Information Security Officer - United Kingdom - remote working

Up to £55k - DOE - IT Software - Misc IT Technical
Ref: 895 Date Posted: Thursday 24 Mar 2022
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Position:         Information Security Officer (Risk Management)

Suitable for:    ISO or Information Security Officer or Information Security Manager

Location:         Homebased

Salary:             Up to £55K - DOE

Please note that unfortunately, our client is unable to offer sponsorship

We are looking for an Information Security Officer (ISO) to act as a partner, adviser, and authority in the implementation of the organisations risk management framework. The nature of the workload will vary from assurance and assessment of infrastructure and applications through to advising technical and business colleagues on options for secure systems. The Information Security Officer is both a business facing, and technical role and you will be expected to be able to operate and balance the needs of both.

Essential criteria:

  • The ability to build and maintain strong working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • The ability to analyse disparate or incomplete sources of information and provide value added assessments for use in business contexts.
  • Evidence of making good judgements and recommendations to senior stakeholders and management.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to demonstrate that you comprehend the value of managing expectations and have a proven track record of doing so.
  • A broad knowledge of technologies, including common vulnerabilities and exploits
  • A comprehensive knowledge of security controls for modern digital services.

Desirable criteria:

  • Familiarity with the NCSC suite of security policy, guidance, and standards.
  • Experience in using good practice standards such as ISO 27001 (Implementation, Compliance, Certification, and audit reviews).
  • Experience of undertaking information security in both a waterfall and an agile context.
  • Experience of Security Architecture Design.


You will hold one or more of the following qualifications:

  • SABSA Chartered Security Architect - Foundation Certificate (SCF).
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).
  • Certificated Information Security Manager (CISM).
  • CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP+).
  • ISEB Practitioner Certificate in Information Risk Management.

Full Job description is available on request

To apply:  Please follow the online application process and upload your CV, in Word format

Please note: You must be eligible to work in the UK for your application to be considered (sorry, our client is unable to offer sponsorship).  Due to large numbers of applications, unfortunately we cannot provide detailed feedback to everyone, however, if you wish to find out how your application is progressing, please call or e-mail the office and someone will help you / get back to you.

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