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Date Added: Wed 15/09/2021

Information Security Project Manager

Barnwood, UK
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Company: WILLCOX MATTHEWS LTD

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £400 - £423/day inside ir35

We have been tasked by our client, in supporting them with their search for a Information Security Project Manager to join their expanding team.

(Home-based with some office visits - Barnwood, Gloucester)

Contract length till end of year minimum

Closing Date for Applications: Monday 20th September 2021

Duties & Responsibilities:

Key Tasks & Responsibilities This role requires experience of Delivering and managing multiple Cyber / IT Security projects (e.g. implementation of ISMS, Cyber infrastructure replacement, etc.).

* Working within a Prince2 and Agile environment you will also be experienced in management of the full project lifecycle Customer / Stakeholder Driven Works co-operatively with all relevant areas of the business to provide the best solution.

* Demonstrates good networking skills.

* Validates and delivers solutions ensuring these are solution-based approaches to address client issues within the available budget.

* Is able to manage the business and operational objectives with the information security requirements.

* Leadership Is seen as a role model and credible leader. Has a passion for excellence and communicates this effectively to the team.

* Provides direction by translating the overall vision for the project into appropriate goals and objectives for the team and the individual.

* Demonstrates resilience over time, maintaining an up-beat and friendly attitude.

* Delegates where appropriate, giving authority and responsibility to others.

* Manages and handles conflict as a constructive force for change. Encourages and enables other to deliver project objectives to time, cost and quality.

* Team Work / Collaboration Resolves team conflict, either within own immediate team, or across multiple teams.

* Involves all interested groups in the planning process to ensure their perspectives are incorporated.

* Able to manage own emotions in a professional and constructive way.

* Conceptual and Analytical Thinking Makes complex situations clear.

* Re-states existing observations and knowledge in more accessible terms and language, able to communicate the “big picture” clearly to others.

* Recognises and uses appropriate analytical tools to facilitate problem solving e.g. cost benefit analysis, risk assessment.

* Understands the complexity of business decision-making and follows logical processes to ensure commercially viable solutions.

The Individual

* Experience of successfully managing IT & OT Cyber Security Projects to time, cost and quality

* Experience of working as part of a team and in actively contributing to overall team deliverables

* Proficiency in a wide range of information security technologies including Risk Management, Threat Intelligence, Identity and Access Management, Security Assessment, Security Testing, Incident Management, Cloud Security

* Experience of conducting security risk assessments, audit and assurance activities including the use of risk assessment methodologies would be beneficial

* Understanding and application of Cyber security frameworks e.g. NIST, ISO-27001 and Information Security Management System - ISMS would be beneficial

* Experience of working in accredited environments

* Ability to build relationships with the other IT & OT functions and their business representatives

* Ability to work on their own initiative, with minimal supervision and meet demanding milestones as part of a small security team

* Can demonstrate the ability to take responsibility and make sound decisions on project related issues.

* Possession of professional certifications and membership in professional associations is highly desirable (e.g. CISSP, ISO27000 certification, CISM, CEH, NCSC, CCP)

* Holds a recognised qualification in Project Management (e.g. Prince 2 Practitioner, PMP)

* Good working knowledge of MS Project

* Experience of working in the Nuclear or Utilities sectors would be an advantage

* Holds, or is able to obtain, SC vetting.

Job Application:

If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply to send a copy of your full CV - or call us now.

Whilst this position may not be of interest to you or suit your skills and experience, please don't hesitate to get in contact with a member of the team at Willcox Matthews to understand how we can support you.

We receive a large number of applications for all of our positions - Therefore, If you have not received a response within 10 working days, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK
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