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Artis Recruitment Ltd

Queen Charlotte House

53 Queen Charlotte St

Bristol, BS1 4HQ

Information Security Manager

Information Security Manager required by market leading, professional services organisation based in Bristol. The successful Information Security Manager will be required to spend 2 days a week onsite in Central Bristol with flexibility.

The Information Security Manager will manage team where its success will depend on building trust to the wider business, working with teams to ensure our client meets its information security and industry data protection obligations.

The key aim of the role is to support the Risk Director with the delivery and continuous improvement in all areas of risk and assurance with direct responsibility for information security services across the company. As the Information Security Manager, you will be responsible for managing key processes, and will work with a highly skilled team to provide expert advice on information security and associated data protection, including privacy issues.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Proactively lead the Information Security team as the subject matter expert; provide advice to the business; promote best practice companywide; develop policies and procedures to support this
  • Lead on the delivery of the cyber maturity programme; Collaborate with colleagues across the wider business to deliver success and compliance
  • Work with the Comms team to develop and drive a strategic communications plan across the year
  • Prepare and present papers for Information Security and Data Protection Committee (IS&DPC)
  • Chair the Information Security & Data Protection Working Group
  • Support the wider Risk & Assurance team in providing cohesive advice and support to key stakeholders, ensuring InfoSec and DP are aligned in the advice and support provided to the wider business
  • Support the Information Security technical and IT teams as required with framework assessments – E.G. Cyber Essentials accreditation
  • Lead on the Information Security Strategy / Technical Roadmap / control improvements
  • Lead the implementation of the IS framework and target accreditation to ISO27001
  • Be the escalation point for security issues and assess
  • Coordinate post incident reviews and make recommendation for improvements

Ideal Background:

  • Significant experience in a large scale Enterprise environment and/or related functions (such as IT audit and IT Risk Management)
  • Information security management qualifications such as CISSP or CISM or equivalent
  • Good working knowledge of Data Protection including GDPR, including previous experience in this area
  • Absolutely trustworthy with high standards of personal integrity
  • Hands-on team leadership and management experience
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities to identify and fix security risks
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Good team working skills to develop security solutions in collaboration with other IT professionals
  • “Hands on” experience of IS and data project working and Support.
  • In depth knowledge of the requirements of ISO27001 standards and the practical applications of them
  • An understanding of the available tools and technologies available to protect and monitor IS and data protection
  • The ability to influence decisions at executive management level

This fantastic role comes with a salary of £70,000-75,000 p/a and is accompanied with a 15-20% annual bonus, 25 days paid holiday, a flexible pension scheme, flexible working opportunities, shared Parental Leave – 18 weeks full pay, continued investment in your career, Bike to Work, discounts and many more.

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    Advertised by:

    Richard Crowcombe

    A Senior IT Recruitment Specialist with 20 years experience in the delivery of permanent staff, contractors and project teams to clients across the UK.

    TEL: 07979154556

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