Information Security Specialist, Midlands – competitive salary

Our client is a full service international law firm with offices in the Midlands and London. The firm is highly regarded and is going through a period of rapid expansion. This is a new opportunity for an experienced Information Security specialist to join their highly professional team. The role will have the following responsibilities:

Main Duties and Responsibilities:
Serves as an information security consultant to the firm
Documents and updates security and other related policies and procedures
Provides induction training and regular awareness training to all employees
Initiates, facilities, promotes and manages activities to create information security awareness within the firm
Perform information security risk assessments and serves as an internal auditor for security issues
Implements information security policies and procedures for the Firm
Reviews all system related security plans throughout the Firm’s network acting as a liaison to BIS
Monitors compliance with ISO 27001
Monitors compliance with information security policies and procedures
Co-ordinating the activity of the Business Security Board
Monitors the incident management reports and flags issue areas
Advises the Firm on current information security technologies and updates
Liaises on the Business Continuity Plan

You will need the following experience and qualifications
Experience of working in a professional services organisation
Experience in information security management and control
Certification as CISM, CISA or IRCA Certified Lead Assessor
Knowledgeable on ISO 27001 (essential)
Knowledgeable on security access technologies
A broad understanding of information security risks, issues and measures
Ability to demonstrate analysis, planning, research and creative problem solving skills
Ability to transfer knowledge into practical tasks
Effective interpersonal, consulting, influencing and negotiation skills
Sound communication and presentation skills
Effective writing skills and experience in policy writing
Strong organisational and prioritising skills

This is an excellent opportunity to highly regarded international law firm and will offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits package

Please contact Nlawrence@cogencesearch.com for further details or call Nigel 0207 264 4908
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