Information Security Manager - West Midlands £65,000

  • Job Reference: ab5948
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2017
  • Recruiter: Williams McKinley Ltd
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Salary: £60,000 to £65,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: bonus, plus benefits
  • Sector: IT (general)
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Information Security Manager - West Midlands - £65,000 plus bonus and benefits.

Information Security manager required for our end user client based in the West Midlands.

Reporting in to the Chief Technology Officer, you will define and manage the IT risk and compliance strategy for our client and this means you will own and maintain the policies for Cyber Security, incident response and information management; working closely with C Legal and the wider Group IT team on security, compliance and Key IT Controls; lead and coordinate PCI compliance BAU activity and be a key contributor and leader for data security within IT. As this is a brand new function, you will be responsible for establishing standards, best practices and defining processes across the team.

As an experienced IT professional and technical leader, you will be able to demonstrate expertise in cyber security, compliance, and PCI, you will hold relevant security certifications (one or more of GDPR-P, EISM, CISM, CRISC, CISSP) and have practical experience of relevant legislation e.g. Data Protection Act, GDPR and PCI. Ideally, you will have applied this knowledge within a large, fast-paced, matrix organisation with experience of a hybrid cloud model and cross sector model. With previous people management experience, you will be able to lead and motivate and contribute to cultural change. You must possess the ability to effectively work with and lead multi-disciplinary teams and influence a variety of stakeholders across the business. You will be a strong communicator, analytically minded and you will strive for continuous improvement