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Cybersecurity Manager

Digital Services

Location:  Stoke Campus
Salary:   £53,353 to £61,823 Per Annum
Release Date:  Thursday 08 September 2022
Closing Date:   Friday 07 October 2022
Reference:  DS22-01

About the role 

Staffordshire University is seeking an experienced Cybersecurity Manager to join our Digital Services cybersecurity team on our Stoke-on-Trent campus.

The Cybersecurity Manager is critical in protecting the University from malicious activity. They develop and implement Digital Security policy in order to assure the confidentiality, integrity, availability, accountability and relevant compliance of University information systems with the relevant legislation, regulation and standards.  Providing expert advice on, the selection, design, justification, implementation and operation of information security controls and management strategies, leading rapid response should a security breech occur. Providing leadership and oversight of information assurance, designing and implementing high level strategy and policy, to ensure stakeholder confidence that risk to the integrity of information on premise or in the Cloud. 

Key initiatives for the Cyber security team in the next 12 months will be supporting research activities through obtaining ISO27001 certifications, implementing a University wide security awareness programme, and implementing a “zero trust” approach.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Mark Hewitt - or 01785 353369

In return for your dedication, we have a competitive benefits package available:

  • Competitive incremental rates of Pay
  • 37 days Annual Leave plus 11 days Bank Holiday and Discretionary days
  • Excellent Pension Scheme
  • Access to continued professional and personal development
  • An opportunity to become part of the wider University community
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discounted Health & Fitness Facilities on site at the Stoke Campus
  • Discounted Travel by Rail or Bus, with the option of season tickets loans

Who is Staffordshire University?  

We are the Connected University with 100 years of experience and ambition in becoming the UK’s foremost digital Institution. Our main campus is located in Stoke on Trent alongside our Centres of Excellence in Healthcare Education located in Stafford and Shrewsbury. Staffordshire University London’s Digital Institute is our first campus outside the Midlands.

With more than 10,000 Full Time Undergraduate and Postgraduate students on campus, we continue to drive innovation and change, aiming to positively disrupt our sector. For our University, it is about so much more than the numbers. In fact, if there’s one thing that sets us apart, it’s our people who are all #ProudToBeStaffs. Every one of our employees goes above and beyond to deliver on our connected mission, responding to the needs of our students, academic partners, businesses and society.  

Over the past 5 years, we have transformed ourselves into a Gold standard provider of teaching and learning, gaining historically high positions in the UK league tables. With digital skills being at our core, we strive for diversity in all its forms and play an important role in our local communities and regional economies.

We reserve the right to close any vacancies when we are in receipt of sufficient applications. All applicants are advised to complete and submit your applications as soon as possible.

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Staffordshire University is committed to promoting and enabling a positive culture where staff, students and visitors are confident to be their authentic selves. We focus on inclusion as a way to ensure equality of opportunity for all our people and to demonstrate our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Human Rights.

We promote applications from all sections of the community, regardless of background, belief or identity, recognising the benefits a diverse organisation can bring for the University. 

We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) people, who are currently under-represented in the University workforce.



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