Information Security Manager (Temporary)

  • Management
  • London

Information Security Manager (Temporary, 3-month contract inside IR35) Hours – Normal office hours are 9. 30 am until 5. 30 pm, flexibility required. Normally based in South Quay Plaza office with travel to Mayfair office.

Job Summary Reporting to the CIO, you will be responsible for managing the day-to-day information security at the firm. Working closely with third party providers you will be responsible for ensuring the day-to-day IT security suppliers perform to expectations. You will take part in ongoing and upcoming improvement projects, working through the implications within hardware and software changes and upgrades, cyber security risk analysis and information security policies. You will lead in the incident response to any information security breach, working closely with the rest of the IT Team, as well as risk and compliance functions.

Main Duties and responsibilities Line management of the Information Security Analyst Uses experience and best practice to provide authoritative advice and guidance on the requirements for security controls in collaboration with experts in other functions e. g. legal, technical support. Ensures architectural principles are applied during design to reduce risk and drives adoption and adherence to policy, standards and guidelines Maintains and manages the Security Incident Response plans and affected processes Responsibility for oversight of information security initiatives, including audit action points Assesses risks to the availability, integrity, and confidentiality of the firm’s systems.

Coordinates the planning, designing, testing of maintenance procedures and contingency plans to address exposure to risk and ensure that agreed levels of continuity are maintained. Works with external security providers to proactively maintain a secure environment. Delivers projects in collaboration with other IT Team members to further improve the security posture of the firm. Personal Attributes Proven experience as an Information Security Manager Proven ability to influence and collaborate with colleagues to introduce change.

Excellent communication and presentation skills with the ability to convey technical information to non-technical staff. Excellent interpersonal skills, working closely with people at all levels in the firm. Ability to think and work independently, and as part of a team and to take responsibility. Be adaptable to changing requirements and technologies.

A high standard of written and oral communication with attention to detail Positive and robust attitude with a high level of personal motivation Flexible approach to working. Skills Proven track record of delivering security improvements to time, cost and quality controls. CISSP or CISSM certification essential Thorough understanding of GDPR essential, related qualifications desirable ISO 27001 accreditation and experience of implementing such advantageous Knowledge of Microsoft Intune, Group Policy and Windows 10 Security, DMARC implementation advantageous Excellent knowledge of MS Office; working knowledge of program/project management software (Basecamp, MS Project etc. ) Knowledge of professional services and partnership environments advantageous

Tagged as: Reed Sec.

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