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Information Security Specialist

  • Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + package
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Sector: Security
  • Date posted: 23/11/2017
  • Job reference: J369340A

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Internal Security Specialist - IT and Information Security - Manchester

A key position for an established IT Security Professional, looking to take on more responsibility and have more influence across an organisation.

IT Security Specialist - £45-50k

This is a key position working alongside the Network Security division to provide analysis of information security risks within Business as Usual, project and other change-related activities

You will be responsible for driving the delivery of Third Party Information Security due diligence reviews as well as managing relationship and process with third parties for penetration testing and Information Security audits

  • Driving the delivery of Third Party Information Security due diligence reviews
  • Manage reporting and remediation for Security Incidents
  • Analysis and classification of customer and company information assets
  • Analysis, Management and deployment of Data Leak Prevention tools and services
  • Close liaison with internal Data Protection Officer and commercial staff to ensure technical compliance with legal requirements under the Data Protection Act and forthcoming European General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)
  • Review and provide input to the maintenance or creation of Information Security and IT Security Standards and Guidelines
  • Review and provide input to Information Security policy exceptions
  • Support the programme of periodic Information Security risk reviews and spot checks

Essential Skills

  • A recognised, or working towards, an Information Security qualification (essential)
  • Awareness of legal, technical and assurance principles as they relate to Information Security
  • The ability to effectively gather, analyse and communicate, both verbally and in writing across the internal stakeholder and third party communities
  • Experience of governance and conformance related to ISO standards 27001 & 22301
  • Competence in Information Security related matters
  • Educated in a subject with preferably an IT, analytical or commercial focus.

Desirable Skills

  • Demonstrable experience in an IT Security, technical or advisory role
  • Good experience of providing independent assurance on the deployment of secure solutions
  • Working understanding of telecommunications and data services sector

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This company is looking for a collaborative individual, who is both knowledgeable and passionate about their own development.

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

Manchester City Centre, North West, UK

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