Security Compliance Officer

Permanent @Garniche Jobs UK in IT
  • Leatherhead, Surrey View on Map
  • Post Date : February 27, 2023
  • Apply Before : April 20, 2023
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  • Job ID 331230

Job Description

Established in 1982, Bytes has grown rapidly and now employs over 450 people across 5 locations in the UK and Ireland. Our turnover in Financial Year 2019 was in excess of £520M. We work with SME’s, corporates and public sector organisations to modernise and digitally transform their IT infrastructures.

We invest in our employees through on-going support, training and advice to help them achieve their career aspirations, rewarding success both financially and personally. There is opportunity to grow and move internally which can be seen through our long-standing employees who have developed existing and new skills to move into senior positions in the organisation leaving space for new team members to begin their journey.

Operating from modern, hybrid working environments with offices in Leatherhead, Reading or Manchester

Over 550 staff (plans to double in size over the next 5 years)

Winners of an array of industry awards

Sunday Times Top 100 Best Places to Work

Excellent training and career prospects offered

Fantastic office with gym, canteen, open plan, smart casual dress code, regular incentives and company events

Supporters of 85+ charities with strong commitment to diversity and sustainability

We grow great people to deliver amazing things – with an emphasis on Personal Growth, Opportunity and Impact.


Be responsible for the management, implementation and development of ISO 27001 and related compliance tasks and projects. This includes researching, developing and maintaining operating procedures and processes relating to relevant laws and legislations and industry’s standards including but not limited to ISO 27001

The role will participate and work with key stakeholders across the business to create strategies and processes related to all areas of governance, risk management and compliance, they will assist in the provision of audits based on regulatory and internal requirements. Supporting internal governance for information security for customers and suppliers.

Key Responsibilities:

* Operational running of all company’s ISO 27001 standards and audit functions

* Supporting the IT department with the Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery functions

* Supporting the IT department with the Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery functions

* Incorporating compliance requirements into daily business operations and ensure subsequent processes are supported and audited

* Managing the investigation process of all compliance, security and data breach issue

* Training and mentoring of all staff on all compliance related policy, procedures, implementation, best practice and awareness

* Responsibility for identification and analysis of ISO 27001 compliance related nonconformities

Individual Responsibilities:

* Assisting in internal and external audits

* Responding to due diligence questionnaires and technical queries from customers and suppliers

* Creating and maintaining DPIAs

* Keeping abreast of compliance best practices

* Managing the relationships with external accreditation bodies


Essential Qualifications & Experience:

* 2+ Years experience in a similar role


Experience with ISO 27001 standards in an IT-related business environment

* An understanding of data protection and the UK GDPR

* Desirable Qualifications & Experience:

* Degree educated

* ISO 27001 Internal Auditor


25 days holiday per year plus Christmas, New Year & Bank Holidays

Health Insurance

Free healthy snacks and fairtrade coffee

New fully refurbished office

On-site gym

Subsidised office massages

Christmas/Summer parties

Hybrid working model (dependent on role)

Hot-desk working model

Paid volunteering days

Friday free drinks at onsite bar