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Date Added: Wed 15/09/2021

Information Security & Data Protection Lead

Flexible, UK
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Company: SERCO PLC

Job Title: Information Security and Data Protection Lead

Location: UK Flexible

Salary: Up to £55,000

As a global company of 50,000+ employees with over 500 contracts, Information Security is front and centre. At Serco, our InfoSec team work diligently to ensure the security of ours and our customers systems, data and information. As the InfoSec and Data Protection lead for Defence & Europe, you will provide expert advice on data protection matters including assessing information risk and developing and implementing effective strategies.

In this newly created position, you’ll use your knowledge and experience to ensure all InfoSec management and data protection risks are recorded, reviewed, and managed to an acceptable level and provide accountability on data protection frameworks and matters. Day to day you will provide support and guidance on information security management and data protection matters, particularly implications of new services and technologies in support of data protection impact assessments.

In return we can offer a supportive and collaborative environment that respects work/life balance and ultimately contributes to the delivery of vital public services in the UK.

What you’ll need to do the role

Firstly, you’ll need a demonstrable background in information security and data protection with a good understanding of information governance frameworks and of best practice in the field of data protection and information sharing. You’ll be aware of current and emerging information security, data protection and cyber risks, and innovative risk management methods.

IT skills are important as is the ability to interpret technical solutions to ensure the risks are identified and appropriate controls and safeguards applied. Lastly, knowledge of the operational sectors of Defence & Europe is vitally important.

Why Serco?

Meaningful and vital work: This is a new role where you’ll be able to strongly influence the direction of our InfoSec team’s efforts that help us to deliver to our Defence & Europe contracts.

A world of opportunity: Working for a globally operating business delivering essential services across 5 vital sectors, your next opportunity and challenge won’t be hard to find.

Great people: You’ll find yourself working with a variety of highly motivated, supportive and experienced colleagues, where no two days are the same.

What we offer

  • Up to £55,000 basic salary
  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme
  • An autonomous and supportive culture
  • The chance to make a positive difference to public sector services



About Serco

At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services. We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.

By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks – SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LGBT & Networks). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging.


Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment.

We’re a Disability Confident employer and are committed to equal opportunities. If you have any additional queries, requirements or you need more time to apply, then please contact our recruitment team directly on #removed#. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview.

Serco supports fair access to employment for those with unspent criminal convictions through the ‘Ban the Box’ pledge (some may be exempt due to the nature of the role and the security clearance required).

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