IT Security Consultant

Cloister Resourcing Ltd
St. Albans, UK
18 Sep 2019
29 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
This is an exciting opportunity to develop this new position for the future growth and development of this exciting opportunity, You will be able to provide leadership, management, and best practice around all aspects of Information Security work across the business.

Job Specification
Reporting to the CIO, the IT Security Manager will be an experienced Information Security professional, skilled in the creation, management, delivery and maintenance of programmes that protect the business from internal and external threats without onerous and unnecessary controls. Balance will be the watchword and working with the business to achieve this will be crucial.

The role

Own and improve existing processes and controls

Design and implement budgets for Info Sec across the group

Manage successful adherence to ISO 27001 framework, and other related certifications (eg Cyber Essentials) and SANS20.

Conduct and manage IS audits and audit cycles

Record, review and coordinate action for security events and incidents

Coordinate, record, measure, report and mitigate Information Security and IT risks across Group

Drive improvements in group information security

Lead staff awareness and inductions

Proactively expand knowledge base and current threat intelligence concerns

Design, upkeep, testing and coordination of DR and BC plans

Coordination of Group security forum

Running of regular management reviews

Upkeep of IS legislation obligations

Communication to interested parties on changes to the business and relevant security events

Setting, communicating and achieving IS objectives and programmes in line with Group strategy

Implement and own IS policies, procedures and processes, and measure success and ensure continual improvement

Assist and advise board on issues pertaining to IS

Own and manage relationships with IS partners and third party suppliers

Key Skills/Qualifications

Previous IT Security experience is essential

The ability to run and implement systems

To The ability to work with third party providers

Excellent communication skills

Must have demonstrated leadership skills to provide direction, support, influence, and mentoring of InfoSec matter within the organisation.

Strong management skills including people management, risk management, process organisation, technical expertise, negotiating and issue resolution capabilities.

There will be some travel required across the group sites

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