Information Security Compliance Officer

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary See description

Updated 3 days ago

Reference 1422342

 Job Description

Job Title: Information Security Compliance Officer Contract Type: Permanent, Full Time Salary: £24,003 - £29,337 *candidates will normally start on the first point of the scale Closing Date: 10am, Monday 1st July 2019


About the Role

NI Water is obliged to take appropriate and proportionate measures to manage risks posed to the security of the networks and information systems on which the delivery of our essential service relies.  NI Water is also obliged to prevent and minimise the impact of incidents affecting the security of those systems. 

 This new role of Information Security Compliance Officer will:

  • Identify instances of non-compliance with security controls and work with management to ensure corrective action is pursued;
  • Identify issues with and recommend improvements to existing processes, procedures, systems and controls;
  • Work proactively with management to seek ways to improve security control compliance;
  • Monitor and report on exceptional and routine security events, requests and incidents;
  • Contribute to the development, implementation and ongoing delivery of enterprise security controls and monitoring in response to growing and changing cyber risks.
Job Activites

Compliance Monitoring:
  • Regularly review compliance with internal policies and procedures across all Directorates and gather evidence to verify non-compliance;
  • Establish and document processes and procedures for conducting compliance monitoring and a calendar of compliance monitoring activities;
  • Investigate security incidents; act upon security events, requests and incidents logged in management systems;

 Reporting & Analysis:

  • Produce reports on exceptional and routine security events, requests and incidents;
  • Contribute to regular management reports;
  • Monitor and administer key Information Security applications and systems (e.g. SIEM, Vulnerability Management, IDS/IPS);

 Issue identification:

  • Identify specific cyber security issues within all Directorates and nature and cause of those issues;
  • Identify patterns or trends in non-compliance;

 Compliance improvement:

  • Raise awareness of the implications of non-compliance to information security related legislation and policy;
  • Contribute to user education and awareness within the IT security domain;
  • Proactively work across all Directorates to develop action plans to improve compliance;
  • Recommend improvements to documentation to improve security compliance;
For further details , please see job description
NI Water is an Equal Opportunities Employer
CV’s will not be accepted