Information Systems and Compliance Manager

Information Systems and Compliance Manager

Job Title: Information Systems and Compliance Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 895260_1539773727
Contact Name: Bradley Baxendale
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 17, 2018 11:55

Job Description

We are looking for an Information Security and Compliance Manager to cover our clients UK operations. The role is responsible for leading their security efforts, managing and maturing their security standards and certifications, as well as personnel security and data protection compliance.

This is a business-critical role, working closely with key members of the UK senior management team. The ideal candidate will have relevant experience in implementing an information security management system (ISMS), a good working knowledge of maintaining ISO27001 certification and making continuous improvements to the security regime.

As part of your role you will be responsible for:

Information Security
Continuous improvement of our Information Security Management System
Organising and chairing our clients Security Board; reporting the status of ISMS improvement plans, risks and previous actions
Preparing for ISO27001 re-audits, Cyber-Essentials re-accreditation etc. - tracking plans required for successful outcomes
Working closely with the Facility Manager on physical security

Personnel Security
Performing personnel security administration to obtain individual security clearances to meet customer requirements and to ensure compliance with government and company regulations. This includes processing and maintaining clearances at SC and DV level.
Liaising with managers and stakeholders to ensure expectations are appropriately managed in relation to processing timescales and requirements
Confirming security clearances for site visits with government agencies and clients

Data Protection
Monitoring compliance with the GDPR and other data protection laws, and with company data protection polices, including managing internal data protection activities; raising awareness of data protection issues, training staff and conducting internal audits;
Advising on and monitoring data protection impact assessments;

You will have the following experience

Experience in implementing an information security management system (ISMS)
A good working knowledge of maintaining ISO27001 certification, and making continuous improvements to the security regime
Experience of Incident management & Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
A detailed understanding of GDPR and previous experience in the role of Data Protection Officer
Capable of writing new policies and procedures
Ability to influence senior managers at forums such as Company Security Boards, whilst also being able to build an understanding of the importance of security to all levels of the organisation
Experience supporting and leading a company through facility audits
Knowledge of UK Security Governance and Clearance procedures
Knowledge of UK Security Vetting process and procedures
Experience of liaising with Governmental agencies and departments, as well as auditors and accreditors
Some knowledge of incorporating common and basic encryption tools into a security regime

Title: Information Security and Compliance Manager
Pay Rate and Bens: Competitive
Location: City of London

Key Skills Compliance, Security, GDPR, Data protection, ISO27001, ISMS, Cyber, Information Systems, IT, Vetting, Government, Governance, Defence, Consultancy, Aerospace

If you are a good match then please apply with a CV to learn more about this truly fantastic opportunity to work for a market leader who has an enviable reputation.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet these criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This is a Permanent Role

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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