Information Security Officer

Full Time Berkshire IT Job Pro UK

Based in Newbury paying £18.00ph PAYE

This is a full time temporary contract.

Our client is looking for an Information Security Officer.

To coordinate and manage the corporate policies, systems, activities and processes in respect to Information Security, and to advise, lead and support IT and cyber-security activities within the Customer Services and ICT service.

The successful candidate will manage, develop, and maintain Information Security Management Systems, including:

Develop, and maintain Information Security policies, standards, and procedures

Review Information Security policies and procedures for effectiveness

Coordinate the Security Group Meetings and provide reports to Corporate Board

Act as internal information security consultant to the Council and staff

Act as a focal point for recording security incidents and managing investigations, including risk assessment and mitigation, in accordance with the security incident standard

Develop and implement mitigation strategies for information security risks

Maintain knowledge of the Data Protection Act, and liaise internally with the Data Protection Officer, Caldicott Guardian and other information stakeholders

Develop and deliver Information Security Training to staff and maintain organisational awareness of information security

Provide key statistics in relation to security incidents, training, and effectiveness of security controls

Due to high volumes of CVs received we are not able to respond to all unsuccessful applications. You will always however hear from us by phone if we are able to take your CV forward to the next stage.

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Essential Employment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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