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Job title: Technical Security Consultant (Risk & Governance Team) (Internal / External)


We have a brand-new role to fill within our Security Department: The Technical Security Consultant position is a specialist risk management and advisory role. As a minimum, the Consultant will start with practical knowledge of risk assessment methodologies, have good working knowledge of technical security controls, risk management and related governance.

About the team

The Risk and Consulting capability sits within the Security Risk and Governance team.

The team is ready to move to the next level of maturity for Information Security Governance and Risk Management with a set of defined processes.

Job Purpose

The Consultant is expected to deliver risk management and advisory services as well as being a lead technical security contact for the Security Risk and Governance team.

The role includes operating and improving the risk management processes to reduce Admiral’s cyber risk exposure to agreed and acceptable levels.

 The Consultant will engage with new IT and business initiatives to ensure that information risk is effectively quantified and mitigated through the identification and implementation of technical and non-technical controls.

Main Duties

The Consultant will:

  • Ensure that information about technical vulnerabilities of information systems is readily available, the organisation’s exposure to such vulnerabilities evaluated and appropriate measures taken to reduce the associated risk
  • Ensure that integration is in place between the risk management, operational and incident response processes, such that knowledge gained from analysing and resolving information security incidents can be used to reduce the likelihood and/or impact of future incidents
  • Be responsible for operating and enhancing the risk assessment and risk management processes. They will establish and maintain information security risk criteria, including risk treatment approaches in line with agreed risk tolerances  
  • Apply the information security risk assessment process to identify risks within the scope of the information security management system and identify the risk owners
  • Analyse information security risks associated with new IT and business initiatives, including potential impact and likelihood as well as identifying effective mitigating controls


Experience and Qualifications Required

The Technical Security Consultant (Risk Management) will have a strong grounding in information security risk management and/or technical security consulting. A degree education is preferred. A CISSP or CRISC qualification is highly desirable. A general understanding of security governance, risk assessment, risk management and controls is required. Further role specific skills will be developed during employment.

Essential skills

  • Knowledge and experience of using at least one risk methodology
  • Strong technical background, e.g. knowledge of IT controls implementation and management
  • Previous security consulting experience


  • Degree in a technical discipline or equivalent experience

About Admiral

We're Wales’ only FTSE 100 company with forward-thinking approaches and endless opportunities to test, learn and grow. There's a reason we've been named a best place to work: Our progressive culture, core values, and commitment to diversity and inclusion has created a working environment where people share ideas, aren’t afraid to speak up and change things, and above all, are felt valued.

Based on innovation and organic growth Admiral has grown from being a small start-up into one of the largest car insurance providers in the UK. The company is constantly investigating new products, services and markets and is now in seven countries with a diverse product portfolio.

Admiral’s success goes hand-in-hand with having a strong people focussed culture. We believe that happy people make happy customers and happy customers help increase profits. Our philosophy is a simple yet effective one: people who enjoy what they do, do it better. 

We truly care about our customers, they are at the heart of every decision we make. We’re very proud of the innovative products we offer and level of service we provide. Everything we do acknowledges the needs of our customers and by recruiting the right people, we can continue to provide great service and ensure an excellent experience for our customers.

Admiral people work hard to keep us at the top of our industry, and are rewarded for it—with competitive pay, great benefits, a share package based on company performance, work-life balance opportunities, nearby fitness and health centres, and other special perks.

The Recruitment Officers looking after this role are Jessica Sutton ( and Luke Tooze ( . If you’d like to know any more about the position, please feel free to drop them an email or give them a call on the Recruitment line - 0800 118 1619.