Information Security Manager

Promo Veritas
Pinner, UK
Closing date
27 Oct 2020

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Information Security Manager

Location: Pinner, HA5 5NE

Salary: £45,000 to £60,000 plus company performance related bonus

Hours of Work: 9am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday

Benefits: Holiday Starts at 23 days (plus public holidays)

About the Company:

At PromoVeritas we shape and implement prize promotions for major brands such as Cadbury, Kellogg's, American Express and Pepsi. We are a team of 30+ legal, marketing, project management, data and logistics experts who manage everything from giving solid legal advice on implementing promotions worldwide, to selecting winners of prize draws, to judging entries for competitions or creating 'Willy Wonka' style instant win packs, to contacting winners and arranging their prizes - all with an emphasis on compliance, knowledge and consumer care. There is huge amount of variety, a strong team ethos and the joy of seeing your work on supermarket shelves and websites all around the world. See our website for more information on us, our work and our clients.

With management of customer data being an integral part of our offering, it is crucial that our information security process and policies are faultlessly maintained at all times.

Information Security Manager Responsibilities:
  • Creating and maintaining all information security policies and procedures
  • Creating and maintaining first class information security policies and procedures across the business
  • Selecting and implementing new information security technologies and technical measures as required
  • Manage compliance in Microsoft 365
  • Management of supplier assessment programme
  • Be first point of contact for the reporting and resolution of data incidents
  • Management of IT provider
  • Management of our internal computer and mobile devices, assessing security risks and taking action as appropriate
  • Reviewing our current software and making future specifications and recommendations
  • Management of security features within cloud services, AWS and Microsoft 0365
  • Management of our ISO27001 accreditation to ensure compliance at all times with full evidence logs, internal audits and procedures.
  • Full and timely preparation for the external audit process so that these are passed without issue
  • Chair quarterly ISF meetings
  • Research and recommend preferred partner for ISO27001 accreditations
  • Analytical assessment of information security situations and recommending appropriate action.
  • Future proofing our business with forward planning risk assessments.
  • Looking for weak points in the system and securing them
  • Simulate security breaches to test procedures
  • Make plans for disaster recovery in case security is breached
  • Primary point of contact between us, our clients, consumers and the ICO if a breach occurs
  • Complete client assessments as and when required with relevant evidence
  • Ensure our clients are fully confident in the information security systems we employ
  • Create information security training programmes, following through to ensure our principles are met by all personnel at all times
  • Lead by example across the company in all matters relating to information security
  • Able to advise in information and IT security matters when requested by personnel

Information Security Manager Requirements:
  • Essential role related knowledge, skills, qualifications and experience at selection
  • Minimum 7 years full time experience in an information security role
  • Minimum degree level education,
  • Good working knowledge of the requirements of ISO27001 gained from its implementation and its on-going maintenance
  • Knowledge of IT architecture and underpinning technologies
  • Experience of security auditing as well as day to day management of data security monitoring
  • Experience of designing security strategies in line with business requirements
  • Desirable to have professional security qualifications and certifications such as CISSP, CISM, CISA or equivalent
  • Professional, efficient manager with integrity and care for both the big picture and the detail
  • Excellent communication skills, to both technical and non-technical audiences, both written and spokez. Native English standard language. Ability to translate information security detail into processes and language that the whole company understands
  • Excellent knowledge of information security and a working knowledge of the marketing sector in which we operate
  • Leadership skills and role model behaviour
  • Capable of multi-tasking, prioritising own workload
  • A demonstrable passion for quality control and attention to detail
  • Consciously live the PromoVeritas brand values
  • Can use MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint with good keyboard skills
  • Good organisation and time management skills. Ability to spot issues in advance
  • Able to remain focussed on completing responsibilities despite distractions, pressures or changes
  • Customer / client focused
  • Thorough and accurate at all times. Focus on cause and effect to prevent errors and oversight
  • Self-motivated
  • Commercial - awareness of costs and importance of margin

If you think that you are suitable for this Information Security Manager role, please apply now!
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