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Information Security Manager - Highways


Posted on Oct 15, 2021 by CV-Library

Rushden, Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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Annual Salary
Job Title: Information Security Manager - Kier Highways
Location: Marriott House, Rushden, Northamptonshire
Business Area: Kier Highways
Job Grade: M1

Kier Group has long believed that we all have the potential to shape our world - and leave a legacy. So, bring your talent and ambition to our team and you'll be given the scope and opportunity to achieve just that - investing in your own future, building your expertise and contributing to a diverse culture and importantly a diverse work force that's helping shape the world of tomorrow.

We are currently recruiting for an Information Security Manager to manage the Governance, Risk and Compliance within Kier Highways covering contracts held with National Highways. Kier Highways are employed on a number of National Highways contracts, which are held as Critical National Infrastructure, and which cover wide geographical parts of the UK.

Key Responsibilities

In this exciting role, you will own the Kier Highways Information Security practises and processes to meet UK Government, National Highways and Kiers stringent policies and controls. You will assess, analyse and report on the security needs and drive the development and implementation of Kier Highways Information Security strategy. You'll provide leadership in assessing the security governance, risk and compliance requirements across Kier Highways and provide leadership between technology groups and other Kier Business Units. You'll also provide security expertise across security standards and accreditations, measure and control the effectiveness of the security controls framework and maintain the Information Security Management System. You will also be required to derive and deliver documented Information Security Management Plans which incorporate Regulatory, Legal and Compliance in relation to UK Government, Client and Kier Information Security policies. In addition, you will devise and deliver bespoke security education awareness training to Kier Highways employees and third-party employees. You will also work with Kier's strategic partners to ensure overall security governance is understood and being adhered to by the Business Unit. You'll stand as Kier Highways focal point on the Cabinet Office Resilience Direct forum.

What are we looking for?

You'll have a proven background in Information Security and Risk Management together with a solid understanding of UK Government policies, in respect of Critical National Infrastructure, working with UK Government data and Personal Identifiable Information. You'll understand the impact of non-adherence to such doctrine, and that of emerging threats which may impact on Kier Highways end user technologies and infrastructure. You'll also have some technical understanding and experience of working within a business environment that includes managing IT security governance, for government contracts and client facing organisations and exposure to working within a hybrid infrastructure environment.

What will you receive?

You can expect a competitive salary, a company car or allowance, and an outstanding package, a matched pension scheme up to 7.5%, 26 days' annual leave (with the opportunity to buy or sell holiday), two employee Share Scheme options, together with additional valuable benefits such as:

Free Life Assurance
Flexible and Agile working (dependent on your role)
Employee Assistance Programme
Access to Kier Rewards, our exclusive Discount Shopping Site with deals available at over 800 retailers
Plus, many more benefits geared to your wellbeing

Flexible/Agile Working

At Kier we believe that - wherever we can, whether office or site-based - we should embrace an agile/flexible approach to working. We are proud to offer our employees the opportunity, where we can, to do this. Please don't hesitate to ask during the recruitment process around agile working and flexibility - We'll do our best to support you.

Make the journey. Leave a legacy.

Being part of Kier means living our values of being Collaborative, Trusted and Focused. We all have the potential to shape our world, and it's through these values that we will leave a lasting legacy. Bring your talent and ambition to Kier and you will be given the scope and opportunity to invest in your own future, to build your expertise and contribute to a rich and diverse culture.

Kier is committed to creating supportive and inclusive opportunities for all of our applicants and employees. We appreciate applicants from all backgrounds and we specifically encourage those from underrepresented communities to apply. If you'd like to learn more about our commitments to diversity and inclusion at Kier, you can contact the team by emailing (url removed)

If you require any reasonable adjustments during any part of the application process please let us know so we can discuss and arrange these.

Closing Date: Friday 26th November 2021

Please note, interviews may take place before the closing date, and we reserve the right to close applications early.

Recruitment Agencies - opportunities at Kier are managed by our internal recruitment team. We are unable to accept unsolicited CVs and communications from external recruiters. If there is a specific business need a member of the recruitment team will engage with agencies who have signed up to our PSL to ensure all CV's are uploaded onto our portal to be considered. For further information, visit our Careers Help page

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