Information Security Manager

Posted 4 days ago by The Institution of Engineering & Technology
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Information Security Manager

Circa £50,000 - £55,000 per annum, dependent on experience

Hybrid Working/ Stevenage (Typically 2 days per week at this location)

What if you could lead and develop a team of Information security professionals?

What if you manage Information Security in a diverse organisation?

What if you were our Information Security Manager?

At the IET, making our world a better place starts by creating a better place for our people. At IET and you’ll have more than just a job. Our work is exciting and challenging, connecting the people who solve the problems that matter. It means working with us has real meaning and impact, and you’ll grow - professionally and personally - in ways you never thought possible. We’re also making significant investments in our people, including providing a modern, vibrant workplace and embracing hybrid working.

What you’ll be doing

As the Information Security Manager, you’ll be managing and developing an expanded security function whilst mentoring and providing best practise and advice to colleagues across the business.

What we hope you can bring to the role

You’ll be strong people manager, with experience of managing and leading teams. You’ll also have strong collaborative and influencing skills in order to develop strong relationships and engage staff at all levels. You’ll also be familiar with working security in cloud environments with 'As a Service’ type offerings.

We’d love to get to know you

Is Imposter syndrome creeping in? Don’t worry - we’d rather hear from you this time than not hear from you at all! Read on for a little more information about the role; but also, keep in mind that we’re open to discussing flexible ways of working, including reduced hours and working in an agile way, supported by a hybrid working framework that allows you to find the best place to do your best work.

A little more about the role

  • Managing and developing an expanded security function within the IT department
  • Embedding and improving best practise in security and ways of working
  • Developing, updating and implementing information security policies and strategies, working alongside senior colleagues
  • Pro-actively managing security incidents and their remediation
  • Managing external and internal audits and achieving compliance with external frameworks
  • Understanding and advising on the latest developments in all areas of information security.
  • Line management, coaching and development of the Information Security team
  • Develop and maintain the information security policy and strategy
  • Ensuring our security countermeasures are maintained, monitored and actioned
  • Communicate security status, updates, policies and reports
  • Identify future security needs - own and deliver change as part of the future security roadmap
  • Advise and balance security risks against the other needs of the business and support IT colleagues in the removal and management of risks
  • Ensure technical vulnerability assessments are undertaken, identify mitigation and ensure implementation of change
  • Develop and maintain the risk register, ensuring the analysis and evaluation of risks and opportunities for improvement
  • Promotion of security awareness
  • Investigation of information security incidents
  • To keep up to date with security trends, threats and control measures

A little more about what we’re looking for

  • Experience of managing information security in a technically diverse organisation
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and collaborative skills
  • Experience of providing security advice to colleagues, interpreting complex and specialist legislation, providing guidance and practical solutions to ensure information security compliance whilst enabling delivery
  • Experience of designing and managing IT compliance and risk frameworks and facilitating audits
  • Experience of producing, maintaining and communicating policies, procedures, guidance and controls
  • Experience of working in an agile development environment
  • Desirable
  • Security certification such as CISSP, CISM, CEH
  • Experience of DevSecOps for software development

What if you could be you? The IET is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. To find out more, head over to our 'Work for the IET’ site.

Required skills

  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Leadership
  • Management Experience
  • Agile Environment
  • Information Security

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