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GRC Director

  • Location: Connecticut
  • Salary: Above Market Salary
  • Job type: Contract/Temp, Permanent
  • Job reference: JF/167435
  • Sector: Cyber Security / Resilience
Job Description

GRC Director – Governance, Risk, Compliance, Cybersecurity, Hedge Fund, Permanent / Contract, USA

Our leading global investment management client is requiring a cyber security expert to assist its CISO on the firm’s strategic GRC initiatives and information security projects. We are seeking a multifaceted security leader who can perform the fundamental roles of a GRC director, which include but are not limited to: creating and leading projects that enhance the firm’s governance program, take part in the management of the firm’s technical risks, and oversee the firm’s compliance with industry regulations. As a pivotal member of the Information Security team, this individual will work closely with the CISO as well as large stakeholders across the firm in order to discuss and enable a better understanding of large scale cyber security issues.

Position is based full time in Connecticut, full relocation offer for suitable applicant.

Main responsibilities;

  • Assist the CISO in creating long term security strategies, as well as roadmap various governance models

  • Oversee information security policies and ensure that they meet both internal and external requirements of the industry

  • Identify information security issues/risks and design mitigation methods to appropriately handle them

  • Monitor risk management programs for the firm’s processes and systems

  • Partner with other team’s across the firm to discuss pertinent GRC issues

  • Develop new policies and risk reports that are based on frameworks specified by the firm

  • Keep up with ongoing trends and changes within the GRC community, and make sure that the firm is up to date with the latest relevant methods and practices


  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field

  • Professional security management certifications are highly preferred (ie. CISSP)

  • Extensive knowledge of GRC, and GRC best practices

  • Ability to process and understand complex information relevant to cyber security initiatives

  • Ability to create detailed documentation and diagrams using Microsoft Office Suite

  • Possess the ability to multi-task between projects while communicating any necessary information to clients

  • Understanding of the NIST framework and other associated cyber security standards

* Graduate degree is a plus

* Security engineering experience is a plus

Successful candidates will have the ability to work autonomously and be able to bridge the gap between deep technical knowledge and GRC initiatives across the company in order to influence business development and information security protocols across the company. If you are interested in the opportunity please respond via this advertisement or email Jordan Fitzpatrick on


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