Information Security Officer

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75000.00 - 84000.00 GBP Annual
17 Jun 2022
29 Jun 2022
Employer Sector
Technology, IT & Telecoms
Contract Type
Full Time

Key responsibilities

  • The primary point of contact on issues relating to data protection for the firm
  • Assist the Head of Information Security team in promoting a culture of information security and data protection (including GDPR) compliance across the firm
  • Devise training plans and provide information security and data protection advice and support members of the firm

The role

  • Reporting to the Head of Information Security team the Information Security Officer will be subject matter expert in information security and data protection and the relevant data protection legislation.
  • Be the primary point of contact in dealing with data incidents, assessing the incident, and tailoring the response to that incident to limit the impact and ensure the appropriate response is made and identify remedial actions
  • Engage with the firm and project teams to advise on privacy controls (including the completion of data privacy impact assessments) and mitigation of risks
  • Draft new and amend existing internal data protection policies, guidelines, and procedures in consultation with key stakeholders
  • Maintain compliance and increase awareness through continuous training, designing training for partners and staff and carry out ongoing improvements

This role is offered as a 6–month fixed term contract with the potential of going permanent