Cybersecurity GRC Compliance Specialist - Level 4

  • London, UK
  • Full-time

Company Description

Fascinated by the future and captivated by technology?

Smart, driven and want to make a difference in the world?

You’ll fit right in.

Join a diverse team at Visa, where your individuality fits right in. We can provide the opportunity to shape the payments experience globally. Together, let’s transform the way the world pays.

Think you know us?

Our mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, reliable and secure digital payment network that enables individuals, businesses and economies to thrive.

Individuality fuels our brand and our global team – we’re proud that we are a talented team of 15,000 individuals with unique backgrounds, perspectives and experiences. Therefore, we understand that you are much more than your day job. We encourage quality of life outside of the office, whether it’s taking advantage of agile work schedules or our wellness programs, Visa respects and encourages meaningful work/life balance for everyone. In addition, we offer market leading salary and have a fantastic benefits offering.

So, if you’re not satisfied with the status quo, we can satisfy your desire to explore new territory, giving you the runway to really make an impact, whilst connecting you with teams around the world in a truly inclusive culture that celebrates our uniqueness.

Job Description

If you think you could support Visa as a Cybersecurity Compliance Specialist, we want to hear from you – together, let’s make Visa a great place to work.

What’s it all about?

Cybersecurity is at the beating heart of our business. Our diligence and expertise is what makes us the undisputed leader in electronic payments.  We’ve made it our priority to create top-tier governance, risk & compliance teams, poised to defend us against any potential cyber threats.  

We’re looking for those of you who are inherently driven and fascinated by the art and science of cybersecurity. We’ll equip you with the very best tools so that you can deliver top notch results. 

Continuous self-development underpins job fulfilment at Visa. As the Cybersecurity Compliance Specialist you’ll be enthused by getting stuck into a varied set of technology and business led-project as well as the chance to work with top notch professionals to learn with and from.

GRC Mission

To proactively manage Cybersecurity risk for the enterprise within risk appetite and maintaining internal and external compliance. We accomplish this through defining and driving assurance of Visa’s Cybersecurity policy and standards, ensuring that we balance our Cybersecurity risk with the growing business and there is appropriate governance oversight.

Value Propositions

  • Drive second line governance and oversight across cybersecurity and acquired entities
  • Drive integration of acquired entities and second line governance and oversight of acquired entities
  • Proactively evaluate and report on our security posture to ensure continuous risk management
  • Ensure we evolve and maintain our internal and external compliance
  • “Connecting the dots” internally and externally

What we expect of you, day to day.

  • As a member of the Visa Europe Cybersecurity Governance Risk and Compliance team this role will be responsible for providing expert support to deliver Europe Cybersecurity Compliance activity to meeting both internal and external requirements and frameworks.
  • Direct ownership and accountability for procedures and controls to ensure compliance with applicable regulatory, audit, and security best practices.
  • Take specific ownership of the Cybersecurity actions resulting from internal and external audit and compliance activity – facilitate interaction between the relevant Cybersecurity teams from issue identification through to evidence collection and issue close out.
  • Evaluate plans and evidence artefacts to validate accuracy and appropriateness for issue close out applying technical skills and prior experience.
  • Provide oversight for self-assessment and readiness programs for Cybersecurity systems and processes.
  • Partner with SMEs and stakeholders such as Internal Audit, Global Compliance, and Enterprise Risk to identify, remediate, and track Cybersecurity issues.
  • Manage communication and feedback to SME’s to close compliance gaps where identified.
  • Understand the audit lifecycle processes followed and adapt accordingly.
  • Be able to provide support to the broader GRC vision and mission.
  • Accommodate ad-hoc activities in support of the ongoing internal and external audit and provide support if requested for other internal or external compliance activity.


What we’re after…

  • Cybersecurity experience in a relevant industry - Sound knowledge and experience of information security related technologies and practices.
  • Experience in IT Governance, Risk and Compliance function with an emphasis on technology.
  • Relevant and extensive experience in evaluating technology and/or security controls in Information System Audit (with exposure to wide range of Internal and External Audit ) preferably for financial and/or technology companies or Big 4 consulting.
  • Solid understanding and experience in conducting audits and assessments.
  • Adaptable by nature with the ability to pick-up and understand unfamiliar technologies and concepts for discussion with technology and business team.
  • Ability to prioritise deliverables and projects to meet timelines efficiently, to adapt to changes in priorities quickly. Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and commitments in an environment that requires multi-tasking among concurrent activities and frequent change of priorities.
  • Superior analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Experience working in a global organisation with the need to deliver to regional requirements.
  • Team oriented, collaborative, diplomatic and flexible. Able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • CISM, CISSP, CISMA, CISA and auditing qualifications desirable.


Think you have what it takes?

If you are interested in a career that will challenge and inspire you – we’d love to hear from you!

Additional Information

Diversity & Inclusion

Universal acceptance for everyone, everywhere, is not only our brand promise, it’s the foundation of our company culture. We foster a feeling of connectedness in the workplace, support diversity of thought, culture and background, fight for important initiatives like Equal Pay and actively work to eliminate unconscious biases that hold us all back.

By leveraging the diverse backgrounds and perspectives of our worldwide teams, Visa is a better place to work and a better business partner to our clients.

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