Information Security Assurance Consultant- 6 Month FTC

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

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  • Salary:

    £47000 - £48000 per annum

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    Elsa Roberts

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

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Information Security Assurance Consultant- Birmingham- 6 MONTH FTC

New and Exciting opportunity for a passionate and dedicated Information Security Assurance Consultant looking for the next stage in their career. As part of a small and well-respected team within our leading financial services organisation, the Information Security Assurance Consultant will have exposure to a wide range of information and cyber security controls and frameworks both within our own business and at our key outsourced service providers. Additionally, you will take the lead on several key areas and will have the chance to really make a difference. If you already have a good grounding in information security, Risk and assurance, this is an ideal opportunity for you to further develop your skills in a supportive and well rewarded environment.

Your Responsibilities would include:

  • Contributing to and maintaining the Information Security framework, meeting Group Policy and regulatory requirements
  • Managing and monitoring performance of security controls, engaging with internal and external stakeholders including strategic outsourced partners
  • Providing Information Security advice, support and assistance to the business to ensure compliance with Policies and Standards
  • Participate in governance and oversight forums and management committees
  • Complete due diligence of new suppliers and technology solutions
  • Oversee IT vulnerability scanning and patching processes to ensure they are operated effectively
  • Production of clear management information and reporting for committees and stakeholders.

The Role specifics:

This is a broad information security role and would suit someone who enjoys variety on this subject matter. The bullet points below will highlight the breadth of accountabilities. We are therefore looking for someone who has proven transferable experience in at least three of the five key areas below:

  • Planning and executing IS assurance reviews on the performance and effectiveness of information security controls and key outsourced service providers
  • Managing our Data Leakage Protection (DLP) processes including review, tracking of issues, escalation and reporting
  • Overseeing our penetration test processes; including scoping, selection of suppliers and issue remediation.

Professional Profile:

The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable in information security and be accustomed to working with people from technical and non-technical backgrounds. The Information Security & IT Risk Manager is looking for someone who can work in partnership with him and represent security in all levels of the business including working with users and senior management and translating risk in meaningful terms.

Are you the person we're looking for?
Interviews are taking place immediately, send a CV ASAP or to find out more call 0161 924 1415