Business Information Security Officer (BISO)

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About the job Your New Company

Hays are working with a growing fast paced consumer product business based across the UK. Reporting to the IT Director in Birmingham and with a dotted line to parent company group structure this is a newly created permanent job opportunity as the business seeks to provide a focal point for security and information risk matters. Joining an IT team of c.30 heads based in the Midlands you will be play a vital role as a conduit between the business and IT, responsible for governance, risk and compliance and delivering information security from a policy, people and compliance perspective.

Your new role

Key areas of focus within this job will include Security Control Management, being responsible for responding to security alerts, implementing security standards and supporting technical support and development teams to identify, prioritise and resolve security risks. You will lead on governance reporting and tracking KPIs, maintaining a Risk Register and driving actions from Group security framework. You will also partner with Group in implementation of security projects as well as owning the incident response plan including scenario planning and modelling. You will also drive security engagement providing support to other departments to keep data safe and ensure policies are communicated and understood across the business.

What You’ll Need To Succeed

To be shortlisted for this job we are looking for applicants with excellent knowledge of Information Security and who are able to use and understand IT security tools. You should have excellent communication skills and be able to work collaboratively, being naturally persuasive and able to influence decisions as well as having passion and motivation to keep on top of current trends and information security threats. Any previous experience with disaster recovery and ransomware would also be highly beneficial.

What You’ll Get In Return

This is a great time to join this business who have proved resilient over past 12 months performing very well throughout pandemic. Joining in a newly created BISO role gives an opportunity to raise your profile and progress your career with Cyber Security. Along with a competitive base salary we can also offer a performance related bonus and car or car allowance.

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