Cyber Security Manager

Discipline: IT

Sector: Local Government

Location: Nationwide

Type: Permanent

Date posted: 08/01/2021

Start: ASAP

Duration: Permanent

Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum


Allen Lane are working with a well-known membership body to recruit to a Cyber Security Manager vacancy on a permanent basis. As Cyber Security Manager, you will provide strategic direction and expert advice for all IT, security and cyber related systems.

The successful candidate will take responsibility for implementing, responding to and resolving all IT, security and cyber matters, as well as managing the organisation’s security accreditation and compliance.


  • Develop Information Security frameworks, supporting change processes, ensuring secure implementation of critical systems, products and solutions
  • Ensure that security measures are deployed and maintained across the organisation in line with business need and are proportionate
  • Develop and maintain all policies and procedures relating to IT and systems security
  • Obtain, maintain and retain relevant IT security accreditations required by the organisation
  • Provide subject matter expertise and support to projects/programmes as needed
  • Maintain awareness of the latest IT/cyber security threats and trends
  • Continually review and maintain the risk register of IT and cyber security incidents, providing an incidents trend analysis to incorporate lower level threats
  • Produce security risk and incident reports – with relevant follow-up actions/projects
  • Manage third party relationships with IT security providers

As Cyber Security Manager, you will have direct responsibility for data protection administration and oversight of outsourced and contract staff as needed.

In order to be effective in post, applicants should display the following essential criteria:

  • Comprehensive experience of managing, developing and implementing information security management systems
  • Excellent understanding of IT and cyber security accreditations and standards (e.g. ISO27001, Cyber Essentials/+)
  • Comprehensive experience of identifying, investigating and resolving IT security incidents across cloud, email and IT infrastructures
  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience of implementing, monitoring and maintaining security in cloud-based IT systems
  • Comprehensive knowledge and experience of cloud services (Azure/AWS), O365 and Microsoft AD environment security
  • Experience analysing risk and benefit within a fast-paced environment
  • Effective stakeholder engagement skills
  • Appropriate security qualifications or actively studying towards one (e.g. CISM, CISSP, CRISC)
  • Experience in ensuring appropriate security considerations during software development and delivery

If you feel you meet the above criteria and would like to register your interest for the role, please submit an up-to-date version of your CV. For more information on the opportunity, please contact Ed Stroud directly: | 07920 104 751

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