Security and Operations Manager

Security and Operations Manager

Job Title: Security and Operations Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum
Reference: 895013_1532450600
Contact Name: Nick Haaker
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 24, 2018 17:43

Job Description

Role:Security and Operations Manager
Location:Northampton area
Salary:£35-48k + Benefits

My client are privately owned Research and Development organisation with the strategic objective of assisting the UK to develop world class Cyber solutions.

They are looking to revolutionise Security products and services - they are currently working within Research & Development, Protocol & Algorithm Development, Hardware Design and Key Management Access to name a few key capability areas…

The future of IT is here!


*Please note an ACTIVE DV clearance is required due to the nature of the work*

Responsible for strategic and operational security management across multiple sites.

*Responsible for continual improvement and maintaining all compliance and assurance activities (including
*Information Security Management System (ISMS) in accordance with HMG policies and ISO27001.
*Adopt the role of Primary Security Controller for the company.
*Adopt the role of Primary Crypto Custodian for the company.
*Provide Accurate accounting of all Crypto material across multiple sites.
*Manage Security Office and Vetting Office engagement with sponsors.
*Respond to security incidents.
*Ongoing development and ensuring appropriate implementation of security policies and processes, including
*Security Operating Procedures (SyOps), Risk Management Approved Documents Sets (RMADS).
*Take a lead role in the company Security Working Group.
*Delivering security training and awareness to staff.
*Responsible for investigation, management, and reporting of security incidents.
*Responsible for assuring robust business continuity procedures.
*Ability to provide leadership to IT Forensics process
*Undertake all aspects of Protectively Marked material management and control.
*Provide oversight of personnel security procedures.
*Adopt the role of Data Protection Officer in line with GDPR requirements
*Export Officer, primary POC for Export Control engagement

Previous Experience:

Previous expertise as a Security Manager is essential for this role.

Strong knowledge of Secure facilities (ideally Research and Development and Manufacture), and other HMG and industry security frameworks including ISO27001.

*Experience of working in secure environments essential
*Previous experience in management within security/military or related sector.
*Management-maintenance of ISO27001 accreditation
*Completion of DISA Security Controller training

Effective communication skills capable of building strong relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.

*A team player with the ability to work autonomously and display initiative when required.
*Strong planning, prioritisation and organisational skills.
*Good attention to detail.
*Ability to analyse data and create reports for management.
*Excellent verbal and written interpersonal skills.
*Confidence to present to senior stakeholders, and provisioning security recommendations.

*Completion of Custodian training (GCHQ and MoD)
*PRINCE 2 qualified

Role:Security and Operations Manager
Clearance:DV Clearance is required due to the nature of the work
Salary:£35-48k base

Skills: IA, Information Security, Information Assurance, Consulting, Cyber Security, CISA, CISSP, CCP, CESG, SOC, spf, iso27001, cesg, syops, rmads, ncsc, syops, spf, mps

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 position


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