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IT Security Manager

Job Function:
IT
Location:
Manchester
Job Type:
Permanent
The Job

JOB TITLE

IT Security Manager

 

REPORTS TOTO

Head of Technology

 

YOUR ROLE

To provide leadership and management of all aspects of Security, Infosec and Cybersecurity

 

WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Implementing security strategies and policies, including managing relationships with external organisations.
  • Manage and update business continuity and disaster recovery plans as well as coordinate disaster recovery and business continuity testing for Technology
  • Maintaining the Information Security and Cyber strategy.
  • Undertake threat and vulnerability assessments of applications and infrastructure components across the company
  • Advising senior management on specialised areas of expertise.
  • Ensuring security controls are in line with business risk.
  • Communicating with business managers and staff to advise, influence and determine operational business needs.
  • Monitoring external developments through links with professional associations, industry and academia.
  • Identifying and promoting appropriate risk management activities and security assessments.
  • Arrange the selection, testing, deployment, and maintenance of security hardware and software products as well as third party outsourcing arrangements.
  • Review business plans to ensure there is an adequate focus on security.

 

 

WHAT YOU’VE GOT

  • Likely to have degree level qualification in Information Security
  • Outstanding client relationship management ability, withexceptionaloral and written communication skills.
  • Strong business relationship skills
  • thorough understanding and direct experience of PCI Data Security Standards. The role will be responsible for ensuring the company's infrastructure meets the standards for PCI.
  • Knowledge and experience in DPA
  • Knowledge and experience in ISO/IEC 27001 / 27002
  • Information Security Qualification (CISSP, CISM, etc)
  • Proven leadership able coordinate the efforts of others in the delivery of IT Services to the business and engender a spirit of teamwork and cooperation amongst colleagues.
  • Negotiation and influencing skills.
  • Cost and budget management skills.
  • An attitude that embraces change.

 

 

 

Due to the evolving nature of our organisation, this job description is not exhaustive. While this job description will be reviewed and updated periodically, the job holder may from time to time be required to carry out tasks which are not detailed in this document.