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Information Security Manager Vacancy London

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education in public and global health. Our mission is to improve health and health equity in the UK and worldwide; working in partnership to achieve excellence in public and global health research, education and translation of knowledge into policy and practice.

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Information Security Manager to work in the IT Services Division. You will drive the security strategy to implement, deliver, track and manage performance metrics and methods to improve effectiveness to strengthen our information security.

The ideal candidate will have the skills to build effective relationships and achieve co-operation from academic and professional services staff external to IT Services, whilst being able to work independently and thrive working under pressure to achieve LSHTM objectives.

With extensive experience of working in Information Security, particularly in an HE research field you will be responsible for developing, updating and implementing Information Security policies for the institution, and will work alongside senior colleagues in IT Services and other staff such as the Data Protection Officer.

This is very much a hands on role requiring the successful candidate to play an active role in managing security incidents and their remediation, external and internal audits and achieving compliance with external frameworks and the requirements of partner organisations.

You will provide recommendations on content and delivery methods and supporting internal and external security audits, and lead the response to those security audits.

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This post is full-time and permanent. The salary will be on the Professional salary scale at Grade 7 in the range £46,704 - £53,465 per annum (inclusive of London Weighting). A market supplement of up to £9,000 per annum is attached to this role and can be discussed further with the appointed candidate. The post will be subject to the LSHTM terms and conditions of service. Annual leave entitlement is 30 working days per year, pro rata for part time staff. In addition to this there are discretionary “Director’s Days”. Membership of the Pension Scheme is available. The post is based in London at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

Applications should be made on-line via our website at http://jobs.lshtm.ac.uk. Applications should also include the names and email contacts of two referees who can be contacted immediately if shortlisted. Online applications will be accepted by the automated system until 10pm of the closing date. Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please quote reference PSS-ITS-2020-03-R.

The supporting statement section should set out how your qualifications, experience and training meet eachof the selection criteria. Please provide one or more paragraphs addressing each criterion. The supporting statement is an essential part of the selection process and thus a failure to provide this information will mean that the application will not be considered. An answer to any of the criteria such as "Please see attached CV" will not be considered acceptable.

Please note that if you are shortlisted and are unable to attend on the interview date it may not be possible to offer you an alternative date.

For informal enquiries please contact Graeme Cappi (Director of IT Services – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or Phil Rogers (Head of Networks, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is committed to being an equal opportunities employer.


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