Senior Governance and Risk Analyst

pension & bonus
27 Sep 2021
12 Oct 2021
Full Time
Set hours
Contract Type
Want to do the best work of your life? With 24 million customers in 6 countries, make your mark at Europe's leading media and entertainment brand. A workplace where you can proudly be yourself; our people make Sky a truly exciting and inclusive place to work.

This role is an exciting opportunity to join us and work within Sky's Technology Strategic Services as a Senior Governance & Risk Analyst.

The Group Cyber Security function, encompassing the Governance Risk & Compliance function within Sky's Technology Strategic Services, is responsible for ensuring that Sky has the right strategy in place for I.S. Security; one that ensures Sky is addressing its key cyber risks and maintaining a robust cyber resilience posture.

What you'll do:

- The Governance and Risk team is a specialist team ensuring that appropriate governance and I.S. Security risk management is in place at all levels of the I.S. Security organisation as well as the wider Sky Security teams.

- Working across all territories including Sky Germany, Italy and the UK, the Governance and Risk team provides strategic and operational input into all aspects of technology risk.

- They will be able to demonstrate experience identifying and developing effective governance and risk processes through the analysis of risk, interpretation of impact, business requirements as well as writing risk and information systems security policies, standards and guidelines.

- The role will require the managing of changes to the Sky published security policies and standards, ensuing that they are fit for purpose and reviewed regularly as well as the day-to-day management of the cyber risk register, ensuring that key risks across the group are consolidated, assessed and considered with the cyber strategy.

- Whilst not owning the risk they will work with technology teams to understand their risk exposure and suggest remediation and risk reduction options.

- The successful candidate will conduct regular risk and security controls reviews, create and maintain regular control and risk metrics and dashboards across the Sky Group,.

- They will also be required to liaise between the GRC department and other various Sky departments.

- This is an exciting time for the team, with cyber security and protection of information and content a key focus at Board level.

What you'll bring:

- This role requires a first-class Senior Governance and Risk Analyst with considerable experience in risk management within the information security industry and familiarity with frameworks such as NIST, CIS, GDPR, and PECR. The successful candidate will understand the potential consequences and significance, to Sky and its customers, for non-compliance to defined internal polices and externally mandated regulation.

- They will be a process-driven, self-motivated and well organised individual with excellent analytical skills and initiative. They will be someone who thrives in an environment of change and is happy to challenge the status quo, when appropriate. They will be comfortable with continuous improvement working to agreed objectives, targets and timescales.

- The ideal candidate will have strong communication skills, both written, including PowerPoint, and verbal, with the ability to articulate and author reports, presentations, make recommendations and prepare similar written communications.

- A team player with clear business acumen the role requires someone with the skills, patience, pragmatism and ability to accept rebuffs and setbacks without undue rancour, strong problem solving skills, and good judgemental skills to solve problems and make recommendations

Strategy & Security: We play an important role in creating a cohesive tech strategy across all of our teams - uniting our tech teams to work towards clear and common goals. Behind the scenes, we're protecting our business and our customers from cyber threats. Join a team that's kickstarting and leading mission-critical work across Sky.

The rewards:

There's a reason people can't stop talking about #LifeAtSky. Our great range of rewards really are something special, here are just a few:

- Sky Q, for the TV you love all in one place

- A generous pension package

- Private healthcare

- Discounted mobile and broadband

- Access a wide range of exclusive Sky VIP rewards and experience

Where you'll work:


Our Osterley Campus is a 10-minute walk from Syon Lane train station. Or you can hop on one of our free shuttle buses that run to and from Osterley, Gunnersbury, Ealing Broadway and South Ealing tube stations. There's also plenty of bike shelters and showers.

On campus, you'll find 13 subsidised restaurants, cafes, and a Waitrose. You can keep in shape at our subsidised gym, catch the latest shows and movies at our cinema, get your car washed and even get pampered at our beauty salon.


Recognised as an 'Inclusive Top 50 Employer' and a 'Times Top 50 Employer for Women', we're working hard to ensure we're a truly inclusive place to work. This means we don't just look at your CV. We're more focused on who you are and the potential you'll bring to Sky. We also know that everyone has a life outside work, so we're happy to discuss flexible working.

And we'll do everything we can to support you during your application. If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, speak to our recruitment team who will be happy to support you.

Why wait?

Apply now to build an amazing career and be part of a brilliant team. We can't wait to hear from you.

To find out more about working with us, search #LifeAtSky on social media. A job you love to talk about.

Just so you know: if your application is successful, we'll ask you to complete a criminal record check. And depending on the role you have applied for and the nature of any convictions you may have, we might have to withdraw the offer.

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