Information Security Officer

30 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you seeking a new challenge within Information Security?

Specsavers have over 1,750 stores operating in over 10 countries and more than 80 domiciliary partnerships in the UK, boasting over 17,000 staff worldwide and over 2,000 support staff globally. We are a revolutionary, dynamic, family run business, continuing to go from strength to strength and proud of it. We have a strong IT function that can deliver projects with passion and enthusiasm. But that's not all; we work hard, are always up for a challenge and take change in our stride.

We currently have a fantastic opportunity for an Information Security Officer to join our Global IT Security team in Whiteley. The Information Security Officer position forms part of the wider strategic governance program being developed focusing on the reduction of information risk to Specsavers. It requires a broad knowledge of assurance activities across technology, process and governance. It also requires an ability to balance a hands-on approach to security management where necessary, with an ability to self-direct, prioritise and manage work, plus the quality of service provided to Specsavers regardless of delivery method (internal or 3rd party) with respect to information security.

Key Skills and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure compliance, and conformance with ISO27001.

Maintain Risk, Issue and Change registers for information security.
Experience providing direction, leadership and mentoring as required to other team members.
Ability to maintain composure and continue to function effectively under pressure.
Comfortable interacting effectively at all levels of the organisation.
Strong Experience in information compliance management tools such as RSA Archer, Acuity Stream.
Very Strong knowledge of configuration management, change control/problem. management and leading risk assessments.
Formal information Security qualification (CISSP or CISSM) would be beneficial.

If you are looking to looking for your career challenge within IT Security, apply today to continue your technology journey with Specsavers. We offer you a challenging position with excellent opportunities and a great remuneration package including performance and profit share bonus, car allowance, healthcare, life assurance, dental cover and company pension scheme.

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