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Role: IT Security Manager

Salary: £43,000 - £47,000

Based in our Coventry/Warwick Head Office

The Opportunity:

We are looking to take our Information Security to the next level by introducing a new dedicated role to oversee the strategy and implementation of Arden’s Information Security Management System (ISMS) and standards compliance. Working with an expanding IT Operations team, our Data Protection Officer and reporting to the Head of IT Operations you will lead the ongoing development of our security controls and risk management framework to help us achieve Cyber Essentials Plus certification and beyond.

About You:

You will be an ambitious information security professional with a strong technical background relating to security systems. You will have experience in working with key business and technical stakeholders to ensure that an effective balance between security controls and business need is maintained. You will have experience of defining and implementing effective risk and compliance management frameworks and supporting policies and have strong leadership skills to ensure IT security activities are planned and effectively managed.

About Arden: We pride ourselves on being true innovators, disruptors and pioneers, our focus is to promote life-long learning and ensure that everyone, everywhere can access higher education. As a private University we operate at a faster pace, we are more creative and entrepreneurial, and we are not afraid to take risks. We are small enough to be agile, but with grand plans to make a global impact. We have offices across the UK and in Berlin and in the next five years, you will see us in most continents across the globe, but we need you to help us achieve this.  We are also proud to have won the Education Business of the year 2020 - Education Investor! 

Why Arden: At Arden, our people work hard to ensure our students journeys are the best they can possibly be, as such we want to reward our people with our wonderful benefits. We want our colleagues to enjoy both their personal and professional life, and we know work-life balance is at the forefront of everyone’s mind, as such we offer the opportunity for our people to explore agile working and offer flexibility in working pattern to accommodate where we can. We know that health and wellbeing are important, and our colleagues benefit from private medical insurance from Vitality along with access to wellbeing support. Our colleagues love the standard 30 days holiday, add the bank holiday on top and we will even throw in Christmas closure, giving you plenty of time to do the things you love! Your future is also important to us, and we want our staff to be as comfortable as possible in retirement, so we offer a generous pension plan from Aviva.   

We want you to grow as the University grows, as such we promote lifelong learning and all our colleagues can study any of our courses for free, we also offer a generous friends and family discount. We believe in the freedom to learn, and each year every colleague can use the Golden Ticket to gift a free Arden education.   

There has never been a more exciting time to join Arden University, as we expand into new disciplines and locations. To learn more about our benefits click here, for the full JD click here or to start your journey with us click apply! 

Deadline -  Monday 11th October 2021

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