Information Security Manager

Competitive package plus benefits
30 Oct 2018
27 Nov 2018
Miss Charlotte Bradley
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an Information Security professional keen to shape and develop a brand new function?

Here at Compass we are currently on the lookout for an Information Security Manager to lead the Cyber Security, IT Risk and Compliance Function within Compass Group UK&I IT. Supporting the Head of Business Solutions and a team of Architects as a technical leader within IT, this role is integral to our business.

Progressing a career with Compass Group means that you aren’t just taking another job. It’s an opening to an exciting and rewarding career within IT. It’s your chance to join a global organisation that places its people, their development and their success at the forefront of what we do. Compass is the world’s largest food and support services company, with operations not just in the UK but on almost every continent. We boast some exciting contracts with and we are always on the lookout for the best talent to join us.

Package description
  • Competitive salary & benefits package 
  • Based in the Birmingham 
  • Monday - Friday only


Main responsibilities
Reporting in to the Head of Business Solutions and leading a team of two, you will define and manage the entire risk and compliance strategy within IT, this means you will own and maintain the policies for Cyber Security, incident response and information management; work closely with Compass UK Legal on Group IT on security, compliance and Key IT Controls; lead and coordinate PCI compliance BAU activity and be a key contributor and leader within data security within IT. As this is a new function, you will be responsible for establishing standards, best practices and defining processes across the team.


  Ideal candidate
As an experienced IT professional and technical leader, you will be able to demonstrate expertise in cyber security, compliance, and PCI, you will hold relevant security certifications (GDPR-P, EISM, CISM, CRISC, CISSP) and have practical experience of relevant legislation e.g. Data Protection Act.  Ideally, you will have gained this experience in a large, fast-paced, matrix organisation operating a cloud first strategy. With previous people management experience, you will be able to lead and motivate and contribute to cultural change.  You must possess the ability to effectively work with and lead multi-disciplinary teams and influence a variety of stakeholders across the business. You will be a strong communicator, analytically minded and you will strive for continuous improvement. About the company

Compass Group UK & Ireland offers excellent career and development opportunities, as an organisation that's proud of its great people, we believe in the opportunity to recognise and develop great talent.  That's why we offer a number of courses and qualifications for our talented Managers.  For our future stars, we have The Academy and Accelerate programs which will equip you for a career in Catering Management.  For established managers, we have our Evolve programme which will hone your existing skills and add to your managerial capabilities. We’re also Excel approved, so you can be sure you are getting the best training available to you.  So whether you are a Future Star with big aspirations or an established High Performer with a proven track record – there is a development plan for you.  If this isn’t enough, we offer a competitive salary, pension scheme and life assurance, sick pay, and company discounts. And because life isn't only about work, we offer a good annual leave entitlement too

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