IT Information Security Specialist INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY

Favourite East Lothian Council
Ref no: EAL02454
Closes: Sunday, 19th November 2017
Published: Friday, 10th November 2017
Location: Council HQ, John Muir House, Brewery Park, Haddington
Salary: £34,253 - £38,615 per year
Hours: 35.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Full Time
Organisation: East Lothian Council
Category: IT / Telecommunications
Sub-category: Operations

Vacancy Information

It is East Lothian Council's policy that successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale.

Salary £34253-£38615 per annum 
Permanent full time position 
35 hours per week
Monday- Friday
To start December 2017

Applications for this post will only be accepted from current employees of East Lothian Council (this includes casual and agency staff who are currently undertaking work for us).

Information security is an increasing area of risk for the Council.  It has been identified that there is a need to increase the Council's capacity in this area and consequently we are looking to recruit an IT Specialist in information security.  The post holder will report to the Team Manager - IT Infrastructure and Security and will be responsible for a full range of information and IT security duties.

Job Details

Responsible for managing the Council's information governance and technical compliance function for the Council by designing and implementing effective measures to ensure effective and complaint security of the Councils information systems in the face if cyber and other information security threats preparing avoidance, mitigation and contingency measures for identified risks.

Please download the attached Job Outline/Person Specification at the bottom of the page for the exact duties and tasks required of the post.

Job Requirements

Relevant Qualifications
Relevant degree and/or able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge, skills and competencies gained through relevant experience.


This post involves accessing the public services network, therefore the preferred candidate will be subject to the Baseline Personnel Security Standards (BPSS). The preferred candidate will be subject to a Basic Disclosure provided by Disclosure Scotland prior to a formal offer of employment being made by East Lothian Council.

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