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ICT Security Lead

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
30/10/2018
Advert End Date:
19/11/2018 12:00
Salary:
£35,229 - £37,107
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
ICT
Vacancy ID:
180949
Employment Location:
Belmont House, Guisborough

Job details 

Closing date:
19 Nov


Further information

This is Redcar and Cleveland. We are an ambitious council keen to build on our strong track record of innovation and partnership working, ensuring that we create a flourishing future for the borough and all of its residents. Key to this is a committed workforce who always gives their best. Offering a fast paced, progressive working environment, Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council is a great career move.
The post on offer is based at the centre of the council in the Resources Directorate which has key responsibility for managing the Council’s money and people as well as ensuring that democratic decisions are well informed and legally sound.
The Council is looking to fundamentally change the way we deliver our IT Service and reshape the way the service impacts not only on the delivery of the Council’s business but also how it can help to radically improve the economy, efficiency and effectiveness of all our IT-supported business processes, as well of the IT Team itself. As such we are looking to recruit an energetic, creative and experienced IT Security Lead who will be instrumental in leading and delivering this new service.
You will have excellent leadership skills, as well as being experienced in people and budget management in managing the relevant IT services from a similar business background. Whilst Local Government and / or public sector expertise is desirable, the right candidate may also come from the private sector.
You will lead on all elements of Information Security, across all facets of the IT Service and its users. Whilst this role has no direct reports, you will need to be a team player with a track record of delivering Information Security principles, standards, policies and solutions.
Within your role you will also be expected to:
• To provide team leadership and to contribute to the overall management of the IT Service, supporting the Strategic IT Manager.
• To lead on all elements if IT Security and contribute to delivering Council’s IT Strategy, and IT workplan, in-time, on-time, first-time including managing the use of revenue and capital funding allocated to their service area and identify emerging pressures and issues where/if appropriate.
• To have explicit knowledge of Information Governance and Data Protection and other relevant policies and procedures with particular regard to ensuring continued compliance with Government Connects compliance and maintain the security of the Council’s networks, hardware and software ensuring appropriate Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity arrangements are in place.
• To take a lead role as a senior IT advisor, providing expertise and guidance to Directorate Management Teams.
The council is an accredited Investors in People employer at gold level and holds ambassador status for the North East Better Health at Work Award.
We offer very attractive terms and conditions of employment, including generous annual leave entitlement, flexible working hours (where appropriate), membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and access to numerous other salary sacrifice schemes and staff benefits/discounts, including a lease car scheme.

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