Information Security and Cyber Risk Assurance Consultant

  • Category
    IT and Telecoms - Other IT & Telecoms
  • Location
    Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Salary
  • External Reference
    STISCRAC
  • OrganizationType
    IT

Information Security and Cyber Risk Assurance Consultant

Information Security / Cyber Risk / Assurance / Auditing / ISO 27001 / Birmingham / Permanent

My market leading and award winning financial services client is looking for a passionate and experienced Information Security and Cyber Risk Assurance Consultant to join the team growing team at their head office in South Birmingham.

The Information Security and Cyber Risk Assurance Consultant will have exposure to a wide range of information and cyber security controls and frameworks both within the business and key outsourced service providers. You will take the lead on a number of key areas and will have the chance to really make a difference.

Key Responsibilities include:
*Contributing to and maintaining the Information Security framework, meeting policy and regulatory requirements.
*Managing and monitoring performance of security controls, engaging with internal and external stakeholders including strategic outsourced partners.
*Providing Information Security advice, support and assistance to the business to ensure compliance with policies and standards.
*Participate in governance and oversight forums and management committees.
*Complete due diligence of new suppliers and technology solutions.
*Oversee IT vulnerability scanning and patching processes to ensure they are operated effectively.
*Production of clear management information and reporting for committees and stakeholders.

Key Skills and Experience required:
*Broad knowledge of Information Security Risks with a good understanding of the full spectrum of Information Security controls.
*Information security specific qualifications e.eg. CISSP, CISM, CIMA are an essential.
*Proven knowledge and experience in Industry Standards and best practice including the ISO/IEC 27000 series, NIST Cyber Security Framework etc.
*Experience or a background in IT auditing would also be beneficial for this role.
*Able to work flexibly and supportively within a small team.
*Able to communicate with and challenge counterparts in outsourcers and other external suppliers.
*Able to describe, communicate and promote information security solutions in a manner that the wider business community can understand.
*Good planning and organising skills, with strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.
*Able to plan and manage external dependencies.
*Able to define challenging objectives and achieve them.

This is a great opportunity to join an established company who truly look after their employees. The salary range is £45,000 - £55,000 plus a great company benefits scheme including; generous bonus, very good pension and private healthcare to name a few!

Please apply ASAP to be considered!

Information Security / Cyber Risk / Assurance / Auditing / ISO 27001 / Birmingham / Permanent
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