IT Security Manager

IT Operations · London, Greater London
Department IT Operations
Employment Type Permanent

Role: IT Security Manager

Department: Technology

Reporting To: IT Operations Director



Contract location: Remote

Working style: Hub (Flexible working between home and office)

Hours of work: 37.5 hours per week. Typically, Monday to Friday 9am to 5:30 pm

Travel Requirements: Low

About Jaja

Our Mission: To be the UK’s Digital Lender of Choice

Our Company Values: Collaboration, Excellence, Innovation, Empathy, Passion

Jaja is an innovative UK based consumer finance business, leading initially with a digital credit card launched in 2018, and a pipeline of consumer finance solutions in the making.

We are on a mission to redefine the consumer finance experience and liberate customers from needless complexity, wasted time and frustration. Or as we say it, Make Simple.

We will delight our customers – making the customer experience simpler, more enjoyable, more intelligent – treating customers fairly and giving them more control of their money.


Why join us?   This is a chance to make a real impact in a growing business on a mission to change the face of the consumer finance industry forever.

We have a collaborative team structure fuelled by an exciting mix of people welcoming both experienced people from the industry with both feet on the ground and tech-savvy dreamers who pave way for the new stuff. Come as you are and be yourself!

What’s the opportunity? 

A unique opportunity to join the IT Operations team during our foundational phase and grow with the business, with exposure across all areas of IT Security. 

You will work in a dynamic fast paced environment, delivering a significant change agenda for a business that is shaking up the Consumer Finance industry. Working with a passionate and experienced set of colleagues who excel at delivery. You will have a varied and interesting portfolio of activity that is not constrained by the status quo.  

 The role

  • You develop and continuously optimize cyber security guidelines, standards and processes according to the security strategy 
  • You design security controls and further develop them into an internal security framework towards an Information Security Management System  
  • You actively participate in cyber security governance projects by implementing security governance processes and supporting project teams to translate cyber security requirements into implementation requirements 
  • You plan and conduct risk analyses and assessments 
  • You continuously contribute to the update of the security strategy and architectures 
  • Ensure compliance of our IT Platform for PCI-DSS, GDPR, ISO 
  • Monitor All IT operations  
  • You will be the point of contact for all IT audits and compliance requirements 

Key Accountabilities: 

  • Ensure alignment of Cyber Security with the Jaja's business objectives 
  • Ensure compliance of our Tech Stack 
  • Lead, develop, manage, and maintain Jaja Cyber Security deliverables  
  • Align the procedure and policies to our Tech & Operation Teams 
  • Engage with all third-party auditors and regulatory authorities or where needed 
  • Report on the IT risks of the company 
  • Ensure IT Risks are fixed or mitigated until resolved 
  • Own the approach to establishing formal processes across in-scope projects 
  • Drive results on high profile strategic projects that require support in areas such as data migration, document/ contract management and data quality 
  • Support the definition of a governance framework and attend or administrate appropriate forums and governance working groups 
  • Develop and maintain education tools and documentation to support our stakeholders 




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  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Department
    IT Operations
  • Employment Type