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Group IT Security Operations Manager
Company Spirax Sarco
Location England
Preferred GIAC Certifications GSEC
Travel 25%
Salary Not provided
Contact Name Bobbi Turner (Spirax is parent Co)
Contact Email bobbi.turner/at/
Expires 2021-06-19

Job Description

Why Spirax Sarco?

Spirax-Sarco Engineering plc is a multi-national engineering group that has its headquarters in Cheltenham, UK. The Group comprises world-leading engineering businesses: Spirax Sarco and Gestra for steam specialties; Watson-Marlow for niche peristaltic pumps and associated fluid path technologies; and Chromalox and Thermocoax for thermal technologies and industrial heating applications. With our diverse work force giving us global strength, we serve over 100,000 customers in 130 countries across multiple industries.

Role Overview

The IT Security Operations Manager will manage the Operational IT Security environment and team on a daily basis including engagement with Security Partners and response where necessary.

This person will also be required to develop and support IT Technical Security, Information Security and Privacy across the business whilst contributing to the administration of existing security policies, activities, and standards to comply with recognised Security and Privacy standards. This role reports in to the senior IT Security Function who maintains the cost centre and strategy.

Your objectives and responsibilities will focus on…

Taking over the operational management of a team of geographically diverse IT security professionals, ensuring that the strategy, vision and direction of the team is maintained. This will be achieved through:

Daily management of all Cyber defences and workloads via an established team.
Partner engagement with 3rd party organisations providing SOC and SIEM support to drive the contracted deliverables and ongoing service improvement.
Management, monitoring and reporting of IT security capabilities including; Incident Response, Threat Intelligence Monitoring, Security Reporting.
Playing a key role in ensuring compliance and security regulations are kept up to date, overseeing governance programmes and managing the company’s accreditations.
Protection of computer assets by delivering against security strategies; directing system control development and access management, monitoring, control, and evaluation.
Conducting information security risk assessments and associated risk activities.
Contributing to and delivery of the Audit plan for Group IT.
Achievement of system security operational objectives by contributing information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; preparing and completing action plans, resolving problems, identifying trends and Root Causes, determining system improvements and implementing change.
Offering effective support to the senior IT Security Function through regular engagement with the management board for the business in developing and delivering the strategy and ongoing improvements to business IT Security globally.
Ownership of the Cyber Playbooks and all improvements.
Delivery of IT Security related projects and improvements.
Ownership of awareness activities.
Your previous experience is likely to include…

Demonstrable previous commercial experience in a similar role within the IT Security profession, previous experience managing high performance teams together with practical experience of working within an IT security response capability.

You will have a thorough understanding of Windows client and Server infrastructure environments, expert knowledge of security tool-kits and extensive experience of managing 3rd party contracts.

To be successful in this role…

You will hold a degree or equivalent in the IT security field (or a minimum of 5 years’ experience at an appropriate level) together with a CISSP or CISM qualification. You will have strong people skills able to manage people in complex environments, strong all round communication skills and excellent stakeholder management ability. You will be confident, articulate and comfortable operating in a challenging arena whilst maintaining the focus on effective resource management to ensure objectives are delivered against plan.

What we offer…

Profit Related Bonus Scheme (Discretionary)
Company Car/Car Cash Allowance
Annual Leave – 27 days a year plus statutory holidays
Enhanced Private Medical Insurance with optional family cover (Aviva)
Enhanced Group Personal Pension Plan (GPP) – Employer Contribution of 10%
Life Insurance – 4 times basic salary cover (Aviva)
Employee Share Ownership Plan (ESOP) – 1:1 – Maximum 3% of annual salary
Enhanced Paternity and Maternity benefits, including full pay for the first 6 months
Three days of paid volunteering leave per annum
Free onsite parking
Subsidised on-site restaurants
Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) – gives employees easy access to confidential support to assist with personal problems and/or work-related problems that impact health, and mental and emotional well-being
At Spirax-Sarco Engineering plc, we’re passionate about creating inclusive workplaces where everyone can be themselves and achieve their best. For us, that means supportive teams and strong relationships where everyone’s contribution is valued - across social and cultural backgrounds, ethnicities, age, genders, gender identities, abilities, neurodiversity, sexual orientation, religious beliefs and everything that makes us unique. We want the best people to join us and make their difference, so we will always consider requests for flexible working (such as full-time, part-time, occasional home-working, select days and job sharing).