IT Security & Continuity Manager


Reference: TH/Req/006542
Location: London
Type: Permanent
Status: Active
Salary/Rate: Competitive

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IT Security & Continuity Specialist – Disaster Recovery – London.

My financial services client are for an IT Security & Continuity Manager who will promote a culture of “Security first” by managing and delivering strategic Security roadmap for the organisation. You will contribute to the development of the strategic roadmap with responsibility for improving awareness, introducing new recommendations where relevant and demonstrating best practice within the organisation. You will provide assurance to Risk Business partners for internal risk based security and regulatory obligations, lead and manage a team to develop, document and test procedures aligned to agreed policies, monitor and provide insight of new changes within the security industry and to implement, develop and test Service Continuity plans and procedures.

Your key accountabilities will include:
•IT Security
•Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery

Experience Required:
•Proven track record, with demonstrable experience in a role of similar scale.
•3+ years demonstrable management experience of Security and/or disaster recovery and service continuity planning & testing.
•Experience with complex multi-tiered applications
•Experience working with 3rd party vendors and hosting partners,
•Experience in developing and leading a programme of continual improvement
•Understanding of the infrastructure stack (Networks, voice, databases, applications, web etc)
•CISSP or CISM certification
•Experience creating and delivering presentational material to varying audiences including non-technical senior management & technical teams.