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Information Security Manager

University of Plymouth
Plymouth, Devon
Salary £42,149 to £65,000 per annum
Closing date
21 Dec 2021

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Education, Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Full Time
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Technology and Information Services

IT Customer Services

REF:  A8256

Information Security Manager

Salary £42,149 to £65,000 per annum comprised of a base salary of £42,149 to £50,296 per annum plus a market supplement of a maximum of £14,704 - Grade 8

The University of Plymouth, a leading university in the south west, is seeking to recruit an Information Security Manager to head up the Information Security Team, part of the Technology and Information Services (TIS) Service.

This is an exciting chance to be part of a progressive and cutting-edge university in a beautiful location, where you can really make a difference.

The Information Security Team is responsible for managing information security risk, and supporting information security compliance and governance across the University by providing expert leadership and advice regarding all aspects of IT security.

You will manage a dynamic and responsive team, maintaining and developing IT security improvements and governance.  You will drive innovation in all aspects of IT security and be given autonomy to define the actions to meet information security goals.

You will bring a thorough understanding, knowledge and experience of information security risk management processes for information security; designing and assessing security controls, plans and documentation; and formulating IT security assessment plans and auditing policies and compliance to standards.

You will also bring to the role knowledge of good security practice covering the physical and logical aspects of information products, systems confidentiality, integrity and availability; along with a good understanding of IT security policies and all relevant legislation and emerging threats and trends in information security.

Please demonstrate in your supporting statement how your knowledge, skills and experience fit the role description.

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role then please contact Richard Bartlett on 07752 224061 or email

Details for the selection process will be provided to the shortlisted candidates, but will include a presentation.

Interviews are expected to take place on 29 November 2021 and will be conducted online if necessary. You will be notified if you have been shortlisted or not.

We offer a competitive salary package and a generous pension and holiday scheme. We also offer a range of other benefits, including ongoing development opportunities.

This is a full-time position working 37 hours per week on a permanent basis.

Closing date:  12 midnight, Sunday 21 November 2021

A successful external candidate for this position would be employed by the University of Plymouth Services Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of the University of Plymouth.  Employees of the University of Plymouth Services Limited work alongside the University of Plymouth colleagues in delivery of Plymouth’s strategic vision, and will adopt the University of Plymouth’s HR policies and procedures in full unless otherwise stated.

The University of Plymouth is a diverse, welcoming community where everyone makes a difference and is encouraged to bring their whole selves to work. To find out more about our inclusive community, initiatives such as Athena Swan and the Race Equality Charter and our range of benefits / support mechanisms such as flexible working, staff networks and enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave please visit , our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion webpages

We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups at the University of Plymouth, such as BAME/BIPOC and LGBT+.

For further details and how to apply, please click here

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