Information Security Manager

Southampton, UK
13 Sep 2019
25 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Amazing opportunity available with our client - A Tech behemoth situated in the heart of London, are looking for an experienced Cyber Security expert to help undertake an expansion at this rapidly growing software house.


A Software House in Southampton is looking for an Information Security Manager to be join the InfoSec Team, they will be responsible for ensuring that all new information security risks are identified and managed, as well as a team of 6, including recruiting and mentoring activities. The Information Security Manager will be a critical decision maker to ensure our technology remains secure as we progress our merger and technology change program.

You will be tasked with ensuring that key security issues are considered for creating a general ISMS for the business. To maintain and develop Logical Security policies, policing security, liaising with audit teams and investigations where necessary. To work with 3rd parties to ensure compliance around Cyber Security and Information Security, including PCI, FCA, CQC, ISO27001 and ICO guidance. Maintaining and reporting on critical risks.

  • To provide a consultancy-based approach for Information Security and Data protection whilst adhering to governmental and contractual obligations.
  • Ensure that core data retains its Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability.
  • Develop, implement and manage an Information Security and IT Risk framework for the new merged organization.
  • Monitor service providers for compliance and ensure product owners are operating within information security standards set.
  • To complete regular security scans, implemented on a day to day basis, observing and implementing any required actions, as well as, Annual penetration tests.
  • Ensuring the Information Security Policy (ISP) is understood and followed
  • Updating and maintaining the IT Security risks as part of the Corporate Governance structure
  • Maintain and continuously refine response plans, whilst managing potential security breaches.
  • To safeguard all services, ensuring they are fortified, and new services are administered without undue risks. You will be the key IT contact for all procurement processes.
  • To expertly manage a team, including an apprentice
  • Provide Training to junior members of the team.

  • Practical experience of running a specialist IT security service within an organization
  • Strong working knowledge of information security policies, processes and procedures
  • Experience of designing a security strategies in line with business requirements
  • Knowledge of Information Security best practice frameworks (Cyber Essentials, ISO27001, etc.)
  • Knowledge and experience of Information Risk management, BCP and DR planning
  • A strong commitment to customer service and overall service excellence
  • An excellent communicator to your customer audience, presenting IT security issues in a user-friendly manner
  • Relevant professional recognition, e.g. ISO 27001 award, Certified Information Security Manager or Certified Security Testing Professional, CISSP etc.
  • Experience managing remediation plans and deploying solutions across a complex business.
  • Experience as a technical authority, especially the prioritization and monitoring of agreed outcomes.

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