Security Awareness and Training Consultant

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2018-06-13 16:47:371970-01-01 ViaResource
Job Type Permanent Full Time
Area London, United Kingdom
Sector Consultancy
Salary £70000
Start Date
Job Ref CXE10564


Via Resource is a specialist recruitment company. Our expertise lies in the industries of information and cyber security - working with global brands, security consultancies and infrastructure/software vendors across Europe. We've been excelling in this fast-paced industry for more than 8 years, during which time we've earned our stellar reputation for matching businesses with the best talent to suit their needs - on either a contract or permanent basis.


We are currently working with a huge Media company looking for someone to help run security awareness and compliance programmes globally throughout all aspects of the company including subsidiary companies.
Duties & Responsibilities of the Security Awareness and Training Consultant
  • Create security awareness content such as global emails, security articles, advice handouts and training videos.
  • Implement, maintain and provide inputs to improve the security training and awareness program.
  • Organize security awareness events.
  • Create and manage information security training courses.
  • Run information security awareness campaigns.
  • Conduct classroom training for agency teams.
  • Maintain security awareness documentation and provide inputs for improvement.
  • Maintains security-related content on company’s intranet and other internal sites.
  • Collaborate  effectively with other stakeholders on security awareness initiatives.
  • Work closely with suppliers to create information security training courses.
  • Work with suppliers to create information security awareness material such as poster, cutouts and banners.
  • Actively participates in company activities such as engagement taskforces, hiring events,  learning & development , knowledge sharing, town halls etc.
  • Provides support to the companies agencies on security compliance topics such as ISO 27001 certification, and partners on certification / attestation initiatives as determined by business needs from time to time.
  • Participates in security audits of key processes and controls, gap analysis, and risk assessments to assess control operating effectiveness. Interfaces with corporate governance, internal and external auditors.
  • Create, implement, manage and maintain security awareness program for the company.
  • Partner with agencies to address their clients’ security training requirements.
  • Maintain a support role in information security implementation. Implement improvement program for security compliance processes.
  • Demonstrate communication skills regarding essential security risk and compliance concepts, processes, and procedures and their impact on IT and business processes.
  • Demonstrate interpersonal, presentation, and relationship skills required for supporting the internal and external customers.
  • Mandatory language skills (oral, written and listening) : English
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with stakeholders.
  • Willingness to work with geographically dispersed teams; may involve working during non-business hours occasionally to accommodate time-zone differences.
  • Travel: This position will periodically visit other offices; may require domestic or international travel.
Education & Certifications
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • ISMS LI, ISMS LA, CISSP preferred
  • At least 3+ years overall experience in managing training and awareness programs
  • Experience in managing internal communications
  • Experience in working with a security team responsible for enterprise security
  • Experience in managing an ISMS (ISO 27001) program
  • Exposure to other standards like SOX, SSAE 16, PCI
Core Competencies
  • Content writing
  • Team Work
  • Communication
  • Results Driven
  • Customer Focus
  • Relationships
  • Adaptability to Change
  • Continuous Improvement
Technical Competencies
  • Security Audits
  • Security Risk Assessments
  • Security Training and Documentation
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