Waterstons

Senior Information Security Consultant

Location: London or Durham (REMOTE with some travel)

Contract Type: Permanent / Full time

Salary: up to £55k + Benefits

Job reference: 04/2021

About Waterstons

We’re on a mission to help our customers build a better business. We have offices in the UK and Australia as well as a team of people who work across the globe to provide unique business solutions, service and support that directly adds value to our client’s business.

About the Senior Information Security Consultant role

We’re looking for the right person, not specific backgrounds. You will have a passion for Information Security, a creative problem-solving skill set and a desire to grow with us.

We're seek for an enthusiastic individual with a passion for cloud technology to join our exciting newly formed Information Security Practice at Waterstons, working with an expanding team of Information & Cyber Security Engineers and Consultants.

Ideally an experienced Information Security Consultant seeking a new challenge to join our growing Cyber team and help shape the company’s security and compliance services nationwide for a leading IT and business consultancy, supporting national and international clients.

Responsibilities for the Senior Information Security Consultant

The role will involve the delivery of information security and compliance projects and providing mentoring and support to junior team members to raise the skills and service offerings of the team.

You will be responsible for identifying and developing new business opportunities with clients and prospects, acting as their trusted advisor to provide them with unrivalled advice and solutions and demonstrating how the company’s Cyber team can add value to their business.

Working with the rest of the Cyber team, you will deliver projects including information security strategy, data protection consultancy and assessments against frameworks such as ISO 27001:2013 and Cyber Essentials and keeping ahead of the latest information security and data protection best practice, to provide clients with the best advice.

The successful candidate will need a driving licence due to the requirement to visit clients throughout the UK; and there is also the potential for international travel.

With a minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in a similar role, you will be educated to degree level or have equivalent industry experience.

Required Skills and Experience for the Senior Information Security Consultant

  • Highly knowledgeable in risk management and information security governance
  • Experience or good understanding of implementing and maintaining ISO 27001:2013 compliant management systems
  • Excellent customer service values ensuring the company becomes a trusted strategic advisor to clients
  • Experience of networking and sharing knowledge via public seminars and writing thought leadership articles relating to information security best practice
  • Wider technical knowledge of information security standards and best practice including Cyber essentials and ISO 27001:2013
  • Experience in drafting security policies and procedures
  • Experience designing and delivering user training and awareness programmes
  • A good understanding of Data Protection (beneficial)
  • Certifications ISO 27001 Lead Auditor/Implementer, CISSP, CISM & CISA (beneficial)

As a Senior Information Security Consultant you will build relationships with prospective and active clients across the business and act as their trusted advisor; helping them to secure their business through the pragmatic use of technology and protect them from incoming threats.

If you enjoy a varied environment, sharing your knowledge and experience to support, coach and mentor your colleagues, then we want to hear from you.

Your progression is important to us and your career path is up to you. We commit to invest in our people and reward you for your commitment and effort.

This role will be either London or Durham based to facilitate collaboration with the Team once Covid 19 allows us to return to the workplace. Some Client do require on-site support but this is limited (1-2 days per month). Currently we’re utilising technology to work remotely and continue our great work.

Waterstons are proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer, committed to drive forward diversity and inclusion & determined to speak up against discrimination.

Waterstons will make any reasonable adjustments if you have a disability or special needs.

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