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        Cyber Security Manager

        Job number BT-CSM-LG


        £66,156 - £68439 per annum


        Local Government


        IT & Digital



        Job Type


        Allen Lane are delighted to be supporting the London Borough of Redbridge in their search for a Cyber Security Manager.

        It’s an exciting opportunity to join the council and protect the Networks and Data against threats including security breaches, viruses or attacks by Cyber criminals. This is a pivotal role in ensuring the Borough can protect its residents’ confidential information and ensure public services can continue to be delivered. The Cyber Security manager will also support the continuous improvement of the council’s security posture ensuring the Council’s ambitions to become more agile and flexible are achieved.

        The role

        As a Cyber Security Manager you will:

        • Establish security processes that will ensure compliance with IT Cyber Security best practices and standards including – ISO27001 (BS7799), ISO20000 (ITIL)
        • Plan and lead IT Cyber Security audit and assessment processes ensuring timely completion
        • Review Technology development and project plans advising on their cyber security implications
        • Continuously monitor the IT environment using a variety of reporting methods
        • Take the initiative in identifying potential security risks which may impact on the IT environment or on the ability of the council to carry out its functions
        • Analyse the cause and nature of IT Cyber Security incidents and proposes means of resolving them.
        • Document all IT security incidents fully, to ensure full accountability for events and the opportunity for the council to learn from experience.
        • Take ownership of IT security documentation, policies, procedures, and knowledge base and maintains this in the light of internal and external developments and learning.
        • Identifies needs and implements new approaches for penetration testing. Contributes to security testing standards
        • Build close and supportive working relationships with IT colleagues, internal customers, and suppliers to be able to represent the IT Cybersecurity function with authority and inspire confidence in those they interact with.

        Key Skills required

        As a Cyber Security Manager you will have:

        • Experience of using relevant monitoring and configuration management software including (A, I)
        • Microsoft 365
        • SIEM’s
        • Advanced understanding of data protection practice and GDPR Technologies to protect Network, Server, and Endpoint devices
        • Demonstrable high-level strategic thinking and planning skills
        • Experience of developing contingences and recognising patterns and trends in a wide range of evidence / data and drawing key conclusions, outlining costs, benefits, risks, and potential responses
        • The ability to influence customer expectations and their use of IT systems
        • Confidence to gain co-operation of colleagues from other teams in delivery of services and acceptance of security standards
        • Strong stakeholder management skills and must be able to establish rapport quickly with customers, colleagues, and partners. Builds confident and effective working relationships at all levels.
        • The ability to prioritise work and allocate resources considering all factors with minimal supervision. Balances competing activities against deadlines, manage workload and immediate customer needs
        • A proven track record of setting direction for the enterprise level security strategy and business solutions for high-risk, high-profile systems
        • Strong knowledge of Cyber security, risks, responses, controls, and mitigations

        What you get in return

        A salary of between £66,156 – £68439 plus a range of benefits including the Local Government Pension Scheme

        Flexible working – this role is predominantly home based but there will be an expectation to attend the office for any key meetings and/or incidents relating to Cyber Security.

        How to apply

        In order to submit a formal application please submit an updated CV along with a supporting statement of no more than two pages highlighting your suitability for the role to

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        Recruiting for this role:

        Ben Tuckfield

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