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Information Security Manager

  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 22 days ago

  • Sector: Risk Management
  • Contact: Michael Ayres
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0161 883 2758
  • Expiry Date: 10 October 2023
  • Job Ref: MA/10812

Role Overview

Leading UK brand are currently looking to hire an experienced Information Security Manager to support the ongoing security initiatives and protect the heart of the firms digital business.  Joining a small but established Cyber Security team, the successful candidate will be responsible for defining and embedding best practice information security policies, standards and processes based on the NIST Cyber Security Framework.  The role will also advise and enable technical teams to make security decisions and provide advice and guidance. 

The firm offer an excellent hybrid working policy with the main head office located in central Manchester.  Benefits include 7% employer pension contribution, 28 days holiday and private health care.

Specific responsibilities include:

Ongoing monitoring and maintenance of the NIST framework.

Maintain a complete set of corporate Information Security policies and standards and continually monitor the information security controls.

Lead on compliance reviews, certifications and accreditations (e.g. NIST, GDPR etc.).

Develop Information security compliance frameworks, security policies and procedures, where necessary.

Work with business, internal IT and 3rd party vendor teams to promote and adopt security best practices.


Candidate Requirements

      Experienced in cyber security, information security, IT security.

Experience in creating and maintaining an Information Security Programme including writing Policies.

Understanding of security controls standards including NIST CSF

Experience conducting external Security & Governance Questionnaires

Experience applying policies and procedures to modern and innovative public cloud computing environments.

A clear understanding of how an agile environment works with security controls and standards.

Working knowledge of ISO27001

Influencing and communication skills to ensure effective stakeholder management across all levels within the organisation.


Please note, should feedback not be received within 28 days due to the large volume of applications, unfortunately, your application has been unsuccessful. However, we may be in touch with similar relevant opportunities.

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