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Information Security Manager

Information Security Manager – Leeds hybrid - £55,000 - £75,000 + Excellent benefits!

Locke & McCloud has partnered with our client, a software specialist organisation, to bring on an experienced Information Security Manager. As our client continues to grow, they’re looking for a specialists to establish a security strategy and grow a team of talented information security individuals. As the Information Security Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing and managing the company's information security policies and procedures.

This is a hybrid role that requires both technical expertise and strong communication skills to work collaboratively with our clients software development teams, and their key customers on any security matters.

Main responsibilities:

  • Develop, implement, and maintain the company's information security policies and procedures in accordance with industry best practices and regulatory requirements.

  • Conduct regular risk assessments and vulnerability assessments to identify potential security threats and develop strategies to mitigate those risks.

  • Collaborate with the company's software development teams to ensure that all products are designed and developed with security in mind.

  • Develop and deliver training programs to ensure that all employees understand their roles and responsibilities when it comes to information security.

  • Lead incident response efforts in the event of a security breach, including investigation, containment, and remediation.

  • Maintain knowledge of emerging threats and vulnerabilities and adjust the company's security posture accordingly.

  • Manage relationships with third-party security vendors and contractors.

  • Monitor and report on the effectiveness of the company's information security programs to senior management.

To be considered for this role, you should have:

  • Experience in information security management position.

  • Strong knowledge of industry-standard security frameworks such as ISO 27001, 9001, NIST, PCI-DSS.

  • Ideally experience implementing Cyber Essentials or managing compliance within this.

  • Experience with risk assessments and risk management.

  • Strong understanding of secure software development practices and principles is ideal.

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams.

  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to manage and motivate a team.

Our client offers flexible working hours to suit your work life balance, including a benefits package consisting of 31 days annual leave, a pension scheme, share options, heath cover plans, vouchers/budgets to equip your home office and a range of other perks and discounts.

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