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IT Security and Data Protection Manager (CISSP) £65k

Ref: BROADBEAN_788291699444120

on 08 November 2023
Contract Type
£55,000 - £65,000

Are you a IT Security and Data enthusiast looking to develop a worldwide security strategy for one of the UK's leading brands? Keep reading... Who are my client? Well, they're a massively well-recognised brand here within the UK but they're now also making great waves into the US market too. They are utterly THRIVING and are classed the Number 1 brand in the UK, in regards to their sector. Yep, they also have been named Number 1 Place to work in the UK a couple of times too. Trust me - This is a brand you want to work for.

They're also a private owned firm - The environment here is very fast, lean and they work with a "fail fast" approach where they are always open to trying new ideas and explore better ways of working.

You simply couldn't join at a better time. They're growing exponentially and due to sheet growth; they're embarking on a huge transformation programme across the business so naturally they need a solid, robust Security and Data Protection Strategy in place..

And this is where you come in!

Who are they looking for? This really is a cracking role as it is essentially a blank canvas and one of those roles you can really "make your own". Your remit will be to develop an IT Security and Data Protection Strategy to ensure sensitive information across the business is safeguarded. Alongside this, you will also recruit, train and develop your very own team of Security Analysts!

This is an autonomous role within an incredibly busy and fast paced environment so you'll be expected to be on the ball at all times. You will monitor the threat landscape here - keeping informed about cyber threats and vulnerabilities, identifying Security Risks, conducting risk assessments and also develop mitigation strategies.

As IT Security and Data Protection Manager you will also develop and incident response plan and lead response effects and also educate the wider business on Security awareness and training.

They're growing exponentially and due to sheet growth; they're embarking on a huge transformation programme across the business - So it simply couldn't be a busier or more exciting time to join.

You'll have a couple of professional certifications under your belt; CISSP, CISM, CISA or equivalent and you'll have a good handle on data protection regulations and cyber security best practice!

As an individual? You will be technically inquisitive and have a genuine thirst for learning. After all, my client will encourage and support technical training/certifications in areas that excite you and will allow you to do your job better- They genuinely want to get the best out of their staff and this is what makes this company such a fabulous place to work.

You'll also back yourself - in regards to your ideas and process. You'll be confident in presenting business insights and security strategy to the wide business, ensuring your voice is both heard and valued.

You'll join a large, established tech function- Scope for learning here is vast - They have a really substantial estate so opportunity to put own stamp on your work is MASSIVE!

Unique chance to own worldwide Security Strategy for a leading brand. We can offer up to £65,000 all dependant on your ability alongside exceptional benefits.

You can largely work remotely but we'd expect you on-site 2 times a week in their spectacular office in North Lincolnshire. Call Laura Buck at Akkodis on 07772021858 for immediate consideration.

Modis International Ltd acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers in the UK. Modis Europe Ltd provide a variety of international solutions that connect clients to the best talent in the world. For all positions based in Switzerland, Modis Europe Ltd works with its licensed Swiss partner Accurity GmbH to ensure that candidate applications are handled in accordance with Swiss law.

Both Modis International Ltd and Modis Europe Ltd are Equal Opportunities Employers.

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