IT Disaster Recovery & Data Security Coordinator

England, Cheshire, Crewe
£40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
15 Sep 2016
13 Oct 2016
Industry Sector
IT / Technology
Contract Type
Work Experience Level
Agency-side or Client-side
Client Side
Job Role
We are looking for an IT Disaster Recovery & Data Security Coordinator to join a growing business operating in the car insurance and car tracking market. In this role you will take the lead in both the security of data and also the continuity of IT systems through the business.

Expereince required:-
Experience working with IT teams to develop maintain and test DR processes
Experience of building and maintaining business continuity plans
Experience of crisis and incident management processes
Knowledge of information security principles and best practices such as ISO 27001 and experience in managing information security risk as well.
Business customer focused with experience of providing tailored advice and guidance at both a strategic and operational level.
Keen sense of responsibility, ability to set a professional example and ensure staff buy in and commit to defined acceptable security practices.
Technical security understanding
Ability to work under own initiative, produce new ideas and to work under pressure to complete goals.
Highly organised with ability to prioritise workload to incorporate changing priorities.
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate clearly at all levels through reports, presentations and forming effective relationships.
Cooperative, service orientated, individual and established team worker.

Knowledge required: -
The Candidate will have a broad range of business continuity experience
The candidate must have experience in building and maintaining business continuity plans
The candidate must have experience in planning and managing the execution of crisis management simulations, business continuity tests and disaster recovery testing
Knowledge of information security principles and best practices such as ISO 27001 and experience in managing information security risk as well.
Basic understanding of IT and IT security controls.
Practical knowledge and experience in writing and implementing information security strategy, policies and procedures.
Proven experience in information Security Incident Response/Investigations.

Provide a coordination role to support the crisis management team in the event of a serious incident which effects the business operation.
Maintain crisis management plans and business continuity plans in line with industry standards.
Conduct regular business impact assessments with business teams to quantify business continuity requirements and plan enhancements.
Coordinate the review, maintenance and testing of services within the disaster recovery plan, working closely with the Infrastructure and development team to achieve this.
Assist with governance and compliance of the information security policy, standards, procedures, and guidelines to prevent the unauthorised use, release, modification, or destruction of data.
To actively promote the Firm's security policy, to ensure appropriate measures are taken to protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of the Firm's information and to minimise security breaches.
Help to develop, implement and enforce suitable and relevant information security policies, ensuring that these are compliant with the Data Protection Act 1998 and other legislation and regulations related to information security; reviewing policies on a regular basis.
Assess potential risks to Data Protection, SRA, legal, regulatory and information security requirements.
Assist in the creation and maintenance of the Firm's ISO 27001 compliant security documents (policies, standards, baselines, guidelines and procedures).
Recommend and implement changes in security policies and practices in accordance with changes in regulatory compliance.
Provide guidance to the IT Department to ensure that they have the appropriate technologies in place to protect the information of the Firm, in line with our client's expectations.
Ensure the IT Department have sufficient technical safeguards in place to satisfy defined ISO27001 controls, and assist with educational and improvement programs to meet such standards.

This is a live role with a key client. For immediate consideration and full details, please submit an application ASAP.

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