Information & Cyber Security Manager

Up to 400.00 GBP Annual
21 Jul 2021
18 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Join us as an Information & Cyber Security Manager with EDF Energy

(Remote but may be required in Barnwood, 5 month contract)

In Scope of IR35

About Capita

At Capita, we support clients across a range of sectors, including local Government, central Government, education, transport, health, life and pensions, insurance and other private sector organisations. We support with expertise applied by the talent across our business in combination with technology, insight and analytics to keep our clients ahead of change, sharper than competitors and more efficient than ever - and we always need new talent to help us achieve our goals.

About EDF Energy

We want to bring affordable, low-carbon energy to everyone and to do that requires both sharp minds and smart ideas to help shape the UK's energy future. With the development of a new nuclear power station on the horizon, our goal is to become the best and most trusted energy supplier for our customers, through a combination of trust, transparency and teamwork.

The role

The Information Security Project Manager is responsible for the management of large Cyber Security Improvement Projects. The ideal candidate will have a background of delivering Information Security projects within an accredited environment and hold a formal Project Management qualification. The role will require experience of leading a Project team of up to ten specialist though the full Project Management lifecycle.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities

This role requires experience of Delivering and managing multiple Cyber / IT Security projects (e.g. implementation of ISMS, Cyber infrastructure replacement, etc.). Working within a Prince2 and Agile environment you will also be experienced in management of the full project lifecycle

Customer / Stakeholder Driven

Works co-operatively with all relevant areas of the business to provide the best solution. Demonstrates good networking skills. Validates and delivers solutions ensuring these are solution-based approaches to address client issues within the available budget. Is able to manage the business and operational objectives with the information security requirements.


Is seen as a role model and credible leader. Has a passion for excellence and communicates this effectively to the team. Provides direction by translating the overall vision for the project into appropriate goals and objectives for the team and the individual. Demonstrates resilience over time, maintaining an up-beat and friendly attitude. Delegates where appropriate, giving authority and responsibility to others. Stays positive for the benefit of others in stressful and challenging situations, even when personally affected. Manages and handles conflict as a constructive force for change. Encourages and enables other to deliver project objectives to time, cost and quality.

Team Work / Collaboration

Resolves team conflict, either within own immediate team, or across multiple teams. Works effectively within 'virtual' teams. Is proud of team achievements and communicates team successes within the broader organisation. Involves all interested groups in the planning process to ensure their perspectives are incorporated. Actively supports the efforts of team working across organisational boundaries. Is aware of the impact of own behaviour on others and capable of adapting own style. Able to manage own emotions in a professional and constructive way.

Conceptual and Analytical Thinking

Makes complex situations clear. Re-states existing observations and knowledge in more accessible terms and language, able to communicate the "big picture" clearly to others. Recognises and uses appropriate analytical tools to facilitate problem solving e.g. cost benefit analysis, risk assessment. Understands the complexity of business decision-making and follows logical processes to ensure commercially viable solutions.


Takes action to address the underlying issues or causes of a problem. Identifies and acts on opportunities to improve service that are not obvious to others. Prepared to take on risks where warranted by the potential business benefits. Challenges established thinking, processes or systems with long-term success in mind. Prepared to openly but constructively challenge all persons in relation to important business issues, and states own view clearly and confidently.


?? Experience of successfully managing IT & OT Cyber Security Projects to time, cost and quality

?? Experience of working as part of a team and in actively contributing to overall team deliverables

?? A strong communicator with the ability to influence people

?? Proficiency in a wide range of information security technologies including Risk Management, Threat Intelligence, Identity and Access Management, Security Assessment, Security Testing, Incident Management, Cloud Security

?? Experience of conducting security risk assessments, audit and assurance activities including the use of risk assessment methodologies would be beneficial

?? Understanding and application of Cyber security frameworks e.g. NIST, ISO-27001 and Information Security Management System - ISMS would be beneficial

?? Experience of working in accredited environments

?? Ability to build relationships with the other IT & OT functions and their business representatives

?? Ability to work on their own initiative, with minimal supervision and meet demanding milestones as part of a small security team

?? Can demonstrate the ability to take responsibility and make sound decisions on project related issues.

?? Trustworthy with high standards of personal integrity

?? Possession of professional certifications and membership in professional associations is highly desirable (e.g. CISSP, ISO27000 certification, CISM, CEH, NCSC, CCP)

?? Holds a recognised qualification in Project Management (e.g. Prince 2 Practitioner, PMP)

?? Good working knowledge of MS Project

?? Experience of working in the Nuclear or Utilities sectors would be an advantage

?? Holds, or is able to obtain, SC vetting