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Security Assurance Manager

  • Job reference: 46240
  • Location: Leeds
  • Job type: Contract
  • Start date: Not specified
  • Contact: Not specified
  • Sector: Information and Cyber Security
  • Salary: £600 - £715 per day

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Role: Security Assurance Manager

Location: Leeds

Duration: 6 months initial

Rates: up to £715/day (in scope IR35)

Start Date: ASAP

Our Leeds based client is currently looking for an experienced Security Assurance Manager to join them for an initial 6 month contract with the strong likelihood for extension. The successful candidate will be required to future proof ICT services creating sustainable improvement for end users, drive efficiency and enhance functionality as well as providing and delivering effective and reliable ICT services to our client's customers.


  • Management of Information, Governance and Security processes and procedures to support business policies and operations
  • Leadership of information security operations to ensure efficient, effective, proactive and reactive security monitoring controls
  • Production of KPIs to identify areas for improvement and make recommendations accordingly
  • Leadership of information security incident response, ensuring processes and procedures are tested regularly in line with IT continuity, business continuity planning (BCP) and disaster recovery (DR) policy
  • Act as an escalation point for Information security, guaranteeing that business changes are subject to review and approval
  • Promote information governance and security at all levels of management and employees, maintaining and developing a positive culture of compliance against industry standards and regulations
  • Responsible for data, records management and protection
  • Ensure that all identity and access services reflect current and future IDAM policies, standards and processes
  • Minimise all risks including operational, information and cyber security risk
  • Identify areas for improvement and drive alignment with best practice
  • Risk reporting and Management of FSOs risk register within SIRMS
  • Present internal risk management reports as required to the FSO Management Group
  • Information management assurance and audit compliance

Experience Required:

  • Extensive experience within information security, risk, compliance and governance
  • Educated to Masters' level or equivalent experience
  • Potentially qualified in CISSP, CISM, CISA, SANS, GIAC, ISO27001, NIST, CIS Controls and SPF
  • Excellent working knowledge of GDPR and DPA18
  • Excellent working knowledge of information management technology
  • An excellent working knowledge of cloud solutions including Office 365 and Azure
  • Reporting to key stakeholder groups
  • Experience of incident and problem management would be advantageous
  • Experience of change control and release management would be advantageous
  • Experience of Governance, Risk and Audit compliance
  • Experience of public and private sector government standards
  • Good working knowledge of National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) risk management guidance

If this role sounds of interest and you require further information then please respond with an up to date copy of your CV for consideration.

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