Information Security Manager

Information Security Manager Job Ref:3878 Type: Permanent Location: East Midlands / London Salary: £49,700 – £57,300 (E.Midlands) £60,000 – £65,000 (London) Closing date: 17th February 2019 Job Description As Metropolitan Housing look to improve the customer experience with technology, you will be tasked with ensuring that key security issues are considered and for creating a general ISMS for the business. You will create logical security policies, policing security, liaising with audit teams and investigations where necessary. You will work with 3rd parties to ensure compliance around security. You will maintain and report on critical risks What you will be doing: You will provide a consultancy-based approach for Information Security and Data protection whilst adhering to governmental and contractual obligations, both in BAU work and projects Develop, implement and manage an Information Security and IT Risk framework Working collaboratively with internal customers and other stakeholders, to operate and outline IT data and physical Information Security policies and best practice. Monitor service providers for compliance and ensure product owners are operating within information security standards set Provide training and educational guidance material; ensuring the Information Security Policy (ISP) is understood and followed Manage and improve incident response plans, managing any potential data/security breaches and reporting Act as the data security consultant for bids/tenders and processes and liaison and management of suppliers in regard to their adoption and adherence to the Metropolitan ISP Updating and maintaining the IT Security risks as part of the Corporate Governance structure Act as expert witness or provide evidence for legal actions/reporting Work with the internal and external audit teams and enact recommendations Key experience and qualifications required: Practical experience of running a specialist IT security service within an organization or consulting to it Strong working knowledge of information security policies, processes and procedures Experience of designing a security strategy in line with business requirements Knowledge of Information Security best practice frameworks (Cyber Essentials, ISO27001, etc.) A strong commitment to customer service and overall service excellence An excellent communicator to your customer audience, presenting IT security issues in a user-friendly manner Relevant professional recognition, e.g. ISO 27001 award, Certified Information Security Manager or Certified Security Testing Professional In-depth knowledge of electronic records management and digital preservation issues About Us Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing is one of the UK`s leading providers of affordable housing and care and support services. We employ over 1900 people to manage and develop our large portfolio of nearly 56,000 homes serving over 75,000 customers across London, the East Midlands, Southern and the East of England. How we reward you Our staff are as important to us as our customers. When working with us you will be introduced to a huge variety of benefits including: A unique benefits package that can be adapted to suit each individual. The opportunity to choose from a wide variety of benefits which includes options around Health and Wellbeing Programme Employee Assistance Discounts with multiple retailers and many more. An impressive Pension Scheme 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays, with the ability to buy and sell up to 5 days! Our promise All employment decisions at Metropolitan are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to age, disability, gender reassignment, marital status, pregnancy or maternity, race or religion, sex or sexual orientation. `We are proud to have been recognised by Disability Confident for our commitment to disabled people and those with long term health conditions by providing fair and equal opportunities for all applicants enabling them to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations.` How to Apply Click the apply button and follow the instructions. You will be directed to Metropolitan Housing’s career page, where you will be required to upload an updated CV and a one page supporting statement outlining why you are interested in the role and how you meet the key criteria for the post. NO AGENCIES