Information Security Manager in Solihull, West Midlands, UK

Employer: Synchro Recruitment

Location: Solihull, West Midlands, UK


Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per annum

Our client is an awarding winning software house and due to recent investment and continued growth are now seeking an Information Security Manager to take ownership of their security function. Reporting directly to the Managing Director the Information Security Manager will create, own and define the security processes and policies moving forward as well as maintain the organisations information security management system (ISMS).

You will also be heavily involved in ensuring compliance with the organisation's ISO27001 accreditation and GDPR obligation as well as take a seat on the senior leadership team. My client is now onboarding several blue-chip clients making this post a pivotal role in their future success.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an Information Security professional to work with like-minded technologists and help take my client's technology move to the next level. With the recent investment and an exciting road map for their SaaS products this is an opportunity not to be missed!

The newly appointed Information security manager will be:

  • Creating, defining and owning the security practice and the strategy moving forward including introducing new initiatives as well improving current processes
  • Monitoring compliance with these security policies and procedures, adapting where necessary to ensure adequate processes are in place
  • Organising and maintaining the organisation's Information Security Management System (ISMS)
  • Maintaining information security risk registers, evidencing controls and facilitating mitigation or acceptance of risk
  • Carrying out security risk assessments and implementing safeguards where appropriate
  • Close liaison with the organisation's IT team with regards to incident management processes, ensuring security incidents are identified, investigated and reported as appropriate
  • Management of information security requests from clients, ensuring timely and accurate completion of the required questionnaires
  • Advising the organisation on current information security technologies and best practice

ROLE: Information Security Manager

LOCATION: Solihull, Birmingham, West Midlands

SALARY: £40,000 - £50,000

BENEFITS: Diverse working environment, 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays); increasing to 28 through length of service, enrolment onto pension scheme, competitive life insurance, vibrant tech community, flexible hours


  • Experience of Information Security, Governance, Risk and Compliance
  • Experience Information Security standards ISO27001
  • Strong understanding of Legal and Regulatory requirements for information security
  • Previous experience selecting and implementing information security policies and procedures for an organisation
  • In depth knowledge of Information Security risk assessment tools and techniques
  • Significant policy and procedure writing experience
  • Desirable is a GDPR practitioner with considerable professional experience

If you're a passionate, driven technology enthusiast with an extensive background in IT security, please get in touch now. Please contact Chris Byron at Synchro to explore this exclusive opportunity further or apply through this job posting and we will be in touch.

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