Cyber and Information Security Manager

Competitive Salary & Benefits
27 Feb 2019
29 Mar 2019
Rosie Connor
The Opportunity

The Cyber and Information Security Team play a critical role in supporting MBDA’s fast-developing business. Leading the company’s cyber defence strategy and driving information security consultancy across all departments, this role presents an excellent opportunity to excel at senior level and to help shape the company’s future. With a pragmatic and business-focused approach, the Cyber and Information Security Manager will help steer the company in managing its cyber risks and meeting its customers’ requirements.
The Role
  • Leading the development of cyber and information security policies and good practice.
  • Steering the company towards constantly improving cyber health and exploiting opportunities for improvement.
  • Sharing professional expertise in the UK and abroad and acting as a key focal point for guidance on the management of cyber and information security risk.
  • Working with teams of all kinds in order to help them achieve excellence in product delivery.
    What’s in it for you?
  • You will be joining a high-performing team who are determined to deliver the best possible cyber and information security service to the company and its customers.
  • This is an excellent opportunity for someone to develop as a senior manager in this dynamic field and the role will offer unique insight into all of MBDA’s many and varied projects.
  • Furthermore, the incumbent will have the chance to play a full part in developing the cyber and information security for the MBDA Group as a whole, so regular international travel and the opportunity to cooperate with other European colleagues can be expected.
    What’s great about the team?
  • You will be joining a team that is considered to be critical in supporting the company’s success.
  • Operating at both strategic and operational levels, this is a busy, challenging environment, where cyber and information security guidance is much in demand.
  • Working closely with IT professionals and MBDA project managers of all specialisations, you will thoroughly enjoy MBDA’s culture of mutual respect and professionalism that pervades throughout the company and makes it an excellent place to work.
    What are we looking for?
  • With a minimum of 5 years’ professional experience in the cyber and information security field, you will be familiar with introducing governance regimes and risk management to large, diverse organisations.
  • Educated to degree level, or with equivalent professional experience, you will have attained a broad understanding of technology principles and a thorough grasp of methods used to identify and manage cyber and information security risks.
  • With a track record of success in the cyber and information security field, you will be able to show how you have led teams to overcome challenges and to reach pragmatic solutions.
  • Candidates should enjoy working across differing specialised areas, but they should also be willing to defend security principles when necessary, sometimes against majority opposition.
  • It is desirable that candidates should hold CISSP, CISM and/or CISA certifications, but equivalent experience will also be considered.
    What would you get?
  • Competitive salary, flexible working, paid overtime (subject to level), a comprehensive pension scheme, employee funded voluntary private healthcare, sporting activities, fantastic site facilities, bonus schemes (subject to level) and superb learning and development opportunities.
MBDA UK require all employees to achieve and maintain SC security clearance or above without restrictions that will inhibit the individual’s ability to fulfil the requirements of the role. Your eligibility for the appropriate level of security clearance may be discussed with you during the recruitment process. Any existing clearance holders may be able to transfer clearance (subject to approval).
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