University of Greenwich

University of Greenwich

Information Security and Compliance Analyst

United Kingdom

Closing in 4 days

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 ([email protected]) for informal enquiries.

Should you have any queries please contact the People Directorate Operations Team on [email protected]

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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Job details


Information Security and Compliance Analyst


University of Greenwich


United Kingdom


September 19, 2023

Application deadline

October 02, 2023

Job type



Computer Science,Social Science

About the employer

The University of Greenwich was established in 1890 at Woolwich Polytechnic and received its first CGLI certificate in 1892. In 1992, the institution gained the status of a university and was renamed as the University of Greenwich. Over the years, the university has made its place among the top academic institutions in the world. It has gained the accreditations of many prestigious organizations like CIPD, APS, and AMBA.

Notably, the University of Greenwich has three campuses. Two of these campuses, Avery Hill Campus and Greenwich Campus, are located in London while the third campus, Medway Campus, is located in Kent, England. The Greenwich campus is the university's home campus and has the Stock well Street Building that houses TV and film studios, a library, and high-tech editing suites. Also, the social and teaching spaces of the campus are located in the £25-million Dreadnought Building. The Avery Hill campus has excellent sports and teaching facilities with four clinical skills labs, two weather-proof sports pitches, a sports hall, a huge lecture theatre, and a gym. The Medway campus has many study facilities like an 8,000-m2 lab, the Drill Hall Library, residential facilities, and a student hub.

The university offers many undergraduate- and postgraduate-level programmes in various fields like accounting, finance, architecture, science, business, management, engineering, arts, English, social science, history, law, marketing, nursing, pharmacy, and psychology. And, the university offers these courses through its Faculty of Architecture, Computing and Humanities, Faculty of Business School, Faculty of Education and Health, and Faculty of Engineering and Science. The university has alliances with many regional and international academic institutions to provide students with facilities like student exchange and study abroad programmes. Further, the university's industrial placement scheme is available to help students get suitable jobs.

The University of Greenwich has over 225,000 alumni across the globe. Amongst the names of notable alumni include Charles K. Kao, a well-known physicist who won a Nobel Prize in physics for pioneering the use of fiber optics in telecommunications. Malorie Blackman is the author of some famous novels like Hacker, A.N.T.I.D.O.T.E, Pig-Heart Boy, Tell Me No Lies and Dead Gorgeous. Jamie Adenuga (Jme) is a popular record producer and co-founder of Boy Better Know. Abiy Ahmed is the third Prime Minister of Ethiopia. Dave Rowntree is the drummer in the rock band, Blur. He is also an English animator, solicitor, and politician.

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