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Information Security and Digital Risk Officer


East Renfrewshire Council are looking for an experienced Information Security and Digital Risk Officer to join their team. You will be responsible for the establishment and management of a comprehensive information security and digital risk management regime for the Council that ensures that information assets are adequately protected.  In addition you will be responsible for identifying, evaluating and reporting on information security risks in a manner that meets compliance and regulatory requirements, and aligns with and supports the digital ambitions of the Council.

You will have an extensive knowledge of BS 7799 or ISO 27001 Security Standards and the ability to develop a practical framework of policies for the Council supported by pragmatic controls and processes. You will also contribute to the development of the Corporate ICT and Digital Strategies so you must have a clear understanding of how technology contributes to modern and efficient business or Council services.

You will be a methodical self-starter who can work well with others and have the ability to deal with people confidently at all levels and to play a strategic role in the information security and digital risk area. You’ll need to be an excellent communicator and provide advice and guidance whilst understanding business requirements and drivers for change.  You will have well developed organisational skills and be able to manage workloads and competing priorities.

For a confidential discussion about the role please contact Andrew Thomson or Catriona Mackie at Aspen on 0141 212 7555 at your earliest convenience.

The full Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below:

- Job Description 

- Person Specification 

To apply, please complete the short form below and upload your CV and covering letter.

You will receive an email acknowledgement of your application within 24 hours. If you do not receive this please contact Kelsey Sinclair on 0141 212 7555 to ensure it has been received.

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