IT Governance, CISSP, CISA, CISM, IT Security
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Senior Information Security Consultant - Midlands

  • Job reference: AQIT315
  • Location: Bedfordshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: IT
Job description: My Client, an IT Security Consultancy, is currently looking for a Senior Information Security Consultant to work for them on a permanent basis.

My client help make companies infrastructure and applications more secure through the intelligent combination of cyber consultants and services alongside security technologies that drive their continuous security improvement.

As a Senior Information Security Consultant, the successful candidate will be a key part of my clients team. Your responsibilities will be to ensure the consultancy requirements are delivered through projects and change initiatives being implemented for clients and partners. You will drive delivery, standardisation and assurance across all project functions in the field of information security consultancy.

My clients office is based in London, however the companies that you will be dealing with will be located around the Midlands area, as well as Milton Keynes and Bedford. Due to the amount of travel involved with this role, candidates must be able to drive, mileage and travel costs will be re-reimbursed.

Responsibilities:

* Effective communication with internal and external stakeholders across clients portfolio to ensure Information Security capabilities are articulated and understood in a technical support role.
* Assist the sales team in pre-sales capacity in understanding technical requirements, facilitating consultancy engagements that meet both business needs of its clients.
* Effective introduction of the beneficial security risk outcomes for clients in line with their business and risk appetite, using the range of consulting capabilities.
* Ability to communicate information security threats and their impact to clients at all levels in technical and layman terms.
* In support of the Senior Information Security Manager, assist with the analysis of requirements and design of clients' information security posture, as well as Legal, Regulatory and Scheme security requirements.
* Support the team in delivery of work streams for clients in compliance standards such as PCI DSS, ISO27001, EU GDPR and incident management disciplines.
* Assist with the execution of 3rd party security reviews to ensure controls are appropriate and in line with the required standards, as well as Legal, Regulatory and Scheme security requirements.
* Provide support and assistance to the wider business with the maintenance of Information Security and Compliance internal projects (e.g. CREST, ISO27001).
* Research and evangelise new ideas and concepts for the business that will enhance and fortify the service offerings for the team.

Attributes:

Attributes:

* Proven ability to make sound pragmatic decisions and judgements under tight timelines.
* 3- 5 years' experience in IT Governance, Risk & Compliance.
* Ideally will have a CISSP, CISA or CISM qualification.
* Excellent analytical and communication skills, self-driven and able to work independently as well as part of a team.
* Strong stakeholder engagement skills with the ability to connect and communicate at all levels across the organisation.
* Ability and capacity to absorb large volumes of information and articulate a solution in a verbal and written format.
* Experience of risk management principles and associated methodologies.
* Previous experience in being part of a team within an Information Security function. You will be based from home but expected to travel within the London and Home Counties frequently. There will be international travel to our offices in Europe and the US. The successful candidate will need to provide suitable references and will be required to have background clearance checks, employment will be subject to the results of this screening.

Benefits:
* Commission
* Childcare Vouchers
* Pension

If you are interested in this role, please contact Andy at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208958 or email andrew.quinney@service.org.uk