Information Security & Governance Lead

Information Security Manager: Birmingham/Remote

VIQU is representing a well-known technology-based services provider.

This company is a private equity owned SAAS provider that has been growing at a rapid rate through new business acquisition and they are on the lookout for an experienced, ambitious Information Security Lead who wants to be part of the growth of the business.

If you’re an Information Security professional looking to get involved in making strategic business decisions whilst also getting your “hands dirty” operationally, this is for you!

In this role you will be engaging with the wider business and key stakeholders to drive the continuous improvement of infosec practices across the business, to ensure the business remains complaint to the ISO 27001 and data protection regulations.

You will be expected to perform the following duties, amongst others:

  • Own the Security Incident Management Process and ensure stakeholders know their responsibilities and the process is regularly tested using tabletop exercises and playbooks.
  • Provide oversight and guidance during security incidents and investigations, ensure root cause analysis is undertaken and input suggested approaches to deal with lessons identified.
  • Have responsibility for scoping penetration testing activities to identify security vulnerabilities.
  • Carry out information security and privacy risk assessments and internal audits.
  • Develop, monitor, and report on key IT security metrics.
  • Undertake third party due diligence and risk assessments.
  • Stay abreast of new and emerging threats and communicate them to the business accordingly.
  • Provide continuous improvement to the technology cyber security posture.
  • Develop and improve organisational standards, policies, guidelines, procedures and appropriate architectural principals to ensure Cyber Security goals continue to be met.
  • Undertake ISO 27001 extension to scope audits as required to align new acquisitions to the central ISMS.
  • Work closely with the wider business to ensure security and privacy is embedded into working practices and processes

Ideally you will meet the following requirements:

  • Comfortable working on a hybrid model i.e traveling to sites, working remotely
  • At least 5 years of experience in a hands-on role
  • Stakeholder management & reporting experience
  • Good technical background

To discuss this exciting opportunity in more detail, please APPLY NOW for a no obligation chat with your VIQU Consultant. Additionally, you can contact Keziah Williams, by exploring the VIQU IT Recruitment website.

If you know someone who would be ideal for this role, by way of showing our appreciation, VIQU is offering an introduction fee up to £1,000 once your referral has successfully started work with our client (terms apply).

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