IT Security Manager

Finance & IT · Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City of
Department Finance & IT
Employment Type Permanent - Full Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Main Function & Scope;

Ventient is a growing organisation and continues to expand across Europe as a leading wholesale renewables business.  We are building a platform for growth, underpinned by information and operations technologies supporting our corporate, commercial, asset performance and financial solutions.  The security of this platform is paramount, and we are seeking an IT Security Manager to manage our continuous development programme and operations for all cyber, privacy and information security needs.

This role is a dedicated security position (reporting to the IT Director) responsible for coordinating and implementing project, service, and operational systems for the group.  Working closely with strategic security advisory, service partners and internal stakeholders, the position will manage the development of an operating model and security capability for IT/OT, aligned to the group risk management frameworks and reporting.  Using ISO 27001, NIST-CSF frameworks, the role will enhance our ability to identify, protect, detect, respond and recover from security events, in a proactive and responsive manner.  This capability will meet the business requirements and the relevant regulatory and government standards in the geography we operate, with a complex mix of sourcing models and functional structures.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Cyber, privacy, information security, operations technology security and risk management
  • Management of IT/OT security infrastructure and systems, services, and suppliers 
  • Stakeholder engagement and communications to all level of the business
  • Compliance, audit and IT risk management and continuous improvement programmes across each asset portfolio
  • Incident management, corrective action, security change management, security asset management


Competencies & Behaviours:

  • Attention to detail, yet also an ability to communicate complexity, urgency and need to a wide audience

Skills & Knowledge:

  • Familiarity with common security frameworks - ISO 27001, NIST-CSF, NCSC. NIS, Microsoft systems

Relevant Experience:

  • Experience of similar industry sector using asset management and operations technology solutions
  • Security and service management qualifications, such as CISA, CISM, ITIL - ability to manage policy, process and lead incident, change and corrective action
  • Technical security qualifications, such as CISSP, CEA, CCNA - ability to understand complex technology infrastructure and security systems
  • Project management and project experience, specifically the ability to manage stakeholders to CxO level

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  • Location
    Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City of
  • Department
    Finance & IT
  • Employment Type
    Permanent - Full Time
  • Minimum Experience