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Policy and Awareness Specialist

Job Title: Policy and Awareness Specialist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Berkshire, England
Salary: Negotiable
REF: X/bs-PAS_1503489842
Contact Name: Bhavna Sharma
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Policy & Awareness Specialist



A leading network operator are recruiting for a Policy & Awareness Specialist to join their head offices.

The role:

  • Developing and maintaining all security policies, standards and awareness measures and activities
  • Drive Security Awareness For Everyone programme that promotes and drives a cultural change
  • To support the Information Security Manager in delivering a consistent, best in class security service to customers, third parties and partners
  • Design and implement centralised processes for the identification, development, stakeholder review, approval, publication and maintenance of the security related policies and standards
  • Work cross functionally with all business functions to develop a set of security standards, procedures and guidelines that are relevant and aligned to industry best practice and legal & regulatory requirements
  • Manage the development of the information security policies, standards and awareness function by ensuring alignment with Security
  • Help deliver a tailored security awareness and training programme and roadmap which supports joiners, in situ, movers and leavers
  • Identify and create the information security awareness tools and processes that can demonstrate and measure employee, third party and partner adherence to security policies
  • Develop appropriate metrics and statistics; and provide timely reports on the performance of security policy and awareness activities
  • Ensure that the leaders understand their role in relation to the security policies and are aware of the security strategy
  • Continue and build the relationships with the relevant internal and external stakeholders to develop and maintain the security policy framework and awareness programme
  • Develop and maintain Security Awareness For Everyone programme and intranet site, providing access for all employees to the security materials, messages and self-help tools
  • Responsible for all security communications, internally and externally, working in conjunction with the Head of Risk & Security and the Internal Communications department

Skills and Experience:

  • Someone possibly from an Information Security / Communication / Marketing background
  • Ideally has knowledge of communicating policies and an ability to raise awareness of these policies through presenting to senior business figures across the business.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Able to present to large teams, and communicate effectively
  • Need to be comfortable in face to face communications, presentations, workshops etc. to drive awareness
  • IT literacy - MS Powerpoint, Word - need to be strong with these
  • Team player

If you would like to be considered for the role, please email your CV to - Suitable candidates will be contacted before shortlisting.

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