Information Security Advisor

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    Greater Manchester

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    c£35,000 - £40,000 + Benefits

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

Job Description:  My client is a well-respected business with an excellent reputation. The opportunity has arisen to join the firm in the role of Information Security Advisor. Under the guidance of the Information Security & Business Continuity Manager, you will represent the Compliance team in areas of information security throughout the business, helping to deliver compliance towards formal certifications & internal policies. Data control & integrity will be your main focus.


Key Accountabilities:

  • Help the business understand all significant information security risks associated with the business, and ensure that the management of these risks is incorporated into the business planning and budgeting process
  • Help to maintain a long-term programme promoting employee engagement with information security issues, validating performance with internal recognition campaigns and other relevant awards
  • Help to ensure that there is a consistent and effective incident investigation and reporting process throughout the business
  • Work closely with the IT Department to ensure that technical security controls are in place
  • Audit and risk assess designated business security arrangements
  • Deliver audit, risk and management reporting regarding compliance, threats and co-operation levels from within the business
  • Keep documents and records current and reflective of company information security objectives
  • Assist with Data Protection (GDPR) subject access requests
  • Advise the business streams with regards to information security best practice
  • Participate in testing exercises designed to ratify incident response plans
  • Engage with third party customers/business partners on the matter of common security interest

What we are looking for:

  • First-hand & hands-on experience working within an information security team maintaining governance policies & records
  • An awareness of effective information security management strategies and best practice
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills