Senior Information Security Consultant

Location
London, London
Salary
£50,000 - £55,000 per annum
Posted
27 Nov 2016
Closes
25 Dec 2016
Ref
1343614
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Client is a long standing, global tier-one client in recruiting a Senior Information Security Consultant to be based in London. The role is paying up to £55,000 per annum plus flexible cash benefits, an annual bonus, a pension scheme and extras.

TYPICAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

EXPERIENCE, SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

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