Information Security Officer - Gloucester - Up to £65k
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: : BBBH105546
Location: England, Gloucestershire
Sector: IT Services, Defence
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Date posted: 19/04/2017
Spencer Ogden are currently working with a key client, seeking an experienced Information Security Officer to be based in their Gloucester based office.
Role: Information Security Officer
Start: ASAP (long notice period will be accepted for the right candidate)
The Information Security Officer plays a crucial role in supporting the development and implementation of my clients' contract security policies, procedures and processes in accordance with current regulation and legislation whilst also enabling the business.
The Information Security Officer will assist with the organisation of Information Security within the business, liaising with external authorities and organisations to provide specialist advice on security reviews and investigations relating to Information Security issues, events and incidents, as well as assisting with Information Security awareness and training.
*Compliance with the Information Security requirements of the Nuclear Industries Security Regulations (NISR) 2003 (as amended).
*Develop and contribute to producing Contract Security policies, processes and procedures.
*Ensure that the business' third party suppliers and delivery partners (hereafter referred to as 'Contractors') apply an acceptable level of protective security and are compliant with the requirements of NISR 2003.
*Liaise with the Commercial team to ensure that Information Security are notified of all potential classified contracts / to educate on required security measures that need to be built into processes, procedures and ways of working.
*Take action to ensure that in all contracts involving SNI, appropriate Security Measures are included.
*Provide security advice to contractors and leading on investigations when the Commercial information or SNI has been the subject of a security breach or has been compromised.
*Relevant graduate degree (e.g Risk Management, or Information Technology (or relevant experience).
*Membership of a relevant professional institution such as the Institute of Information Security Professionals.
*Experience of delivering Information Security within large scale delivery programs and projects.
*Demonstrable experience in carrying out risk assessments and security audits in order to achieve and maintain compliance, with up to date knowledge of security compliance issues.
*Demonstrable understanding and experience of HMG security and ISO 27000 standards.
*Demonstrates effective planning, prioritisation and delivery (through self and others).
*Ability to communicate, influence and build productive and collaborative relationships with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders.
*Ability to spot and contribute to delivering everyday improvements.
If this role is of interest and you are suitable, please send an up to date CV as soon as possible, as interviews can be arranged quickly due to this role being urgent.
For more information about this role please contact our London office