Senior Information - Security Consultant

London, London
£50,000 - £55,000 per annum
03 Oct 2016
31 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Position: Senior Information Security Consultant
Location: London
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Car, PMI, Flexible benefits
Job Type: Full Time

The company client is a highly regarded tier-one business internationally expanded who are currently seeking to recruit an ambitious and articulate Senior Information Security Consultant for their office based in London. The successful candidate will be offered a basic salary that can rise up to £55,000 p/a plus flexible cash benefits, an annual bonus, a pension scheme and extras. This is an exciting opportunity for career progression.

Major duties for this position will involve:

* Perform risk assessments of new and existing vendors to identify and report on their information security posture, including identification of gaps and recommended remedial actions
* Provide support to business teams' coordination of client audits related to responses to and resolution of queries related to information security
* Support identification and assessment of information security events, including alerts, incidents, data breaches and emerging risks
* Provide information to management regarding the negative impact on the business caused by theft, destruction, alteration or denial of access to information and systems
* Assess information security risks and collaborate with wider teams to create response plans. Support co-ordination of plans and carry out response activities as required.
* In collaboration with internal and external stakeholders, support delivery of the regional plan for risk assessments and deployment of the company's information assurance framework
* Participate in cross-functional assignments during implementation of information assurance program elements for business units and/or functions

Essential background and abilities required:

* Minimum of 4 years of professional experience in Information Security, Risk Management, IT Controls or other related area
* Experience in risk assessment, information security controls, information security architecture, network security, information security governance
* Working knowledge of information systems design, analysis, and operations
* Experience and commitment in delivering significant value to organization as a trusted advisor
* Experience of participating in cross-functional collaboration
* Advanced knowledge of IT infrastructure, networks, databases, processing systems, web applications, and mobile technology. Previous information technology related work experience is an advantage.
* High level of accountability and ability to execute; familiar with estimating and planning own work effort including recognizing and escalating risks and issues in relation to delivery; attention to detail

Skills set for this job:

* Strong communication skills, excellent team player and collaborator
* Commitment to ongoing professional development
* Working knowledge of IT governance frameworks and standards such as CobiT, ITIL, ISO27001
* PC proficiency, including MS Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook
* Knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Unix and Mainframe technology platforms is an advantage

If you are interested in this position, please forward your details to us.