JOB TITLE: Information Security Manager (ISO27001)

Industry : IT & Telecoms Job Location : Newcastle upon Tyne
Job Reference : 10799JL Job Category : IT
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 18/06/2014
Salary & Benefits : £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits, pension
Experience Required : See Job Description
Education Required : See Job Description

Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

Information Security Manager (ISO27001) , £30k-40k + Excellent benefits, pension etc, Newcastle

Job Description

Information Security Manager (ISO27001)
£30k-40k + Excellent benefits, pension etc

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Information Security Manager (ideally CISSP, CISM or CISA certified) with good understanding of ISO27001 standards to work for our client, a public sector organisation based in Newcastle. For the right candidate there is an excellent benefits package including average salary pension, as well as long term career development and progression.

Overview of the role

Joining the internal governance team you will work closely with 3rd party technology parties across the business streams, and under the strategic direction of the Head of Internal Governance, the successful candidate will manage technical information security across the organisation's systems.

You will contribute to the development of security and information governance policies, implementing and promoting procedures and standards in line with internal policies and industry standards.

Working with technology / infrastructure, system and service suppliers you will devise and implement preventative measures (e.g. firewall design, automated alert mechanisms, virus protection etc) that safeguard the organisation's information.

-Continually contribute to the development of existing and new security and information governance policies through participation of internal forums.

-Provide advice and assistance on Information Security matters to all new projects and ensuring Information security is a fundamental consideration in change management.

-Working with the Head of Internal governance to educate staff (technical and non-technical) in security considerations and obligations.

-Research security vulnerabilities, solutions and best practices.

-Act on all security alerts, initiating remedial and investigatory actions as necessary; and advising senior management on actual or potential risks and proposing options for their resolution.

The individual

You will have significant experience in an Information security (IS) environment, including undertaking risk assessments on new and existing technologies, development project working, IS support and working with IS technical components and standards.

Although you will be working for a public sector organisation, experience in this sector is not needed. As such we would be interested in hearing from information security candidates from a variety of backgrounds, assuming you have a technical information security background and an in-depth knowledge of information security management in an ISO27001 standard environment.

An understanding of the available tools and technologies to protect and monitor information security is essential and you will hold a relevant security qualification CISSP, CISM or CISA.


27 days holiday + bank holidays
Average Salary Pension Scheme
Gym membership
On-site Parking
Child Care Vouchers
Car Scheme.

Bluefire Consulting is an employment business acting on behalf of a client company.

Job Keywords

ISO27001, CISSP, CISM, CISA, information security manager, IS, information security, newcastle

Bluefire Consulting is an equal opportunities Employment Business/Agency specialising in IT recruitment on a UK wide basis.

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