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.
Essential Employment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.
Essential Employment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
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