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Head of Information Rights and Security

Job Title: Head of Information Rights and Security
Contract Type: Contract
Location: England
Salary: £600 - £720 per day
Start Date: April 2020
Duration: 12 Months
REF: 16290/001_1583765693
Contact Name: Sarah Donohoe-Denton
Contact Email:
Job Published: 28 days ago

Job Description

I'm looking for a Head of Information Rights and Security for a government client. This role is a 12 month contract and falls outside IR35.

The role:

You will be responsible for managing and maintaining the confidentiality, integrity and availability of data and information assets, through definition, implementation and maintenance of information policies and operational controls.

This role will require travel as the teams you'll be working with are based in Manchester, Bristol and Birmingham. You may be required to travel to these sites up to 2-3 times per week.

Essential experience:

  • Experience leading provision of information rights & information security management systems in accordance with accepted legislative or industry best practice requirements.

  • Experience providing and maintaining sufficient management systems and leading resources to prevent, detect, respond to and mitigate information security threats to prevent loss of confidentiality, integrity or availability of information assets.

  • Experience of delivery of policies, processes and systems to manage the continuity of information services and the recovery of information systems

  • Experience of coordinating cyber security arrangements with the UK Government Security Services, including GCHQ and CPNI.

  • Knowledge and experience of Record of Processing Activities (RoPA) requirement

  • Experience of ongoing management and review of Information Sharing agreements

  • Knowledge and experience of the Freedom of Information Act

  • Knowledge and experience of the General Data Protection Act

Experience within Government/Public Sector is essential for this role. There is an application to write in order to apply, if you are happy to do so please send your CV for further details.