Information Security Manager

Hays Talent Solutions
16 May 2018
21 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

An excellent opportunity to work as an Information Security Manager for a leading IT company

You'll be responsible for ensuring governance and contractual compliance for all security deliverables, making sure that the organisation's Information Security Management System (ISMS) is maintained along with compliance to policies, procedures, guidelines and standards used to support the effectiveness of the ISMS.

Main Responsibilities

  • Acts as single point of contact for all security matters for GIA's internal customer and coordinates the supporting activities of the wider GIA teams
  • Ensures liaison with the service owner of GIA's internal customer and their ISPs
  • Takes accountability for the management of internal customer-related Security issues, and manage the consistent approach within the provisioning of services, solutions and processes in a controlled manner
  • Manages the process to ensure that expectations to the Service Owner for security elements of their service is set at a correct level to improve security protection and control
  • Performs technical ad-hoc assessments / health checks
  • Understand overall departmental goals and priorities
  • Takes accountability for the ISMS Management-reviews with the internal customer in collaboration based on the standards of the ISMS Governance team
  • Defines Information Security KPIs and their measuring against objectives
  • Establishes, monitors, evaluates and reports metrics to provide sufficient MI-reporting with accurate information regarding the effectiveness of the information security of security controls and compliance with corporate security policies based on the security compliance-reporting of the GRC tool and KPIs

The Ideal Candidate

  • Proven experience of working with Information Security Management Systems and information security governance
  • Good knowledge of all aspects of Information Assurance and Cyber Security
  • Can interpret and apply complex technical information and able to explain security functionality from first principles
  • Experienced in security incident management investigations
  • Ability to influence senior management on security good practice
  • Ability to identify and drive security service improvement
  • Strong knowledge of important IT platforms, methods and applications; comprehensive understanding of information assurance from a people, process and technology perspective
  • Good orientation in commercial and organisational business practices and procedures
  • Hold or attain professional examination such as CISM, CISSP, GSLC (GIAC), CCP (ISSM), GIS
  • Good working knowledge of ISO standards (ISO 27001)
  • Working knowledge ITIL Foundation or ISO20000

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