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Information Security Manager - CISM

Job Title: Information Security Manager - CISM
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: PP/AA/P/InfoSec_1598447540
Contact Name: Ashley Amakoh
Contact Email:
Job Published: 10 months ago

Job Description

Information Security Manager - CISM

Permanent role

Based close to Reading

Competitive Salary plus benefits!

An exciting opening for an Information Security Manager to join an innovative and leading telecommunications infrastructure company within the Reading area.

This role will be an opportunity for an accomplished Information Security Manager, capable of operating in a standalone role, with the freedom to interact across the business ensuring Information Security is maintained in line with ISO27001, continuously reviewed, and improved upon. This role will play an important part in improving the companies security posture, so will suit someone looking to play the lead and be hands-on.

Reporting into the Head of Architecture, this role will suit someone who is used to working in this way; being responsible for:

  • Handling security reviews and audits both internal and of 3rd parties
  • Being the go to person for all information assurance and security matters
  • Ensuring architecture teams are including security within designs
  • Ensuring the company comply with industry standard and best practice
  • Interacting around the business assessing security performance
  • Staying in tune with threats, and look to ensure these are mitigated

Background Needed:

  • 4-5+ years proven experience at this level as an Information Security Specialist / Manager
  • Proven knowledge of ISO27001: 2017 certification process and audits.
  • Must have an excellent knowledge of relevant information security standards and practices.
  • Comprehensive understanding of security threats, cloud technologies (including Microsoft Azure, Microsoft 365) legislative and regulatory standards, industry frameworks and best practices.
  • Ability to maintain and manage the Info Security Management System (ISMS)
  • Must be a Pro-Active type person
  • Must have good People skills with the ability to engage confidently around the business on all info sec matters
  • Able to work in an ever-changing environment

If you would like to be considered, please apply here or send your CV to

Project People is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.