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Information Security Manager

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We’re BDO. An accountancy and business advisory firm, providing the advice and solutions businesses need to navigate today’s changing world.

We’ll broaden your horizons

The Quality and Risk Management team oversee a number of our essential teams; Advisory & Compliance, our Chief Information Security Office (CISO) and our Legal team. Together, they are responsible for the training, policies and guidance, which help to ensure we operate effectively within a heavily-regulated profession. Friendly and supportive, you’ll have lots of opportunities to learn and collaborate as part of this team. You’ll provide leadership, guidance and tools to help our partners and staff to manage quality and risk to ensure we continue to provide our clients with high quality accountancy and business services. It’s a full-on role, with lots of responsibility, making significant decisions on a daily basis. Sound like your kind of challenge?

We’ll help you succeed

You will be reporting to the Chief Information Security Officer and will be responsible for the management of information security compliance with applicable legislation and standards. In this role, you will:

  • Develop and maintain information security policies and accompanying standards, procedures and guidance including the firm’s Information Security Management System (ISMS).
  • Carry out risk assessments to identify where information security controls are not aligned with applicable legislation and standards.
  • Ensure the annual review of the ISMS and implementation of improvements, as appropriate, is undertaken and that findings are addressed.
  • Ensure the internal audit of compliance with ISO 27001 and actions to correct exposures is implemented.
  • Work with other parts of the firm, including IT and HR, to ensure that all partners and staff are aware of their obligations.
  • Promote information security awareness by developing and implementing training and awareness programmes.
  • Work with other parts of the firm to address areas where information security practices do not comply with applicable legislation and standards.
  • Investigate suspected and actual security incidents in accordance with the firm’s information security incident policy, produce reports with recommendations and ensure remedial action is taken.
  • Drive and develop Business Continuity plans, delivery and documentation

When you join us, we’ll make your growth our priority. If you can demonstrate the following skills, we can help you go far. We’re looking for someone with:

  • Strong experience of managing ISO 27001:2013, including facilitating external audits for certification
  • An understanding of Business Continuity frameworks
  • An understanding of the Data Protection Act 2018 and the impacts of the General Data Protection Regulation
  • Experience in the delivery and implementation of compliance and audit frameworks
  • Ability to research, analyse, interpret and communicate developments effectively and apply them to the management of information security risks of the firm
  • An uunderstanding of the importance of information security to business
  • An understanding of how information security strategy aligns with business and technology strategies

We’re in it together

At BDO, we believe that when our people feel valued and rewarded, their potential is unlimited. We offer highly competitive starting salaries and review remuneration packages regularly to ensure that our pay always positively reflects performance. As well as offering support with tuition and professional qualifications, we also provide the following benefits, as standard:

  • 28 days’ holiday;
  • access to a personal pension scheme, with matched employer contributions;
  • life assurance cover;
  • private medical cover;
  • and income protection insurance.

That’s not all. We understand that everyone is different, so we offer a range of voluntary benefits to suit every lifestyle. Our flexible benefits platform means our people can choose from a range of tax efficient options to design a benefit package that best suits them. You can:

  • buy up to ten days’ extra holiday;
  • add on private medical, personal accident, dental insurance or travel insurance;
  • enrol in our Bike to Work scheme;
  • enjoy discounts off cinemas, dining, and gyms;
  • receive an interest free season ticket loan or interest free graduate loan;
  • take an online health assessment and utilise our employee assistance programme.

We’re looking forward to the future

At BDO, we’re big enough to make the difference and collaborative enough to never lose sight of where we’re going. We know that it’s our people that make our success possible. Across our UK locations, more than 6,000 of them work together to provide tax, audit, assurance and a range of advisory services that help our clients achieve their ambitious goals. Together, they’re fuelling Britain’s economic engine. Behind every complex client challenge and every untapped innovation, they’re there: ensuring we continue to find the right combination of global reach, integrity and expertise. That’s why we’re always looking for ways to invest in our people. That means providing them with an environment where they can grow, learn, laugh and feel respected, at all times.

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