Information Security and Risk Manager - London - £50k

09 Feb 2017
09 Mar 2017
John Hickles
Clearance Level
None / Undisclosed
Job Type

A charity who support disabled people in the UK, are looking for a proactive and interpersonal Information Security and Risk Manager to join the firm.

Do you have a qualification in security, information governance and risk management? Can you take responsibility for IT security, information governance and risk management? If so, then this exciting opportunity could be the next step in your career.

What will you be doing?

As Information Security and Risk Manager, you will be the primary champion of IT security, information governance (IG) and risk management at an operational level. Whilst building a risk aware culture you will act as data protection officer for the organisation, you will provide the point of contact and advice on all IG matters. The Information Security and Risk Manager will be expected to carry out audits and risk assessments in directorates or departments for compliance against NHS IG toolkit or other IG requirements.

You will protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of all the physical and electronic information assets throughout the organisation. Your previous experience in a similar role will provide guidance and assurance to senior management on the effectiveness and compliance of controls and risk management processes in order to meet current legislation or contractual requirements.

Do you have the ability and desire to develop policies, procedures and controls with regard to IT security, information governance and risk? If so then this role could be of interest to you.

Who should you be/what skills should you have?

  • A professional qualification in security, information governance and risk management e.g. Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • Experience in risk management or auditing
  • Ability to conduct and manage investigations into legal or regulatory issues
  • Expert knowledge of data protection law and practices
  • Knowledge of best practice in IG and data protection
  • Experience at a senior level, introducing operational process change effectively

Who will you be working for?

A charity which supports disabled people in the UK and around the world to fulfil their potential and live the lives they choose. You will be working for an organisation who make a difference to the lives of thousands of people by supporting them to develop skills through employment, volunteering and digital inclusion projects. You will be joining a company where belief is at the heart of everything they do.

The organisations success in campaigning alongside disabled people to bring about changes for the better, and to challenge ignorance and unfairness in society is reflected in the growth of the company who have 200 sites across the UK, as well as 4 International sites.

What can we offer you?

Salary: £50k

Excellent benefits such as pension contribution on 11%

25 - 30 days holiday

Life Cover

Health insurance

Flexible working environment

Do you want a career which helps to make a difference in the support and fulfilment of other people's lives? With a company who nurtures and looks after its employees? If so, then do not hesitate, apply now!

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