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Cyber Security Operations Manager

  • Posted June 6, 2024
  • £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
  • Liverpool
  • Permanent

Job Title: Cyber Security Operations Manager
Location: Liverpool / Hybrid
Duration: Permanent
Salary: Up to £70,000
Benefits: Pension / Bonus Schemes / Life Insurance / Birthday Day Off / Flexible Bank Holidays / Private Medical Insurance / Annual Health Checks / Paid Parental Leave / Fertility Leave & Support /Leave for Carers / Employee Assistance Programme / Cycle to Work Scheme /And much more!

Sanderson Recruitment is proud to partner with one of the Northwest’s prominent employers to recruit a skilled Cyber Security Operations Manager.

Company Overview:
Our client is a leading, dynamic organisation that is dedicated to providing exceptional financial services and retirement solutions. Our client serves a diverse and distinguished clientele, focusing on delivering long-term financial security and expert guidance.

As an integral part of their team, you will contribute to a mission-driven enterprise committed to innovation, excellence, and sustainable growth. With a strong emphasis on professional development and a collaborative work environment, our client offers a unique opportunity to advance your career while making a meaningful impact.


As the Cyber Security Operations Manager, your responsibilities will include…

  • Lead and Manage Team: Oversee the day-to-day activities and project workloads of the Cyber Security Engineers and Analysts, ensuring effective prioritisation and security of systems.
  • Security Incident Leadership: Act as the primary point of contact during critical security incidents, providing leadership and technical direction.
  • Collaboration and Compliance: Work with various technology services departments to ensure compliance across platforms, applications, and operating systems.
  • Technical Escalations: Manage escalations to third parties as required, ensuring timely resolution of complex issues.
  • Reporting and Documentation: Produce security metrics and reports, maintain comprehensive documentation, and develop new procedures as necessary.
  • Security Platforms Management: Support, maintain, and govern all security platforms, including SIEM, NAC, firewalls, endpoint security, and more.
  • Threat Analysis and Response: Conduct advanced analysis of network, endpoint, and log data to determine root causes and impacts of security incidents.
  • Vulnerability Management: Lead the remediation of system vulnerabilities through patching and updates, ensuring the organisation’s infrastructure remains secure.
  • Technical Mentorship: Provide guidance and mentorship to the team, fostering a positive and professional work environment.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Engage regularly with key stakeholders, facilitating open and collaborative communication across departments.
  • Policy and Procedure Governance: Assist senior management in maintaining and updating security policies and procedures.

Key Requirements:

  • Proven experience in leading and mentoring a technical team within an IT function.
  • Strong expertise in using and supporting SIEM tools, Network Access Control, and Next-Gen Firewalls.
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct thorough threat analysis, forensic investigations, and manage cyber security incidents.
  • Experience with vulnerability management tools and techniques.
  • Solid understanding of enterprise IT technologies, including Wintel OS, networking, and cloud concepts.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to influence and work effectively with various stakeholders.
  • Ability to plan and manage technical implementations, considering security impacts and ensuring proper project handover.
  • Proficiency in creating detailed technical documentation and delivering comprehensive security reports.
  • Strong understanding of business operations to prioritise work and provide customer-focused service.
  • Stay abreast of emerging threats, ensuring the organisation’s security posture remains robust.

This role also includes being part of an on-call rota for out-of-hours support and may require occasional travel and out-of-hours work.

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