Cyber Risk Advisor

  May 21   New York City, New York   AXIS

This is your opportunity to join AXIS Capital – a trusted global provider of specialty lines insurance and reinsurance. We stand apart for our outstanding client service, intelligent risk taking and superior risk adjusted returns for our shareholders. We also proudly maintain an entrepreneurial, disciplined and ethical corporate culture. As a member of AXIS, you join a team that is among the best in the industry.

At AXIS, we believe that we are only as strong as our people. We strive to create an inclusive and welcoming culture where employees of all backgrounds and from all walks of life feel comfortable and empowered to be themselves. This means that we bring our whole selves to work.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or creed, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, age, marital status, civil union status, family or parental status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Accommodation is available upon request for candidates taking part in the selection process.

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How does this role contribute to our collective success?

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Cyber Risk Advisor to join our dynamic team. This will be a functional leadership position with growth potential for additional responsibilities in the future. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in developing, positioning, and executing a cyber risk services strategy for customers. He or she will also provide leading cyber risk knowledge and insights to help guide Underwriter's and Customer's decision making.

What will you do in this role?
  • Develop proactive customer service program: Through response to requests and direct customer outreach, provide Customers with education, onboarding, and other support to establish AXIS Cyber Risk Advisory as a premier value component to the AXIS Cyber insurance offering. This may include helping customers select "pre-breach services" and/or identifying opportunities for risk improvement through 3rd party vendors (pre- and/or post-claim). It may also include post-incident reviews and debriefings with clients to identify lessons learned and opportunities for improvement in their cyber risk management processes.
  • Manage proactive service vendor relationships: Develop and maintain working relationships with all AXIS proactive/pre-breach vendors, monitoring performance and delivery. You will measure performance continuously and will host periodic stewardship meetings with each vendor. Additionally, this will include exploring and sourcing new vendor / service providers, establishing a commercial relationship where applicable, and incorporating into the overall CRA service proposition.
  • Develop Cyber Threat Intelligence strategy: Author Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) briefings both regularly and ad hoc using a mix of public / OSINT and private licensed sources. Distribute timely and relevant CTI to Underwriters, Brokers and Customers. The CTI should be actionable and understandable to both a technical and non-technical audience. In addition, you will incorporate CTI into thought leadership and marketing material, and occasionally lead research efforts to develop novel data and insights for internal and external distribution.
Additional Responsibilities
  • Support Cyber Incident In-take and Triage: As the primary back-up to the AXIS Cyber Incident Commander, field in-bound notices of incidents by customers and brokers. Make contact as soon as practical to gather additional information and help guide the customer's next steps and options. You will serve as the initial and primary contact point to AXIS by customers, until you refer matters to AXIS Claims and/or 3rd party vendors, as appropriate.
  • Provide Cyber Underwriting technical support resources: When called upon, support Underwriters in assessing individual accounts by providing technical cyber guidance, analysis of risk posture, and recommendations for Underwriting. Contribute to Underwriter training strategy including regular technical webinars, ad hoc support (individual and "office hours"), etc. Deliver training and education of our current curriculum and improving/innovating it to fit the expanding risk landscape - this may include design, delivery, and accreditation of new initiatives at strategic and tactical levels.
  • Collaborate closely with internal stakeholders – you will work with colleagues including underwriters, legal counsel, Claims specialists, Marketing, Vendor Management, and others to enhance and optimize the Cyber Risk Advisory function.
  • Continuous Improvement and Knowledge Sharing: Stay abreast of emerging trends, developments, and regulatory changes in the cyber insurance landscape, sharing insights and best practices with internal teams and clients. Participate in the ongoing refinement and enhancement of claims handling procedures, contributing valuable input to optimize efficiency, accuracy, and client satisfaction. Mentor and provide guidance to colleagues.
About You:

We encourage you to bring your own experience and expertise to the table, so while there are some qualifications and experiences, we need you to have, we are open to discussing how your individual knowledge might lend itself to fulfilling this role and help us achieve our goals.

What you need to have:
  • Minimum of 5 years of working experience in cyber security/cyber insurance in an advisory capacity
  • Excellent presentation, written & verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge/experience in one or more of the following Cyber Security areas:
    • Cyber risk management
    • Cyber insurance
    • Information privacy and protection
    • Cyber crisis management, business resilience and recovery

What we prefer you to have:
  • Accredited degree in Security and Risk Management or Cyber Security
Role Factors:

In this role, you will typically be required to:

May be required to travel to conferences or other AXIS offices.

If located near an AXIS office embrace our hybrid culture and be in the office on average 3 days per week

What we offer:

For this position, we currently expect to offer a base salary in the range of 130k to 165k. Your salary offer will be based on an assessment of a variety of factors including your specific experience and work location.

In addition, you will be offered competitive target incentive compensation, with awards based on overall corporate and individual performance. On top of this, you will be eligible for a comprehensive and competitive benefits package which includes medical plans for you and your family, health and wellness programs, retirement plans, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation, and much more.

Where this role is based in the United States of America, this role is [Exempt] for FLSA purposes.

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