IT Security Manager


Birmingham, Bath Row, B15 1LZ


circa £65,000 per annum


35 hours per week

Contract Type:

Full Time, Permanent

Closing date:


The Role

We’re seeking an IT Security Manager to take ownership of our sector-leading organisation’s information/cyber security framework and strategy - keeping us ahead of the ever-changing cyber threats that modern organisations face on a daily basis. You’ll join us as a key technical and subject matter expert, with responsibility for establishing and maintaining appropriate cyber/information security standards, policies and controls aligned to the ISO27001.

Always keeping abreast of current and emerging risks, you’ll conduct regular reviews and manage penetration tests to challenge our systems - identifying vulnerabilities and perform remedial actions to mitigate identified risks. Importantly, you’ll work with colleagues within our Technology & Transformation department and across the organisation to implement and improve procedures and processes, awareness and training plans to promote operational excellence and security effectiveness.

Our ideal candidate? You’ll hold a relevant Information Security qualification such as CISSP, CISA, CISM, or MSc Information Security alongside significant knowledge and experience of IT security systems across multiple technical platforms. You’ll demonstrate a strong working knowledge of security standards and methodologies such as ISO27001, COBIT, and ITIL and an understanding of relevant data protection legislation. We’re also seeking an in-depth knowledge of IT security products, systems and applying security best practice. Importantly, you’ll have excellent planning and problem-solving skills, be passionate about delivering an excellent service to our stakeholders and will be able to use judgement to ensure business outcomes are achieved effectively and efficiently.

Who are Midland Heart? We’re a large and ambitious housing organisation providing more people an affordable place to call home. We welcome people from every walk of life, at every stage of their career. We expect a lot from our people but in return you can be assured of a great place to work, where you’ll be well rewarded and where great people are able to succeed. Whether you want to build your career with us, or use your experience to move on, we’re here to develop your potential.

Interested? Click candidate information (below) to read the Role Profile. Applying is easy – simply register on our candidate portal and submit a comprehensive CV supported by a covering letter of no more than 2 pages, clearly explaining how you meet the requirements of this role and tell us why you’re the person for the job.

Closing date for receipt of completed applications is midnight on Sunday 24th October 2021.

We’re proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. Please feel free to contact us if you would like to discuss any adjustments you might need in order to be successful in this role.

Recruitment Agencies please note that we do not accept speculative CVs and should one be submitted, we will assume the candidate is our own.