Information Security Analyst

Information Security Analyst

Job Title: Information Security Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: SA01_1518534255
Contact Name: Alex Young
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 13, 2018 15:04

Job Description

The main purpose of the Information Security Analyst role is to:
*Perform risk & control assessments using defined processes, for example external supplier due diligence and project security.
*Represent Information Security with Business stakeholders as a trusted advisor, finding cost-effective Security solutions that efficiently support customer needs.
*Act as a specialist owner of 1 or more security processes or systems, maintaining specialist knowledge and continually evolving the process or system with reference to global system & process owners, regulation & good practice.
*Create, implement and maintain the UK Information Security Rules in line with Group requirements;
*Provide appropriate advice and interpretation of Information Security best practice and UK regulatory requirements as new products / systems are developed;
*Provide assurance activities to assess the effective implementation and operation of systems and controls to manage the information security risks;
*Respond to queries from our branches and other colleagues on information security;
*Provide oversight and assurance activity to the business continuity and disaster recovery processes within the UK and support our branches and Head Office departments in the development and implementation of appropriate test plans in that respect;


The successful applicant will have an understanding of Information Security best practice and regulatory requirements, and ideally will have experience in business continuity and disaster recovery as well. They will also ideally:

*Hold or have the capability to attain appropriate external qualifications, such as Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).
- be able to take responsibility and act autonomously;
- be able to plan, organise and prioritise tasks and projects;
- have the ability to solve problems creatively and effectively and
- be a strong team player;
*Be able to interact proactively and confidently with all areas of business, including senior management and product owners
*Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills in both written and spoken English.

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