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National Information Security Manager

£52500 - £57000 per annum
Work from Home, Hybrid working

Job description

Morgan Hunt are currently working with a Large National Charity in their search for an interim National Information Security Manager to oversee Information Governance & Security arrangements across the organisation.

You will act as a first point of contact for any information security enquiries, as well as ensuring the organisation maintains ISO27001:2013 accreditation.

This will involve coordinating external and conducting internal audits, managing a risk register, coordinating business continuity plans, updating the Information Security Manual, and any other tasks associated with this.

You will a transition to the new ISO27001:2022 standard as soon as possible, as well as coordinate Cyber Essentials certification renewals and Data Security Protection Toolkit submissions on an annual basis. You will also advise on, and support in, the drafting of information security policy documents, guidance, training, and other related documents.

The successful post-holder will have strong experience in an Information Governance/Information Security Manager position within the Public Sector, alongside recognised qualifications.

You will have a good understanding of the ISO27001 series of controls standards, knowledge of Data Security Protection Toolkit requirements and experience conducting audits.

You will have experience utilising quality management systems, strong analytical skills alongside excellent communication skills (written and verbal).

Job Title: National Information Security Manager

Location: Remote (Ad Hoc Travel to Offices)

Annual Salary: £52,500 - £57,000

Job Type: Fixed Term Contract (6 month, potential extension)

Hours: Full-Time (37.5 hours per week)

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage re-certification of ISO27001 and Cyber Essentials accreditations, undertaking and coordinating tasks necessary for certification
  • Coordinate annual submission of Data Security Protection Toolkit and associated manage tasks
  • Alongside Legal Services colleagues, log, monitor and investigate data breaches
  • Coordinate annual reviews of internal Data Protection and Information Security eLearning package
  • Represent information security interests across a range of meetings, both internal and external (including attending regular Technology Department meetings, and organisational governance groups)
  • Advise the organisation on information security impacts of new projects or process changes as well as supporting completion of data protection impact assessments
  • Conduct and support internal audits on information security measures at Regional Business Units and operational services

Person Specification

  • At least 2 years of full-time work experience in information security management and/or related functions (such as IT audit and IT Risk Management)
  • A recognised Information security management qualification/s
  • Experience in writing formal letters and reports as well as knowledge of general legal practices
  • Good understanding of the ISO27001 series of controls standards
  • Experience of governance and national connectivity programs as well as using quality management systems
  • Experience of auditing, project development and project management
  • Ability to analyse data, cross referencing with other data sources and intelligence in order to offer conclusions
  • Experience in policy writing and stakeholder management skills
  • Knowledge of the health, social care and third sector

Please contact to find out more information regarding this fantastic opportunity for a National Information Security manager.

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer. Job suitability is assessed on merit in accordance with the individual's skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.

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