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Information Security Officer

The client is a Nationwide Claims Management Solution Provider who is recruiting for an Information Security Officer to be based in Stoke on Trent providing nationwide support including Ireland.

The role of the Information Security Officer will be responsible for the development and delivery of a comprehensive information security and privacy programme for the Group.

The role of the Information Security Officer will be required to provide support and advice to the business on all aspects of information risk including information security, data protection and privacy.

In addition the role of the Information Security Officer is to manage information security governance projects and initiatives, assist the business to define appropriate controls to manage risks associated with all information (including personal and business data) the scope of this is group wide and includes information primarily in electronic format with a smaller percentage of manual data.

The role of the Information Security Officer will report to the Corporate Services Director.


Job Description:


The main role and responsibilities of the Information Security Officer role is to provide and develop:



  • Policy

  • Education & Training

  • Compliance

  • Risk Management

  • Incident Response

  • Official Contract

  • Business Continuity

  • Information Security and Business Continuity Group

  • Maintain Knowledge database


Candidate Requirements:


To be successful in the role of Information Security Officer, you will have relevant experience in an IT and IT Information Security role as well as extensive knowledge of Information Security and Cyber risk and control frameworks and practical experience of implementing risk management improvements or performing oversight.

You will be an excellent communicator both written and verbally at all levels, and have a strong track record of building positive relationships at a senior level providing constructive support and challenge to Directors.


Sound practical knowledge of Information Technology Standards including ISO27001, PCI accreditation,


Qualifications:


Preferable but not essential to hold a recognised information security qualification such as Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), ISO audit qualification or similar


Experience:


Experience of the Data Protection Act and new GDPR


Proven experience in a senior technical IT infrastructure role


Experience in a similar Information Security role


Driving Licence essential


Brampton Recruitment are an independent Commercial and Accounts & Finance recruitment agency working in partnership with employers spanning Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, Cheshire, and the Greater Manchester region.