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DV Information Security Manager

National Security Division
01782 203040
South West
02-04-2024 02:48 PM
Information Security Manager
- 12 months
- DV clearance required
- Inside IR35
- Site working required in Cheltenham

As an Information Assurance Security Manager, you will play a pivotal role in overseeing and enhancing the security posture of systems and associated documentation being developed by our client. The successful candidate will collaborate with cross-functional teams to implement, manage, and continually improve information assurance policies, procedures, and controls. This role requires a good understanding of cybersecurity principles, risk management, compliance frameworks, and the ability to develop and execute comprehensive security strategies and influence change as the transformation of the capability progresses.

* Develop, implement, and maintain information assurance policies, standards, and procedures.
* Ensure compliance with relevant regulatory requirements and industry best practices.
* Conduct regular risk assessments to identify, assess, and prioritize security risks.
* Develop and execute risk mitigation strategies to address identified vulnerabilities.
* Oversee the design, implementation, and maintenance of security controls, firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention and notification systems, and other security technologies to ensure they are meet the requirements of the users and standards of the National Technical Authority.
* Collaborate with IT teams to ensure the security of network infrastructure, servers, and endpoints.
* Develop and maintain an incident response plan.
* Lead and coordinate incident response activities in the event of a security incident during initial implementation before this is transitioned to a BAU function.
* Develop and deliver security awareness programs to educate individuals on information security best practices.
* Conduct training sessions in conjunction with SMEs to ensure vigilant and security-conscious users.
* Monitor and assess compliance with information security policies and regulatory requirements.
* Coordinate and participate in internal and external security audits.
* Work collaboratively with other relevant departments.
* Communicate security initiatives, risks, and issues to senior management.

To be considered, please send through an updated CV.

Due to the nature and urgency of this post, candidates holding or who have held high level security clearance in the past are most welcome to apply. Please note successful applicants will be required to be security cleared prior to appointment which can take up to a minimum 18 weeks. LA International is a HMG approved ICT Recruitment and Project Solutions Consultancy, operating globally from the largest single site in the UK as an IT Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, LA International welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds.

Award Winning LA International, winner of the Recruiter Awards for Excellence, Best IT Recruitment Company, Best Public Sector Recruitment Company and overall Gold Award winner, has now secured the most prestigious business award that any business can receive, The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade, for the second consecutive period.

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