Information Security Manager


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I am currently recruiting for a Information Security Manager who will be working on a 4 month contract based in Birmingham for a Large IT Service Provider in conjunction with the Cusomer in the hospitality sector.

Job Description

We have an excellent opportunity for a client facing Information Security manager, working with a prestigious customer. Candidates will require relevant experience with a proven track record working at this level.

The role requires someone who has hands on experience in delivering an IT Security Service into a live customer who can demonstrate they have held responsibility and accountability for all associated IT security day to day activities for a customer; including technical, operational, procedural, physical, personnel security.

Key strength will be the ability to review the current status of delivery, Identify & deliver service improvements & articulate business benefits. Key attributes will a proven track record in supporting bid teams & sales teams to achieve new service & enhance existing services to drive business growth.

The candidate will need to be forward thinking working with the customer & key stakeholders. Responsible for ensuring that all account contractual security requirements are delivered, managing relationships with customers & suppliers.

The role will require managing security activities such as risk, security incidents, changes, policies and governance to 27001. Proactively promote security services and drive revenue opportunities.

Knowledge of some of the following security services is essential; Firewalls, Advanced threat intelligence Service, Certificate mgmt., Cyber Threat Intelligence Service (CTI), DLP, Email Security, Endpoint encryption, End Point Security, IDS/IPS, Shared SIEMaas, SIEM, Vulnerability Management Web Security


The Candidate will hold one of the following Security qualifications; lead Implementer 27001, CISMP, CISM or CISSP and be able to obtain security clearance.

Skills – Mandatory:

  • Accountability & ownership – known as a fixer
  • Strong Customer relationship / service delivery.
  • Good knowledge of International security standards
  • A good technical background in either Networks, Security, Unix/Wintel
  • Good Knowledge of business benefits that security technologies can bring to the customer
  • Ability to work as part of a larger team & matrix manage teams
  • Ability to develop conceptual models for the delivery of security services
  • Be assertive & ensure the best interests of the Company & customer are protected
  • Demonstrate effective management skills
  • Security Risk Management
  • Adaptable
  • Demonstrate High level of integrity
  • Hold Base line level clearance
  • Holds a valid Driving Licence

Skills – Useful:

  • An understanding of Government Security Policies & procedures.
  • ITIL foundation
  • People management
  • Budget management
  • PCI-DSS compliance
  • Discreet
  • Attention to detail
  • Managing & developing teams
  • GDPR knowledge

Skills – on the Job:

  • Identify & Drive Security Service Improvements
  • Lead, advocate & communicate security offerings, policies & procedures