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Information Security Manager - Coventry - to 65k+package

  • Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + package
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Coventry, West Midlands
  • Sector: Security
  • Date posted: 26/01/2018
  • Job reference: J380427A

Information Security Manager - Coventry - to 65k+package

Exciting new opportunity with an Coventry based organisation who are looking for a strong leader to develop and lead their Information Security team.

The role will report to the Group CISO and will be accountable for balancing Information Security with Business Strategy, and deliver a pragmatic approach to Information Security that incorporates Business needs.

You will be required to lead the Information Security team, ensuring that:

  • Projects are assessed and resourced by Information Security, and appropriate security is delivered within the project scope
  • Security incidents are identified, manage and resolved
  • Security is represented at relevant IT and business governance/leadership forums
  • The security roadmap is proactively updated, agreed and key deliverables driven forward
  • Audits are conducted on key suppliers and audits conducted within IT Services are managed

The successful candidate will be required to engage with teams from the wider business, IT service providers and suppliers to ensure that appropriate security controls are in place and are appropriate for the needs of the business.

Key Skills and Requirements

  • Demonstrable experience of working as an Information or IT Security Manager and approx. 5-10 years experience in Information or IT Security positions
  • Strong understanding of technical architecture and security aspects of infrastructure, application, web, and cloud technologies
  • Experience of creating and implementing security standards and security policies
  • Excellent knowledge of relevant legislation and regulatory compliance, and in depth knowledge of security frameworks such as ISO 27001/2, NIST, and in particular, the UK Government's Cyber Essentials Scheme.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with experience of working with internal and external customers/suppliers.
  • Ability to take complicated, technical or logical concepts and translate them into a clear, easy to understand messages.

Candidate Profile

The ideal candidate for this position, will be a level-headed and determined leader who has a good understanding of business needs in relation to security. You will be an individual who works well with technical and non-technical individuals and is accustomed to liaising with colleagues at all levels of industry, and with drive to push yourself and your team further.

Are you the person we're looking for?
Interviews are taking place immediately, send a CV ASAP to or to find out more call 01619 243912

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