Information Security Manager
- Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road, G4 0BA
- £45,737 - £52,841 per year
- Contract Type:
- Position Type:
- Full Time
- 35 hours per week
- Work From Home:
Glasgow Caledonian University - the University for the Common Good - is a vibrant, values-led, multi-cultural, civic University with a global outlook and strong commitment to delivering social innovation and sustainable development in its education and research.
Our organisational strategy is aligned with the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals and our globally recognised researchers advise governments, industry and international bodies. We’re ranked fourth in the world and first in the UK for promoting gender equality, in the top 70 universities globally for social impact, and first in Scotland for health and wellbeing, and reduced inequalities, for which we are also ranked 21st in the world (THE Impact Rankings, 2022). In 2020-21, we contributed £1.7 billion and more than 14,000 jobs across the globe (BIGGAR Economics, 2022).
GCU is committed to widening participation, and delivering positive outcomes for our students. We are Scotland’s leading provider of Graduate Apprenticeships. With campuses in Glasgow, London and New York, we have transnational partnerships around the world, supporting more than 22,000 students from 130 countries. Guided by our values – integrity, responsibility, creativity and confidence - we transform the lives of the people and communities we serve.
Glasgow Caledonian University’s IT department is a central professional service department that provides IT services to all GCU campuses across the UK and USA. The IT department supports the University by delivering technology-based services for research, teaching and learning, to enable on and off-campus learning and engagement.
We are currently seeking an Information Security Manager who will join our team to play a key role in providing specialist advice and expertise across a range of cybersecurity activities, while playing a significant part in setting operational procedures. This role involves providing strategic direction, anticipating challenges, driving performance, and building the capability required to ensure the security of new and existing services across the organisation.
The successful candidate will have proven experience of management and development of a team of skilled IT professionals, ensuring that individual contributions are maximised and a strong understanding of Security Frameworks and the ability to identify vulnerabilities and areas for control enhancement. The candidate should also have a broad understanding of Information Governance and Security, and demonstrable experience in creating or developing an Information Governance Framework, particularly in an academic environment.
The successful candidate should hold a degree or recognised IT/information qualification and/or ability to demonstrate extensive relevant experience, alongside appropriate technical certifications or equivalent experience e.g. CISSP.
Ideally, the successful candidate would hold and ITIL Foundation Certificate and have experience of delivering Information Governance training programs.
As the University for the Common Good, we are committed to embedding equality, diversity and inclusion, as well as our values in everything that we do. As such, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates who demonstrate the GCU Values.
Glasgow Caledonian University is committed to a fair and transparent recruitment process that is free from bias so that we can attract and retain a high performing workforce which makes a critical contribution to our success.
The University holds the prestigious Athena SWAN Silver institution award, which recognises our significant record of activity and achievement in promoting gender equality across different disciplines.
As a Disability Confident 'Committed' employer, we are striving to ensure that our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible to disabled people. Although the Disability Confident 'Committed' level does not guarantee an interview for disabled applicants, we will make reasonable adjustments for disabled applicants during the recruitment process.
The University also holds the Carer Positive ‘Engaged’ employer award, which recognises our commitment to supporting staff with caring responsibilities.
Glasgow Caledonian University are committed signatories to the Armed Forces Covenant.
The University offers a range of benefits including opportunities for professional development, family friendly policies, cycle to work scheme and onsite childcare facilities.
Please note that the appointment will be made on the first point of the salary scale (unless by exception).