Job Title

Infosec Lead

Location: York

Position: Contract

Salary: £ 600.00 per day

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Job Description

Role: Infosec Lead  
Rate: Up to £600  
Length of contract: 3-6 months  
Location: York (hybrid)  
Forsyth Barnes are actively collaborating with a leading and trusted Retailer who are seeking an Infosec Lead to join their team on a contract basis. Our clinet has more than 7000 employees across the UK and encompasses a culture that puts the people at the forefront.  
Develop, maintain and publicise the information security roadmap and policy standards across company  
Custodian of the Information Security Risk and Issue Register whilst performing security risk assessments and risk management in conjunction with availability and IT service continuity management  
Participating in engagements with appropriate industry bodies and other organisations as required to capture best practice and thought leadership  
Development of security standards and baselines as well as drive policy compliance and enforcement in line with industry security standards  
Development and management of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), Management Information (MI) and the setting and management of risk appetite  
Supporting the Head of Infrastructure and Security in the security strategy and target operating model  
Co-ordination and production of management reports for various stakeholders and governance forums.  
Raising the awareness of Information Security across the technology teams and business colleagues  
Responsible for owning and coordinating of all security and Penetration Testing activities whilst working with support teams to remediate any vulnerabilities identified  

As the Information Security Lead, you will be responsible for overseeing the management of the cyber security landscape  
You will have excellent organisational and project coordination skills as you will be planning and coordinating all aspects of your work.  
Experience with Mimecast and Azure  
Working directly with third party vendors, suppliers, and in-house teams, you will have excellent communication skills.  
You will have the ability to simplify IT plans and acronyms for colleagues who are unfamiliar with IT terminology.  
You will be responsible for organising IT security benchmarking reviews, accommodating the needs of the specific test, collating the output and then presenting the findings to IT SMT.  
Coming from an advanced IT support background but with a clear security focus you will have strong technical IT knowledge and experience allowing you to competently interpret detailed test reports and to co-ordinate the desired resolution.  
From a day-to-day BAU perspective you will be a responsible stakeholder in the IT change advisory board where you will be expected to review each and every change to ensure that it meets with IT security best practice.  
You will be required to support the local IT service desk, cloud support teams and MSP teams with security focused advice and guidance. This will also include contributing with major incident resolution.  

If you are an Infosec Lead and interested in this role, then please apply and we will be in touch.

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