Information Security Manager - Flexible and hybrid working options

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Mansfield with hybrid working options
£45,933 to £50,526 per annum
29 Apr 2022
19 May 2022
Contract Type

Working with us:

We encourage applicants from anywhere in the UK – as long as you’re able to be in the Mansfield office for a minimum of 1-2 days a week and attend our regular team meetings in person, we embrace a hybrid working model as much as possible.

We offer different ways to work flexibly, and the following types of flexibility are usually possible: job share, flexible hours, working from home for part of the week and compressed hours. Please feel free to talk about what flexibility means to you at your interview.

Who we are:

Here at the Coal Authority, we really are a great team to work with. We’re united in our passion and commitment to make a better future for people and the environment in mining areas.

We carry out a wide variety of essential services from responding to coal mining hazards, to keeping people and the environment safe from mine water pollution.

We are excited about what our future holds. Our work is helping to develop a new sustainable source of renewable energy for the UK. By harnessing the energy from mine water heat, we hope to play a key role towards helping the UK to meet net-zero emissions by 2050.

We truly are a supportive organisation where we all live and breathe our values. We are inclusive, trusted and progressive in everything that we do.

With a genuine commitment to flexible working, we believe that work life balance is incredibly important. There are a number of wonderful benefits that you’ll access being a part of our inclusive team including 27.5 days holiday (with an additional 6 days flexi time), an option to work in a hybrid way, a great civil service pension scheme, generous gym membership contribution, and support for your professional membership.

About the role:

You’ll be responsible for ensuring effective and strategic risk management of information assets and related systems through the application of appropriate policy, process, controls and counter measures.

You must ensure risks are assessed and that any threats and vulnerabilities are aligned with the changing needs of the business.

You’ll be supporting the Coal Authority's stakeholders, information and systems by clearly communicating information assurance (IA) and business continuity (BC) policy, process, guidance. Specifically developing, managing and maintaining the Digital BC programme - ensuring alignment with the Authority’s arrangements and recovery time objectives and requirements.

You will provide assurance for the IT corporate governance within the Coal Authority, ensuring we follow best practice guidelines and are aligned with requirements of the Information Assurance Maturity Model (IAMM)/equivalent, Cyber Essentials, ISO27001 ISMS standards for Information Security Management and ISO22301 Business Continuity Management.

You will manage 1 Information Security Officer.

About you:

You’ll be someone with proven and wide-ranging experience in the management of information security, who can provide easy to understand information assurance and business continuity advice and guidance.

You must be able to communicate effectively across organisational and technical boundaries, will ensure positive stakeholder engagement and can successfully react and respond to challenge.

You’ll have:

  • A degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or similar and a professional qualification (or be working towards) such as CISSP, SSCP,CCSP, CCNA, MCP and/or other formal IT security management qualification.
  • Significant and demonstrable experience working in an information security management/assurance role.
  • Ability to successfully manage a high and varied workload and meet strict deadlines.
  • You’ll have a strong understanding of the business impact of security tools, technologies, policies and experience of effectively managing a security penetration and vulnerability assessment regime.
  • Information security risk analysis / management experience and excellent report writing skills.
  • Coaching and mentoring skills as well as the ability to influence others.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion:

The Coal Authority is committed to developing a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We encourage applications from people with the required skills and experience, from different backgrounds, cultures, ethnicities and beliefs.  Diversity is vital to our success and innovation and is fundamental to our values of being trusted, inclusive and progressive.   We offer a guaranteed interview for candidates with disabilities who meet the basic selection criteria.

Application closing date: Thursday 19th May 2022

For further information and to submit your application please click 'Apply'.

Application outcome:

We would love to respond to all candidates, however due to the high volumes we receive, only candidates invited to interview will be contacted. Therefore if you have not heard anything within 2 weeks of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. We do encourage you to keep an eye on our website and see if there are any other roles that may be suitable for you.