Cyber Security Manager

Location City of London
Discipline: Information & Cyber Security, Technology Management
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £up to 75k per annum depending on skills and experience

A prestigious university located in Central London is seeking a Cyber Security Manager to be part of their team on a permanent basis with Hybrid working.


The University stands as Europe's largest specialised institution for art and design education. Its distinctive creative community comprises six prestigious Colleges, each boasting its own world-class reputation. The institution provides a comprehensive array of courses in art, design, fashion, communication, and performing arts. It serves as the primary talent source for the creative industries in the UK.

With a diverse student body hailing from 129 countries, totaling over 21,000 individuals, the university has a proven track record of launching and advancing careers. Its graduates are pervasive in the creative and cultural sectors, occupying roles from global business leaders to independent practitioners. They consistently feature on prestigious award shortlists, including the Turner Prize and the Oscars

Inspired by the university's affiliation with some of the most innovative minds in the arts, both students and staff are motivated to challenge conventions, foster new ideas, and cultivate talent. For more than a century, the university has been home to award-winning faculty and students. Its Colleges remain pioneers in learning, creativity, and specialised practice. This tightly knit College structure provides opportunities for learning and exploration at all stages of creative development.


The Information Security team is uniquely placed to advise, support, and defend the University against security threats targeting the staff, students, and their research work. The team aims to protect and educate staff and students and ensure that security by design is implemented within all applicable laws and regulations.

As a Cyber Security Manager, you will provide overall leadership for and oversight of the development, operation and continuous improvement of the information security processes, procedures, policies, documentation and guidance which comprise the University Information Security Management Systems and ensure compliance with appropriate standards.

You will have oversight, and build knowledge of, the University’s operations and security systems and architecture, ensure the development and design of IT solutions match the agreed security architectures, manage all aspects of the threat landscape, ensure an effective programme of vulnerability and compliance, and liaise with IT services staff to ensure the appropriate technical solutions are in place and that these are rigorously tested and reviewed. 


  • Knowledge and experience with information and cyber security within a large organisation providing support and delivery of SOC; development and delivery of IT security consultancy in large, complex environments

  • Demonstrable experience of IT and Information Security policies, processes and standards; knowledge of current information and cyber security issues and opportunities including and understanding of security frameworks- GDPR, PCI-DSS, Cyber Essentials

  • Knowledge and experience creating, developing, and maintaining Information Security strategies and roadmaps; producing Cyber Security guidance documentation and training

  • Experience establishing credibility with, and managing expectations for, both internal and external stakeholders at all levels of an organisation

  • Experience with security tooling, particularly within a mixed Windows, Linux, Mac, and Cloud environment

  • Knowledge and experience with EDR, email & remote access security, content filtering (web/email), Cloud Security (SaaS, PaaS, IaaS)

  • Knowledge and experience with anomaly detection, O365, Azure. MS Intune, Identity Management, VMware, MS Intune, Tanium, Breach & Attack Simulation

  • Knowledge and experience with review and analysis of firewalls, management of Cisco Umbrella, Cisco DNA, Cisco Stealth Watch, network traffic analysis, vulnerability management and scanning, attack methods and infection vectors, risk assessments, and penetration testing. 


  • 34 days annual leave plus public holidays

  • Generous, pension scheme

  • Family-friendly policies, including 26 weeks of full maternity or paternity pay

  • A healthy work-life balance for all employees, and much more! 


  • Salary is up to £75k per annum depending on skills and experience.