Information Security Manager

City, University of London - Information Services

Background

City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.

City attracts around 19,500 students (35% postgraduate level) from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.

In the last REF, City doubled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research.

Led by President, Professor Sir Paul Curran, City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university: it has recently agreed a new Vision & Strategy 2026.

The Information Security Manager is responsible for the development, implementation ongoing monitoring and reviews of a comprehensive information security program to protect University information from internal and external threats and ensure it remains compliant with statutory and regulatory requirements.

Responsibilities

The role holder will work collaboratively with all stakeholders to ensure effective policies and procedures are in place. They will be responsible for overseeing a pan–University cyber security awareness and training programme and produce performance reports to monitor the security posture of the University. In addition, they will be involved in steering meetings and the development of a strategic plan. Responsibilities will also include managing information security audits, risk assessments and testing, and developing controls for data access and cyber security.

Person Specification

The role holder will be professionally qualified and possess broad management experience in a similar working environment or have substantial vocational experience and expertise. They will also hold a current CISSP,CISM, CISA or equivalent qualification.

Experience of working in Information Security is essential.

To succeed in this role, excellent interpersonal and communication skills are required, along with strong analysis and problem solving ability. The role holder will be highly organised, proactive and personable with the ability to influence at senior management level.

Additional Information

City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.

Closing date for applications: 23:59 on 3 January 2018

Please contact James King, Head of Information Assurance, to arrange an informal chat about this role.

Email:James.King.3@city.ac.uk

Actively working to promote equal opportunity and diversity.

Academic excellence for business and the professions.

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