Senior Information Security Consultant - London

London, London
£50,000 - £55,000 per annum
14 Nov 2016
12 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Position: Senior Information Security Consultant
Location: London
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Job Type: Full time

Our client is an international tier-one organisation who are currently seeking to appoint a talented Senior Information Security Consultant for their growing team based in London. The role is paying up to £55,000 p/a plus flexible cash benefits, an annual bonus, a pension scheme and extras. This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic team whilst offering both career development and business interaction.

Essential job duties:

* 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, knowledge and skill set 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.

Abilities for this role:

* 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 are interested in hearing more about this opportunity, please don't hesitate to send your CV and APPLY NOW.