IT Security Manager, Leeds

Job Title: IT Security Manager, Leeds
Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + car, pension, bonus, benefits
REF: DSH-TYL-LEE_1529407463
Contact Name: Damian Shaw
Contact Email:
Job Published: 8 months ago

Job Description

Oliver James Associates are mandated by their tier one client based in Leeds to source an IT Security Manager paying up to £70,000 basic / guaranteed - plus extras.

Oliver James Associates are mandated by their tier one client based in Leeds to source an IT Security Manager paying up to £70,000 basic / guaranteed - plus extras.

Key to the role:-

  • Building and developing long terms relationships with senior stakeholders.
  • Leading the development and implementation of key cyber initiatives - co-ordinating closely with appropriate colleagues throughout the organisation.
  • Leading a portfolio of cyber-related engagements across our business, including effective people management on client engagements and working seamlessly and collaboratively with colleagues in other parts of the organisation and globe.
  • Contributing to the latest thought-leadership and industry research relating to cyber security and organisational crisis and response management to cyber issues.
  • To have a broader perspective of potential issues encountered when managing diverse teams and the strategies to overcome them; have a clear understanding of the firm's commitment to creating a more inclusive culture

To qualify for the role you must have:-

  • A broad range of information security / cyber experience, likely including experience across a number of areas such as certifications (such as ISO27001 or SOC2), advanced threat readiness and protection, application protection, identity and access management, incident response, information privacy and protection, cyber risk analytics.
  • Strong commercial awareness and business acumen, including specifically a good understanding of cyber risk to both business processes and supporting technology.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and experience of developing strong relationships, either as a consultant or demonstration of significant influencing abilities within an organisation and demonstrable ability to solve complex problems objectively, using an appropriate combination of analysis, experience and judgement;
  • Delivery of high quality complex projects including effective programme, project, financial and people management.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate highly complex concepts effectively both written and verbal, appropriately tailored to people from a very wide range of cultures, technical backgrounds and seniorities.
  • Strong market reputation, broad network and demonstrable contribution to the cyber community.
  • Strong academics, including a minimum of 2.1 degree or equivalent experience and qualifications.