Information Security Manager



The role is a combination of Information Security consultancy, maintenance and auditing to ensure the protection of all the information/data and technical assets supporting the Security Watchdog business.

This extends to ensuring there are appropriate controls in place (Policies, Standards, Procedures, Processes, and Guidelines) and auditing to determine compliance against these controls. As such, the role will help shape the security culture within the organisation.


  • Ensure that the Security Watchdog maintain their ISO27001 status

  • Ensure that the Security Watchdog maintain their Cyber Essentials certification

  • Ensure that the Security Watchdog are compliant with all relevant Capita Information Security Policies and standards

  • Ensure that all Information Security standards, policies and procedures are maintained

  • Provide IS guidance and advice to all Security Watchdog business areas

  • Proactively inform and interpret the business impact of new security alerts

  • Complete all customer/client security questionnaires and audits

  • Coordination and scheduling of all penetration testing activities where appropriate and their associated required remediation tasks

  • The management of Security Incidents


  • To ensure that the Security Watchdog manage security effectively

  • To ensure the Security Watchdog senior management team are aware of the security status

  • Provide Information Security expertise to support all Security Watchdog projects

  • Develop and maintain on-going relationships with the Information Security departments of Security Watchdogs customers/clients

  • To promote compliance with policy, encouraging exceptions to be exposed & documented

  • To constantly seek to improve the standards & controls of security management within Security Watchdog 


Required:  Extensive job experience in IT Security and the ISO27001 security standard

Required: Good pragmatic understanding of risk management

Required: Able to communicate complex security concepts at all levels

Required: Good general IT knowledge

Desired: Wider experience of security in general

Desired: Management experience

Desired: Commercial experience


Capita Perks

  • Competitive rates of pay with bonus scheme

  • 23 days paid holiday

  • Training and development

  • Capita benefits

  • Weekly fresh fruit

  • Star and employee of the month awards

  • Quarterly charity events

  • Perks at Work – discounts and WOW points

  • Annual company conference

  • Employee assistance programme

We all love the themed charity days and the family run feel of the business
— Matt Payne

Personal attributes

  • Determined, highly proactive and self-motivated

  • Friendly, helpful and easy going disposition

  • Ability to lead change through clear planning, communications and coaching with a commercial mindset

Steph Hughes