Information Security Manager – Edinburgh, UK

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Job Detail

  • Career Level Staff
  • Experience 3 Years
  • Gender Any
  • Industry Information Technology
  • Qualifications Bachelor's Degree
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Job Description

Key Tasks:

  • Plays a key role in the successful delivery of an Enterprise Information Security Function.
  • Provides technical support and guidance to project teams and other business areas in relation to Information Security.
  • Validate delivered solutions against approved security architecture.
  • Understand and support the mapping of the Security Strategy & Architecture Roadmap & Standards to protect AEGON’s information assets.
  • Input as an SME to Aegon UK security policies, ensuring they are fit for purpose and maintained in line with best practice and global security requirements.
  • Support the Information Security strategy through assigned initiatives.
  • Collaborate with different business areas to meet global security requirements and policies.
  • Subject matter expert, supporting a variety of projects and providing thought leadership in specific areas.


  • Good knowledge and understanding of Financial Services regulatory/compliance requirements in information security and data protection.
  • Risk assessment/risk management skills.
  • Security, including information security management, physical security, application security, network security and security incident management.
  • Good stakeholder management skills, with an ability to understand and communicate technical detail to a non-technical audience.
  • Problem Solving will be utilised in this role, as you will be expected to undertake very complex tasks, including, but not limited to, analytical thinking and developing highly innovative solutions.


  • Understanding of how to apply Information Security best practice to large scale enterprise environments.
  • Good technical knowledge the security impact on established and up and coming technologies.
  • Key understanding of working in a Digital business and the impact on information security.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Financial Services regulatory/compliance requirements in information security.
  • Wide and broad knowledge of Information Security, as the successful candidate will be expected to deal with varied work acitivites.


  • Experience of working in information security management and/or related functions in financial services.
  • Typically a background in technical IT roles such as IT architecture, development or operations, with a clear and abiding interest in information security.
  • Experience of mentoring or managing an Information Security team or part of a team.
  • Experience of working with multiple and diverse projects.


Advantageous but not essential – CISSP, CISM

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