Information Security Risk and Compliance Analyst

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7103746 (Ref.No. CSUIT1554)
Posted: June 23, 2022

Job Description

To apply for this role you must be a current employee working within the IT service at the University of Leeds 

Do you have an interest in Information Security? Would you like to become a skilled Information Security Risk and Compliance Analyst within a world-class University at a pivotal point in its digital transformation journey? 

The University of Leeds is one of the top 100 universities in the world.  We have a truly global community, with more than 39,000 students from 170 different countries and over 9,000 staff of 100 different nationalities. Established in 1904, we have a strong tradition of academic excellence, reflected in first-class student education, along with world-leading research that has a real impact around the globe.  

We are looking for an Information Security Risk and Compliance Analyst to join our Cyber Security team at one of the biggest Universities in the UK undergoing one of the most exciting digital transformations in the education sector, with cyber security at the very core of our vision.  

As an Information Security Risk and Compliance Analyst, you will support the Governance Risk and Compliance team in ensuring the University’s IT and business objectives are met whilst effectively managing risk and adhering to the necessary compliance requirements. 

As an Information Security Risk and Compliance Analyst you will be responsible for supporting the IT Risk and Assurance Manager by identifying and mitigating risks, updating risk management policies, carry out risk assessments and feed in findings to the business. 

If you thrive working in a complex environment this is an exciting opportunity for you to make a real difference in a world class organisation. 

If you are looking for a job where you can play a pivotal role in risk management at the University, apply today. 

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:  

Neil Favager, IT Risk and Assurance Manager 
Email: [email protected]


Interviews will take place week commencing 11th July 2022


Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Professional Services
School/Institute:  IT
Category:  Technical Support
Grade:  Grade 6
Salary:  £27,924 to £33,309 p.a.
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Wednesday 22 June 2022
Closing Date:  Sunday 03 July 2022
Interview Date:  Friday 15 July 2022
Reference:  CSUIT1554


The University community is made up of a wide range of people with diverse backgrounds and circumstances, which we value and regard as a great asset. As part of our continued commitment to equality and inclusion, we strive to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential and have a real opportunity to participate in and contribute to our activities.