Information Security Specialist

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    £55000 - £60000 per annum

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    Liam Parsons

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Information Security Specialist

Based in Stoke

Permanent Opportunity

Salary between £55,000 - £60,000 per annum

*Please note this role requires Security Clearance

Job Description

The Information Security Manager will play a key role in defining, managing and ensuring the company is compliant with all aspects of IT security. The role will support the delivery of a variety of innovative, accreditable, cost efficient and profitable solutions to comply with the security classification system. These solutions are operated at a variety of company and customer's premises and are the foundation for the Company's secure managed ICT services to public sector customers.


  • Mentor junior members of the security team.

  • Lead the security accreditation and assurance processes for new and enhanced services which the company offer to our customers.

Key Skills and Experience:

  • Proven track record in Information Security and Assurance and deploying continuous improvement initiatives.

  • A keen understanding of technology and the ability to leverage this knowledge to implement effective security solutions;

  • Solid communications skills - including the ability to influence employee behaviour and perceptions. The best security policies won't be effective without buy-in from all employees;

  • Initiative and pro-activity, matched by an ability to be a strong member of a team.

  • Willingness to work flexibly in response to changing organisational requirements.

Desired skills:

  • Experience of managed service environments, with an awareness of ITIL best practice.

  • Experience in risk and regulatory frameworks and standards, such as NIST, ISO27001, MOD JSP440, JSP604


  • CISSP/CISA/ CISM desirable or equivalent professional experience.

  • Must hold or be able to gain national security clearance to the Developed Vetting level.