Cyber Security Manager

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Take charge of Cyber Security in the public services realm.


Public Services




Up to £59,000

GBP 59000

Date Added







Manchester M1 2AQ Piccadilly

The Candidate Ltd

Cyber Security Manager – Up To £59,000

Are you an experienced Cyber Security professional looking for a step into a Managerial position? Here at The Candidate, we are recruiting for a Cyber Security Manager to join an industry leading organisation…

Our client, a public-services body, are searching for a Cyber Security Manager to join their expanding security team. As an expert in Cyber Security, you will be a pivotal member of a successful operation supporting all IT systems across the organisation. Managing relationships with key security providers and services, you will work closely with the security team to ensure consistent application of governance and guidelines. With full responsibility for the security team budget, it is the responsibility of the Cyber Security Manager to implement and maintain security incident & event management, escalation, and technical response to incidents in line with policies

To succeed as the Cyber Security Manager, it’s equally important to be a leader throughout the team operations as it is to be technically knowledgeable. You must be as confident in the use of end user computing platforms and physical infrastructure as you are a leader, creating high levels of performance from direct reports.  

Key Responsibilities of the Cyber Security Manager:

  • Continuously monitor and review internal capabilities and standards, ensuring that all business policies and procedures are followed effectively and efficiently.
  • Build relationships across internal stakeholders consisting of department managers and all within the security team.
  • Planning, reviewing, and managing the security team budget.
  • Implementation and maintenance of security event management with technical response plans for events,
  • Develop and maintain the procedural and technical processes for all cyber security operations.
  • Reporting on key operational security measures and performance.
  • Ensuring consistent management of operating systems, databases, infrastructure, networks and communications.

Ideal Candidate for the Cyber Security Manager role:

  • Outstanding understanding of cyber security practises, infrastructure, computing hardware and databases.
  • Strong knowledge of network and system segmentation, ethical hacking, and secure access solutions.
  • Educated to a degree level in Computing Sciences or Cyber Security focused subjects or a similar professional accreditation.
  • Previous commercial experience managing a Cyber Security team with responsibility for team budget.
  • Capable of transforming a vision into achievable business goals whilst providing clear direction to a team of direct reports.
  • Experience in delivering quality computing, network and infrastructure systems within a commercial environment.

This role will not be around for long – do not miss out on the opportunity to take the step into a new and exciting role. Apply online or send your CV to [email protected] or call 0161 833 1044 for more details. 

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