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Information Security Manager London GBP70000 - GBP80000 per annum + listed in ad *AMC*AMI/SM/ISO02_1568124915 Permanent 10/09/2019 Adam Mohammad Anson McCade

Information Security Manager

Quick Summary:

  • We are one of the top international law firms in the world, seeking a talented Information Security Manager to join our technology team.
  • Your role will be just a step down from the CISO, and confident communication skills are ESSENTIAL. Despite the small team, we have a world class information/cyber security function and we need compliance and governance experts to complete the picture.
  • In addition to your competitive salary, you'll receive opportunities for learning and development, 30 days annual leave, a pension scheme, medical insurance for you and your family, an interest-free season ticket loan, life assurance and much more.

The Firm:

We are one of the most prestigious law firms in the world. We advise on high-profile transactions across the globe in a range of industries. Our firm brings technical excellence together with sharp commercial awareness and a practical approach to legal advice.

We are offering the opportunity to be part of the dynamic workforce that supports our legal professionals in providing world-class legal service to some of the world's most iconic businesses. With over 1200 partners and staff worldwide, every member of our team is valued and enjoys a friendly, supportive culture. We take pride in who we are and what we do, and our inclusive culture values each contribution that enables us to maintain our status as market leader.

The Information Security Manager role:

  • You will coordinate information and cyber security efforts and data privacy/protection across the organisation in collaboration with key stakeholders in the business
  • Your responsibilities will include cross-functional management of the security requirements within several departments like Information Technology, Network Security and Legal Support
  • You will contribute to security initiatives with a view to safeguard the firm's assets, systems and intellectual property
  • You will contribute to business continuity and disaster recovery planning, ensuring processes are carefully documented and tested regularly
  • You will outline security architecture, goals and metrics suitable for the firm's corporate strategic plan
  • You will manage the development and implementation of the firm's global security policy, standards and procedures to ensure maintenance of security
  • You will ensure that the firm maintains its ISO27001, ISO22301 and Cyber Essential PLUS certifications and contribute to the firm's progressive information security programme
  • You will contribute to security and data protection training efforts
  • You will manage incident response planning alongside investigating security breaches, as well as assisting with resulting disciplinary and legal matters
  • You will execute tasks effectively with little or no supervision, alongside delegating and organising tasks as dictated by present workloads
  • You will possess extensive knowledge in security intrusion, detection, and prevention, global information security standards, pertinent legal/compliance frameworks, protection of information, security testing and strengthening strategies, security architecture
  • You will provide technical advice to support decision making on all aspects of information and cyber security and data privacy for business continuity
  • You will lead the implementation of technical security systems, controls and practices
  • You will manage client information security audits, questionnaires, terms of engagement agreements and so on in line with both firm and industry standards

Requirements for the Information Security Manager role:

  • 5+ years experience in information security, including cyber, governance, audit, training
  • Experience leading and mentoring a security team
  • Good understanding of the GDPR
  • Knowledge of industry standards like ISO27001, ISO22301 and Cyber Essentials PLUS
  • Experience in security monitoring, detection, control systems and prevention
  • Excellent skills in verbal communication are ESSENTIAL and in report writing
  • Confidence when influencing internal and external stakeholders is ESSENTIAL
  • Extensive experience with intrusion detection systems, phishing, hacking techniques, emerging cyber security risks
  • Strong knowledge of LAN's, WAN's, server virtualisation, PC/Server operating systems, storage area networking
  • Understanding of any compliance, ethical and legal obligations that firms should have regarding logical and physical security, personal information and data protection
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification required or a plan to achieve certification in the immediate future
  • ISO27001 Lead Auditor and/or Lead Implementer certification
  • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) qualified

If you can see yourself excelling in this role, please apply today or call Annie on 02077806700.

Information Security Manager

Reference: *AMC*AMI/SM/ISO02

Location: London

Duration: Permanent

Salary: £70,000-80,000 + benefits

Agency: Anson McCade

Contact: Annie McIlhatton

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