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Job Ref:  204755894
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
County/State:  London
City:  London
Post Code:  WC1A
Salary:  £40000 - £50000/annum Bonus, Pension, Medical
08/10/2016 03:50
Information Security Specialist - Vendor / 3rd Party Risk - up to £50k + Bonus + Bens

Information Security Specialist with a blend of technical skills and vendor / 3rd party risk assurance experience required by leading retailer.

This exciting Information Security Specialist role will see you use your technical background and knowledge of security systems and relevant regulations and legislation to assist in maintaining the confidentiality, integrity and availability of the businesses information which is processed by third parties.

Working as part of a growing Information Security team, you will report to the Policy Risk and Vendor Manager and will assist them in the maintenance and management of the Information Security Policy. You will take feeds from across the business to improve and tune policies and will work with other members of the team to ensure that processes are updated as required and are compliant with ISO27001 and operate within the scope of the ISMS. You will be the point of contact for suppliers and vendors to ensure that security improvements are made where weaknesses are identified and you will assist in the track of improvement plans. You will assist suppliers and vendors through the due diligence process and will maintain a list of approved third parties. Other duties will see you provide input to reports on risk, remediation and mitigation, take part in security incident response and DR testing and assist in defining and setting KPI's with service providers.

This varied role will also see you identify opportunities to deliver non-security related benefits to the organisation and assist in the maintenance of security tools and you will help embed incident reporting into the wider organisation, promoting awareness and owning and maintaining the Information Security Education and Awareness programme.

To be considered for this Information Security Specialist role you must have strong experience in an Information Assurance role and will have:

* Experience with a wide range of security technologies
* A solid understanding of Risk Management, The UK Data Protection Act, PCI DSS and ISO 27001
* Strong experience of managing third parties

You will have the ability to work in a team environment as well as unsupervised and will possess excellent written and oral communication skills. You will be able to establish and maintain relationships in complex organisations and will have good listening skills. Candidates should have a bachelor's degree in information assurance, computer science, mathematics, computer engineering or another technical field, or the equivalent verifiable work experience. A CISSP is desirable and would give you an edge.

The successful candidate can expect a salary of £40k-£50k + 30% Bonus + Benefits including contributory pension, life assurance and 25 days holiday is on offer. If you are a an Information Security Specialist or Information Security Authority with strong third party risk & assurance experience then apply NOW


The People Network is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

The company is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity

The People Network is part of the Pertemps Network Group of companies and is a specialist IT and technical recruitment consultancy with offices in London, Birmingham and Wiltshire. Experienced in placing permanent, interim and contract IT and technical staff at all levels across a range of sectors including Banking, Financial Services, Telecoms, Consultancy and Software Houses across the UK and Mainland Europe.

If you would like a confidential and informal chat regarding your career please call and speak with one of our consultants.

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