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Information Security Specialist (GRC)

  • Location

    Bedfordshire, Bedfordshire

  • Sector:

    Information Security

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits

  • Contact:

    Bonnie Chuong

  • Contact email:

    bonniec@montash.com

  • Salary high:

    65000

  • Salary low:

    55000

  • Job ref:

    J5949

  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

  • Expiry date:

    2017-02-15

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Montash has been retained by a FTSE 100 travel provider to source for an experienced Information Security Specialist to join their Governance, Risk and Compliance team.

You'll be responsible for maintaining the confidentiality, availability and integrity of my client's information and information systems. This will be achieved through identification and recommendation of risk mitigation treatment plans and as a subject matter specialist to support the needs of the organisation

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supports the ongoing alignment of Information Security strategy to business objectives
  • Delivers robust governance processes in the delivery of my client's IT capabilities
  • Manages an effective information security risk management capability that assess and reduces risk to an acceptable level
  • Implements an ongoing information security compliance programme that delivers assurance of control performance
  • Provide a focal point within within for information security expertise

Key Skills:

  • Strong background in IT and more recent experience as a security practitioner
  • Experience and knowledge of leading information security risk assessments
  • Proven experience in writing Information Security policies, procedures and standards
  • Experience in taking an organisation though alignment, assessment or delivery of an industry recognised security standard such as ISO or COBIT
  • Ability to harness the commitment and contribution of team members outside of direct span of control
  • Demonstrable experience in creating a sustainable compliance capability
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to conduct and direct research into governance, risk and compliance capabilities and progression
  • Ability to present ideas in 'non-technical' business-friendly accessible language
  • Ability to effectively prioritise and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment

Qualifications

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Certified Information systems Auditor (CISA)
  • Certified Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC)

If this role is of interest to you - please apply now!