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Information Security & Risk Specialist

  • Job reference: 46522
  • Location: Manchester
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Start date: Not specified
  • Contact: Not specified
  • Sector: Information and Cyber Security
  • Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + + bonus & additional benefits

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Information Security & Risk Specialist - Manchester

My Manchester based client are looking for a Security Risk Specialist to improve thier Infosec Supplier Assurance framework and processes.

In this role you will be driving Information Security Risk & Compliance function. You will be responsible for understanding security controls & frameworks and vulnerability management processes whilst ensuring risks are documented on the functional Risk Register. You will therefore be required to undertake Supplier Cyber Security assessments and write corresponding Supplier Assurance Reports, for key critical suppliers.

You will manage Security Risk through engagement with Business and Technology stakeholders, articulating the risk profile to the wider business on a regular basis.

Skills required;

  • A strong information security background
  • Experience improving Supplier/Vendor Cyber security risk assessment, and assurance frameworks
  • Management of 3rd party Cyber security threats and the necessary safeguarding
  • Good knowledge of the 3rd party security controls
  • Writing of Supplier Assurance Reports, frameworks and security policies and standards
  • Understanding of industry standards, Supplier Compliance & Assurance guidelines
  • Analysis and writing of security policies and standards
  • Stakeholder management

This role is paying up to £55,000 + package (inclduing 10-20% bonus, pension, remote working, flexitime + additional benefits) - this is a fantastic opportunity to join a market leading brand who are going through a large scale business change of which your security & risk expertise will play a critical part in business success.

If this role would be of interest to you or if you would like to discuss the role in more detail, then please apply to the advert or send your CV to and I will be in contact to give you more detail.

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