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GRC Specialist - Canary Wharf - Permanent

£80000 - £100000 per annum

GRC Specialist – Canary Wharf – Permanent

Job overview

A senior position within a well-established, highly regulated and world class FX business. You will lead the GRC function and be accountable for the Security team’s response to regulatory deliverables.

You will be working for a business that truly understands and prioritises Information Security, offers excellent financial compensation and provides outstanding career progression. Certainly a “career boosting” name to add to your CV.


  • Lead and support the Security response to regulatory deliverables, including examinations, continuous monitoring sessions, and responses to regulatory correspondence.
  • Serve as primary Security liaison to the Regulatory Affairs division; translate relevant directives, guidance, and rules into actionable data for consumption by the CISO and Information Security.
  • Actively manage and develop relationships with local, state, and federal law enforcement as it concerns cyber Security, information sharing, and critical infrastructure protection.
  • Represent Security in financial sector-wide consortia, establishing stakeholder buy-in and representing the business’s interests, e.g., National Institutes for Standards and Technology (NIST), Financial Systemic Analysis and Resilience Center (FS-ARC), Financial Services - Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC), United States Treasury Financial Services Sector Coordinating Council (FSSCC), United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS), etc..
  • Actively maintain and develop Security’s relationships with its counterparts at Designated Financial Market Utility (DFMU) partners.
  • Serve as the accountable individual for Internal Audit deliverables
  • Prepare and deliver Security briefings for consumption by Security teams, the CISO, the Executive Management Committee and the Board.


  • Extensive experience in a similar role
  • Experience working in a highly regulated and complex environment
  • Strong work ethic with focus on meeting deadlines and objectives
  • Ability to manage company wide, strategic projects
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. Ability to communicate effectively and confidently with users, team members, and management
  • Strong analytical, strategic thinking and problem-solving skills, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret business needs and translate them into application and operational requirements
  • Strong skills working with MS Excel, MS Project, MS Word, MS Power Point

GRC Specialist – Canary Wharf – Permanent

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.


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