Information Security Consultant - Senior Role

Location
London, London
Salary
£50,000 - £55,000 per annum
Posted
21 Nov 2016
Closes
19 Dec 2016
Ref
1340817
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Position: Senior Information Security Consultant
Location: London
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Job Type: Full time

The client is an exciting global and tier-one business who are now seeking to appoint a dynamic and innovative Senior Information Security Consultant to join their thriving team based in London. The successful applicant will be offered up to £55,000 p/a plus flexible cash benefits, an annual bonus, a pension scheme and outstanding career opportunities.

Main duties will involve the following:

* 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

Background and key skills for this job:

* 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
* 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 feel you have the relevant experience, then please apply for immediate consideration.