Information Security GRC Specialist


University of Oxford, Oxford, UK


  • Posted on: 20th Dec 2021
  • Salary: Grade 8: £42,149 - £50,296 per annum
  • REF: 155259
  • Closes: 01st February 2022
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Hours: Full Time, Part Time

Job Details

Information Security GRC Specialist

Assurance Directorate, 16 Wellington Square, Oxford, OX1 2JH

Grade 8: £42,149 – £50,296 per annum

Are you looking to take your next step as an information security professional? Are you interested in working with a talented and dynamic team of professionals to support the world’s leading University in it’s pursuit of excellence in research and education?

We have an exciting opportunity to join the Assurance Directorate and help the University secure its information systems and services across 148 Departments and Colleges.

In the role, you will work as a member of the Information Security GRC Team to help maintain and improve the University’s security posture and protect from cyber threats. This will involve a range of information security activities, such as assessing compliance with security standards, developing best practice procedures and guidance, assessing information security risks, third-party assurance, raising security awareness academic and support staff and building commitment to good security throughout the collegiate University.

In addition to having a good understanding of information security principles, in-depth knowledge of one or more technical domains would be highly advantageous.

You will require excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills, to develop strong working relationships and positively influence relevant staff and senior stakeholders, and the ability to convey complex technical issues to a non-technical audience at a senior level.

Working as a member of the team will give you the chance to gain a broad range of knowledge and experience in the field and training will be available as required for the job.

The University of Oxford offers a range of excellent benefits including training and development opportunities, a generous pension scheme, a range of travel schemes and excellent social and sporting facilities.

While this is a full-time post, we also welcome applications from candidates who wish to work part-time (minimum 30 hours/0.8 FTE) and/or flexibly.

The closing date for all applications will be at 12.00 noon on Tuesday 1st February 2022.

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