Senior Information Security Manager

Posted 5 April by McGregor Boyall Associates Limited Easy Apply

Senior Information Security Manager- GDPR, Data Protection, ISO27001, IT Security, Risk, Compliance, CISSP- Permanent- Greater Manchester

I am working with a highly successful legal services provider who are looking for a Senior Information Security Manager to join the business as a subject matter expert across all IT security and information security matters within the organization. As the Senior Information Security Manager, you will be responsible for taking ownership of system security strategy, ensuring that the business meets all technical risk and compliance management criteria, and creating the road map for the development of IT security by planning review points and defined standards, as this is part of a greenfield expansion programme to grow information security as a core business enabler.


  • Educated to a minimum of Bachelor's degree level in a relevant subject such as Computer Science, Digital Forensics, Network Security, IT, or similar related discipline
  • Certificate in an industry relevant qualification such as CISSP
  • At least 4 years employment in an Information Security Manager role or similar
  • Solid understanding of GDPR and Data Protection legislation, with previous experience implementing compliance strategy across technical and non-technical areas
  • Strong understanding of core information security policies including ISO27001
  • Solid skills with penetration testing, data security and disaster recovery/business continuity planning


  • Take ownership of all security related risk and compliance matters across a number of different domains including applications, data management, file transfers, networks and encryption
  • Create documentation in relation to all security related issues to provide a solid paper trail for security audit purposes and compliance with external policies and standards
  • Provide training to members of staff across the business so that there is a strong awareness of information security practice across the business, promoting a culture of compliance
  • Design and deliver a clearly defined information security strategy to improve the standards and fill any gaps in the landscape
  • Using asset registers and risk registers, review and develop the incident response methodology to support better disaster recovery and business continuity plans
  • Use core information security policies such as ISO27001, to plan, manage and raise information security standards across the business
  • Coordinate with the risk and compliance function to ensure that all business activities and practices are compliant with relevant standards
  • Ensure that the information security strategy promotes best practices within the business in line with current information security trends

Senior Information Security Manager- GDPR, Data Protection, ISO27001, IT Security, Risk, Compliance, CISSP- Permanent- Greater Manchester

McGregor Boyall is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Reference: 34831166

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