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Information Security Assurance Manager

Barclay Simpson Recruitment

Posted on Nov 5, 2021 by Barclay Simpson Recruitment

London, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£75k - £75k Annual

Information Security Assurance Manager required for market-leading consutlanty. The primary purpose of the role is to carry out internal technology assurance assessments, in line with the requirements of ISO27001 and other standards.

Tasks and Responsibilities.

  • Ability to lead information assurance related assessments independently such as ISO27001, Cyber Essentials or other external/internal certification standards.
  • Able to work collaboratively with teams from other disciplines within the global organisation and with the suppliers and clients.
  • Able to manage concurrent complex activities to short timescales.
  • Able to work under pressure to deliver good quality assessment reports.
  • Perform on-site and/or remote security assessment of systems and processes across business units that transmit, process or store sensitive data.
  • Work with existing and/or certify new projects or products to conform information security measures in place.
  • Own the Back Office functions and activities including assurance scheduling, reporting and remediation management.
  • Assist the team in a continuous improvement regime.
  • Go-to resource for internal assurance whilst working as part of a global team to provide supplier data security advice and guidance.
  • Be prepared to occasionally travel for assessments (includes UK & international) - less than 10%.


  • Experience of conducting information security assessments, deep-dive multi-day assessments or audits.
  • Ability to produce high-quality audit or assessment reports.
  • Good knowledge of all domains within security eg cloud, security management, service management, BCM, physical, GDPR/data protection.
  • Good communication and influencing and negotiation skills.
  • Experience in similar role for a complex global organisation (consultancy, insurance or financial services sector preferred but not essential).
  • Ability to explain technical complex concepts to non-technical stakeholders and suppliers.
  • A recognised security certification such as ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Auditor, CISA, CISM, or equivalent experience.
  • Academic qualification (eg, degree), or equivalent experience.

Reference: 1391262410

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