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Information Security and Compliance Analyst

ILS Directorate Administration & Support

Location:  Greenwich Campus
Salary:  £37,099 to £42,978 plus £5269 London weighting
Contract Type:  Permanent
Release Date:  Monday 18 September 2023
Closing Date:  Monday 02 October 2023
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  4162-E

Our Information and Library Services Directorate delivers award winning IT services and support, library, academic and digital skills and learning enhancement to staff and students across the university. Our digital mission is to ensure everyone in our community is equipped to effectively use digital services, data and technology with confidence, efficiency and creativity in their learning, teaching, research and organisational support.

The Information Security team is growing and there is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is interested and passionate about Information Security and associated compliance matters to join the team. You will play a key role in ensuring that the University's information security program is aligned with industry best practices, legal and regulatory requirements, organisational policies, and the University's overall risk management strategy.

You will contribute to the maintenance and continual improvement of the Information Security Management System (ISMS) in accordance with the ISO27001 standard and will undertake regular internal audits to support the certification. This is a varied role that will provide the opportunity to be involved in a wide range of information security initiatives including the development of policies and procedures, risk management, incident management, third-party security assessments and security awareness training. You will also be a point of contact in respect of all information security and compliance related matters.   As a key contributor to information security in the University you will also work with colleagues across the University to encourage good practice and foster a positive “security by design” culture.

The right candidate will possess demonstrable information technology experience within a medium to large sized organisation.  You will have a solid understanding of information security principles, best practices and emerging threats and should be familiar with ISO/IEC 27001, along with a relevant degree or equivalent experiential learning within a relevant discipline. Whilst a good overarching technical understanding is important, the ideal candidate will be passionate about information security with strong analytical and problem-solving skills and the ability to convey complex information to technical and non-technical stakeholders.

Contact Atif Siddique ( for informal enquiries.

Should you have any queries please contact the People Directorate Operations Team on 

 Further details of the fantastic benefits and what we offer can be found here: Our benefits - what we offer | Jobs and careers | University of Greenwich and information on the university’s working principles: Working Principles and Guidelines | Documents | University of Greenwich

To apply, please visit the University of Greenwich vacancies page and complete all details, including the supporting statements (please note attached CVs and personal statements will not be seen by the recruitment panel at the application stage). Current Vacancies - Jobs at Greenwich 

Employment Visa: Under the UK Government Points Based System scheme this role does meet the criteria to be sponsored for a Skilled Worker Route application. 

We are committed to building a strong, diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We particularly encourage applications from [protected characteristic(s)], who are currently under-represented within the University of Greenwich at these levels/within these areas.

We do this through taking positive action such as encouraging applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, disabled and LGBT+ people. As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Time to Change Employer Pledge/Mentally Healthy Universities, we are committed to promoting and supporting the physical and mental health of all our staff, and removing barriers to improve inclusion. 

We encourage applicants to disclose experience of mental health problems so we can support them fully during our recruitment process and make any necessary reasonable adjustments. Any information disclosed will be kept confidential and separate from the job application form. 

We are making significant strides to understand and continuously improve our employees’ experience and we are committed to implementing progressive diversity talent management.



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