IT Security Manager

  • Full Time
  • Blackburn
  • Location: Blackburn
  • Salary: £55,000 - £68,000 per annum

Robert Walters

Robert Walters is a global, specialist professional recruitment consultancy."Our story begins in 1985, when our CEO, Robert Walters, opened the first office in Central London. Rob has led the company ever since and has the same passion and commitment today.Over the last 32 years the business has grown and so has our ambition. We now operate across 28 countries and employ over 3,600 people. It’s a powerful success story built on the strength of our people.Organisations rely on us to find high quality professionals for a range of specialist roles. Professionals who are looking for a new role, whether it’s on a permanent, interim or contract basis, trust us to find them their ideal job.I believe that Robert Walters is something special. But I and others in the company never forget that the most important person to us is you – whether you’re a hiring manager or a job seeker."Giles Daubeney, Deputy CEO, Robert Walters

The IT Security Manager will play a pivotal role in developing and maintaining security practices for the business.

  • Technical controls and data security strategies
  • R&D of Security threats and best practice
  • Plan, direct, manage and oversee Security activities

The Organisation:

The Blackburn based retail business are bring proactive in protecting their business from emerging cyber related issues and identified the need for an IT Security Manager.

The Role:

Reporting into the Head of IT, the role of IT Security Manager will liaise with various components of the business to develop, and deliver Security strategy including spreading into the wider business strategies. Initial tasks will include assess emerging threats, best practice counter measures, regulatory and industry standards regulations.


  • Assess threats (Security Gap Analysis, Network Intruder Detection & Prevention, Data Leakage Protection, Governance & compliance frameworks)
  • Security Analysis & Assessment, identifying key risk areas, producing recommendations.
  • Develop security strategy to be implemented across the business
  • Incident resolution to comply with SLA agreements
  • Maintain Security governance


  • Broad technical Security Subject Matter Expertise
  • Flexibility to identify & respond to demands, opportunities and threats quickly

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