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Information Security Manager

  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £70,000 - £80,000 per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 28 days ago

  • Sector: Risk Management
  • Contact: Michael Ayres
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0161 883 2758
  • Expiry Date: 05 December 2023
  • Job Ref: MA/11074

Well known UK digital / online business are looking to hire an experienced Information Security Manager to support the ongoing security initiatives and protect the heart of the firms digital business.  The role will join the Cyber Security Team, and 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.

Work with cutting-edge, agile technical teams (Cloud) to balance their needs with framework standards.

Lead on compliance reviews, certifications, and accreditations.

Develop Information security compliance frameworks, security policies and procedures.

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

Candidate Requirements

Experience Working with compliance frameworks such as NIST in modern, agile, software engineering/development environments.

Real world experience applying policies and procedures to modern and innovative public cloud computing environments.

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

A clear understanding of how an agile environment wor