Information Security Officer

Tuesday 04 Jun 2024

Ref: 1176

Location: Birmingham or London

Hybrid: 2-3 days a week

Salary: £55-62k (dependant on experience) + comprehensive benefits package


Information Security Officer with strong ISO27001 experience required by an International Law Firm.


The role will be hybrid working with 2-3 days per week in the office. The preference is for the role to be based from their Birmingham office, however we do also welcome applications from strong London-based candidates (if London-based please see further details at the bottom of this advert).


Required experience:

  • ISO 27001 Lead Implementer/Auditor highly advantageous
  • ISMS implementation
  • Strong experience with ISO 27001
  • Excellent knowledge of GDPR, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning, Security Incident response, and Information Security policies.
  • CISSP/CISA/CISM highly advantageous
  • Experience working in a regulated environment such as Financial Services, Law, or Insurance


About you:

  • Self sufficient and autonomous, able to self-manage and delegate where necessary
  • Excellent prioritisation skills
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Excellent communication skills, capable of engaging with technical and non-technical colleagues and clients up to C-level


Key objectives:

  • To manage, maintain and monitor the Information Security Management System (ISMS) within the firm’s Integrated Management System (IMS)
  • To embed a culture of information security within the firm, with a focus on security by design
  • Manage ISO 27001, complicated supplier reviews, and incoming client questionnaires
  • Work closely with procurement, legal counsel, and compliance teams




If you are a London based candidate wishing to apply for the role please consider the following...

  • You will work from the London office on the same hybrid arrangement as the rest of the team (50% office based, 50% from home).
  • You will be required to travel to Birmingham twice a month (travel costs to/from Birmingham and any necessary accommodation will be covered by the business on these instances).
  • There is a London weighting to be applied to the salary banding, in this case the top end of salary banding would be £75k.




Equal Opportunities


As a responsible business, it is important that we represent the diversity of our people, our clients and our communities. We believe that the firms that thrive are those with the most diverse team; that's why we work so hard to source the best talent from the broadest pool possible. As an equal opportunity employer, we strive to accommodate anyone who may have specific needs. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made during the selection process, please talk to a member of the recruitment team so that any required adjustments can be made in advance.