Information Security Lead

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Type of role
Location Various Countries
Salary competitve local benchmark
Contract type Fixed Term
Contract length 6 Months
Full Time 35 hours per week
Application Closing Date 13 Jan 2022
Interview date 19th January 2022
Start date ASAP

VSO is the world’s leading independent international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty in developing countries. Our high-impact approach brings people together to share skills, build capabilities, promote international understanding and action to change lives and make the world a fairer place.

Role overview

In this role you will take the lead in developing and managing VSO’s overall approach to data security and information protection, working as part of a cross functional team. You will audit the collection, use and retention of all personal data within VSO and ensure all VSO policies around data protection and information security are up to date and fit for purpose.
You will support the identification of data security and information protection risks and work with stakeholders to develop and implement mitigation plans, as well as working closely with the Global IT Operations Manager to achieve the highest standards of information security across VSO’s network. You will lead and facilitate organisational training and communications around data security and information protection issues and oversee the maintenance of systems to protect data from unauthorized users. Additionally you will oversee incident response planning as well as the investigation of security breaches, and assist with disciplinary and legal matters associated with such breaches as necessary.

Skills, qualifications and experience

We are looking for someone with a positive ‘can do’ attitude who is pro-active, self-motivated and able to communicate clearly and collaborate across all levels of the organisation. We are also looking for someone who is highly organised and can evidence working to tight deadlines.

In this role, you will be providing day to day advice to internal stakeholders as to how to mitigate data protection risks. A thorough working knowledge of EU data protection legislation is required, as you will be a key point of contact for the organisation.

VSO operates a policy for flexible working, and working from home is acceptable in this role.

If you’re interested in applying for this role, please  download the job description  for more information.

Once you’re ready to apply, click on ‘make an application’ below to complete the online form.

To apply for this job please visit www.vsointernational.org .

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