Virgin Media O2 • United Kingdom

Security Portfolio Manager

Employment type:  Full time

4 days/week at home

A little flex time

Job Description

The purpose of this role is to lead on Security Roadmap and Delivery. This role will have the responsibility to deliver the security strategy consulting multiple stakeholders including but not limited to the Build Team, CIO and CTO. Act as a functional lead for security initiatives, engaging with business analysts, project managers, design & delivery leads to assist in the preparation of presentation material required for governance & investment committees.
Key responsibilities & accountabilities

Security Roadmap & Demand Management
• Security Leadership capability demand
• Security Roadmapping (People, Process, Systems)
• ESA Submissions (Master Application Tooling)
• Support annual financial investment cycle planning (CAPEX / OPEX)

Enterprise PMO
• Project Pipeline 1-3 years out (sharing future demand / roadmaps)
• Project Oversight (status / delivery / spend)
• Attend and support Security Project Steering Boards
• Approver of Security Change Board governance (Vision Card / Business Case)

Security Project Management
• Problem Statement / Requirements Governance (SCB Output)
• PMO Engagement
• PM Project Status Updates
• Sub-Committee
• Investment Committee
• Project Communications (Go-Live Comms)
Who we are
The UK’s fastest broadband network. The nation’s best-loved mobile brand. And, one of the UK's biggest companies too.
Diverse, high performing teams - jam packed with serious talent. Together, we offer the UK more choice and better value, through our boundary-pushing, customer-championing values and ambitions.
Together, we are Virgin Media O2, and we can't wait to see what you can do.
Accessible, inclusive and equitable for all
Virgin Media O2 is an equal opportunities employer and we're working hard to remove bias and barriers for our people and candidates. So, we build equity and inclusion into everything we do, from the policies we craft to the relationships we shape. We support and encourage you to be your authentic self throughout your application journey with us.
The must haves

  • Extensive knowledge of Cyber Security best practice and controls, including knowledge of real-world delivery of NIST Framework (or similar framework) controls
  • Deep and wide knowledge of all aspects of security knowledge and good experience of how these are implemented in a real business environment whilst understanding the levels of control a business needs, for the operating environment and risk tolerance it works within
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to communicate, both written and verbal, across all areas of VMO2.
  • Proven ability to organise and plan multiple and complex tasks
  • Good stakeholder management and influencing skills across all levels of business.

The other stuff we are looking for

  • Command of data analysis and interpretation
  • Understanding of key information security principles
  • Good knowledge of security regulatory standards like ISO27001, PCI-DSS and the Telecoms Security Requirements

What's in it for you
Our goal is to celebrate our people, their lives and everything in-between. We aim to create a culture that empowers everyone to bring the best versions of themselves to work each and every day. We believe the most inclusive and diverse culture makes for a better business and a brighter world.
Working at Virgin Media O2, you get a bumper reward package bursting with benefits, and loads of extras you can add if you’d like to. These are designed to support both you and your loved ones, making sure that you’re covered no matter what life throws your way. Next steps
Once you've applied the next steps of the process, if successful, are likely to include a personality profile test followed by a technical and competency based interview.

If you’ve got any burning questions or require reasonable adjustments to support you through the recruitment process, please drop the recruiter a note.


Company benefits

Enhanced maternity leave – 26 weeks at full pay
Enhanced paternity leave – 14 weeks at full pay
Adoption leave – 26 weeks at full pay
Shared parental leave
25 days annual leave + bank holidays
Enhanced sick pay
Pregnancy loss leave
Teambuilding days
Open to part time work for some roles
Mental health platform access
Birthday off
Carer’s leave
Meditation space
Faith rooms
In office catering
Volunteer days
Employee discounts
Open to job sharing
Buy or sell annual leave
Cycle to work scheme
Life assurance
Financial coaching
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that most people work flexibly
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Working at Virgin Media O2

Company employees


Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations

Flexible; Primary Locations Hammersmith & Reading

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

Awards & Achievements

3rd – Large companies

3rd – Large companies

Flexa100 2024
Consumer Goods

Consumer Goods

Industry awards 2023
2nd – Large companies

2nd – Large companies

Flexa100 2023

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