Information Security Manager

Purpose of the Role
To carry out ongoing management of a robust Information Security System that ensures Edit achieves the level of standard required by ISO 27001 Information Security certification.


Main responsibilities
• Ensure that the ISMS is recognised by all staff and provide training where necessary 
• Manage a process of continuous review, scope change, recommendation and refinement of the ISMS
• Ensure preventive and corrective actions are raised and followed through to completion
• Conducting risk assessment activities including identification of assets, business impact assessment, threat & vulnerability assessment, compliance assessment, and proposing risk treatment
• Co-ordinate ISO 27001 management reviews 
• Maintain all ISO 27001 mandatory procedures
• Liaising with UKAS auditing bodies and organising external Certification audits 
• Responsible for ongoing accreditation journey (ISO 27017/ISO27018/BS10012)
• Responsible for Business Continuity activities
• Provide support to team leaders and departmental heads on Information Security queries
• Work as an integral part of Edits governance function incorporating information Security, Data Protection and Legal.
• Ensuring the ISMS content and management of the ISMS conform with the requirements of ISO27001:2013
• Reviewing and maintaining ISMS policies and procedures
• Reporting on the performance of the ISMS to Senior Management
• Implementation of the Information Security Policies, associated controls and ISMS and procedures. 
• Management, investigation and escalation of Security Incidents
• Managing ISMS audit schedule 
• Maintaining the Risk Treatment plan, allocating responsibilities, actions and target dates and updating actions
• Maintaining the Statement of Applicability
• Collecting and reviewing measurement and performance metrics and monitoring the effectiveness of the ISMS and associated controls and policies.
• Maintaining ISMS documentation and ensuring all ISMS documents comply with document control requirements

Essential Requirements
• Experience in managing an ISMS for a mid-size organisation with ISO 27001 certification
• Ability to work on your own and in a team 
• Excellent MSOffice skills including SharePoint; 
• Excellent communication skills; 
• Ability to build excellent relationships at all levels of the business; 

Desirable Requirements
• Experience of ISO27017/ISO2718 desired but not essential 
• Experience of auditing internal departments is preferred but not essential
• Direct marketing industry experience is preferred but not essential

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