Information Security Specialist

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Information Security Specialist – Fully Remote - £75k

On behalf of our global client, we are recruiting for a talented Information Security Specialist. As Information Security Specialist, you will be responsible for developing and managing technology solutions, services and processes that apply across all countries in conjunction with the SVP IT Operations to reduce information security risk and ensure compliance to data protection regulation.

The Information Security Specialist will be responsible for:

  • Development and delivery of information security systems, driving continuous improvement and embedding security awareness to enable the business to achieve its strategic objectives, whilst protecting high-value information assets and systems.
  • Creation, maintenance and communication of information security and data protection policies, standards, procedures, and guidelines.
  • Development and maintenance of information security training and awareness material, both company-wide and for specialised, specific audiences (e.g. high privilege account holders).
  • Responsible for ensuring the IT risk register is regularly updated and communicated, working closely with teams within the organization and third parties to effectively mitigate and control information security and data protection risks.
  • Perform security reviews of third parties who provide solutions and/or process data for the organisation
  • Lead the information security incident management process, including training teams on the process, conducting incident scenario exercises, data breach reporting and post-incident reporting.

The Information Security Specialist will have the following:

  • Experience working in information security, technology architecture or infrastructure management role.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, with the ability to effectively converse in English at all levels of the organisation.
  • Build and maintain strong, collaborative relationships across the business in all countries.
  • Proven track record of high-quality data analysis and formal report writing.
  • Practical knowledge of information security risks, controls and frameworks (e.g. COBIT or ISO27001).
  • Experience in designing and implementing written and technical information security policies.
  • Experience in facilitating and supporting internal and/or external audit activities.
  • Broad knowledge of UK DPA, GDPR, PCI DSS or other global Data Protection legislation

Benefits

  • 25 days Holiday
  • Flexible working
  • Remote Working
  • Life Assurance

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Information Security Specialist – Fully Remote - £75k

Interviewing and onboarding for this role will be going ahead remotely while Covid-19 restrictions are in place.

Permanent
7 October 2021
IT Security
Consultant
Manchester
£75,000

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