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Information Security Manager 2016/13 - Tunbridge Wells

IT/Information/Cyber Security
Ref: 16 Date Posted: Thursday 08 Nov 2018
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Title:                 Information Security Manager


Reference No:        2016/13

Company:               Insurance

Location:                 Tunbridge Wells, Bristol or London

Salary:                     £50,000 - £70,000

Benefits:                  See below

No. Required:          1

Start Date:                ASAP


The role

  • Security Strategy & Security Risk Reduction in order to reduce the overall security risk.
  • Input to the development and maintenance of the Security Strategy using outputs from relevant internal risk assessments, Group requirements, industry experience loss data and changes in the external environment.
  • Represent the Information Security Team on transversal and operating company security risk reduction initiatives and projects as required.
  • Be a key part of the drive to improving the security landscape of the main operating company and its respective subsidiary companies. Ensure that improvement actions and plans are accurately documented and areas of concern/slippage promptly raised to senior management.


Security consultancy.


  • Provide Information Security consultancy, both conceptual and detailed, in BAU activities and within projects to define solutions that support the current and future business vision.
  • Assist with product evaluation and selection following an agreed process and selection criteria. Advise on technical security such as application security vulnerabilities, network security issues, and security architecture.
  • Manage security programs within the main operating company and its subsidiaries.
  • Work at both an Enterprise and SME level facing a myriad of security challenges.
  • Act as a key point of contact for one or more of the subsidiary companies.
  • Security Operations - Business as usual.  As part of a wider team manage daily and weekly security related tasks on a timely basis to ensure accurate decisions are made with security in mind.


What are we looking for?


  • Relevant professional qualification (i.e. CISSP, CISM) or degree;
  • 5 years Information Security and / or IT security related experience;
  • Previous experience in an Information Security Management or equivalent role;
  • Strong communication skills with an ability to communicate effectively to stakeholders across the business;
  • Audit experience especially in relation to ISO27001 is beneficial;
  • Business / commercial acumen;
  • Must have a strong desire to learn and develop;
  • Strong relationship management and influencing skills;
  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • Attention to detail is critical to ensure accurate assessment and management of third-party risks;
  • Strong analytical skill set;
  • Cloud related knowledge and experience is beneficial;
  • Strong knowledge in networking, Infrastructure and systems architecture;
  • Strong vulnerability and threat intelligence knowledge & experience.


What we can offer you


A comprehensive benefits package, including support to help you live life well, the core benefits are:

  • Annual performance related bonus
  • Life cover
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • 28 days holiday
  • Various local and national discounts