amd Agencies to ensure they are CPS 234 compliant
  • Embedding sound cyber security risk management practises, including but not limited to, identifying, recording, providing advice and addressing cyber security related risks, controls, audit issues, incidents and mitigating actions
  • Supporting the supplier security risk assessment process and refining the underlying tools and providing relevant cyber security recommendations to the business and vendors
  • Organising and participating, as required in cyber risk related meetings with key internal or external stakeholders. E.g. Procurement, Risk, Legal, Third Party reps
  • Identifying and performing continuous improvement initiatives including assisting in maturing the policies, standards and procedures owned by the team and helping to embed these across the organisation
  • Performing deep dives and route cause analysis as required
  • Assisting in drafting cyber security risk memos and papers to management on topics such as risk acceptances, emerging risks, incidents and issues
  • Ensure all stakeholders are clear on the status of cyber security initiatives including engaging relevant business units and SME's and monitoring their deliverables where required 
  • Support the delivery of strategic initiatives and deliverables as required

The ideal candidate will possess the below skills, attributes and experience;

  • 5 + years' relevant experience working within IT Assurance, IT Risk Management, Cyber Security or IT
  • Understading of Cyber Security regulatory standards, including CPS 234.
  • Experience working within complex enterprises, ideally with exposure to Financial Services
  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills with the ability to confidently provide advice and influence diverse stakeholder groups internally and externally including brokers and agencies
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Experience identifying gaps and providing recommendations to address anticipated risk related issues, ensuring appropriate cyber security risk management and governance
  • The ability to effectively prioritise and meet deadlines of deliverables
  • The willingness and desire to consistently drive continuous improvement and best practice across the organisation
  • Experience in IT Audit and Risk within one of the Big Four Professional Services Firms will be highly desirable
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in commernce, IT etc. Charted Accountant, CISP, CCSP, CCSK, CRISC, ISO27001 or CISM or equivalent qualifications highly desirable 

More about us

Allianz is the home for those who dare – a supportive place where you can take the initiative to grow and to actively strengthen our global leadership position.  By truly caring about people – both our 83 million private and corporate customers and 147,000 employees – we foster a culture where our employees are empowered to collaborate, perform, embrace trends and dare to challenge the industry.  Our main ambition is to be our customers' trusted partner, instilling them with the confidence to grow.

Allianz is committed to employment equity and therefore welcomes applications from men and women regardless of race or ethnicity, age, nationality, religion, disability, sexual orientation or philosophy of life. Please advise us if you require any reasonable adjustments to fully participate in the recruitment process or perform the requirements of the role

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